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    31 Things To Help Make Any Cookie Cutter Rental Feel Like Home

    You are fun and colorful and full of life. Your home should reflect that.

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    1. A pair of metal planters so good at ~hanging~ out, you won't be surprised to find your houseguests admiring them instead of your new haircut. Sorry.

    Two hanging planters with circle metal frames

    2. A fun and quippy neon sign to playfully illuminate your home. You could just get one OR — since they easily connect to one another— you could get a bunch and spell out your favorite words and affirmations!

    the seletti number sign neon lamp on a wall

    3. An industrial rolling bar cabinet with mesh double doors that'll add a nice ~kick~ to your entryway, living room, dining room, or kitchen. Really, what room couldn't use a little more spirit(s)?!

    reviewer image of the Walker Edison Malcomb Urban Industrial Metal Mesh Double Door Rolling Bar Cabinet with several bottles of alochol in the cabinet space and a bottle of gin on its top surface

    4. A set of thick velvet slip covers to help bring your vintage '80s-style couch into the 21st century. This set includes nonslip straps so you won't have to worry about constantly adjusting your new seats.

    5. A set of plush velvet curtains – they're a must-have for anyone looking to add some drama to their space. The perfect pop of color and texture!

    6. A faux-marble surface cover because your laminate countertops have been begging for a glow up. All you have to do is peel and stick for a glossy, easy-to-clean surface that'll elevate the look of your space.

    7. A giant clothespin towel holder for a surefire way to make a statement in your bathroom that doesn't leave guests with a ~foul~ impression.

    two jumbo clothespin towel holders mounted to a wall, each holding a beige towel

    8. A white herringbone vinyl mat that will breathe new life into your home (and cover any pre-existing scratches in your hardwood floor that your landlord won't pay to fix). These high-quality and durable mats are the perfect blend of polished and practical.

    a large white herringbone vinyl mat in a naturally lit, white dining space

    9. A funky freestanding bookcase with industrial details that'll help you create visuals full of fun angles and lines.

    reviewer image of the homfa wooden 5-tier bookshelf with plants and a lamp on its tiers

    10. A set of peel-and-stick tiles to make renovating your bland kitchen a whole lot easier (and cheaper)! These eco-friendly tiles are easy to install, clean, and maintain. HGTV is shaking!

    11. Or a peel-and-stick subway tile backsplash for a more classic, Joanna Gaines-approved aesthetic.

    12. A foldable 3D storage ottoman made to resemble a chopped tree trunk. Out with the clutter and in with the cuteness.

    reviewer image of two sorbus 3D tree stump storage ottomans each in front of a brown armchair in a living room

    13. A set of floating shelves offers storage space without taking up square footage. These rustic shelves will also warm up your landlord-white walls.

    14. A fluffy shag rug with carved and colorful geometric shapes that'll upgrade your basic flooring tenfold.

    the cloudcraft carved tribal shag area rug in a living room

    15. A bath mat and shower curtain combo whose playful colors and message will make your bathroom feel the exact opposite of basic.

    16. An industrial hanging cage pendant or globe pendant for a room brightener with enough charm to make your home feel like its got a character of its own.

    17. An elegant moon cycle garland that'll look ~heavenly~ above your bed, couch, or hanging from your mantlepiece.

    18. A lustrous handmade ceramic dinnerware set if your kitchen cabinets are open or have glass doors and you need something out of this world to put on display.

    the complete black dinner set with blue and hold metallic luster on a table set with gold utensils

    19. A pack of copper and brass or satin nickel switch plate covers featuring classic colors and designs so you know that they'll definitely age well (or, I guess, not at all).

    20. An inspiring print that reimagines the famous "Girl With A Pearl Earring" as a Black woman with a bamboo hoop earring. Everyone will ask where you got this joyous piece.

    the girl with a pearl earring print

    21. A pack of peel-and-stick staircase stickers that will ~step~ your decor game up a notch. What a unique way to personalize your (rental) home!

    22. A tin of toxin-free wood polish made with beeswax, olive oil, and essential oils to give your new furniture and old floors a natural shine!

    a tin of natural wood polish from pardo naturals

    23. A comfy faux leather accent chair that provides 360-degree swivel action so you can use it as a desk chair or to watch TV on one side of the room, and you'll still be able turn to another so you can join in on a fun convo.

    reviewer image of two orange volan Swivel Accent Chairs opposite each other with a small silver table in between

    24. A decorative turquoise mirror with metal lace detailing will help ~reflect~ your exquisite taste!

    reviewer image of the turquoise stonebriar decorative round metal lace mirror mounted on a wall

    25. A Persian-inspired medallion runner full of fun and bright colors that will help you create an elevated hallway or entryway. Because every last inch of your home should feel unique to you!

    the multicolored chroma mosaic medallion runner on hardwood floors

    26. A simple wire basket side table because a minimalist storage option that also manages to be chic and complementary to any kind of aesthetic? Yeah, that's a no-brainer. It's open-ended design allows for storing from either side.

    reviewer image of the black mDesign Modern desk in a white minimalist bedroom with a black geometric lamp on its surface

    27. A blossoming rose lamp to help turn any room into the whimsical garden you read about in a children's book and have wanted to recreate in your home ever since.

    reviewer image of the rose tree lamp turned on atop a round white table

    28. A mid-century Sputnik chandelier that'll orbit above you, shining a light on your impeccable style. All arms come pre-threaded and pre-wired, so you won't need to have an electrician at the ready.

    close up reviewer image of the brass 12 light sputnik chandelier hanging in a kitchen

    29. A pack of assorted hand-painted ceramic knobs to sprinkle your dressers and desk drawers with a touch of eclectic sophistication.

    30. A velvet memory foam futon tufted to perfection. No one will think this swanky and cushy sofa turns down into a crash pad.

    31. A lightweight tapestry full of bright and pastel colors to mimic the magical quality of nature. Go ahead and take a deep breath of that fresh, mountain air.

    The vividly colored tapestry, featuring trees, mountains, birds, and more, hanging above a bed

    You now that you've done a little redecorating:

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