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How to furnish a Dallas apartment with rental furniture

There are so many exciting things about moving into an apartment in the Dallas Texas area. Whether you’re moving to the arts district with all its fine dining and shopping or you opt for the more laid back feeling of living in the suburbs, you’ll want your apartment to represent who you are so you can feel at home. The hot new trend in interior design is rental furniture. With this in mind we’ll show you how you can furnish your Dallas apartment quickly and easily.

How to furnish a Dallas apartment with rental furniture

1 Make a list of items you’ll need for each room

As you think about furnishing your apartment what are your go-to, must have items? Beyond the sofa and bed there may be other items that you require to have a comfortable well functioning space. If you work from home for instance you may want a desk. If you have a few friends over from time to time, extra seating may be important to you. The following lists will help you get an idea of what you could have in your new place. Mark down everything you think you need or want, from just the basics to a fully furnished experience!

making a list to furnish apartment


  • Sofa
  • Additional  seating
  • Coffee table or ottoman
  • End tables
  • Lighting (table lamps or floor lamp)
  • Area rug
  • TV and TV stand
  • Accent Pillows
  • Art, mirrors and decor
  • Desk and desk chair


  • Bed frame
  • Mattress and mattress pad
  • Comforter or duvet cover + insert
  • Bed sheets
  • Blankets
  • Rug
  • Bedside lamps
  • Night stands
  • Dresser
  • mirror
  • Art
  • Laundry hamper
  • Chair
  • Clothing hangers


  • Bath towels
  • Hand towels
  • Washcloths
  • Bath mat
  • Shower curtain
  • Wastebasket


  • Dinner and salad plates
  • coffee mugs
  • Cooking sheets and baking sheets
  • Pots and pans (sauce pan and large pot)
  • Utensil holder
  • Cutlery set and tray
  • Flatware
  • Colander
  • Oven mitts
  • Drinking glasses
  • Wine Glasses
  • Grater
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and measuring spoons
  • Cereal bowls and soup bowls
  • Coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Peeler for vegetables and fruits
  • Dish towels
  • Pot holder
  • Salt & pepper shakers
  • Trashcan
  • Aluminum foil
  • Pizza cutter
  • Tongs

2 Set a budget for how much you can afford to spend each month on your Dallas apartment

Furnishing an apartment can be so expensive especially if you buy everything outright in the first month. Many people don’t have that kind of cash on hand so it makes more sense to set aside money each month for an entire furnished apartment. Take a look at what items you marked as important on the list above. Next to that write down how much money you have available each month for living expenses. After the cost of rent, utilities, gas, and food what’s left? How much of that are you willing to spend to feel comfortable and relaxed in your home?

3 Pick out your furniture and accessories

One of the best things about renting furniture is that you can pick out your furniture online from a single source. Fashion Furniture Rental carries furnishings for every room in your home plus artwork, rugs and even housewares. Yes you can rent your dishes and towels! Every item has been hand selected for its beauty, durability, and functionality. You can create a cohesive look and feel for your entire Dallas apartment. It’s so easy and convenient to shop online for rental furniture.

couple online shopping

4 Set up a delivery time and relax

The last step to furnishing your new apartment is to schedule a delivery time. That’s it! Fashion Furniture Rental handles everything else. We deliver your furniture and assemble it for you, typically in about 48 hours. You don’t even need to be present when we arrive. Contact our Customer Care team for details.

living room furnished apartmemnt

Moving to a new city can be stressful. Luckily if you’re in the Dallas area you now have the option to furnish your apartment with quality rental furniture. When you know what you want, know your budget, and know who to contact, the process can be painless and even fun.  Fashion Furniture Rental, a leader in the industry since 1985, delivers stylish and affordable rental furniture with exceptional service. Visit the online showroom today.

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