Good-bye dorm, so long mom and dad, and hello new digs! Whether your rent, buy, or share your first home or apartment, getting it to look great without spending a lot of money can be a challenge. Yee-Fan Sun comes to the rescue with this engaging guide to decorating, refurbishing, and repurposing so you can leave those milk crate bookshelves and sagging futons behind. Packed with DIY solutions and guidance on how to personalize your new home, First Digs covers everything you need to know to decorate, organize, and maintain a cool, comfortable space that reflects your own unique style. First Digs features: Am Guidelines on how to prioritize and allocate a miniscule budget Am Savvy bargain-hunting advice Am How to spruce up home furnishings Am Tips on painting like a pro Am Illustrations throughout Am DIY projects for lighting, slipcovers, window treatments, wall hangings, and more! Learn how to make the move into your first home a little easier, much more creative, and a lot of fun!Where you buy your paint doesna#39;t matter all that much, in terms of actual paint quality. ... The folks at, say, a Benjamin Mooreabranded paint store will not only know their offerings inside and out and be able to tell you which paint products work ... Specialty stores are great for getting tips, and their prices shouldna#39;t run more than a buck or two more than Home Depot generica. color me ... Grab all the paint samples you can carry home with you, and tape them to the wall a few at a time.
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