Q: I am moving into my very first apartment in August, and I have some questions for decorating, furniture placement etc. I want to make my new apartment feel cozy and adult. I do not want my new home - although temporary, because I can still go to my parent's on the weekends to do laundry for free (yay!) - to feel like a dorm, or a college student's place.I am a graduate student, and a 26 year old woman, thus I want my new apartment to reflect that I am a grownup, yet still reflect my personal taste:
Please note that I am moving into a 230 square foot apartment (including kitchen, bathroom, and closet). I know that I will be buying the Hemnes Daybed from IKEA in order to have that piece of furniture do double-duty. I would be very grateful for any suggestions, or ideas that can be offered.
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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