Living in an apartment with thin walls means listening to unwanted noises, like a kid with a new drum set (or something worse). Some well-placed fabric can help.
Home and technology blog Unplggd offers a few easy hacks for soundproofing your home, such as the decorative strategy of hanging fabric:
If you're hating the late-night music from a next-door neighbour, attack your shared wall. Not with a broomstick, but with fabric. Hang curtains or a gorgeous fabric on the offending wall-wall-to-wall will work best, but even a decorative fabric panel will help-to cushion the noise.
For more soundproofing tips, check out the full post.