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Landlords giveth, and they taketh away. Though they're typically the ones that hand over keys to the apartments we love, they're also decor dream-killers. No painting the walls, no hanging artwork — it's almost as if they don't want us to feel at home. Fortunately, even if you're living in a renter with crazy-strict rules, there are still tricks to make your space feel cozy, functional, and like the home you want it to be.
Graphic, temporary wallpaper in the kitchen is a great alternative to that zingy yellow paint you had your heart set on. Deal with a harsh overhead lighting situation simply by not using it. Instead, bring in colorful (and low-wattage) lamps for an intimate vibe. Read on for 15 ways to get that makeover started today. Your dream pad is just a few clicks — not a downpayment — away.