Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Make Cheap Furniture Look Expensive With These 4 DIY Tricks

Lisa Wright

 · Aug 9, 2022

Not everyone has the money to deck out their space with those luxe, expensive looks we see on social media — but that doesn’t mean you have to go full-on thrift store, either.

It’s that time of year again. Jingle bells are ringing in the air, gift-giving is on everyone’s mind, and the chill of winter is upon us: the holiday season is here.

Lisa Wright

 · Dec 14, 2021

Arts and crafts have always been great for keeping kids occupied. After all, creativity is an excellent outlet for pent-up energy, and crafting gives kids a nice break from sometimes overwhelming homework.

Cassie Damewood

 · May 12, 2020

Decorating feels like a chore for some people. After all, you may find the furnishings available in most stores to be a bit pricey, not suited to your personal taste, or even unable to fit the needs of your space. But you don’t have to resign yourself to the average home decor department. If you […]

Juliette Moore

 · Apr 23, 2019

The new year is always a time to reflect on and refresh your life. While many concentrate on health and fitness goals (particularly after a busy season of eating and drinking during the holidays), there are plenty of other resolutions you can commit to in order to make your life more enjoyable, more organized, and […]

Ramona Branson

 · Dec 27, 2018

Thanks to the immense popularity of Pinterest and other online crafting sites, it seems like everyone is now crazy about DIYing to work some added style and personality into their homes. Whether your dresser is in dire need of a new coat of paint or you are looking to put some new hairpin legs onto […]

Ramona Branson

 · Apr 10, 2018

Home improvement is never as simple as it seems, and sometimes we need all the extra help we can get. Thanks to our smartphones and tablets, we now have a ton of information at our fingertips — including websites, articles, and apps dedicated to home improvement.

Ramona Branson

 · Apr 3, 2018

Let’s face it: your apartment probably isn’t your dream home. From the wall-to-wall carpeting to the vertical blinds over the back patio and the 90s-era cabinetry, chances are your rental doesn’t exactly scream “style.” But before you grab that sledgehammer and start renovating your apartment à la HGTV, you might want to give your lease […]

Ramona Branson

 · Mar 1, 2018

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