It's almost part of every adult's life: you meet someone you love and you're ready to take the next step: move in together.
Would be great--
You will save money, decorate together and have the best Bonds of all time.
While moving forward with your other half is a great stage in your life, you need to be prepared for some small obstacles.
The former couple's mediator, Debra McLeod, said that in order to prevent large-scale quarrels, the couples must discuss the reasons why you moved in together and how to distribute rent, utilities and groceries, and how you arrange the housework.
In addition to suggestions, when you make such a move, furniture and space compromises and guidelines must be made, as will Saks, a designer from home Poland, gave us all the design tips each couple needs to know. 1.
Inventory is important.
Before moving in together, it is wise to make sure that you and your partner do not move unnecessary items so that you do not fill up valuable space with two identical items.
You should do the same when you throw away and save your own personal belongings.
"This is a compromise between the two sides," Saks said . ".
"You can keep something and I can keep something.
I have to deal with some things. you have to deal with some things.
"Credit: Designer: Will Saks, photographer: Claire Esparros" is a perfect example of working together, says Saks.
"When we decide which works to merge, I actually have [the couple]
Go back and forth and choose the artwork they want to hang. [. . . ]
I made sure to get feedback from both sides and the result was a magic gallery wall that everyone liked. "2.
Most furniture should try double use.
Saks recommends considering storage and functionality.
"It would be great if what you bring could double work.
Can't live without a book?
Stack them as end tables. "3.
Maintain a sense of personality and personal style.
Designer: Photographer Orlando Soria: "I like the idea of two bookshelves," says Saks . ".
"It gives everyone the opportunity to achieve personality in space.
Just because each of you likes two completely different designs doesn't mean the relationship is doomed, says Saks.
"The diversity of design is the reason why it's interesting," says Saks . ".
So if he likes it
She loved the flea markets in Paris and brought them all into the space. "4.
Closets are both compromise and creative.
"Custom closets are a great way to personalize shared spaces," says Saks . ".
The shelf for her shoes, his T-drawer.
Shelves for shirts and sweaters.
Give everyone half the space to choose the components they want.
Just like designing your own dressing room. "5.
The shared bathroom is a suitable storage space.
Photographer Danielle COCOMO: According to Sachs, Daniel Kiyo knows how to properly store all your belongings, which is essential in a small apartment in a bathroom.
He suggested maximizing the storage space under the bathroom sink.
If you don't, make one.
Hide a small shelf behind the curtain.
This is not the aesthetic of everyone, but it will work.
"Save like Q by using Mason jars and candy plates-
Tips and cotton balls. 6.
Find time to be alone and create a "quiet corner ".
Photographer Will Sachs: Claire esparos: "This space is perfect [the couple]
"Because they are all represented," said Saks . ".
"The picture on the back wall is a blueprint from [one person's]childhood home. [. . . ]
There is a portrait of a cat on the shelf.
This is [
Loved and wanted to fit into the room. [. . . ]
Since they are all in the room, it is a great place for them to relax.
It is personal to everyone.
Saks emphasized the importance of creating your own small place and having time to stay at home alone.
"A quiet corner is not necessarily the whole room," said Saks . ".
"It can be a corner of a room with your favorite chair and your favorite pillow, or a gallery wall with pictures of your choice. "7.
When it comes to the kitchen, think about the appliances you all use and store them accordingly.
Credit: Designer: Photographer Amanda goldski: Rikki SnyderWhen you have a small kitchen and all of your shared Pan bowl pans pots are inevitably invisible.
On the contrary, Saks suggests that they are proudly displayed.
"Treat it as a display of your dishes and appliances," he said . ".
"Just remember to keep it looking good, especially if it's open.
"When storing, think about how often you and your partner use different devices.
Things like cups and plates should reach out and not be used every day (
Food processors and mixers, for example)
Can be stored higher. 8.
Make your bedroom a technology
Free shelter, always get bigger bed (if you can).
Photographer Candice Soriano: Tessa newstad make sure you keep the technology out of the bedroom and kitchen.
"It's a good rule from day one, because my first complaint is technology," MacLeod said . ".
"If you can do this from day one, I can guarantee that you will stop about 60% of the battles I have seen.
"Another important thing to remember is to always have the biggest bed you can afford and have enough space.
"Buy a queen size mattress," said Saks . ".
"It's only a few inches bigger than it's full, but trust me it will make a difference.
Sometimes we only need some space on hot summer nights.