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Reinvent Your Rental: DIY Ideas to Revive Rental Bathrooms

published Apr 19, 2017
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If you want to add personality to your rental bathroom—without drilling into the walls or painting over tile—the easiest solution is to craft projects that reflect your individual style. When these eye-catching DIYs also happen to double as storage or help organize an ever-growing collection of beauty products, you’ll want to bring them along with you every time you move.

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iHeartOrganizing shows how this DIY ladder can be used in any room in the house, but we think it’s the ideal perch for towels and magazines in the bathroom.

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If you’re not sure what’s so special about a cedar plank bathmat, you can read my treatise on the topic here and then DIY your own following The Merrythought‘s tutorial.

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A new shower curtain is the easiest way to freshen up a rental bathroom, and this Anthropologie-inspired macrame one by A Beautiful Mess lends just the right amount of bohemian flair.

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If you think you can’t give your rental bathroom luxurious spa vibes, this wooden bathtub caddy from TFD Style is here to prove you wrong.

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Sometimes it’s the little things that can turn a rental bathroom into a room you love—and this chic labeled shampoo and conditioner bottle set is one of those small-but-mighty upgrades. Visit Musings on Momentum for the simple instructions.

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What was once a boring white-and-beige checkerboard floor is now a modern geometric design thanks to vinyl stick-on tiles. Visit Cuckoo4Design to watch the transformation.

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And because no one every complained about having too much storage in their rental bathroom, we’re bookmarking Sugar & Cloth‘s stylish marble-topped tray.

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You may want to pass on painting the medicine cabinet in your rental if you’re determined to get your security deposit back, but peel-and-stick wallpaper in fun patterns lets you add a temporary touch of personality. Visit the post on Design Improvised to see a couple different pattern options in action.

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If your bathroom could use some extra bins for corralling beauty products, you can’t go wrong with this minimalist, metallic design by The Lovely Drawer.