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The Best Plants for Your Apartment

The Best Plants for Your Apartment

Enjoying the sunshine but still want to bring a little more of that green into your living space?  Here are our recommendations for the best plants for your apartment. Filling Up Your Space with Philodendron True empty-nesters will fall in love with the philodendron!  Philodendron … Continue reading

Best Living Room Apartment Ideas

The Best Apartment Living Room Ideas

Let’s let someone else deal with constraints of limited spaces. The ideal apartment living room will allow residents to flow effortlessly around the room living life while defining spaces to uses. How can you layout your existing furniture to best utilize and stylize your space? … Continue reading

MAXIMIZE SPACE

Arrange Your Furniture to Maximize Your Space

You have a certain amount of stuff, and equally a certain amount of space to arrange it in to make your living room livable.  How do you best arrange your furniture to maximize your space? Maximize Your Space with the 4 C’s To simply the … Continue reading

Apartment Living

How to Get the Most out of Apartment Living

We love our residents at First Place Apartments and want everyone to enjoy living with us as much as possible. Whether you recently downsized or are just starting out, living in an apartment does have some vast differences than living in a single family home. … Continue reading

herb garden

How to Plant and Maintain a Windowsill Herb Garden

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Fresh is best.”  This especially rings true with herbs.  Nothing beats the aroma and flavors fresh herbs bring to your salads and cooking, not to mention, the convenience of having your own potted herbs growing inches from your skillet … Continue reading

DOWNSIZING 2

It Shouldn’t Be Rough to Downsize Your Stuff

If you are currently seizing 2020 by the horns and downsizing your stuff to move into a new space, we’ve got some sanity-saving tips for you. Why Downsize? Focus on the Big Picture Trendsetters are snatching up capsule wardrobes, rebelling against stuffing their households with … Continue reading

UGLY SWEATER

Tree Skirt Poncho “Ugly Sweater” DIY

Holiday parties won’t know what hit them when you walk in wearing this amazing up-cycled “Ugly Sweater” poncho. We break down the steps needed to make a tree skirt poncho ready for the sweetest success possible this holiday season. Step 1: Acquire Tree Skirt Whether … Continue reading

The Busy Person’s Guide to Having Holiday Guests

Everything’s buzzing by swimmingly this holiday season for you until you receive the dreaded call (and we’re NOT talking about a political-esque robo caller)—out of town guests are headed your way. What should you do? We break it down by how much time you have … Continue reading

OHIO IN NOVEMBER

3 Things to Do in Ohio in November

What is the best thing about living in Ohio? This vibrant state never ceases to amaze residents and visitors alike with the endless supply of fun and interesting activities to do. Before you fill up your schedule with holiday activities, make sure you set some … Continue reading

New to the Area? 5 Tips for Making New Friends in Dayton

People come and go but the charm of Dayton is forever. However, if you’re one of the people who just arrived in downtown Dayton and need to build up a new friend base just read ahead. We’ve got 5 great tips for making new friends … Continue reading