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    25 Things To Help You Transform A Rental Apartment

    Spruce up the place and still get your security deposit back. (Updated February 16, 2018.)

    1. If the built-in blinds are bumming you out, cover them up with your own curtains.

    2. If you hate the white walls, cover them up with removable wallpaper.

    3. If you want some more life in your apartment, add some animal-themed planters.

    4. If you want so much life in your apartment that it looks like the jungle, start installing some hanging planters.

    5. If you have a lot of roommates and only one bathroom, keep your beauty tools organized and out of sight with this organizer.

    6. If you're trying to entice your friends over to your new place, buy a bar cart for fancy entertaining.

    7. If you want to cover up the decidedly ugly floors, add an area rug.

    8. If you want the kitchen to feel more like your own, apply some stick-and-peel backsplash tiles.

    9. If you want to make your room look like it deserves its own Apartment Therapy feature, add a statement chair.

    10. If your place comes with cabinets or drawers, you can change out the knobs for something more fun.

    11. If the fridge is bumming you out, add some fun magnets.

    12. If gallery walls seem like too much work, consider the humble tapestry for instant wall decor.

    13. If you're feeling whimsical, try adding a garland.

    14. If the countertops aren't the granite you've been dreaming of, fake it with vinyl coverings.

    15. If the overheard lights aren't cutting it, consider a standing lamp or two.

    16. If you have a lot of mugs and nowhere to put them, turn them into functional kitchen decor.

    17. If you want some dynamic and unexpected wall art, consider these copper prisms.

    18. If the apartment still feels too bare, add some removable vinyl decals to the walls.

    19. If you want to leave your roommates notes, spray on a chalkboard.

    20. If you're lucky enough to have a flight of stairs, add some personality with removable decals.

    21. If you want your space to look bigger, use the oldest trick in the book and get some mirrors.

    22. If you have more kitchen items than space, use these helpful organizers to keep everything stacked and tidy.

    23. If you want to make your kitchen look way fancier, add some peel-and-stick tile.

    24. If your showers aren't cutting it, replace the shower head.

    25. And if you need some storage space in the bathroom, place some shelving right above the toilet.

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