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Tip Tuesday : 6 Organizational Tips for Apartment Living

 

Do you ever start to feel like your apartment suddenly feels small? Get organized!

  1. DECLUTTERING

Take the time to get rid of anything you don’t want or need. Begin with your closet. Throw away anything you haven’t worn in a while or you most likely won’t wear it again. Clearing up space will freshen up your wardrobe and leave you feeling accomplished You can also throw away, donate, or sell any electronics, dishes, decorations, etc. that you simply don’t use anymore.

  1. CLEAN OUR YOUR CABINETS AND STAY ON TOP OF CHORES

Keeping a clean apartment will drastically impact how you feel and influence your health as well. Got a cabinet filled household cleaners? Work your way through the inventory and determine what products should stay and what can be tossed out. Now you can enjoy your newfound cabinet space to store other essential items.

You may be tempted to let those dirty dishes sit in the sink a little longer than usual or put off doing laundry while binging your favorite shows, but visual appeal of your apartment are essential to living efficiently. If your house is visually and physically dirty, you could be compromising your mental and medical health.

  1. MAINTAIN AN ORGANIZED HOME OFFICE SPACE

Similar to the rest of your apartment, your work space should be structured and organized. Your setup should be simple but have everything you need to be productive. Be sure to use a comfy chair, sit in natural light if possible, and personalize your desk with a plant, photos, or other feel good items.

  1. CONSIDER TAKING ON A NEW DIY PROJECT

Since you’re spending more time at home, get creative and finally take on those Pinterest projects you’ve always wanted to try. Add in some small shelves, install wallpaper, or create a gallery wall. As always, check your lease and consult with your landlord before making any big changes because any damage created could be deducted from your security deposit.

  1. VIEW YOUR CLOSET WITH A NEW PERSPECTIVE

If you need more space, transform your extra closet into a pantry if you don’t already have one. If the closet is large enough, you can even transform it into a vanity space or a small office space. Turning your closet into a multi-purpose feature will give your space a unique edge while also serving a purpose.

  1. BREATH LIFE INTO YOUR HOME

It’s important to refresh your mind, body, and space when you spend a lot of time at home. Let in some fresh air by opening windows, the subtle breeze can be very relaxing as well.  Add some mirrors in your living room or bedroom to give the illusion of a larger space so you don’t feel cramped. You can also decorate with colors that help lighten your mood. Did you know purple is a hunger suppressant? Use purple in the kitchen to stop you from snacking!

If you’re not happy with your current living space, don’t automatically assume you need a larger apartment. These tips will help create a more peaceful space, so you can continue to love your apartment and accomplish your goals.

 

 

Livingston Gardens Apartments

North Brunswick, NJ 

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