15 of Our Favorite Modular Sofas You Can Shop NowStyle
These sofas are a renter's dream.
Aug 15, 2023
There’s Another Peel-and-Stick Solution to Upgrade Your WallsHome Projects
“The transformation is undeniable.”
Aug 11, 2023
The $10 DIY Project That Brings Me Joy Every Time I Come HomeLiving
It’s renter-safe, too.
Jul 13, 2023
20 Balcony Garden Ideas That Prove Anyone Can Create One—No Green Thumb RequiredHome Projects
When we picture a garden, most of us likely imagine a wildly idyllic countryside oasis or a pristine suburban backyard where space is abundant. However, you don’t need to have ample square footage to create a dreamy gardenscape — your home’s balcony will do just fine. Thanks to a little creativity and innovation, balcony gardens can hold more plant life than you may expect.
Jun 21, 2023
This (Basically Free) Bathroom Mirror Update Is So Simple yet So EffectiveHome Projects
And there are more renter-friendly updates where that came from.
Jun 2, 2023
5 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants for Apartments with Low LightLiving
Don't have plant FOMO just because your place doesn't get a lot of light.
May 9, 2023
This TikToker Used Peel-and-Stick Tiles in a Surprising Spot
It looks incredible.
May 4, 2023
This Under-$20 Drill-Free Towel Rack Is Perfect for RentersLiving
It's a super smart (and easy) bathroom upgrade.
Apr 18, 2023
This TikToker Used Glue To Frost Her Windows – Yes, ReallyHome Projects
Remember making those glue bookmarks using your pencil case? Yeah, it’s the exact same idea.
Mar 14, 2023
This TikToker Transformed Her Rental Kitchen Using Dollar Tree ItemsHome Projects
You can add your own flair with just a few bucks and some patience.
Mar 6, 2023
12 Removable Wallpaper Companies to KnowStyle
Removable wallpapers are a godsend for commitment-phobes, renters, easily bored types, and anyone that lives in fear of a Lucy and Ethel paper hangers sort of disaster.
Feb 23, 2023
This New Wallpaper Collection Is Alice in Wonderland Meets Marie AntoinetteNews
The colorful collection includes designs inspired by heart-shaped cakes, zebra print, and the Queen of Hearts.
Feb 3, 2023
This TikToker Has the Best Curtain Hack for People Who Hate Vertical BlindsNews
It only takes minutes.
Jan 12, 2023
When Rent Prices Rose, This New Yorker Found a 320-Square-Foot Steal in BrooklynTours
When muralist Maggie's rent was going to increase $1200 a month, she knew it was time to move. After looking everywhere, she found an affordable spot in Greenpoint, spending the past six months adding tons of color AND creating her own closet storage.
Jan 11, 2023
B&A: This Dramatic Kitchen Redo is the Work of Creative, Budget-Savvy Renters
"As renters sometimes we feel powerless to improve our spaces," this apartment dweller says. She and her husband (and their landlord) came up with some quick fixes for this once-dated kitchen.
Jan 9, 2023
A 615-Square-Foot Portland Rental Is Full of DIYs and Clever Rental Hacks
Gretchen's superpower is finding amazing pieces for her home on a budget. Through thrifting and DIY, she's been able to find stylish items AND make incredible additions to complete her trendy Portland one-bedroom apartment.
Jan 9, 2023
A Renter Uses Black to Hack a 'Bland' 655-Square-Foot Rental into Moody MinimalTours
When Senaida first moved into this rental apartment, it was really bland. But she used renter-friendly hacks and black paint and tape to transform her home into "moody modern minimalism."
Jan 4, 2023
15 Homes That Prove Decorating Rentals Is Worth ItTours
The changes that renters make to their rentals can be worth the happiness it brings them, even if it means painting it back to white at the end of the lease.
Jan 3, 2023
This Closet-Less Brooklyn Rental Apartment Required Creative Storage SolutionsTours
Katherine is an organizer by trade but an artist at heart, and this rental apartment is an homage to her colorful Latin roots, with a DIY stenciled colorful dining room wall, a living room mural, and more.
Nov 30, 2022
B&A: An Artist's Rental Redo Features Gorgeous IKEA Hacks and Much MoreTours
The best decorating advice artist Ben Cuevas ever received came from Amy Sedaris. "...[S]he says that she viewed her rental deposit as her design fee — which I think is just brilliant. If you’re renting, but plan to stay put for a while and want to really make your space your own, consider your deposit the fee you pay for being able to live in a space you truly love and can call your own."
