Decorate your apartment on a budget with these DIY apartment decorating ideas that are perfect for small apartments!
Make your apartment space feel like home with these home decor ideas. From DIY furniture to home accents, there are plenty of apartment decor ideas to choose from. With these cheap and easy projects for the home, you can make your apartment look classy without spending much money!
You will find ideas for inspiration that are great for renters and college dorm rooms because they are damage-free. These furniture and home accents will give your space a personalized touch and act as the focal point in your home. The organization and storage ideas will help you eliminate clutter and maximize your space. You will find ideas for every inch of your rentals, such as the kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedroom, and more!
Kitchen and Dining Area
Give your kitchen and dining room a makeover on a budget with these small apartment decorating ideas. These projects will allow you to make your house look trendy on a low budget. Whether you are looking for modern style or farmhouse style ideas, there are tons of projects for a small kitchen. From organizing ideas for a smaller space to accent wall inspiration, you will find a lot of different ways to make the best use of limited space in the kitchen.
$30 Marble Countertops from Make, Do and DIY
Peel and Stick Faux Subway Tile Backsplash from Beauty for Ashes
Hanging Kitchen Garden from The Bird and Her Song
You could also add other small plants instead for a pop of color in your kitchen!
Concrete Dining Table from The Crazy Craft Lady
Anthro-inspired Zinc Letters from Lolly Jane
Olive Oil Glass Bottle Soap Dispensers from The Craft Patch
Spice Rack Magnets from Poppy Parade
Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden from HGTV
Coffee Cup Wall Storage Apartment Decorating Idea for Small Spaces
curtain rods ($9.99) and hooks ($3)
Pallet Coffee Cup Holder from One Little Bird
Organized Coffee Nook for Small Spaces with Printable Labels from The Creativity Exchange
Tiered Tray from Frames from What Treasure Awaits
Pots and Pan Organizer (using a wire rack organizer)
Pan Organizer (using a metal file sorter) Storage Idea for an Apartment
Pot Lid Storage (using command hooks)
Bathroom Apartment Decorating Ideas
Find some clever ways to add some style to your apartment bathroom with these decorating ideas. From bathroom storage ideas to dollar store decorations that look luxurious, these ideas will make your bathroom’s small space feel much bigger!
Custom Drawers from Spoon Flower
Rack for Towels with a Shelf from Dwelling in Happiness
Crate Storage from HGTV
Floating Shelves for Small Sinks in Apartments
You can get the shelves at IKEA for under $10
Open Sink Skirt Decorating Idea
adhesive-backed hook-and-loop tape + curtain
Tip: For more storage, add baskets or bins under the skirt
Over The Toilet Shelving from Shades of Blue Interiors
Drawer Organizer from Organized Mom
Basket Shelving Storage for an Apartment(source unknown)
Dollar Store Soap Dispenser Apartment Decorating Idea (source unknown)
Fabric Toilet Paper Holder from Make It Love It
Jewelry Tower from Confessions of a Serial DIYer
These dishes were found at Thrift Stores, but you can also find similar ones at Dollar Tree too.
glass taper candleholder + white plate + white saucer
Dollar Store Makeup Holders Apartment Decorating Idea
glass taper candleholder + e6000 glue + cylindrical candleholders
Mirrored Vanity Tray from DIY Projects
Macon Jar Bathroom Organizer Set from Mason Jar Crafts Love
Jewelry Holder from a Cutlery Tray from The DIY Mommy
Repurposing Candle Jars from the Mommy Suite
Dollar Store Bathroom Drawer Organizers from The Summery Umbrella
Bathroom Wall Art from Bless’er House
Under the Sink Makeover from 320 Sycamore
Hair Appliance Storage from My So-Called Home
Cook Jar Nail Polish Holder
You can get the cookie jar at Dollar Tree
Towel Rack (Using a Wine Rack)
IKEA Spice Rack Shelving
spice rack ($4) + white spray paint
Makeup Organizer Apartment Decorating Idea
clear plastic organizers + double-sized tape
Cardboard Box Basket from Elizabeth Joan Designs
Living Room & Bedroom Apartment Decorating Ideas
Give your small living room a cozy makeover with these decorating ideas. From colorful accents to making a piece of furniture on a budget, there are a lot of projects here to make your living space feel classy without spending a lot of money. You will find wall decorations, repurposed furniture ideas, and much more here!
