Improving a Rental Bathroom: Part 3, Serious Business

(Part 1 of the bathroom improvements) (Part 2 of the bathroom improvements) Today I’m sharing the more involved bathroom improvements we’ve done. These are the kinds of things you probably need your landlord’s permission to do, but it’s worth asking. Replacing a shower head Our shower head was a standard rental blah white plastic type. Read More…

Replacing Blinds with Curtains, Part 1 Perhaps

Our apartment has five windows with vertical blinds. These are a standard apartment window covering, but I think they’re hard to clean, and if the ceiling fan is on they go clack clack clack against each other. Not to mention that they aren’t very aesthetically appealing. Here’s what I mean. And if you’re really lazy, Read More…

Improving a Rental Bathroom: Part 1, the Easy Stuff

Ah, the bathrooms in rented apartments. Now, I’ve read about how you can spruce up your ‘boring rental’ with a new shower head or a coat of paint, but it’s been a while since I lived somewhere where the problems were that purely cosmetic. I’d be quite happy with ‘boring’ if it were clean, fixtures¬†worked, Read More…

Me-Made-May Final Thoughts

Thanks for joining me during Me-Made-May! I really enjoyed the challenge and being able to share my projects here. On the 30th, I wore a couple of garments you’ve already seen and we had a photo shoot ‘on location’: (When we chose our new apartment, we tried really hard to be walking distance from at Read More…