How to Make an Apartment Your Own

OK, so you don't own the place - that doesn't mean you have to live in a bland box. You've heard about making a house a home? Check out our tips for making an apartment home.

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Don't Be Chicken

Don't be reluctant about asking the landlord what you can and can't do with the space - you might be surprised. Most are fine with painting, hanging wall decorations and replacing existing window treatments and light fixtures, as long as you return the apartment to its original state when you move. A little paint, throughout the whole apartment or just on one wall, can make a world of difference in terms of how you feel about your space.

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