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Moving in with your partner and parting ways with your furniture…

February 06, 2023 3 min read

Moving in with your partner and parting ways with your furniture…

Moving in with your significant other is a significant step in any relationship. It's a blend of excitement and nerves as you start a new chapter of your life together. Whether it's your first time living together or you're both seasoned cohabitants, the process of combining your belongings, preferences, and routines can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding.

When moving in with your partner, figuring out what to do with your furniture can be a tricky task. Choosing the right furniture can be a fun and exciting process, but it can also be a bit challenging. Here are some tips to help make the process easier:

  1. Assess what you have: Take inventory of all the furniture you both have and decide which pieces will fit in the new space. This can range from bedroom furniture  to living room furniture and even dining room furniture.
  2. Decide what to keep and what to get rid of: If you have duplicate items or furniture that is no longer in good condition, consider getting rid of it. It's also a good idea to get rid of furniture that is no longer your style or that doesn't fit in the new space. Consider donating or reselling it. This will help you declutter and also give back to your community.
  3. Consider your lifestyle: Think about how you will use each piece of furniture and choose pieces that fit your lifestyle. If you entertain often, consider getting a larger dining table or if you like to lounge in front of the TV, a comfortable sectional sofa might be a good option.
  4. Find a compromise: Remember that you are choosing furniture for both of you and that means finding a compromise. If you have furniture that is different styles, try to find a way to blend them together. Mixing different styles can create a unique and personalized space.
  5. Create a floor plan: Before you start moving furniture in, create a floor plan to help you visualize how the furniture will fit in the new space. This will help you avoid any last-minute scrambling and ensure that everything fits comfortably.
  6. Be open-minded: Remember that merging two households can be challenging but also an opportunity to create a home that represents both of you. Be open-minded and willing to let go of some pieces.
  7. Establish a budget: Before you start looking for furniture, agree on a budget that you both feel comfortable with. This will help you narrow down your options and keep you on track.
  8. Consider quality and durability: While it may be tempting to buy inexpensive furniture, it's important to consider the quality and durability of the pieces you choose. Investing in quality pieces that will last for years can save you money in the long run such as a leather or fabric sofa suite, bedroom set or dining room set.
  9. Don't be afraid to invest in new pieces: If you find that you're missing key pieces of furniture, such as a coffee table or occasional chair, don't be afraid to invest in new ones. Keep in mind that it's important to choose quality pieces  that will last for years to come.
  10. Have fun: Remember that choosing furniture is an exciting process and it's a chance to create a home that represents both of you. Enjoy the process and have fun with it.

 Ultimately, the key is to communicate with your partner and make decisions together. It's important to find a balance between keeping what you both value and getting rid of what no longer serves you, creating a comfortable and functional space for you both to call home.