Relocating to a new Beacon Hill apartment is an exciting process, but it also comes with many problems. One of the challenges start after all your belongings have been boxed up and you’ve got settled in. You may even have old pieces of furniture to bring with you, but not all of them may fit the way they did before. The good news is that you don’t have to get rid of the old and buy all new furniture.

If you want to get a little creative, here are some ways to incorporate existing furniture after moving into your Beacon Hill apartment.


Moving into a new Beacon Hill apartment doesn’t need to be costly. If you have old furniture pieces and you really love them, find ways you can keep and make them work in your new home. Check each piece and re-imagine how you can use them differently in a new space. To get the most out of your existing pieces, you can bring the furniture to the different rooms and see how they look when placed there. Re-imagining how you utilize your existing furniture means getting them repurposed to have a better appearance.


Sometimes, your old furniture may not come together as perfect and beautiful as you’ve expected in your new apartment. To incorporate them into your new place without changing their look, you can use accents and another décor to create a visual impact on the space. Accessories like throw pillows, drapery, area rugs, and plants don’t only make a massive difference in the appearance of a room, but they’re less costly to use than buying new furniture.


You don’t have to spend a single dollar to purchase new furniture for your new Beacon Hill apartment after moving. There are plenty of ideas on how you can have your existing pieces incorporated without breaking the style of your place. Every space is different, which is why the furniture arrangement you use in your old home may not be suitable in your new home. Before moving, figure out how you’re going to arrange your old furniture using the new layout. Perhaps, you can add or remove some furniture to make them work. Also, consider the idea of swapping pieces out from other rooms to fit.

Once you’ve determined how furniture should be arranged in your new home, the next step is to hire moving experts to help you with the transportation and arrangement upon arrival. Most moving companies are equipped in handling furniture during a move. They know how to keep these items safe and intact throughout the process.


If you want a unique style for your new home after moving, mixing up your collection of antique furniture with new ones can be a great decorating idea. It can help you see old pieces in a fresh perspective and create a beautiful style that fits your new home. Just find the right combination of furniture to come up with a stunning look.


If you’re having difficulty looking for ways to use your old furniture into your new apartment, maybe it’s time to consider new uses for them. Think some possible alterations to the piece so you can incorporate them without compromising your new home’s interior design. For example, you can add your old office chair as an additional living room seat or mix a bookcase and a small chest to come up with a hutch.

Bottom Line

Again, moving doesn’t mean spending much money on interior design. With the help of professionals it’s definitely possible to move and incorporate your existing furniture into your new Beacon Hill home. All you need is a little creativity and imagination to make things work. So, try some of the tips listed above and start giving your old furniture a new life!

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Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


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