The "Rental Apartment Balcony to Tropical Retreat" Makeover

The "Rental Apartment Balcony to Tropical Retreat" Makeover

Janel Laban
Apr 2, 2015

Project by: Ananda
Location: San Diego

Ananda writes: "Yes we are renters, and yes, we sneakily “remodeled” a tropical island style retreat, all with pallets! You see, we do love where we rent, except for the architectural style! So to have our dream style tropical outdoor room, it looked like we would have to wait until we bought a house, had the right budget, had enough time…. right?!? NO, we did it!"

Ananda's Renters Rules:

Rule #1: No drilling into / attaching to existing walls

Rule #2: No painting existing surfaces including floor, walls and ceiling

Rule #3: We want to prove that everyone can have a gorgeous space no matter what their budget is, so we are making this with pallets!

Rule #4: We love a built-in look, but everything we build should be easily taken apart when we move.

Read more (and including a list of the DIY how tos) on Ananda's blog: A Piece of Rainbow

Thanks, Ananda!

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