Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Easy DIY Home Decorating Projects for Your Apartment

Juliette Moore

 · Apr 23, 2019

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Decorating feels like a chore for some people. After all, you may find the furnishings available in most stores to be a bit pricey, not suited to your personal taste, or even unable to fit the needs of your space. But you don’t have to resign yourself to the average home decor department. If you […]

Almost every home comes with a set of design challenges. Sparse kitchen cabinets, tiny windows, creaky steps — unless you design it yourself, creativity is key to making it all work. While low ceilings are typically only a problem in basement or attic rooms, high ceilings are more prominent in converted warehouse/industrial spaces and houses […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Nov 1, 2018

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Lots of homeowners and apartment dwellers alike are familiar with the simple process where do-it-yourselfers decorate wall areas by hanging a painting or other art piece. But for many, getting their art collection onto the wall is not enough to bring the desired level of color and creativity to a blank wall space. Here are […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 24, 2010

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The most important aspect of choosing artwork is finding pieces that express your personality while enhancing the look of a room. Artwork is an accessory that should add interest and sophistication, without creating unnecessary clutter and distraction. Be mindful of your color schemes and decorating themes when selecting a good art piece for a room […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 2, 2010

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The most important aspect of choosing artwork is finding pieces that express your personality while enhancing the look of a room. Artwork is an accessory that should add interest and sophistication, without creating unnecessary clutter and distraction. Be mindful of your color schemes and decorating themes when selecting a good art piece for a room […]

Staff Writer

 · Feb 1, 2010

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Over time, the same decorating scheme in your apartment can get old. One way to shake things up a little is by occasionally replacing your wall artwork. New paintings, posters, tapestries and the like can make a big difference in the feel of a room, and should be changed on a regular basis. Buying New […]

Jordan Gaither

 · Jan 4, 2010

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This living room decoration guide will give you the basics necessary to turn your sparse living quarters into a unique, self-styled pad that you can take pride in. There are three main points to cover in the arena of modern living room decoration: The Furniture, The Art, and The Effect. Placement and Color of Furniture […]

Jordan Gaither

 · Aug 29, 2009

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So, you found that perfect apartment and now you have to make it your own. One of the simplest ways to personalize a space is by decorating the walls. There are many inexpensive materials available for decorating walls. Most of the time, newly rented apartments come with freshly painted walls. If that is not the case for you, then […]

Staff Writer

 · Aug 21, 2009

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After you’ve moved, arranged your furniture and carpets, and settled into your new place, the blank walls can be disconcerting. If your landlord failed to paint before you moved in, you might be tempted to cover your walls with art decorations as quickly as possible and be done with it. But if you really want your apartment to feel like home, you’ll want to put real thought and effort into finding the right wall decorations. Fortunately, creating a unique home decor can be fun and rewarding. There are a number of places you can look to find art for your apartment. Here are some ideas to get you started.

aptsherpa

 · Jul 18, 2007

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