- Introduce some color
Blank walls might not inspire you, but the benefit of a neutral canvas is that you can introduce any kind of color scheme you want with accessories and furniture.
Make a bold and vibrant statement with a vivid couch or add some colorful throw pillows, lamps, vases or pieces of art and make it truly your own space.
- Removable bathroom shelves from Sugru click here to get the tutorial
If you haven’t discovered Sugru yet, let me tell you, you’re missing out!It’s a super strong and mouldable glue, so it’s handy for fixing all kinds of things around the home.
Because it’s removable on tiled surfaces, it makes a great way to fix a small bathroom shelf like the ones shown in this tutorial.
Buy yours here.
- Folding screens from Amazon click here to see more
If you’re looking for a way to divide up space in a larger room then try a neutral folding screen like this one. It easily folds away when you no longer need it.
- DIY stainless steel appliance makeover from Julie Blanner click here to get the tutorial
Julie Blanner is an endless source of gorgeous DIY inspiration and we love this simple way to transform an old appliance using ‘stainless steel’ contact paper and a few household items.
Brushed Nickel Vinyl Peel and Stick Wallpaper
Take your time and use a credit card or special tool to get all of the bubbles out during application.
Plastic Felt Edge Squeegee for Vinyl
You’ll be rewarded with a sleek and modern update to any old or cheap-looking plastic kitchen goods!
Another stylish contact paper makeover uses this Marble design to completely transform furniture.
Marble Paper Granite Gray and White Roll
- DIY window screen from Thrift Diving click here to get the tutorial
If you’re stuck with ugly curtains or blinds, then take them down and make this pretty, removable window screen instead.
- DIY window film from Remodelaholic click here to get the tutorial
Maybe you have existing curtains or blinds that you can’t remove, or your window looks onto a less-than-spectacular view (trashcans or parking lot anyone?).
- Industrial-style light fitting from YOBO click here to buy
Light fittings are easy to change as long as you retain the old fixtures when you leave.
Living with Color Book
Sugru Moldable Glue All-Purpose Adhesive
These are especially beneficial if you’re in a single room studio and want to hide the area where your bed is.
It’s so easy even a beginner could do it and it’s easy to remove when you want to.
If so, then how about making a frosted window film using contact paper? This decor for renters tutorial even gives design templates so there’s nothing holding you back.
If you are looking for a short cut you can purchase pre-cut designs like this:
Window Film for Privacy and Light Protection
We’ve heard light fittings called the ‘ jewelry’ of a room and think that’s a pretty accurate way to describe them.
They’re worth spending a bit more on as they’re long-lasting, but when it comes to decor for renters, don’t be a slave to trends. Go for a style with some longevity instead.
We hope this post helped you to see that there are so many options for decor for renters. Heck, even if you aren’t, there’s no reason not to use these time and money-saving ideas. Big DIYs are so last year, am I right?
Use the tips in this post and you could completely change your space with a minimal budget, time, and effort.
Have any of these decors for renters projects inspired you? Let us know in the comments!
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