Renting has a lot of benefits, but one of the more frustrating parts is how limited your options for customization seem to be. Some landlords won’t even allow you to change the paint on the walls, which is becoming increasingly common. If you want to add color when you rent or contrast to a space, this can seem very restricting and make it hard to imagine how you can put your own stamp on the place so that it feels like a home and not a rental.
The good news is that there are plenty of ways to bring large doses of color into a space without even touching the walls. They’re all quick and easy to implement, not to mention very affordable if you shop smart or DIY. I find that having limitations in what you can do actually forces you to be more creative and this is definitely one those instances where that rings true.
Rental living has a lot of perks, but one aspect that can seem like a downside is the restriction on personalization. One of the best parts of having your own space is getting to make it your own, but often when renting an apartment or house you are limited to what you can change in it. Fortunately, the limitations set by your landlord don’t have to limit you from having a stylish space that reflects you.
Renting may make customization a little more challenging, but some of the most creative things ever made were done so under tight restrictions. In fact, sometimes the results can be even better when you don’t have endless options to get overwhelmed by.
There are lots of ways you can decorate an apartment or other leased space without having to paint the walls or tear out those funky colored tiles in the bathroom. With a few apartment decorating tips and tricks, you can put your stamp on it and make it a space that is a reflection of your personality. And you don’t even have to spend a lot of money to do it.