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Gift Ideas for the Newly Moved

New Yorkers are always on the move—both when it comes to their day-to-day tasks and when it comes to their home. Rent and purchase prices are often on the rise, forcing many to relocate often. Sometimes, it’s big moves such as heading from the concrete jungle of the city to the quiet of the suburbs [...]

By | 2017-10-15T13:36:12+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Gift Ideas for the Newly Moved

How to Pick the Perfect Mattress

You’ve moved into your New York City apartment and decided it’s time for new furniture. One item to get rid of is your old and saggy mattress and opt for a new one. But how to choose? Mattresses come in a dizzying variety. Once you enter the mattress section of a store, confusion quickly sets [...]

By | 2017-09-28T11:21:44+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on How to Pick the Perfect Mattress

Five Things You Should Have in a Grownup Apartment

You’ve landed your first real job and signed the lease for your New York City apartment. You, my friend, are a real grownup now! After you move into your new home, settle down, and receive a few paychecks, you might want to think about getting yourself some quality items. Here are five we suggest having [...]

By | 2017-10-21T14:53:07+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Five Things You Should Have in a Grownup Apartment

Low Maintenance Plants for Your New Home

No green thumb? No problem. Not being a natural with plants doesn’t mean your newly moved into home doesn’t deserve to have some greenery in it.  There are plenty of houseplants that are easy to care for. Not only will they help clean the air in your apartment or home, they also work as a [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:24:52+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Low Maintenance Plants for Your New Home

Feng Shui Your Home

The Chinese art of harmonizing with one’s surroundings—known as Feng Shui—is said to purport harmony in your home and office.  By practicing the rules of this art of placement, it’s said that people can have better relationships with, and relax more in, their habitat. So how does one arrange their belongings to harmonize energy and [...]

By | 2017-10-21T16:02:08+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Feng Shui Your Home

Five Ways to Ring in the New Year at Home

If you just moved into your New York apartment, you might be looking for a low-key New Year celebration. Despite all the activities of our bustling city, it’s nice to stay home where it’s warm and cozy and to not have to worry about transportation, which can be crowded and at times scarce. Here are [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:30:56+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Five Ways to Ring in the New Year at Home

Incorporating 2017’s Color of the Year into Your Décor

Last week, Pantone announced 2017’s color of the year as being a yellowish green called Greenery. This vibrant shade of green, reminiscent of spring, is one that can easily work in homes to bring that fresh bit of nature indoors. If you like the shade as much as we do and you’re looking to incorporate [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:32:07+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Incorporating 2017’s Color of the Year into Your Décor

Tips for Hosting holiday dinners in a New Home

The holidays are here and what better way to warm your newly moved into house than to throw a dinner party. Sure, it seems like the last thing you want to do, after having just unpacked a mess of boxes and decorated the place, is to have a party but it’ll be a nice way [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:34:04+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Decorating Tips|1 Comment

Adding Character to a Box of An Apartment

Some of us move into an old brownstone or apartment that has unique architecture and decorative details, while the rest of us end up in boxy, boring homes. Fear not, even in the drab world of the cookie cutter, there are ways to make a less than appealing apartment more interesting. Here are some ways [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:39:11+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Adding Character to a Box of An Apartment

Six Ways to Treat Yourself After a Move

Relocating is hard work.  It begins weeks, even months before the actual move day. From finding a new place to arranging the move, packing, unpacking and doing the necessary relocation paperwork, it’s an energy-draining task. Once you arrive at your new place, and put everything in its place though, you can breathe a sigh of [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:40:10+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Decorating Tips|Comments Off on Six Ways to Treat Yourself After a Move