Hey Apartment Dwellers! Here’s How To Make A Rental Living Room Feel Like Home

Hey Apartment-Dwellers: Here's How To Make A Rental Living Room Feel Like Home
Photo: Idle Hands Awake

Just because you live in a rental apartment doesn’t mean that you can’t rework it to fit your own taste – there are so many easy ways to customize it to reflect your personality. You just have to get a little creative! Here are ten great tips for making your rental living room feel like home. Your home.   

 

Hey Apartment-Dwellers: Here's How To Make A Rental Living Room Feel Like Home
Photo: Domino

1. Layer, layer, layer. This may be the cheapest tip – use what you already have to layer textures and colors, using things like throw pillows, books and other knick-knacks. Continue Reading

For Rent: Only $300K a Month

Villa Marbella, Spain

Recently, Business Week reported on how the really rich spend as much money for temporary rentals as regular folk spend for entire houses. The report suggests that the willingness of affluent leasers to fork over so much dough is do to the need of interim housing while their mansions are remodeled. Others, like Oprah Winfrey and Robert De Niro, who have been known to drop 40 grand a day for a slice of heaven on Nygard Cay (Bahamas), just want a quiet little vacation spot to get away from it all. Continue Reading