8 Affordable Decorating Tips to Turn Your Rental Into a Home

Settling into a new apartment can be an emotional rollercoaster. Decorating your own space is exciting, but the moving part is anxiety-inducing. Well, ditch the fear because it's finally time to put all those hours scrolling Pinterest for dreamy rental décor inspiration and this seasons must-haves to good use. Of course, when you’re working with a leased space it can feel like there’s a lot more you can’t do—remove the bathroom tiles, upgrade the kitchen cabinets, lay fresh carpet—than what you can. We also know that working within a budget can be challenging, but don't stress, we've got you covered.

We asked interior designers for their apartment decorating tips so that your space looks less like a rental and more like your ultimate sanctuary.
So before that where do I start? moment kicks in, read on to find a few nuggets of wisdom from industry experts as they get down to the nitty-gritty on how to tackle this project head-on. Think of it as your affirmative guide to apartment decorating. Repeat after me, I will turn this apartment into a home.