39 Low-Key Ways To Trick Everyone Into Thinking You're An Adult

    Admit it, your bathroom is probably not sleepover-friendly.

    So maybe your apartment is an uninviting hole.

    It's okay. You're probably semi-broke. It's chill, samesies, but there are some small things that can improve your place. You don't have to do them all, but even a few of these tips will make your home better. So people who come over will want to come back.

    1. Put some rocks in a tray thingy for your wet boots.

    2. Have simple, sturdy floor lamp.

    Lighting is key, but it doesn't have to be fancy or hypermodern.

    3. And get some stylish, power-saving LED bulbs.

    4. Showcase your friends' art.

    5. Framing is expensive, so find some creative ways to hang shit.

    Hanging art can be as simple as a tack and a binder clip.

    6. Or literally just lean shit against the wall.

    7. Plants are hard to keep alive. But it's worth it and you will grow from the struggle (like a plant).

    8. Try a snake plant for better air quality.

    9. Then graduate to bigger plants.

    10. If you have weed paraphernalia in the crib, keep it tidy.

    11. And if you love weed you might as well get a classy ash/rolling tray.

    12. Get a candle that doesn't smell like a baby prostitute.

    13. If candles aren't your thing try a chill incense.

    14. Or a room spray that smells exactly like the outdoors.

    15. Have books. They make you look like you have interests.

    16. Have a way to play music that isn't your laptop speakers.

    17. Get a trash can with an actual lid.

    18. Have a way to make coffee that doesn't taste like poo.

    19. Get some dishes that weren't stolen from the dining hall.

    20. And you should have a few legit glasses for drinking adult drinks.

    21. And have some non-trash liquor on hand.

    22. Plus you can use the empty bottle as a classy water bottle.

    23. Or get some of these restaurant-style water bottles.

    24. Get a fucking spatula.

    25. And have a cookie sheet so you can make delicious cookies.

    26. Put a (less expensive) candle in here too. Everybody poops.

    27. Have some matches in the bathroom, for the poop candle.

    28. Have a clean fucking towel for people to dry their hands on.

    29. And buy a goddamn toothbrush holder.

    30. Have conditioner for long-haired guests.

    Yes, it's mostly a pointless product, but if long-haired people are gonna use your shower, accommodate them. The conditioner on the left is $40 and will probably impress people more but the conditioner on the right is $1.44 and probably works just as good.

    31. Your shower needs a curtain AND a liner.

    32. A simple, sturdy work lamp will help you look like you do actual work.

    33. Bonus points if you have a nice pen and notebook on your desk. (If you actually have a desk to begin with.)

    Doesn't matter if the notebook is full of dick doodles.

    34. Make your bed (even though it hurts me to say that).

    35. Build yourself a clothing rack.

    36. Cedar hangers make your clothes smell like an awesome forest.

    37. The bedroom is the place to splurge on a good candle.

    38. Have clean sheets, duh, and a pillow that doesn't look like someone died on it.

    39. And FINALLY, get a cat. For spiritual balance.

    Unless you're allergic. Sorry.