What Furniture to Prioritize for Your First Apartment

wooden bedroom furniture set

Moving into your first apartment is an exciting milestone in everyone’s life. Once you find the right place, the next step will be to begin collecting furniture for your new space. Use these tips from furniture professionals to know which products to buy first in a way that works with your design preferences, your budget, and logistics.


Cavallino King Mansion Bed
Cavallino King Mansion Bed


Buying a bed can be a lengthy process, as it should be. Choosing the right bed for you can be difficult but because of how much time you will spend on it and how much it can affect your health and well-being, it is well worth your time. Choose a bed that not only is aesthetically pleasing but fits in your bedroom and allows you space to move around.





Bedding & Sheets

Raleda - Turquoise - King Comforter Set
Raleda – Turquoise – King Comforter Set



Many people forget to buy sheets for their new bed and are left sleeping on the couch their first night at their new home. Choose sheets and a comforter that will easily match other decorations you are planning for your new bedroom.








living room furniture


Your sofa will be the main addition to your living room and presumably where both yourself and your guests will be spending a majority of your time, therefore you should choose a couch that is both comfortable and neutral so it is easy to match other furniture to it.






Whitesburg Pub Table & 4 Bar Stools
Whitesburg Pub Table & 4 Bar Stools


Your kitchen furniture will depend on what comes with your new home. If you have a counter that will be your eating space, you may just need a couple of stools to accompany it. If there is no space to eat, prioritize getting a kitchen table that will fit comfortably in the space you have. Finding affordable kitchen sets is difficult but we’ve got you covered. Click here for some options!







Rosetta - Poly Table Lamp
Rosetta – Poly Table Lamp



If possible, take notice of the lighting situation in each of the rooms of your apartment so you can plan accordingly. If most rooms are properly lit, you may only need a side lamp or two for your bedroom and/or living room.








Contact us at Metropolitan Furniture today for help furnishing your first apartment, we’ve got everything you need! Head to our products page to view our online store or give us a call to see what else we have available in our showroom!