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

Admit it, your bathroom is probably not sleepover friendly.

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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.

Literally just some rocks and any sort of tray type thing will help you keep your shit cleaner.

4. Showcase your friends' art.

Art is tight. But art is expensive. But you probably have friends who take pictures, paint, draw or do some other cool, creative thing. They would probably be happy to sell, trade or straight up give you some art for your home. Everyone wins.

9. Then graduate to bigger plants.

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Stores like IKEA and Home Depot have large plants for under $30. If you don't live near one of those stores, great, you probably live near a rad nursery which will have better, healthier plants and a more knowledgeable staff to inform you about caring for your new friends.

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

If you have bongs, ash trays, grinders, rolling papers, pipes, or whatever, that's chill. Weed is tight. But they shouldn't be ever-present on your coffee table.

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

I know it's hard to spend actual money on something that you literally burn, but scents make such a huge difference in your home. You can get a great candle for $25 from Kaufmann Mercantile, get an extra-nice handmade all natural candle for around $60 from Maak Lab or you can say yolo and buy the $166 Visvim candle.

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

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Pro tip: you can totally steal whiskey glasses from your favorite restaurant or bar, depending on your personal moral compass.

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

Hydration is key, and it looks cooler to bring a bottle and pour it in a glass for a guest than to hand them some plastic kids cup.

24. Get a fucking spatula.

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I know, it sounds simple, but so many dudes don't have a fucking spatula. I know some of you don't have a spatula rn and you should be ashamed. Bamboo spatulas are best.

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

You don't need fancy towels, just ones that are, like, not visibly brown. All this requires is having more than one towel so you can rotate and then doing laundry regularly. You can get towels at the dollar store. I know that because I did it like a week ago.

29. And buy a goddamn toothbrush holder.

Just laying it on the sink is gross. Don't you remember that Myth Busters episode where they proved that poop particles get on everything within six feet of a toilet flush?

30. Have conditioner, for longhaired 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.

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

Making your bed in generally pointless, I know, you're just going to get back in it! BUT, if there is that slim chance that someone may come home with you and into your room, it's best to have your shit tidy.

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

Also try cedar blocks for the pockets of clothes to keep them fresh. What's tight is when the scent starts to fade you just hit the wood lightly with sandpaper and they smell fresh and new again.