Living in an apartment while you’re in college doesn’t mean that it
has to look plain and boring. There are a few ways that you can
spruce up your apartment so that it’s cozy and a place you want to
have friends and family visit.
Whether you put pictures on the walls or put figurines on countertops, adding a few decorations while living in UMD off campus housing can showcase your personality. You can usually find inexpensive decorations at thrift stores and can change what’s on display throughout the year as the seasons change and holidays approach so that it feels more like home.
Since you’ll likely spend an equal amount of time on your couch and
in your bed, you should try to make these areas as comfortable as
possible. Add a pillow or two to your couch so that there’s a little
color in the living room. You can get a comfortable blanket and plush
pillows for your bed as well so that you can get a good night’s sleep
while living in UMD off campus housing. You could also include a
favorite blanket or stuffed animal from home so that it’s easier to
make the transition to college.
The overall scent of your apartment can help put you in a better
mood, help you relax, or energize you so that you get work done
during the day. If there’s something that reminds you of home, try to
find that scent in a candle or a wax melt.
Contact University View when you’re ready to make your apartment feel like home.
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