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Renter-Friendly DIY!: Make a Hanging Herb Garden

By Holly Wade

...hours of light per day.  Share this project on Pinterest! Keep an eye on your tension rod, but as long as your indoor herb garden planter is less than 10 pounds, it should hold up! Who says renters can't have nice things?! Want a primer on how to care for your indoor herb garden? Click here to read Herb Gardens 101!

Tagged: Curbly Original, How To, Herb Garden, Renter Friendly, Diy, Aparment, Herb, Gardening, Plants, Houseplants

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Renter-Friendly Backsplash Ideas that Look like a Million Bucks

By Marlene Sauer

...al kitchen get any dreamier??   Peel-and-Stick Tile Sources: Look out: there are two types of products on the market both called "peel-and-stick tile." For the removable kind that's good for renters, you want 3D sheets that look like tiles; NOT individual tiles that require additional glue. Check out these links for some options!    White hex tile - Etsy Blue sea glass tile - Home Dep...

Tagged: Eye Candy, Inspiration, Apartment, Rental, Leased Space, Temporary, Backsplash, Kitchen Makeover, Curbly Original, Tile

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Apartment Hunting Tips: How to Find a Rental You'll Actually Love

By M.E. Gray

Source If you're currently apartment hunting, you're not alone. Over 36% of Americans rent their homes, and in these summer months, that means a good portion of renters are closing out old leases and moving to new places. Whether you're a new renter, or you've signed a few leases in your day, the whole process of apartment hunting can be overwhelming. There are so m...

Tagged: Apartment, Apartments, Rental, Rental Property, Tips, Hunting, Moving, Advice, Curbly Original, How To

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10 Ways to Love Your Rental Bathroom

By M.E. Gray

...tub, I'd scrub and scrub with abrasive cleaners and cleaning pads, but the cleaning always went at a snails pace. A "magic eraser" is by far the easiest way to remove all the soap scum leftover from renters past. You'll thank me after you discover what color your tub actually is.  4. Become BFFs with peel n' sticks Source: eBay As a renter, contact paper is your friend everywhere in your ho...

Tagged: Curbly Original, Storage Solutions, Organization, Small Bathroom, Tiny Living, Inspiration, Shower Curtains, Cleaning, Bathroom Decor, Apartments, Dorm, Rental

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How to Install a Fake Backsplash in Your Kitchen

By M.E. Gray

Hello to my fellow renters! Here's the situation: I've been fighting with my kitchen ever since I moved into my apartment. It's completely functional, but it's not ideal for the following reasons: it's way too small, the cabin...

Tagged: Curbly Original, How To, Kitchen, Tile, Backsplash, Home Decor, Apartment, Rental, Rental Property, Apartmentlife, Wallpaper, Vinyl, Vinyl Wall Decals, Temporary, Vinyl Decals

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Renter-Friendly DIY: How to Customize Your Own Removable Wallpaper

By Holly Wade

...ideal situation, but I’ve learned to make the best of the space that I have and still make the customizations that I want. One of the best ways to customize a space is with a fun accent wall, and for renters who cannot paint or apply wallpaper, removable wallpaper is king! I wanted to create a completely customized accent wall without painting it, so instead, I created customized removable wallpaper usin...

Tagged: Curbly Original, How To, Decorating, Apartment, Rental, Renter, Diy, Wallpaper, Paint, Contact Paper

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