Moving into your first place is so exciting and buying cute things to fill your apartment is all part of the fun. However, it can seem like there’s an endless list of items that you need to buy and things to do, which can be quite overwhelming. To help you out we’ve come up with a list of 10 things you have to buy for your first place, from the necessities to a few added extras that will make your place look extra special.
1. Moon Phase Printed Bath Mat
A good bath mat is a necessity and we absolutely love this quirky moon print one from Urban Outfitters. It’s the perfect size so it will fit in any bathroom and the gorgeous print on it will brighten up the whole room.
2. Cute 12 Piece Dining Set
One thing that you’ll really need is a new dining set and this classy stone lava dining set is a perfect choice. It comes with 4 dinner plates, 4 dessert plates and 4 bowls so it’s the perfect choice for a dinner party at home with your friends.
3. Pintuck Throw Pillows
These cute pintuck pillows are just what you need to furnish your first place for your sofa and bed. They are the perfect throw pillow size and with so many gorgeous colours to choose from, it’s going to be a struggle not to buy them all.
4. Colourful Shower Curtain
Another bathroom necessity, a good shower curtain is something that’s likely to slip your mind when shopping for your first place. We love the colourful print on this shower curtain which will really add a quirky twist to your new home.
5. Hanging Wall Shelf
This quirky hanging wall shelf is just what you need to store all of your bits and bobs. Hang this up in your new place and use it to keep all of your candles, plants or books- we guarantee that all of your friends will be asking where you got it from.
A good floor lamp is essential for all those cosy evenings spent huddled up reading a good book. We love the sleek and modern look of this one and it’s just the right size that it will look perfect in any room.
7. Hanging Wall Mirror
You’ll need a good mirror in order to do your makeup and this wall mirror from Urban Outfitters is a perfect choice. With its art deco inspired design and chain loop for easy hanging, this mirror is perfect for any new home and it will be one of those timeless pieces that you love for years to come.
8. Cute Duvet Set
Who doesn’t love new bedding? Well, we think this bohemian style duvet set is one of the cutest ones out there. With its colourful paisley print, this set will bring a touch of the 70s into your first place. It also comes available in three sizes so it really is the perfect option for any home.
Every home needs plenty of plants in it and this stripy planter is just what you need to display them in. The textured stripey design on it gives it a really contemporary look and it will help to make your first place feel really homely.
10. Throw Blanket
A warm throw blanket is just what you need for all of those movie nights in with your besties. We absolutely love this gorgeous woven throw blanket. The chunky tassel trim and apricot colour make it look really expensive and it’s super warm so its perfect for all of those chilly winter evenings.