Simple Ways to Turn a Rented House in to a Family Home 3

Decorating a rented property can be tricky as there are all sorts of things to consider, not least of all your deposit. Many landlords don’t allow any permanent changes to be made but others are happy to allow rooms to be repainted providing the tenants return the house to its original state.  So I have collaborated with Homelet to bring you some simple ideas are a great way to turn a rented house into a family home. #RentingRules

Simple Ways to Turn a Rented House in to a Family Home

Homelet have produced a comprehensive booklet of renting rules to help you navigate being a tenant to a landlord.

Whether it is a Houses to rent St Helens or a flat in Angelsea these tips are perfect for you. If you are looking for somewhere right now to rent, check out 

Wall stickers or Decals – Removable wall stickers are an excellent way to jazz up plain walls and decorate kids rooms.  Both of the boys have maps in their rooms on their walls and I love my stickers in the kitchen


Rugs are a fantastic way to update flooring. They are portable, add texture and colour and can be layered on top of each other.

Soft furnishings

There is nothing that turns a house into a home so much as soft furnishing. Cushions, curtains and throws add texture and layers making a house a cosy place.


Freestanding and Modular Storage
Modular storage is great for rented properties, not only will it fit any size or shape room, it’s also easy to remove at the end of a tenancy.
Display Art and Photo’s
Command strips mean that there is no need to put holes in the walls anymore when it comes to hanging and displaying photographs or the kid’s art.

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