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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 always want your rental home to be a nice comfortable and personal area. While it is true that there isn’t oftentimes much you can do over things like wall color and flooring without permission from the landlord, there are various effective strategies to easily add design and individuality to your house without breaking lease agreements. The really good part is that decorating a rental house is just so affordable. You only need some pertinent things and enough time to work towards your goal. Here are a number of applicable yet inexpensive ways to beautify your rental home.

Make the Most of Accent Pieces

If your rental home is pretty much like most others, it has white or neutral walls throughout. While it is true that several may consider this dreary, see it as a blank canvas and think about what you can do to totally personalize the area. Oversized wall art, for illustration, may give drama to any large wall. As another option, make a gallery wall out of your ideal images or framed prints. Accent items, whether seen on the wall or elsewhere, can be advantageous to you in transforming your rental property into a home.

Add Character with Window Coverings

Window treatments are another useful approach to add design and character to any room. Curtains, blinds, and shades are all available in various colors and materials and can be combined to create personalized styles. Whatever design you opt for, there are window coverings that will elicit beauty and appeal to your entire rental house.

Invest in Quality Furniture

If you’re going to spend money on something, spend it on quality furniture. Your furniture follows you everywhere, and in contrast to really cheap furniture, quality furniture will last longer. Consider purchasing a trendy sofa and an excellent-quality mattress. If you can’t afford anything else, these two items will withstand distress for years and offer you a sense of home.

Accessorize with Personality

Accessorizing is one area where you can easily save money on your decorating efforts. It appears that thrift stores, flea markets, and yard sales can be very good places to locate inexpensive décor. Anything acquired in these locations is definitely more special and has more personality than anything taken off a store. Add a bunch of colorful throw pillows and a nice rug to your main living space for a quick touch of elegance. Another option would be to go shopping for a stylish mirror or numerous baskets for your bedroom or bathroom.

Bring in Natural Elements

Bringing in live plants or other natural features is another wonderful option to decorate a rental house on a budget. Fresh foliage not only looks impressive, but in fact, it can also easily assist to purify the air in your home. Potted plants can be displayed well in a variety of appealing arrangements, and a really large palm or tree can add drama to any room.

Style Bookshelves

One last thing to consider, if you have bookshelves somewhere in your rental home, you may put it into use to create a visually pleasing display of all your loved books and trinkets. Framed photos and keepsakes can, in addition, look awesome when grouped artistically on a bookshelf. Group stuff together, arrange books vertically and horizontally, or alternate books with other display pieces to style your bookshelves. You can outrightly show off your personality by artistically exhibiting all of your cherished things in your home.


Is relocating to a new rental home in your future? Contact your local Real Property Management office for a list of terrific rental homes in your area!

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