How To Create A Stunning Wall Collage for Your Apartment Home

(July 28, 2015) / by Jean Jones

Create A Stunning Wall Collage for Your Apartment HomeThis 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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4 Decorating Shows Every Apartment Dweller Needs To Watch

(June 30, 2015) / by Jean Jones

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

Your roomy home at our Springs Apartments community is a canvas for your personal sense of style. Whether you're just moving in or you're giving your decor a face lift, it's deeply satisfying to watch as your home takes on your individual stamp.

If you're unsure of how to bring your ideas to life, help is as close as your television set or computer. Tune in to one of these shows for ideas that will spark your own creativity, even if you're a design newbie.

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

(June 02, 2015) / 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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8 Places to Buy Affordable Original Artwork Online

(May 26, 2015) / by Jean Jones

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

Decorating with artwork is one of the quickest ways to create style and personality in your home at Springs Apartments. It can be used to accent a particular decor such as modern or traditional, or you can use a funky, eclectic mix that reflects your individuality.

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The Best Decorating Books for Apartment Living

(April 21, 2015) / by Jean Jones

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

Few activities are more satisfying than creating a living space that reflects your unique personality. Our Springs apartment homes accommodate a wide variety of decorating styles, so they provide a perfect backdrop to showcase your creativity and flair.

Maybe you have clear ideas about designs that you like, but you're unsure of how to go about executing them. Perhaps your tastes run across a variety of styles and you want to know how to blend them together harmoniously. Whatever your decorating question is, chances are that someone has found an answer to it.

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What Does Your Apartment Say About You?

(March 17, 2015) / by Jean Jones

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

They say “clothes make the man”… that people tend to judge others based on how they’re dressed. That might not be fair (especially when you’re in your grungiest sweats and run into an acquaintance at the grocery store), but that’s how it is. In the same way, people judge others on their homes – how they’re decorated, what types of items are showcased, and how well stocked they are with the basics of homemaking.

When you have friends, family or coworkers over, what do they see? And what does it say about you?

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

(January 27, 2015) / 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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7 Apartment Decorating Tips From The Pros

(October 28, 2014) / by Jean Jones

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

You found the apartment of your dreams; now comes the fun part – or the anxiety-inducing challenge, depending on how you look at it. Many people struggle with how to arrange furniture, add color (but not too much), accessorize properly and create a space that facilitates entertaining. So, we’ve gathered some tips from professional decorators to help you turn your apartment into a warm, welcoming home that reflects your unique tastes and style:

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

(September 09, 2014) / by Jean Jones

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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