Nov 8, 2022
A NYC Rental's Gorgeous Reversible Upgrades Include Peel & Stick Paper and More Tours
When Katelyn Sailor and her husband, Kyle, decided to try living in New York City a year ago, they arrived with only their clothes, a bed, kitchen items, and some basic decor. 
Nov 7, 2022
The Best Shoe Storage Solutions You Can Buy Right Now for Spaces Big and Small
If you've ever been a renter and have more than two pairs of shoes, this one's for you.
Oct 26, 2022
This Viral TikTok Stone Wall Is Actually a Renter-Friendly HackHome Projects
It looks like the real thing.
Oct 25, 2022
These DIY Custom Beaded Bathroom Cabinets Are Totally Renter Friendly, According to TikTokHome Projects
One renter on TikTok just came up with a brilliant way to temporarily upgrade her bathroom cabinets.
Oct 18, 2022
This Renter-Friendly Countertop Dishwasher Has Made My Life Infinitely EasierLiving
It's the perfect solution for small spaces.
Oct 6, 2022
Here’s What You Should Do When Your Landlord Doesn't Renew Your LeaseReal Estate
These are your options when your landlord doesn't renew your lease.
Aug 14, 2022
This Muralist Doesn't Let Renting Get in the Way of Having a Colorful HomeTours
Mural artist and content creator Champagne shares this large rental home with two roommates, a cat named Pony, and a dog named Ted. She loves mixing modern pieces with vintage elements. "I’d call it a colorful eclectic mix of happiness."
Jul 20, 2022
The $15 Renter-Friendly Find That Makes Hanging Curtains a BreezeLiving
No drilling required!
Jul 15, 2022
12 Renter-Friendly Adhesive Organizing Solutions for People Who Don’t Want to Drill
No drill? No problem.
Jul 7, 2022
This Renter's Decor Hacks Put a Personal Spin on This L.A. ApartmentTours
Rich textures like plush velvet, supple leather, and woven jacquard cotton, plus saturated jewel-tones of malachite and azurite, all helped give Ben the sensory dose of dopamine they needed to get through lockdown.
Jun 21, 2022
Is Your New Apartment Suffering from a 'Landlord Special'?Organize & Clean
Here's a definition and a solution to this common renter dilemma.
Jun 10, 2022
A Family of 5's Small NYC Home Is Full of Smart Renter-Friendly & Storage IdeasTours
Megan Zietz is a content creator and designer, and shares this small NYC rental apartment with her husband, three kids, and two cats.
Jun 9, 2022
This Nifty Doggy Door Is Rental Home-Friendly — And My Dog Loves ItLiving
It's perfect for apartment balconies.
May 21, 2022
How I Made Zero Holes Hanging a Nursery Mobile from the Ceiling of a RentalStyle
I designed the perfect custom felt baby mobile on Etsy and realized sometime between ordering it and receiving it that I also needed something to hang it from.
Apr 30, 2022
A 240-Square-Foot Fort Greene Studio Is an Impressively Cozy, Comfortable Home Tours
Rini has made this teeny studio apartment into a beautiful, functional home she's rented for 17 years.
Apr 7, 2022
4 Beginner-Level Repairs Every Renter Should Know How to Make
Starter Packs
One of the biggest appeals of renting is that you’re not usually responsible for maintenance or repairs — but help isn’t always at the ready in a pinch.
Apr 1, 2022
This Renter Ditched Boob Lights, Added Peel-and-Stick Tiles, and MoreTours
Reed Van Dyck used her time in the pandemic to turn her apartment into a sanctuary for a peaceful night in with her cat and dog. She mixes thrifted and new items to create a space that feels truly hers.
Mar 24, 2022
6 Affordable and Easy Ways to Add Lighting to a Closet Without WiringHome Projects
The renter-friendly solution to dark closets.
Mar 16, 2022
Before and After: This Small Rental Apartment's Renovation Only Cost $3kTours
Tessa started Tessa Ariane Design, which focuses on affordable design work, in "response to how out of touch the interior design industry can be with what most folks actually need. We are all impacted by our environments, and I really believe we need to prioritize providing solutions for renters, folks in small spaces, and within realistic budgets that don’t leave anyone behind," she says.
Mar 9, 2022
This Author's 1930s LA Rental Is Beautifully Bright and AiryTours
Meg Quinn, author of "THE CHEESE BOARD DECK" and the popular website, "Ain't Too Proud to Meg," rented this LA apartment for 10 years.
