How To Create A Stunning Wall Collage for Your Apartment Home

September 17, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

They’re all the rage today: wall collages made up of artwork and/or pictures of different shapes and sizes…often in frames of varying colors and styles. These multi-piece “wallscapes” are simple to put together and provide a dramatic focal point for rooms big and small. Here are some tips for creating a collage that will give your apartment home a contemporary look:

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10 “Can’t Kill” Houseplants That Are Perfect for Your Apartment

July 23, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Top decorators will tell you that a green plant or two will help your apartment feel more like home, give it a pop of color and soften angular lines with organic shapes. Studies by scientists at NASA and other institutions also suggest that houseplants can improve the quality of indoor air! That’s because plants absorb gases through pores on the surface of their leaves, including some bad ones, like carbon dioxide, benzene, and formaldehyde.

Don’t have a green thumb? Don’t fret – we’ve rounded up a list of “can’t kill” houseplants that will add to your décor without adding much in the way of responsibility. Of course, when we say “can’t kill” we don’t mean that literally – they all need regular watering and a bit of sunlight!

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Tips for Buying or Selling on Craigslist

July 09, 2018 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Thanks to the Internet, you now have more robust resources for buying and selling secondhand items than shoppers' gazettes or grocery store bulletin boards. One of the more familiar and frequently used options is Craigslist. This site features community-specific classified, personal and help-wanted ads along with information about local groups and events.

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Want a Fresh New Look? When and Why to Rent Furniture for Your Apartment

February 05, 2018 / by Prince Solomon


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

When you move into one of our Spring luxury apartment homes, furnishing it can involve a lot of time, effort and money. You might want to consider renting furniture as an effective solution that is a better fit for your needs.

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8 Apartment Interior Design Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

August 30, 2017 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

At a recent outing to my local bookstore, I found no fewer than 15 home design magazines on the shelf. Pick one up and it’ll tell you the latest trend is European-inspired minimalist; another will tell you Mid-century Modern is the be-all, end-all. How are you supposed to know where to turn as you make interior design decisions about your apartment home?

We’ve scoured some resources and found a few immutable laws of design to help you out. Follow these basic “musts” and at the very least you can be sure you’re not making any big mistakes!

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Outdoor Elegance: Tips for Decorating Your Balcony or Patio

August 16, 2017 / by Carly Mansell


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

When it comes to decorating, is your balcony or patio an afterthought? With summer’s nice weather, use these tips to make the outdoor area of your Springs luxury apartment home a comfortable and inviting place you won't want to leave.

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Decorate in a Day: 8 Small Apartment Updates You Can Make in an Afternoon

June 28, 2017 / by Meghan Porath


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Now that winter's here, you're probably spending more time at home in your Springs luxury apartment home. Are you finding what looked fresh and fun during the summer has grown old and tired? Don't strain yourself and your budget redoing your decor. Update the look in an afternoon or two with these quick fixes.

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Add Fresh Summer Details to Your Apartment Home in Chicagoland

June 19, 2017 / by Jenny Armer


Summer is upon us, and it’s time to update your apartment home for the season. Make things bright, colorful, and perfectly pretty for the season with these smart updates for summer living in Chicagoland.

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4 Tips to Help You Love Your Chicagoland Apartment Again

May 01, 2017 / by Kelsey Sheehan


Is your apartment home getting a little stale? The long winter months can leave things feeling stark and stagnant, but spring is upon us once again, offering the perfect excuse to change things up and bring new life to your living space.

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7 Easy DIY Wall Art Projects That Will Liven Up Your Apartment

June 22, 2016 / by Jean Jones


This article originally appeared on the Springs "You're Home Blog."

Take a quick look around your apartment and think about what it looks like. Are the walls void of any decorations? Does it feel a little boring in there? If you answered yes to either of these questions, keep reading.

You could paint a wall or two to liven up your living space, just be sure to check with the office before you start (plus you'll have to prime them when you move out). But for those who aren’t inclined to paint or don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on decorations and artwork, we’ve found 7 DIY wall art projects that just about anybody can do to add some excitement to those boring walls. Check a few out, and let us know which ones were your favorites in the comments section!

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