Many individuals and families throughout the country choose apartment living because it is easy. Owning a property comes with a lot of commitment, both with your money and your time. On the other hand, renting an apartment tends to be more flexible and come with many more amenities. However, apartment living can come with its challenges as well, especially when it comes to space.
Whether you are renting a small apartment to save money or you have sacrificed space in order to live in your ideal area, apartment renters must often get creative. To help make your time renting a little bit easier, following are a few books that can offer ideas and solutions for making the most of your apartment home.
Unclutter Your Life in One Week by Erin Rooney Doland
It is incredibly easy to accumulate a lot of “stuff” over the years – clothes, shoes, accessories, books, papers, knick knacks, sentimental items, and so much more. While it may be possible to create organization and storage solutions that allow you to keep everything, it is important to remember that you can spend less time organizing when you have fewer things. This book will help you learn how to avoid procrastination, create an effective filing system, organize your closet, get rid of the clutter, and more.
500 Ideas for Small Spaces by Kimberley Seldon
Sometimes we simply need to see how other people are making life work in a small space to figure out how we can do it ourselves, and this book does exactly that. Living in a small space can be just as elegant and comfortable as living in a larger home if you know how to make the most of your square footage.
Apartment Therapy Complete and Happy Home by Maxwell Ryan, Janel Laban, and Melanie Acevedo
Regardless of the size of your apartment, the ultimate goal is to live well in a place that you love to call home. This book gives you over 75 room examples to help you see what truly works in apartment spaces in terms of lighting, accessories, color palettes, and more.