The Best Websites to Find Affordable Apartment Furniture

It’s officially almost summertime, and that means that many of you are moving into a new apartment home here at Arcadia Run! If you are looking to purchase some new furniture for the first time, or need to replace some items that you already have, we are here to share with you some of the best furniture websites out there. Since we are always looking for a deal, and know you are too, we’ve ranked these sites according to affordability and value. Without further ado, let’s jump into our top picks for affordable furniture websites!


Apt2B – This website was started by two young guys who wanted to make furniture shopping for your apartment “as easy as ordering pizza.” On this site, you’ll find simple and modern designs where you can choose a fabric for the majority of sofa and chair options. The company’s fun and real approach to the business is sure to pull you in, and all of the pieces are reasonably priced. As their website states, “furniture is like death and taxes; it’s inevitable,” so why not make it fun?


CB2 – You grew up hearing about how great Crate + Barrel is, but have you met the younger and cooler sibling, CB2? Not only can you find some amazing modern pieces here, but some of the furniture is specifically made for apartment living. CB2 does a great job of understanding how to bring super modern and hip designs to people with all budgets!


Capsule Home – This is the website you go to for a truly fashionable piece of furniture with a surprisingly affordable price tag. As it says on their website, “Capsule produces unique pieces, often with mixed materials and multi-function use that are intended to add dimension to any home.” The pieces here are perfect for apartment homes, and created by individual designers who each have an eye for great style.


Wayfair – You’ve seen the commercials on TV and maybe even gotten their catalog in the mail, but Wayfair is truly one of the best. It is one of the world’s largest online furniture selections and includes other brands like Joss & Main, All Modern, Dwell Studios, and Birch Lane. Depending on your personal home design style, whether you’re classic, modern, eclectic, etc., one of these brands will have the perfect piece of furniture you are looking for!


Overstock – If you’re a bargain shopper, you’ll love this website for their amazing sales! This smart website takes stock of excess inventory from thousands of different retail categories and sells it to customers lower than the recommended manufacturer price. This way, you know you’re getting a good deal. Another benefit to this website is that there are a great deal of customer reviews, meaning you can hear firsthand about which products are the best.


Houzz – This website is a catchall for furniture shopping and those who don’t know what they want. With almost 100 furniture brands all in one place, you can easily find what you are looking for based on price, color, ratings from previous customers, and even sort by room. Houzz is also a great place for apartment inspiration, as you are able to shop directly through photos of rooms designed by pros.


Before you find the perfect furniture, you are going to need to find the perfect apartment home. Contact us today to schedule a tour and find your new apartment home!

Redecorating Your Apartment Home: Tips on Deciding What to Change


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Spring is just around the corner and after you complete your spring-cleaning, you may start thinking about redecorating your Arcadia Run apartment home! Redecorating can seem expensive and stressful, but in reality it doesn’t have to be either. Figuring out a plan and deciding what exactly what you want to change or rearrange in your apartment home will eliminate the stress of redecorating. Check out some of our ideas for how to go about redecorating your Arcadia Run apartment home.

Make a Plan

One of the most common downfalls to redecorating is when you try to do too much all at once. If you live with a roommate or partner, sit down and discuss what changes you are thinking of. Go room by room and decide what you want to keep and what you want to improve. One of the best things about redecorating is that you can go at your own pace! Figure out a short-term plan that highlights what you want to get done the most, and then talk about what can wait. Once you have your plan set, then the real fun can start.

Room by Room

Once you have figured out which room you want to start redecorating first, you can decide what exactly about it you want to change. Redecorating your living room can be something as simple as rearranging the furniture, which will give the room a brand new look and layout! If you have decided to buy new furniture, such as couches and chairs, make sure that the rest of the room will compliment your new additions. Small changes, like curtains and pillows can also enhance the new look that you are going for.

Change can be hard

Redecorating is fun, but too much too soon can be overwhelming. If you are making changes to a personal space, such as your bedroom, try one or two small changes at a time. Something like changing your bedspread or duvet cover can change the whole look of your room! Spend a few nights getting used to it, and then go from there. Introducing one piece at a time, from a duvet cover to curtains to a new lamp, can ease you into a completely different look.

Use What You Have

If you are looking to redecorate but don’t want to spend an exorbitant amount of money, try using items that you already have! Pull that mirror out of the back of your closet and hang it up in your dining room, or switch your artwork around to different rooms. Print out some recent photos of that trip you went on, or from a family gathering. Swap out older photos for the new ones and rearrange the frames; it will help give your apartment home a fresh look!

Before and After

Before you start redecorating, take photos of the way your apartment home currently looks. If you end up not being thrilled with the way things turn out, then you will be able to look back and see the way you had things before. If you love all of the changes you made, take some fun ‘after’ photos and post them online, tagging Arcadia Run!

Our spacious apartment homes at Arcadia Run are the perfect place to try out some new design ideas! For information about our apartment homes, check us out online.

Making Smart Use of Shared Spaces in Your Apartment

Although every new Arcadia Run apartment comes with plenty of storage space, it can be a challenge to stay organized, or deciding how to divide space up between roommates. There are some simple solutions for keeping your apartment home in tiptop shape that can make living with your roommates even easier! Take a look at these tips for shared spaces to keep your apartment living easy:

Clear bins: If you use bins to store things in your closets, opt for clear bins so that you can always find what you are looking for. We are all guilty of having things in storage and completely forgetting what is in all of the different boxes and bins.

Shower territory: The bathroom is a very important place to keep clean and organized, especially if you share one with roommates! In the shower, assign locations for each person’s products and shower accessories. There is nothing worse than mixing up products or someone moving your stuff around! If there isn’t enough shelf room in the shower for everything, invest in a hanging shower caddie.

Parking: In many apartment communities, there is assigned and/or limited parking for each apartment home. Luckily, here at Arcadia Run, we have an open parking policy so there is no fighting over the best (or only) spot designated to your apartment!

Food storage: This kind of shared space varies among roommates, but it’s a good idea to discuss it with your roommate. If you want to share certain items, keep them in a designated area and then divvy up the rest of the space between roommates. This can go for the fridge, pantry and even cabinets!

Pets in the apartment: If you have pets in your apartment home, make sure you are courteous and aware of where you keep pet supplies in the apartment. Discuss with your roommate where they are comfortable keeping a pet bed, food and water bowls, toys, etc., and try to keep these items organized if they are in common areas.

Wall space & decor: Don’t decorate the common areas of your apartment without agreeing on something with everyone. It can be uncomfortable living in a space where you don’t feel like it is truly yours!

Among all of these other things, communication is key about sharing spaces in your new apartment home at Arcadia Run! Check out even more tips and tricks for apartment living on our blog, and visit for more information on renting at Arcadia Run!