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Home décor tips that will convince your guests you’re an adult

Home décor tips that will convince your guests you’re an adult

So you’re finally moving out of the dorm you shared with several college buddies and into a real home or apartment? Decorating that first space you can actually call your own can be exciting but if you just carry everything over from your previous living arrangements, your new space will still have that dorm room feel. You want to show your guests that you’re a full-fledged adult now. Here are a few tips.

A little plant life

It’s been said by many that you should have a pet first in order to see if you’re up to the task of having a child. Well, consider taking care of a plant a precursor to having a pet. We’re not talking about fake, plastic plants, but real plant life that requires some care attention to keep them alive. You know your own abilities so don’t choose plants that require more time and attention than you can give them. It may be helpful to set a daily alarm on your phone to water them or get them some sunlight. Your home doesn’t have to be teeming with plant life but a few plants spread throughout your home that aren’t dying will surely make you look like a capable and responsible adult.

Scented candles

Good interior design is about more than just the visual. It should appeal to other senses as well. A nice scented candle adds a nice touch and can disguise the smell from the trash you haven’t had the time to take out yet or the sink full of dishes you just haven’t been able to get to. Your guests are sure to be impressed when they come to visit and find that your home smells as good as it looks.

Coasters

You wouldn’t want anyone to think that you’re one of those people who just sets beverages onto wood furniture without a coaster. That’s barbaric. A nice set of coasters in a conspicuous place where you’ll be entertaining, preferably a set with a monogram containing the initial of your last name will tell your guests that you’re a person of sophistication and refinement and it will let them know they better not damage your end table by setting a glass down without a coaster.

Bar cart

Since you have the coasters, you’re going to have to create occasions to use them. A nice bar cart is a great added touch for when you’re serving up drinks. If you really want to impress, get a nice cutting board so you can serve up some ridiculously overpriced exotic cheese to go with the wine. Nothing says adulting like hosting a wine and cheese tasting.

Real artwork

Time to store away the band/movie posters and the giant foam finger you got at the college football game. You want to show your guests that an adult lives here so it’s time to start an art collection. Curating an art collection is a lifetime endeavor so don’t worry about trying to do it all at once. Just start keeping an eye out for high quality art throughout your travels.

Baseboard heater covers

Old, rusty baseboard heaters simply won’t do if you want to be seen as a mature and responsible adult. Fortunately, you can purchase snap-on baseboard heater covers for a lot less than it would cost to replace the heaters altogether.

 




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Measure Your Baseboard Heaters

How to measure baseboard heaters:

Step 1
HOW TO MEASURE

Always measure left to right, and twice for accuracy

Step 2 
DETERMINE IF BRACKETS ARE NECESSARY

Always measure left to right, and twice for accuracy

Step 3

HOW TO MEASURE LENGTH

Based on how your heater is configured,

choose an option below to expand and view

specific hot water baseboard heater measurement templates.

 
[+] Option 1: Straight Heater Configuration
[+] Option 2: L-Shape and U-Shape Configuration
[+] Option 3: 45 Degrees, Z-Shape Configuration
 

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