One of the biggest frustrations for renters include the rules set by landlords regarding decoration. Very few let you paint with color. Carpets might be old, Nordic Rooms… Scandinavian Designer Brands – Homewares & Gifts and draperies unfashionable. Making a white walled house or apartment home-sweet-home can be a minor challenge. But, knowing several tricks which help you go cheap on renter’s regulations, can make all the difference.
Landlords are often not decorators. They don’t know any better than sickness some mini blinds or making the big mistake of attaching a rod directly on your window trim. Though most mini blinds need to stay there, it is simple to move the location of one’s curtain rods. Try moving the rods about a foot above the window and temporarily replacing the drapes before you move out. You’d be amazed at just how much a room can change when drapes are raised high and hang up long. It creates the appearance of higher ceilings, thus creating illusion of an bigger space. Plus, adding some colorful fabrics can fill the blank canvas of your white wall.
There can be a whole world of colors and textures in drapery fabrics found. Add a little shimmer with some silk. Insert another rod and place some soft sheers. Go crazy with bold and exquisite colors. You’d be surprised how how fast a place can transform usually when you use this hanging tip, and add your individual little color and inspiration.
Another idea for decorating your rental is always to spice up with a few personalised accessories. Find a nice pot plant, a throw rug, or perhaps a shower curtain to add some (temporary) personalisation to your space!