I’ve seen some incredible rental transformations through the years — some packed with color and personality, some filled with plants, some decorated on a budget, and some that are just so undeniably unique to their renter, it’s inspiring.At this point, it’s no secret that painting your rental walls can have a dramatic effect on the overall vibe of the space, as can changing out the light fixtures or DIYing some custom shelving.
Living the budget life is not easy and college grads know this more than anyone! During this exciting (read: stressful) phase of your life, having a cozy home that feels like your own space is so essential! After all, you need somewhere to kick up your feet after a busy day of chasing your dreams. If you’re on a budget, how can you create a beautiful home that’s not a mishmash of hand-me-down furniture? Here are some DIY ideas to help you stay on budget AND create a home you love.
Natalie Doef describes her style as bohemian, whimsical, modern, and fresh. "I tend to gravitate towards earthy features; I love incorporating natural materials like rattan, bamboo, clay, ceramic, and stone."