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Renter-Friendly Ideas to Upgrade Your Walls

Wall with Plants and Paintings in Mooresville RentalAs a Mooresville renter, you have probably seen more than your share of blank white walls. But when you think of an empty wall as a blank canvas, you suddenly have limitless opportunities. You can stamp your own personality and style onto that otherwise impersonal empty wall. Make sure you do not alter or damage the wall, though, as most landlords frown upon that. Despite that, there is a lot more you can do to safely decorate your rental home. If you are ready to go beyond empty walls, here are some ideas to infuse beauty into your home without permanently changing or damaging your walls.

Gallery Wall

Another popular option is to create a gallery wall to personalize an empty wall. A gallery wall is more than a few framed photographs; it is a coordinated display of art or photographs arranged with intent and an eye for design. Pick a theme color or similarly styled art pieces to achieve a coordinated look. Or tie a gallery wall together with frames of the same style or color. Another way is to let your eclectic side out and choose different colors and frames. To prevent wall damage, it is best to use removable double-sided adhesives to hang each piece.

Natural Beauty

A great way to add natural beauty to an empty wall is by adding plant shelves. Plants add relaxing greenery while freshening the air inside any home. Pots can also create a vibrant, custom look. It might not be best to use hanging shelves for this. You can use a tall open bookshelf or removable adhesives, instead, to showcase your plants.

Tapestry or Fabric Wall Hanging

If you want a unique look for an empty wall, hang a tapestry, rug, or fabric wall. If you like doing crafts, you can make macrame art or weave fabrics together into a beautiful display. Or, you can buy a pretty piece of fabric, tapestry, or lightweight rug, and hang it on the wall. You can also opt for smaller pieces of fabric arranged in the space. Ensure that you use removable hangers and adhesives.

Temporary Wallpaper

If hanging things on the wall doesn’t seem to achieve your desired aesthetic, you can also put up temporary wallpaper on your empty wall. This is a great way for renters to have an accent wall since you don’t have to paint and damage the wall in order to install it. There are also many different styles of temporary wallpaper to choose from, from traditional to contemporary. You can be bold with bright colors or keep it on the softer side with neutrals. Whatever you choose, you can easily remove the wallpaper when you move out, therefore ensuring you get your security deposit refund.

Go 3-D

An empty wall is also the best background for your collected items, from hats to baskets. If you collect woven baskets or sunhats, try hanging them on your wall for a unique and beautiful display. Since these items are lightweight, you can easily use removable adhesives and it will make a lasting impression on guests! Your wall will pop with personality with your display of 3-D things!

Are you looking for a new rental home that you can decorate to your heart’s content? The Mooresville property managers at Real Property Management Experts might have what you’re looking for. Check out our listings online today!

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