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Budget-Friendly Tips for Decorating Your Rental Home

Happy millennial female renter or tenant having fun decorating cozy modern new house or apartment. Even though you’re a renter, you do want your rental home to be a fabulously comfortable and personal area. Since there isn’t really much you can do in terms of things like wall color and flooring without permission from the landlord, there are also a number of useful ways to add design and individuality to your house without breaking lease agreements. The really good part is that decorating a rental house is cost-effective. You only need a handful of salient things and enough time to work on your goal. Here are some helpful but inexpensive ways to beautify your rental home.

Make the Most of Accent Pieces

If your rental home is pretty much the same as most others, it has white or neutral walls throughout. While it is true that a lot of people may consider this dreary, perceive it as a blank canvas and what you can do to totally personalize the area. Oversized wall art, as a sample, may give drama to any outstanding wall. At the same time, you can also make a gallery wall out of your fave images or framed prints. Accent items, whether on the wall or elsewhere, can easily help you in transforming your rental property into a home.

Add Character with Window Coverings

Window treatments are another simple yet exquisite way to add design and character to any room. Curtains, blinds, and shades are all available in a great number of colors and materials and can be combined to create personalized styles. Whatever design you decide on, there are window coverings that will definitely add beauty and appeal to your entire rental house.

Invest in Quality Furniture

If you’re going to spend money on anything at all, make it quality furniture. Your furniture follows you everywhere, and contrary to more cost-effective furniture, quality furniture will last longer. Seriously think about purchasing a trendy sofa and a top-quality mattress. If you can’t afford anything else, these two things will stand for years and lend you a sense of home.

Accessorize with Personality

Accessorizing is one area where you can, as quickly as possible, save money on your decorating efforts. Without a doubt, thrift stores, flea markets, and yard sales can be fabulous places to locate inexpensive décor. Anything gotten in these locations is most often more unique and certainly has more personality than anything invested in a store. Add several colorful throw pillows and exquisite rugs to your main living space for quick style and elegance. But Alternatively, you can go shopping for a lovely mirror or a number of baskets for your bedroom or bathroom.

Bring in Natural Elements

Bringing in live plants or other natural features is another effective option to decorate a rental house on a budget. Fresh foliage not only looks terrific, but on top of that, it can as well assist to purify the air in your home. Potted plants can be shown in a variety of appealing arrangements, and a really big potted palm or tree can add drama to any room.

Style Bookshelves

One more thing, if you have bookshelves somewhere in your rental home, you may use them to simply create a visually pleasing display of all your highly valued books and trinkets. Framed photos and keepsakes can, in particular, look best when grouped artistically on a bookshelf. Group stuff together, organize books vertically and horizontally, or alternate books with other display pieces to style your bookshelves. You can very clearly show off your personality by beautifully showing all of your much-loved things in your home.


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