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    22 Ways To Upgrade Your Home To Make It Look Like Adults Actually Live There

    How long do you have to have the whole adulting thing down before you can actually say you're an adult? Asking for a friend...

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    1. Invest in a coffee table with some storage so you have a place to hide all those random mailers and magazines you haven't gotten around to throwing out.

    2. Replace your current mishmash of pots and pans with a sleek and modern set. (Bonus points if you match them to the colors in your kitchen.)

    3. Store your blankets in a wire storage bin instead of the pile on the floor they're currently in. (Yep, I see you.)

    4. Use a caddy in your shower so you actually have a place to organize all your products instead of just placing them on the edges of the tub or floor.

    5. Commit to yourself to actually putting your clothes in a double hamper where you can pre sort your darks and colors, which in turn will make laundry day so much easier.

    6. Replace your current leftover coasters from college bars with a nice coordinating set you'll actually want to use.

    7. Organize all your books on an actual bookcase and your apartment will look instantly look cleaner and more put-together.

    8. Store your cutting boards in an over-the-cabinet organizer, because you know your parents have a specific place for everything in the kitchen.

    9. Keep toilet spray in your bathroom so the room always smells fresh and clean, even when you forget to actually clean it.

    10. Upgrade up your less-than-great couch situation for a grown-up futon. It's comfortable, looks amazing, and you'll have a place for your friends to sleep when they crash.

    11. Organize your plastic containers with a lid organizer so you don't experience an avalanche every time you open the cabinet.

    12. Put your butter in a butter dish so you'll never struggle to spread hard butter again.

    13. Put your television on a TV stand and you'll be able to hide all the cords and also have more storage and throw away that random table it's on right now. (Oh, that's only me? Okay.)

    14. Transfer all your current mashup of bags and boxes of snacks into clear containers so your pantry will look more organize and you'll actually be able to see all the food you have.

    15. Add some light to your living room with a floor lamp that looks way more expensive than it actually is.

    16. Take advantage of all the storage space you have with a styling-tool organizer you hang on the inside of a cabinet door to keep your hair dryer and curling iron out of sight and tangle-free.

    17. Throw away all those random glasses you've inherited over the years and use a cohesive glassware set instead — you'll feel like a royal drinking from a non-plastic cup.

    18. Put a side table next to your couch so you can stop tempting fate by balancing glasses on your arm.

    19. Get a bath mat (or replace the one you have — they can get gross fast) to ensure that you don't get water everywhere when you shower.

    20. Add a headboard to your bed to give the place you spend a lot of time an elegant feel.

    21. And while you're at it, invest in a mattress that will not only help you sleep better at night but also just make your place look more put together in general (and that doesn't require a box spring).

    22. Organize your shoes in a shoe rack so you don't trip on them when you walk in the door anymore.

    Now go pour yourself a glass of wine because you're an adult and you deserve it!

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