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5 Simple Ways To Add Personality To Your Rented Apartment

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All of us have a vision of how our perfect Toronto home would look – probably a big mansion with luxurious items and a swimming pool in the back garden! However, the vision doesn’t always match reality. Sometimes many of us find a home in a rented property until the time comes for buying your own house. But making the place as cozy as possible is much simpler than you would initially think.
By doing a few changes, you can make your rented home not only better looking but also feel like your own little corner away from the rest of the world. A place where you would feel happier than if you would’ve been in a five-star hotel.

Stick On Tape is Your Friend
If you wanted to put shelves on, but you were afraid of doing damage to the walls, a double-sided stick on tape will do the trick! Easy to put on and easy to remove!
You will be surprised how much can those things hold! There are different tapes available on the market that can hold different weights and you can use them not only for shelves but also for mirrors, pictures and other decorations that you want to add to your walls.
Just stick the item to the wall, hold it for a few seconds and done – now you can enjoy fancy decorations on your walls without having to worry about upsetting your landlord.

Add Style With Curtains
Good quality curtains can do an entire makeover to a room, and you should never underestimate their power to completely change how you feel about your home – in a positive way.
Choosing to go with curtains and drapes is the best idea if you are looking to give your home a hint of luxury. Don’t worry about blocking out the natural light a bit too much since by getting double curtain rods, you can pull both the curtains and the drapes aside when you want to enjoy the sunshine, while at the same time keeping the sense of lavishness.
How About Plywood Panels?
The walls of the rented properties are usually all white and boring, and you are not allowed to do anything about it either. An easy way of bringing colour and patterns into your home is by using plywood panels and covering them with wallpaper.
You can lean them against the wall or even stick them on with double-sided tape, and the best part is that you can change them as often as you can without having to risk losing your deposit!

Opt-in for Colourful Furniture – Or Decorate Your Existing Pieces
If you want to bring a pop of colour to your rented home, the easiest hassle-free way of doing it is by choosing colourful furniture. While this is an option if you are buying new bits and pieces, it might not be the case if you already have everything you need. But no need to get discouraged!
Since it is your furniture, why not give it a bit of personality? You can paint the cupboards in different colours or add decorations such as sophisticated, colourful stickers.
For the beds and sofas in your home, go for good quality linen, covers, and cushions. You will be surprised how big of a difference can the beddings and sheets make as opposed to sticking to your old worn out ones.

Don’t Forget the Rugs
Rugs are a relatively cheap way to make your place much more inviting. Regardless if your rented home has carpets or the floorboards are exposed, by getting yourself new rugs that will match the colours you have chosen for your furniture will instantly make your home the place where you would want to spend more time.
Decorating even a rented home is nowhere near impossible if you let your creativity go wild and let it take you to new places. Just think outside the box and work with what you have in the best way possible. The best part is – you don’t have to spend a fortune! Hopefully, these tips will get you off to a great start!

Guest Author Bio:
Zana Dodig
Zana is a window treatments consultant with over 20 years of experience.
You can visit her website at https://www.draperycurtainrods.ca/


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