Renter’s Advice and Resources

Small Space Ideas

Organize Your Baking Cabinet

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 21, 2017

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When you’re an avid baker, you want to make sure that all of your tools can be accessed at a moment’s notice — for a last-minute bake sale, a company holiday party, or just a Friday night at home with friends and family.

Everyone’s heard the expression “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” but upcycling gives it a whole new meaning. “Upcycling” is just reusing old objects and turning them into something new (and possibly even unexpected).

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 14, 2017

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A balcony can provide a little private oasis of outdoor space in an otherwise enclosed apartment home: fresh air, natural light, and maybe even enough room for a little bit of a party. There are many ways we can enjoy our balconies — from barbecues to reading nooks and small gardens.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Oct 10, 2017

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Whether you’re looking to save some money on your rent or just obsessed with the idea of living a simpler life with less clutter, downsizing takes some serious dedication.

Ramona Branson

 · Sep 14, 2017

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You might think that a fully-functional home gym could never fit inside of your small apartment, but if you use a bit of ingenuity and some inventive storage solutions, you’ll find that you have plenty of space to work up a sweat.

Ramona Branson

 · Aug 1, 2017

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In the hot summer months, there’s nothing better than relaxing in your yard with an ice-cold drink in hand and some tasty cuts of meat on the grill.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 18, 2017

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Just because you live in small space doesn’t mean you should have to be reading everything on Kindle. If you’re a true bibliophile, you probably leave dozens (or hundreds) of books lying out all around your home.

Ramona Branson

 · Jun 1, 2017

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Have you been hearing about minimalist living lately? Capsule wardrobes, tiny homes, and the “Japanese Art of Decluttering” are all the rage right now but can be a little off-putting for some. If you’re intimidated by the thought of sorting through piles of belongings or uninterested in making do with white walls and a single […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · May 30, 2017

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As more people choose to live in bigger cities on their own, studio apartments are becoming an increasingly viable option. Most studio apartments consist of a single room that’s used as the kitchen, dining area, living room, and bedroom.

Cole Nemeth

 · May 23, 2017

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You hear it all the time: apartment dwellers complaining about how small their bathrooms are. With nowhere to store beauty products or bathroom linens, most people find themselves having to either forego buying these products altogether or keep them out in the open, leaving their bathrooms looking cluttered and disorganized.

Ramona Branson

 · May 16, 2017

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