Decorate Your Apartment without Disappointing Your Landlord

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The only thing cooler than an apartment of your own is making it your own. The hardest part of renting is getting creative without getting destructive. There is nothing cheap about a security deposit, and you want to do everything in your power to get it back when you move out. Take heed of decorating ideas that have been landlord-approved for your apartment.

Backsplash in the Bathroom

While there is nothing you can do about getting tile in your kitchen, you can use vinyl stickers to replicate a backsplash in your bathroom. If you take good care of them, the vinyl stickers will last for years. When it is time to move out, the stickers can be easily scraped away.

Lights on a String

Hang meandering string lights throughout your space to cheer up your apartment! If you are seeking to add a soft glow or make a space more inviting, string lights are exactly what you are looking for. With all sorts of colors and styles of light to choose from, you are guaranteed to find the right string lights for your apartment’s theme.

Proper Lighting and Lots of it

Quality lighting will change the entire mood of an apartment. Any dark corner can be made light with a gentle lamp or draw attention to your favorite decoration with a spotlight. Maybe you just want a calming salt lamp to fade into after a long, trying day. Whatever you are trying to get out of apartment’s decorations, the correct lighting is one of the most notable changes you can make to decorate your space.

Make Your Cabinets Pop

Similar to your bathroom backsplash, terrazzo decals, or vinyl stickers, can be used to bring out the best in your cabinets. With plenty of sizes, designs, and patterns, you are sure to find decals that will match the theme in your apartment.

Doors Off and Shelves Open

Kitchen cabinets with doors are out of style! Get your kitchen with the times and take the doors off your cabinets. All you need is a screwdriver and a little bit of time, next thing you know, your kitchen just got a makeover. Space in an apartment is a hot commodity, by taking the doors off your kitchen cabinets, the whole space will appear bigger. Find a closet to keep the doors safe until you move out. If you want to bring a pop of color into the mix, use some wallpaper, or even wrapping paper, to decorate the walls behind the cabinets.

Pin it up on the Board

When you have a physical place to put your thoughts, it is way easier to keep yourself organized. Throw your to-do’s, grocery lists, and important notes up on the pinboard. Pinboards do not have to only be practical, though. If you are feeling crafty, paint your pinboard the same color as your walls, BOOM, decoration baby.

Your Couch is Old and Nasty, Modernize it with a Cover

If you want to keep your couch and chairs in mint condition, invest in covers. Furniture covers allow you to mix up your design theme often, keeping your apartment feeling fresh and rejuvenated. If you snagged your furniture from a thrift or antique store, furniture covers will make your economic finds exquisite. The best part about furniture covers? You make a mess on the sofa, no worries, take the cover off and wash it.

Washi Tape

Washi tape can be used to create a pattern or pop of color where it otherwise would not exist. Easy to use, easy to remove. Washi tape does not damage walls, so your landlord cannot do anything but approve of it.

Switch Out the Shower Curtain

Bathrooms take the cake for being the blandest space in an apartment, but you can be the one that changes the game. First time tenants tend to assume or forget that the landlord does not supply a shower curtain, you do. Use this as an opportunity to express yourself! This is a damage-free way to bring a tremendous amount of personality to your space. All you have to do is go online or go to the store and pick the one you like!

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