Pin This: 8 First Home Decorating Ideas You'll Want to Steal

If you're looking to buy your first home or have just signed on the dotted line, congratulations! Gone are your days of cramped rental-apartment living—you now have a place to make all your own. Since you just spent a large chunk of change securing your new abode, the thought of decorating it may be totally overwhelming. We totally get it.

Between selecting the best white paint for your living room to splurging on a new sofa that will fit your space, there's a lot to consider before you even start packing up your boxes and loading them into the moving truck. If you're starting from scratch or hoping to create a home that feels more grown-up than your previous rentals, let this guide be your go-to decorating resource.