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How to Decorate the Walls in Your Rented Space



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Today, I want to discuss the multiple ways you can decorate walls in a rented space.

Live in a rental and not sure how to decorate your walls? Believe it or not, there are countless of options and ideas besides art to fill-up your bland walls! #rentalhomedecorating #rentaldecorating #rentalapartmentdecorating #livingroomdecor #livingroomideas #walldecor

 I can’t even count the number of times I’ve walked into a rented home where multiple walls were left bare and empty. This is a huge no-no when it comes to decorating any home! Many people immediately navigate towards artwork or photography, but there are so many other great options to fill up your wall space as well. Below are some ideas and tips on how to spruce up your walls without driving your landlord too crazy.

Removable Wallpaper

This is one of my favorite ways to fill up wall space. Nowadays, there are so many fabulous options for removable wallpaper. Not only is it relatively easy to apply (compared to real wallpaper!) but it’s also extremely easy to remove upon moving out. You can also apply real wallpaper by using liquid starch.


Not only are mirrors a chic addition to any interior, but they will also make your space feel larger and grander. My go-to rule is to include at least one mirror in every space I decorate. For example, I keep a leaning mirror in my bedroom and a large antique mirror on a wall in my living room.

Wall Decals

As mentioned in my last blog post, I have recently become obsessed with wall decals. They are cheaper and easier to apply than removable wallpaper which makes them a great alternative if you’ve been thinking about getting wallpaper but aren’t 100% dedicated to the idea.


Many people easily forget how decor can be used to decorate wall space. Installing long wall shelves gives you the opportunity to be flexible with how you want your space decorated. You can layer decor, photography, and artwork on shelves and switch items out as you get bored of certain objects.

Layer your art

Create dimension on your walls by using different sized nails to layer art on top of each other. It’s that easy!



How do you decorate your wall space? Let me know down below!

XO, Chelsey

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