Ugly carpets, curtains not even your nan would appreciate and blank walls that you can’t drill a hole into without a tedious email to your landlord (and all for a sizeable chunk of your monthly paycheque). We are, of course, talking about the joys of renting and that age-old question: how on earth do you make your new space feel like yours, on a budget, when everything seems set up to stop you?
For those in the know — and those who spend far too much time online — there’s only one solution: eBay’s Home and Garden Outlet. It's a mecca of budget-friendly, pre-loved, expertly refurbished or discounted designer furniture and decor. Here you can shop your exact interior aesthetic (retro-futurism anyone?), get up to 30% off viral-fave brands like MADE.com and Sass and Belle, or discover fresh new interior trends, all in one place. It's the dream for deal-lovers and lazy shoppers alike. New to the renting game? eBay's Essentials range has everything you could ever need for setting up home, from bedding to your first kettle.
Having just moved into my own white box of a new home and not wanting to eat Pot Noodles for months while I kit the place out, I tasked myself with finding the best deals (and the best small space, rental living hacks) eBay has to offer. Read on for my top 18 picks.
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