APARTMENT LIVING BETTER

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

APARTMENT LIVING ROOM 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

TRENDY FOODS

5 Trendy Foods You Should Know (but You May Not)

Try as you might, sometimes you may not be on the cusp of all things 2018 new and trendy. That’s why we’ve got a rundown of the foods that are pinned, posted and pictured on your friends and acquaintances feeds and phones. Read up on … Continue reading

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 1-min

How to Decorate Using the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year

Every year the color gurus at Pantone select a “Color of the Year” that represents the hopes and ideas for the upcoming year. This year, they selected a vibrant shade of purple to illustrate “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future,” … Continue reading

WHAT TO EXPECT

3 Things to Expect When Apartment Hunting at First Place

Interested in one of the luxury apartments available at First Place Apartments in beautiful and vibrant downtown Dayton? Here are three things you should expect when apartment hunting at First Place, from your initial tour to move-in day. Touring First Place Apartments Are you interested … 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

BETTER INSTAGRAM PICTURES

How to Take Better Instagram Pictures for the Holiday Season

If all you want for Christmas is a holly jolly Instagram feed full of stunning photos then read ahead for the best tips on how to take better Instagram pictures for the holiday season. Consider Your Subjects for Success Repeat after us…POSED PHOTOS ARE BORING. … Continue reading

DAYTON HALLOWEEN

Dayton Halloween Events: What to do to find your perfect “Boo!”

Are you feeling a bit “boo” because you don’t have plans yet for the spookiest holiday of the year? Collect your candy, grab your costume, and be prepared to be scared with our list of Dayton Halloween events. Kid-Friendly Dayton Halloween Events Dayton’s Beggar’s Night … Continue reading

DeCluttering

De-cluttering for Your First Adult Apartment – A “How To” Guide

It’s finally here, the time to spread your wings and live solo in a space that is solely yours. As cautious as you were, your prior years always come complete with clutter. As much as you love these souvenirs from your college years, displaying certain … Continue reading

TRAVEL MEMENTOS

How to Decorate Your Space with Your Travel Mementos

Whether you’re a world traveler or finally saved up enough to take a 2017 getaway, we know you’ll want to remember your journey by collecting mementos along the way. How can you collect and display your travel mementos, though, without verging on the edge of … Continue reading

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