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    23 Ways To Make Your New Place Feel Like Home

    Because it's hard to feel settled when you're surrounded by boxes and can't get to your couch or clean underwear.

    1. Make your bed.

    2. Plug in a few lamps.

    3. Clean it.

    4. Get the bathroom set up.

    5. Help your pets get settled.

    6. Put on some music.

    7. Get your internet set up.

    8. Light some candles.

    9. Go to the grocery store and stock up on the essentials.

    10. Take a stroll around your neighborhood.

    11. Hang up curtains.

    12. Pick one room and prioritize making it completely cozy.

    13. If you're moving in to your partner's place, do a little redecorating together.

    14. Hang up your favorite photos or artwork.

    15. If you don't have a dining room table yet, get creative.

    16. If you're allowed to paint the walls, go for it.

    17. If you aren't allowed to paint, consider wall decals or removable wallpaper.

    18. Introduce yourself to your neighbors.

    19. Unpack your books.

    20. Add life with plants.

    21. Plan to have guests over in a few weeks.

    22. Once you've unpacked a little bit, start moving all your remaining boxes to one room.

    23. Actually spend time there.