When you move into your first apartment, or decorate your freshmen year dorm room, it can feel "done" the moment you tape a poster to the wall. But as you get older, and your tastes start to change, you might start looking for ways to make your apartment better and feel more grown up.
Do you want to move into a new phase of life? Or are you simply tired of coming home to a place that doesn't feel "done"? Whatever the case may be, you're in luck. "No matter how tight your budget is, you can transform your space in as little time as a day or two," Rhianna Miller, a home and garden improvement expert, tells Bustle. And the best place to start is with a little spring cleaning. "The easiest and cheapest way to make your apartment feel more grown up is simple: declutter all rooms, especially the bathroom, and maintain a daily cleaning schedule. Always make your bed in the morning, and keep dirty laundry out of sight."
From there, you can update your space with a few design tricks and affordable decorations that can really make your place feel like the home of a bonafide adult. Here are a few ways expert say you can easily make your apartment feel more grown up.