Your first apartment is a wonderful blank slate, and it can be tempting to fill it up with wonderful things within the first few weeks. But decorating, like a lot of things, can be much more rewarding if you take it slow. Remember that you’re not on a schedule, and that there are only a few things that you need right away. For everything else, waiting will give you time to figure out what you want, save up for big purchases, and maybe even find a vintage piece that’s just right.
Furniture is only a really small part of what makes a space feel like itself, and you’ll find, if you dig deep into the archives of any design blog, that a lot of attractive spaces actually have very little furniture at all.
Here are a few First Apartment Decorating Ideas on A Budget. Inspired!