Mark Your Rental Space With These Simple Decorating Tips

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Posted: 15th July 2022

Mark Your Rental Space With These Simple Decorating Tips

Mark Your Rental Space With These Simple Decorating Tips

If you rent your home, you know it’s tough to fully decorate it without investing a bunch of money in something you can’t take with you. It’s kind of disheartening to think a lot of the work that you’d do only increases the property value for the property owner and won’t have lasting value for yourself.

But that doesn’t mean that you can’t create your own unique style in a place that you’ll love to live in, even if you’re on a budget.

If you haven’t chosen the rental yet, here’s a few things to keep in mind before you make your choice:

  • Ensure paint colors are neutral of match your furniture. If you plan on purchasing new furniture, ensure you can make the paint and furniture work together.
  • If the paint looks like it hasn’t been updated in a while, colors are too bright or don’t suit your style, ask the landlord if he is willing to paint. If you want to make it easier for him to say yes, simply tell him that you’d be willing to do the painting if he provided the supplies and equipment.
  • Make sure the flooring is clean, without damage and colors are suitable for your decorating style and colors. If there are any flooring issues, be sure to ask if they will be resolved before you move in or use area rugs that you can take with you when you leave.
  • Make sure all windows have appropriate covering, so that you have privacy in your home. They should also be in a neutral color or at least match your décor. Work out any issues with window coverings before-hand or be prepared to invest in your own.

Even though many landlords will agree to fresh paint, you might be hard-pressed for them to do major remodeling throughout the home, but there are still plenty of things you can do to have your home suit your unique style.

Here are some ideas to make an average rental living space more spectacular:

  • Add some life with brightly colored towels in the bathroom and kitchen.
  • Add some throw pillows on your coach and bed for added color.
  • Include some candles in your décor to add warmth and scents.
  • Add some style to the walls with picture frames, mirrors.
  • Find stylish and simple centerpieces or fresh flowers for your kitchen and living room tables.

Things to keep in mind:

  • Many rentals tend to be small spaces, so keep it simple. Minimize the knick-knacks and clutter. Less is usually more, when it comes to decorating.
  • Check with your local rental law to see what you can attach to the walls, floors, etc. It’s possible if you add permanent fixtures to the wall, that you won’t be able to take them with you.

Your living space need not be drab or boring. Just follow the steps above for a great-looking place you’ll love living in.

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