Are you planning to stay in your current apartment for a while (like more than a month or two)? You do not need to be a homeowner to redecorate! There are plenty of inexpensive things to make your living space a homier place to be. Here we offer you several great and simple ideas. Hopefully these tips help you decorate your apartment, transforming it into the home of your dreams.

1. Hang Some Pictures

Pictures always make walls more interesting. Hanging them is actually pretty easy. Here is a great video to show how to hang a picture that is suspended by a wire in the back. An easy and effective way to decorate your apartment.

hanging pictures

In this video, learn a clever way to hang a picture that has fixed anchors in back rather than a wire.

2. Reupholster a Chair

Well, not a big easy chair. But an old straight back chair. It is not too hard to do, and not very expensive either. Check out Item # 1 in this link. It comes with a helpful video with step-by-step instructions on how to decorate your apartment.

reupholstered chair

3. Upgrade Closet Doors

Your basic apartment usually has correspondingly basic closet doors. Here’s a way to rescue your closets from Blahville. 

upgrade closet doors

4. Swap Door Knobs

Basic apartment also equals basic door knobs. If you want to upgrade, here is the perfect video to illuminate the mystery of doorknobs. They are kind of clever, complicated mechanisms, but one of the best things about them is that they are pretty straightforward to take off or install, and they come in a million different designs available at hardware stores or online.

decorate by swapping door knobs

5. Hang No-Sew Curtains

Curtains are almost always a good idea, but if you are like most of us, you don’t sew, which is a problem. Except, check out this article. It shows a way to hang curtains with no sewing skills (or equipment) necessary.

no-sew curtains

6. Pretty Up an Ugly Appliance

Maybe you have a pretty dishwasher, in which case, don’t do anything! However, if you have an appliance that seems tired, you might consider this facelift. And hey, it’s wallpaper. So, if you don’t like the wallpaper in this example, find some you really do like! This easy trick makes decorating your apartment as easy as using Dwellsy.com.

decorating you apartment with wallpaper

7. Fake a Linen Closet

Everyone needs towels and such. Not everyone has a linen closet. So, it is time to fake it. Here is a clever idea. And as a bonus, this website has several other useful ideas for those with limited space.

For more exciting decorating tips, check out our other home decorating blog posts here.

decorate with a fake linen closet

Excited to start decorating, but haven’t found the right home yet. Find the perfect rental for you at Dwellsy.com.