It can be intimidating to decorate a blank space with all white walls and no character. Especially when there are restrictions like no painting and no nail holes. But don't panic - we have ten ways to dress up your rental apartment to make it feel like home sweet home.
1. Many landlords will allow you to paint the walls as long as you agree to paint them white again when you move out. Try painting one bold accent wall instead of the entire room to minimize move-out stress. [Photo: freep.com]
2. Invest in rugs. This layered look gives the living room a purposeful, lived-in feel. Check out more tips here. [Photo: Natalie Franke]
9. Layer, layer, layer recommends Sarah of 702 Park Project. Put tons of throw pillows on your sofa, drape blankets over the arms of chairs, and put one rug on top of another. This is an easy way to make your space look like it was designed by a professional. [Photo: 702 Park Project]
10. Hang a gallery wall with photos and artwork that you love. The crafty ladies at Pretty Providence teach us how to make a gallery wall without nailshere. [Photo: Pretty Providence]