Mar 8, 2022
This One DIY-Friendly, Amazon Product Took My Rental to the Next LevelStyle
Be transported to Paris instantly with this trim!
Mar 1, 2022
A 490-Square-Foot Studio Is Full of Ideas and Inspo for Making a Rental Your OwnTours
Content creator and small studio renter, Imani Keal, is on a mission to get people with small spaces to paint them black.
Feb 2, 2022
A Content Creator's Brooklyn Home Features Lots of Cute Renter-Friendly IdeasTours
Content creator, blogger, style lover, YouTuber, and Instagram strategist Marikah shares this one-bedroom apartment with her husbae and their baby. The apartment has lots of clever organizing tip and renter-friendly decor ideas, including a very cute nursery nook in the bedroom.
Feb 1, 2022
A 550-Square-Foot Portland Apartment Has Smart Kitchen Cabinet Storage Tours
Emma says the first room she focused on when she moved into this rental apartment was the kitchen, where she added contact paper to the counters, and used baskets to create highly organized kitchen cabinets.
Jan 7, 2022
B&A: A Designer's Oakland Rental Gets a Soothing Refresh for the New YearTours
When interior designer and artist Sophia E. Aguiñaga realized she'd be moving out of her Oakland rental apartment, she took the opportunity to pare down and refresh the home's style. She re-homed almost everything and used minimalism, ease, and traveling light as a style guide.
Jan 4, 2022
6 of the Best Rental-Friendly Makeovers We Saw in 2021 — Starting at Just $85Home Projects
Let these creative redos inspire you to take a fresh look at your own rental.
Dec 19, 2021
B&A: A 300-Square-Foot Studio Has Tons of Smart Storage & Renter-Friendly IdeasTours
The only thing that came in Julie Gordon's rental studio apartment was a small stove, fridge, and three cabinets. But after some major TLC, a few great peel and stick finds, and lots of patience, she's turned this shoebox-sized into a cozy, beautiful, and organized home.
Dec 15, 2021
This Small Boston Apartment Has Renter-Friendly Kitchen Decorating Ideas
Kristina's apartment is packed with rental-friendly ideas and secondhand finds — almost nothing in her home was bought brand new.
Dec 10, 2021
11 White-Walled Rooms That Still Pack a Colorful PunchTours
From vibrant textiles to bold graphic art, these rooms show that white walls are the perfect canvas for color.
Nov 27, 2021
This 350-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio DIYed on a Budget Feels So Much Bigger Tours
Thanks to collaborating and facetiming with her bestfriend everyday, Christine was able to DIY furniture, create an enviable bed loft/home office setup, give an ugly kitchen a renter-friendly facelift, and create a stunning home that feels much bigger and more expensive than it actually is.
Nov 23, 2021
This Harlem Apartment Wows With Style AND Renter-Friendly Small Space SolutionsTours
Celia runs a YouTube channel and founded the decor shop Sticki Icki, and shares this 760-square-foot apartment with her partner, Sean, and their baby son, Cassius.
Oct 19, 2021
A Small NYC Apartment's Dated Kitchen and Bathroom Got Renter-Friendly RefreshesTours
Nicole, also known as "The Cuban Carrie" on Instagram, transformed her entire 600-square-foot rental apartment, including turning a tiny loft into a very chic dressing room, home office, and yoga area.
Oct 6, 2021
A 400-Square-Foot NYC Apartment Has Renter-Friendly Tile and Countertop Ideas Tours
Sarah Norman has transformed her small NYC rental apartment, including turning the living room as a home office, instead.
Oct 5, 2021
B&A: A $250 Project Adds Character and Elegance to a Plain Dining Room
This renter wanted to add some detail to her dining area, but there wasn't enough space for a buffet or other table, and, as a renter, she couldn't find any removable wallpaper she loved.
Oct 4, 2021
10 of the Best Renter-Friendly Home Transformations We've Ever SeenHome Projects
These redos are proof that you don't have to own to make your place feel like home.
Oct 4, 2021
This Haunting Oakland Rental House's Decor Will Get You Ready for Spooky Season
Halloween House Tour
Vincent's Halloween-ready house is like an "Edwardian-era vampire meets a 1960s ghost hunter meets a modern day maximalist."
Oct 1, 2021
A UK Renter Added Tons of Bold Color and Print to Her 500-Square-Foot Space
A few words to describe this one-bedroom apartment? Maximalist, Eclectic, Graphic, and Neon. And the best part is that all of the added details are renter-friendly. (You've probably never seen such creative uses for washi tape or such colorful cabinet upcycles!)
Sep 28, 2021