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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 as a renter, you hope your rental home to be a comfy and personal area. At the same time, while there isn’t often much you can do with respect to things, for instance, wall color and flooring without permission from the landlord, there are many ideas to add design and individuality to your house without breaking lease agreements. The most interesting part is that decorating a rental house is reasonably priced. You only need certain basic things and enough time to work on your goal. Here are some practical and inexpensive ways to beautify your rental home.

Make the Most of Accent Pieces

If your rental home is the same as most others, it has white or neutral walls throughout. Granting that most may consider this dreary, think of it as a blank canvas and what you can do to completely personalize the area. Oversized wall art, for instance, may give drama to any huge, blank wall. As an alternative, you can also make a gallery wall out of your highly valued images or framed prints. Accent items, whether on the wall or elsewhere, can smoothly help you in transforming your rental property into a home.

Add Character with Window Coverings

Window treatments are another impressive means to add design and character to any room. Curtains, blinds, and shades are all available in an extensive number of colors and materials and can be combined to create personalized styles. Whatever design you are attracted to, there are window coverings that will greatly contribute to the 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 unlike any cheap-priced furniture, quality furniture will last longer. Contemplate purchasing a trendy sofa and a first-rate mattress. If you can’t afford anything else, these two objects will live out for years and bestow you with a sense of home.

Accessorize with Personality

Accessorizing is one area where you can right away save money on your decorating efforts. As a matter of fact, thrift stores, flea markets, and yard sales can be splendid places to locate inexpensive décor. Anything procured in these locations is typically more unique and has more personality than anything purchased in a store. Add a good deal of colorful throw pillows and a great rug to your main living space for a quick dash of elegance and beauty. As an alternative, go shopping for a classy mirror or plenty of baskets for your bedroom or bathroom.

Bring in Natural Elements

Bringing in live plants or other natural features is another good option to decorate a rental house on a budget. Fresh foliage not only looks incredible, but more so, it can similarly assist to purify the air in your home. Potted plants can be exhibited in a variety of appealing arrangements, and a really massive potted palm or tree can add drama to any room.

Style Bookshelves

One final matter, if you have bookshelves somewhere in your rental home, you may use them to establish a visually pleasing display of all your singled-out books and trinkets. Framed photos and keepsakes can actually look grand once grouped artistically on a bookshelf. Group items together, place books vertically and horizontally, or alternate books with other display pieces to style your bookshelves. You can squarely show off your personality by aesthetically displaying all of the treasured things in your home.


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