Awesome Ways to Decorate Rented Flat

Awesome Ways to Decorate Rented Flat

If you are a young family, rebellious teen who decided to live independently or just a person who decided to temporary live in a foreign city you will need to rent a flat. If you would want to make it look like home, the master will not be happy… Here are useful tips on how to make a rented place nice and cozy without getting in trouble.

1. Rentals often have boring, white walls. Add some color with bold, colored furniture.

Rentals often have boring, white walls. Add some color with bold, colored furniture.

Whether you paint the furniture you already have or buy new pieces is up to you.

2. When renting a space, Command hooks are your best friend.

When renting a space, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Command-Medium-Hooks-White-6-Hook/dp/B000FSORW4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1432925158&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=command+hooks/vira0d-20" target="_blank">Command hooks</a> are your best friend.

They hold up heavy things like picture frames without leaving holes in the wall.

3. Change the hardware out from your kitchen cabinets. Just keep the originals to replace when you move out.

Change the hardware out from your kitchen cabinets. Just keep the originals to replace when you move out.

You can buy these cute, vintagey ones here.

4. Color-code your books in a sleek storage unit, and it becomes part of the scenery.

Color-code your books in a sleek storage unit, and it becomes part of the scenery.

5. Area rugs can cover up gross floors and add flair.

Area rugs can cover up gross floors and add flair.

This rug is actually a genius Ikea hack.

6. This elegant wall decoration is made from thumb tacks and ribbon. When you move out, just pull it down.

This elegant wall decoration is made from thumb tacks and ribbon. When you move out, just pull it down.

7. There is a magical decorating tool for renters, and it’s called removable wallpaper.

There is a magical decorating tool for renters, and it's called removable wallpaper.

Read more about it here.

8. If your rented apartment or home has a non-working fireplace, you can fill it up with this faux log treatment.

If your rented apartment or home has a non-working fireplace, you can fill it up with this faux log treatment.

Get the DIY tutorial here.

9. While you could certainly do this in an owned home too, this DIY oversize wall art helps cover up boring walls. Amazingly, it’s made out of a shower curtain.

While you could certainly do this in an owned home too, this DIY oversize wall art helps cover up boring walls. Amazingly, it's made out of a shower curtain.

Read how to make this here.

10. These transparent films add personality and privacy to your windows.

<a href="http://www.emmajeffswindowfilm.com/collections/frontpage/products/orba-window-film" target="_blank">These transparent films</a> add personality and privacy to your windows.

11. Use wall decals like these gold polka dots to create a unique design.

Use wall decals like these gold polka dots to create a unique design.

12. Don’t like the selection of wall decals? Make your own with washi tape.

Don't like the selection of wall decals? Make your own with washi tape.

Read how this wall was made here.

13. If you don’t have any yard space for an herb garden, make this hanging indoor alternative.

If you don't have any yard space for an herb garden, make this <a href="http://camillestyles.com/uncategorized/transformed-mason-jar-herb-garden/" target="_blank">hanging indoor alternative</a>.

14. If you have ugly kitchen floors but can’t replace them completely, use double-sided floor tape to “install” new ones.

If you have ugly kitchen floors but can't replace them completely, use <a href="http://manhattan-nest.com/2013/04/17/the-kitchen-has-a-new-floor/" target="_blank">double-sided floor tape</a> to "install" new ones.

Read more about it here.

15. Turn a piece of fabric into easily removable wallpaper with cornstarch and water.

Turn a piece of fabric into easily removable wallpaper with cornstarch and water.

You can read the tutorial here.

16. These backsplash tiles from Home Depot are easily applied, and come off with heat from a hair dryer.

These backsplash <a href="http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded-11-27-in-x-9-64-in-Adhesive-Decorative-Wall-Tile-Backsplash-Hexagon-in-White-SM1038-1/203886140" target="_blank">tiles from Home Depot</a> are easily applied, and come off with heat from a hair dryer.

Plus, they’re only $7. So cheap!

17. A gallery wall is a quirky way to decorate without paint.

A gallery wall is a quirky way to decorate without paint.

Source: JustDiy

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