Sept. 4, 2013 3:55 PM PT Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied! Print 1 Space-saving tips for decorating a very small apartment With micro-apartments on the rise, micro-decorating is following right behind. 2 Made in the shade: Picking the perfect paint color Build your hues around your decor, stick with similar tones, factor in lighting and be bold, but don’t overdo it. Most of all, have fun. 3 Removable paneling can add interest to a bare-bones apartment With stick-on paneling such as Stikwood, and a little ingenuity to make it more removable, an apartment can gain a warm focal point. 4 How to turn an apartment closet into an office When a studio apartment runs out of obvious room for a desk, interior designer Kyle Schuneman converts a closet into a work space. 5 Washi tape picture frames: Easy DIY project for happier holidays Type “washi tape” into Google and you’ll see just how popular this stuff has become for the DIYers everywhere. 6 Cool tip to mask A/C unit Sliding or magnetized covers incorporated into shelving or a credenza can hide the ugly, but indispensable, appliances. 7 In the dark about apartment lighting? Here’s a guide The Apt. Life: Great lighting doesn’t have to be so tricky for renters, just get to know its three distinct layers. 8 DIY decorating for renters: A new L.A. at Home series Dorothy said, “There’s no place like home.” I disagree. Every place can be home.