Tag Archives: apartment living

EAT BETTER, EAT TOGETHER

Celebrate National Eat Better, Eat Together Month!

October is designated National Eat Better, Eat Together Month to encourage families of any size to spend quality time together over the evening meal. Eating evening meals together not only encourages bonding time, but it also saves you money and can help keep your waistline … 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

ADOPT A CAT

How to Get Your Apartment Ready for a Cat

June is National Adopt a Cat Month and with the pet-friendly policies of the luxury living at First Place Apartments, you can definitely add a furry friend to your household this month! Go ahead, visit the Humane Society of Greater Dayton or stop into Dayton’s … Continue reading

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

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

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

artist and paint palette

Start a New Hobby in Dayton

Spring is a time for new beginnings so why wouldn’t it be the perfect time to start a new hobby? Learning something new is one of the top New Year resolutions people use, so now’s the time to kick this promise to yourself into overdrive … Continue reading