Are you a renter looking to spruce up your living space but hesitant to make any permanent changes? Whether you’re looking to add a personal touch to your rental without risking your deposit or simply looking for some budget-friendly ideas, we’ve got you covered with the top 5 home decor hacks for renters.
1. Use Stick and Peel Wallpaper
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to update your rental property without risking your deposit, try peel and stick wallpaper. This self-adhesive vinyl is easy to apply and remove, making it perfect for renters who want to add a pop of color or pattern to their walls without making any permanent changes. 
2. Add Wall Hangings
If you’re not allowed to change the wall color, make it more personal by adding wall hangings. Hang pictures, mirrors, or if you want something with more impact, frame fabric or wallpaper. 
3. Decorate with Washi Tape Wall Decals
Washi tape is great for creating designs on walls and taping up posters or photographs. When you’re ready for a change, it peels off without leaving any residue. Try this simple Scandinavian design made with black washi tape—it’s great for a children’s rooms. 
4. Add Art in Unlikely Places
Some budget-friendly art in the bathroom or any other less likely place (think: kitchen, nooks and crannies of entryways, and hallways) can bring a home’s design together. This vintage portrait gallery wall proves that bathrooms don’t have to be purely functional, even if you’re renting. 
5. Use Cornstarch and Water for Window Treatments
For extra privacy that still lets in the light, paste lace, fabric, or paper over your windows using cornstarch and water. 
As a renter, you may feel limited in your ability to personalize your living space. However, with these top 5 home decor hacks, you can add your own touch without risking your deposit or breaking the bank. From stick and peel wallpaper to wall hangings and washi tape wall decals, these simple and budget-friendly ideas will transform your rental into a personalized oasis.