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31 Home Decor Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

You're allowed to take shortcuts in life, especially if they make your house pretty.

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1. If you need an easy way to hang a curtain rod, use Command hooks.

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So smart if you live in a rental or are just plain too lazy to drill a goddamn hole in the wall. Get these nice chrome ones from Amazon.

4. If you have an exposed closet or clothing rack, use colored tape to prettify your hangers.

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Imagine a brightly colored sundress hanging off that striped one and you will be reminded that this is totally worth the effort.

22. A slim floating bookcase is a nice, clean way to add storage to dead space.

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In other words, make your dead space COME ALIVE. Get the directions here on how to turn an Ikea bookshelf into a floating one.

25. Paint your unsightly vinyl or laminate floors.

Vinyl or laminate flooring can make any kitchen or bathroom look dirty and cheap. You'll be surprised at how well a floor paint job will actually hold up. Get the directions here.

26. For a space-saving lamp, hang a lightbulb on a cord off of a wall-mounted shelf bracket.

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This will look great in a minimalist space. Paint the cord, or cover it in washi tape or embroidery floss, if it's unsightly.

Get the bracket from Ikea.

31. This handy website lets you see how your room will look with different paint colors.

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So relieved we live in an age where this exists. What the hell took technology so long? Check it out here.