Is your rental property lacking style? Let these 5 renter-friendly DIY projects inspire you to give your home a new and refreshed look.

1. Distressed Furniture

Distressing furniture is such a fun and easy way to add style to your rental home. Popular techniques for distressing furniture include chalk paint, wax, and sandpaper. No matter what your style is, this DIY project will give your rental home a luxurious look for less. Learn how to give furniture a naturally distressed look here.

DIY Photo Credit: nito100 (iStock).

Photo Credit: nito100 (iStock).

2. DIY Ladder

A DIY ladder is a great accessory to add to your living space, bedroom, or even bathrooms. Ladders are super functional and can be used for maximizing space by hanging blankets or towels. Learn how to build a DIY ladder with these step-by-step instructions here.

Decor Photo Credit: belchonock (iStock).

Photo Credit: belchonock (iStock).

3. Pillow Covers

Living in a rental home can be tough, especially when you have little control over the layout and design. Customize your rental for less by making your own pillowcases. This DIY project can also be a fun craft to do with friends.

Pillows Photo Credit: ByoungJoo (iStock).

Photo Credit: ByoungJoo (iStock).

4. Urban Gardening

With urban gardening, you can grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables even in smaller living spaces. Stimulate your creativity by repurposing items like an antique ladder or wooden crate for starting your very own DIY garden. This is a great option for renters who have limited space available or no backyard at all.

Urban Garden Photo Credit: joegolby (iStock).

Photo Credit: joegolby (iStock).

5. Wall Decals

If your landlord won’t allow you to paint, wall decals or removable wallpaper are both excellent alternatives. These solutions are very practical for renters because they are easily reversible and leave walls free of damage. Change the entire look of any room in your home with this stylish and affordable upgrade for renters.

Photo Credit: KatarzynaBialasiewicz (iStock).

Photo Credit: KatarzynaBialasiewicz (iStock).

These 5 renter-friendly DIY projects are beyond easy and will make your rental space feel like home again.