Rented apartments are bittersweet territory. You've found what you were looking for after months of searching - it could use some change, it is a little dated, and you want to do so much - but you are bound by owner rules, by your own apprehensions or most commonly by budget. Good news is, all this can be dealt with and you can still make your rental space uniquely yours. What's needed is obviously this guide on how to set up a rented apartment on a budget and the basic know-how of strategic design. We're also going to be hooking you up with pieces of decor and furnishings that aren't committal or you know, non-portable or space bound. Also get excited because in the process you will find many budget-friendly home & kitchen brands to save and share!
Note that we're breaking down this list to different elements that you can use to set up a rented apartment and will equate that to different areas like the living room, dining area, kitchen, bathroom & bedroom too. You are free to choose where and how you want things.