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Moving into a new apartment is an exciting accomplishment. However, after paying a security deposit and one month of rent, there may not be much money left for decorating. Luckily, there are many innovative and fun ways to decorate your new home on a tight budget and services like online personal loans are very helpful at-times in a tight budget.
One of the most inexpensive ways to completely change the decor of a room is to paint it. As you look for available apartments at Forrent.com, ask the landlords if you are allowed to paint. Offer to repaint the apartment to their preferred shade when you move out. If you are not allowed to paint, there are other wall decor ideas that can make your apartment feel warm and inviting.
For inexpensive wall decor, find unique pattern scraps, album covers, or book covers. When flattened and placed into a frame, these items can create beautiful wall art. Not only do these items make interesting art, they are a great way of reusing old items and living frugally. If you want to have themed wall art, wait until calendars are on sale. You can use the calendar photos to decorate your apartment. You get twelve decorations for a low clearance price.
To add a personal touch to any room in your apartment, find inexpensive wall shelves that you can install yourself. These shelves come in many colors, so they can match any type of decor. Use the shelves to hold personal photos. For added ambiance, decorate the shelves with candles. They can help your new apartment feel like home.