Choosing to move out itself is a big and conscious decision. Many of my girlfriends are living all by themselves and making ends meet like complete lady bosses. If they already didn’t know, they have my respect and admiration. While the initial months are tough to get around, it gets better with time. If you’ve just moved into your new apartment and it’s your first time living alone, here are 9 basic household items you need to have in your home. (Happy shopping, ladies!)
Call me old-fashioned, but I like having a wall clock in my house. Just in case I run out of phone juice and lose track of time, I know my wall clock won’t fail me. I wish the same for you! Plus, this pretty wall clock is too cute to not pick up, especially if you’re a Bollywood buff!
Price: Rs 999. Buy it here.
Ladies, living alone gives one the freedom to decorate their house the way they want to, and, you can’t go wrong with fairy lights. These ones come with wooden clips too! Perfect for clipping your favourite polaroid memories and admiring them each time you go to bed. Not only will it add character to your room but fairy lights are so pretty too!
Price: Rs 499. Buy it here
Every adult needs to have a first aid kit/medicine box handy at home. Whether those tablets are meant for curing headaches or stomach pain, you know you don’t have to search all over the place to find them in case of an emergency. It’s ALL there in one place.
Price: Rs 549. Buy it here
Starting out alone can eat a lot into your savings. Take small steps. Instead of buying a huge fridge, go for a mini first if you think it will be more convenient for you. It’s easier to handle and you don’t have to spend a bomb. The fridge comes with a 1-year warranty and is ideal for tiny and cosy spaces.
Price: Rs 6,990. Buy it here
Don’t just throw your shoes around the house when you get home. Place them in a shoe rack. This one is not too big nor too small in size. The compact size will also remind you to buy fewer shoes and prevent clutter.
Price: Rs 3,900. Buy it here
We all have that one chair in our rooms that we throw our dirty laundry on. This needs to stop STAT! Investing in a mini storage basket will help to make your room look less messy and cluttered. Plus, it has tiny flamingoes on it!
Price: Rs 450. Buy it here
You don’t need to have a bathtub to place a shower curtain in your bathroom. You can do so even if you have a simple bathroom. This cutesy unicorn shower curtain set is bound to transform your bathing space into a happy and colourful one.
Price: Rs 3,740. Buy it here
Nothing makes you feel prouder when you’re living alone than when you can wow guests by being an incredible host. Super pretty plates to serve food in is the first step in that direction. Choose this one! The colour and design are aesthetic and adorable at the same time.
Price: Rs 690. Buy it here
If you’ve moved into a pad for just a couple of months, don’t buy a stove yet. That’s more of a long-term investment. An induction cooktop should do you just right. Perfect for cooking your eggs, rice dishes and noodles!
Price: Rs 2,246. Buy it here
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