PSA: Amazon Has an Entire Section Dedicated to Reno Hacks for Renters

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Ah, renting. Super convenient; super annoying. You're most likely not allowed to paint your walls, hang any permanent fixtures, or do any minor renovations — so how do you make it feel homey (while keeping your landlord happy)?

Enter the Amazon Guide to Renting: A newly-discovered section (er, treasure trove) that's truly a renter's paradise. Along with products, it has hacks, tricks, and advice for making your apartment feel like a cozy home. From creating extra storage to adding color and flair, here are a few of our favorite tips.

If you don’t have an entryway, use shelving and wall hooks to optimize your wall space.

Felidio Natural Wood Coat Hooks, $13.49

Rustic Wood Wall Shelves Set, $26.99

Over The Door Organizer, $8.99

If you can’t paint your walls, use removable wallpaper.

Lemon Drop Peel and Stick Wallpaper, $40.99

York Duo Removable Wallpaper, $49.99


Gold and Beige Geometry Peel and Stick Wallpaper, $12.99

If it’s a smaller space, use hidden or multifunctional storage containers.

Ornavo Home Foldable Tufted Linen Storage Ottoman, $41.99

Round Floor Storage Basket, $64.06

Rolling White Wire Underbed Cart, $21.92

If your overhead light is subpar, get creative with lighting options.

Rivet Dome-Shaped Table Lamp, $69.99

Globe Electric Edison 1-Light Plug-In Pendant, $22.83


Simple Ring Wall Sconce Light, $27.99


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