A common struggle among homeowners and renters alike is creating a space that represents you. One that makes you happy, that makes you feel at home. Often time’s renters have the added struggle of limitations of things that are permanent fixtures. Apartment living usually includes things like lackluster painted walls, ugly carpet, or limited natural light. But look at these limitations as challenges and look for unique apartment decorating ideas that work for any rental space.
Just because your home is pint-sized that doesn’t mean you have to live with pint-sized decor. Steal ideas from the list below for a spectacular change.
COOL WALL MURAL
From a spate of stunning recent house tours, it’s clear murals are a wall trend that deserves attention. How cool is this apartment, featuring an interior filled with graffiti style art? It makes for a bold, colorful and lively space.
Tapestries can be hung practically anywhere. Match the tapestry to your room’s theme and color scheme and it will help round out the ambiance.
ADD A MIRROR
You’ll need a mirror anyway, right? It can be found relatively inexpensively and also help reflect and create light throughout your apartment.
FLASHY NEON SIGN
Ready to light up your digs with a neon sign revival? Neon sign have found a new place to shine. Yes, at your apartment.
Gallery walls have been going strong for a while now in home design. That’s probably because they’re the perfect solution for filling up blank. This is a trend that seems to be able to stand the test of time.
A little green can go a long way. Dress up your walls with some of your favorite houseplants, whether by hanging a pot from a ceiling hook or placing a plant stand in front of your bare walls.
STICK ON A DECAL
Wall decal stickers are widely available online and offer something for everyone. Think about size and placement. Decals come in sticker or wall-cling materials, both which are a breeze to remove when the time comes.
INCORPORATE AN ACCENT WALL
In addition to adding to the walls, think about decorating the walls themselves. Try using a bright and bold paint color to create an accent wall. These decorative accents can have an even bigger impact in a small space.
Want the trendy bottles display, without the mess of drilling a dozen holes in the wall? Consider using floating shelves instead.
ADD A STATEMENT PIECE
A large piece of art doesn’t have to weigh you, or your walls, down. Hanging a poster or large photo has to do entirely with what it’s framed in.
The fact that it’s usually a temporary living situation, spending a bunch of money at a place that isn’t your own doesn’t feel like the best idea either. What can you do to transform a space when you move in that doesn’t require major transformation once you move out? You can take one of these inspirations and keep your security deposit.
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