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Apartment Living Room Styled 3 ways

Living in an apartment can put a limit on what you can do with your space. You may be in a brand new build that has little to no character. Or you may be in an old brownstone with endless charm. Some landlords don't allow you to make any changes to your apartment including paint or hardware changes.

Usually, apartments lack character, color, and personality. Having such a blank canvas without much control over it can seem daunting. It might not even seem worth it to invest too much into a (probably) temporary home. But it's important to make a home YOUR home. Being attentional with your choices can help you create the apartment of your dreams. Here are 3 styled living rooms to help you get started!

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1. Modern Farmhouse


Modern farmhouse takes the best elements of traditional farmhouse style and elevates them with modern touches. Think vintage, rustic, botanicals, wrought iron, clean lines, and shiplap. This style is inviting, cozy and clean.

Elements needed to create this style:

+ Neutral palette

+ White walls

+ Wrought iron

+ Wood

+ Vintage pieces

2. Industrial


Warehouses and factories are the inspiration for this manly style. This design relies heavily upon the architecture of your space. Exposed architectural elements such as bricks, beams and pipes, cement/concrete, metal staircases, and huge windows are solid bases for this style. Adding leather couches, darker elements, wood and metal accent pieces will take this style even further.

Elements needed to create this style:

+ Metal

+ Leather

+ Dark furniture

+ Wood

3. Bohemian


The Boho is an eclectic and exciting style that highlights you and your life experiences. It emphasizes worldly influences, natural elements, and rich textures. This type of style builds over time as you curate pieces from your life. This style is for those who are free-flowing spirits, travelers and those in tune with nature.

Elements needed to create this style:

+ Bold patterns

+ Rattan

+ Vintage items

+ Global influences

+ Plants, plants and more plants

+ Natural textures

+ Persian rugs

+ Woven wall hangings

If you have any questions on how to figure out your style or how to incorporate it please let me know below! You can also subscribe to get helpful tips sent right to your inbox.

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Hey there! My name is Darci and  I created this blog with the hopes of inspiring others.


I am a photographer, designer, baker and avid traveler. You can find all my adventures, my random thoughts on life, and everything in between here! I hope you enjoy this blog as much as I love making it. Have a lovely day!

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