Crate TV Stand from Cashmere and Plaid
$25 Sofa Table from Always Never Done
Crate Bookcase from One Artsy Mama
Picture Frame Shadow Box Shelf from My Repurposed Life
Wall Sconces Decorating Idea
twine + mason jar + faux mum flowers + scrap wood + wood stain (optional) + hook
Storage Ottoman from Anika’s Life
Console Table from Kleinworth Co.
Thrift Store Table Lamp Makeover from At Home with the Barkers
Drawer Shelf from Confessions of a Serial DIYer
$10 Blanket Ladder from Domestically Speaking
Rolling Utility Cart Apartment Decorating Idea
Carts are great for small spaces. They are versatile, customizable, and mobile so you can move them around.
You can also use them in the kitchen for extra storage space (e.g. coffee or bar cart).
You can get carts at IKEA for around $20
Frame Shelves from Shanty 2 Chic
Crate Book Storage from I Heart Organizing
Sunburst Mirror from Healthy Wealthy DIYs
Hanging Shelf from Why Don’t You Make Me
$20 Plush Headboard from Thrifty and Chic
Crate Coffee Table from DIY Vintage Chic
Pallet Nightstand with Light
pallet wood + wood stain + hammer and nails
Rubber Door Mat Wall Artwork from Salvage Dior
Floating Shelf Nightstand from Apartment Therapy
Crate Nightstand from Dwelling in Happiness
Sofa Arm Table from Remodelaholic
Wire Basket Side Table from The Shabby Creek Cottage
DIY Home Accent Apartment Decorating Ideas
Add some personality to your accents with these ideas that are perfect for decorating your entire apartment. There are centerpiece ideas like candles and vases to give your new space a cozy look. Also, you will find a great way to make a large area rug and a tall mirror on a budget. Those decorating ideas will give your space an illusion of depth that will make it seem like you have extra space.
$4 DIY No-Sew Throw Pillows from An Exercise in Frugality
Washi Tape Candles from Refunk My Junk
Mercury Glass Vase from Hammer and Heels
Knock-off Ballard Designs Garden District Mirrors from Thrifty and Chic
Planter Box Centerpiece from The Creative Mom
Stenciled Area Rug Decorating Idea from Erin Spain
Decorative Orb from Sincerely Jane
Thumbtack Patterned Candles from The Blissful Bee
Gold Leaf Vase from The Creativity Exchange
Paint Swirl Vases from Censational Girl
Enamel Painted Vases from Sugar and Charm
Succulent Tiered Ceramic Bowls from Craftberry Bush
$15 Large Mirror from Shanty 2 Chic
$20 Gallery Wall from Atkinson Drive
Knock Off West Elm’s Herringbone Mirror from School of Decorating
Entryway and Laundry Room
Add a little love to those extra spaces in your home like the entryway and laundry room. There are decorating ideas for organizing small laundry rooms in addition to apartment projects that will allow you to welcome your guests in style in the entryway.
Marble Accordion Rack from Drawn to DIY
Laundry Pod Holder Apartment Decorating Idea
Key Frame from Red Fly Creations
Mail Holder Baskets from A House of Sunshine
Metallic Rope Throw Basket from Lydi Out Loud
Laundry Sorter from Yellow Brick Home
Ironing Board on Hooks from Over the Big Moon
Farmhouse Laundry Room Clock from Etsy
Laundry Room Decor from Walls Under Construction
Custom Pressing Board from A Crafty Fox
Small Space Laundry Room Organization from Waffling Blog
Laundry Bag Organization from Remodelaholic
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Blanca writt says
Amazing ideas for those on a BUDGET! Thank you for your knowledge.
Out of all the apartment pins I’ve seen on Pinterest, yours is by far the best! Thank you for all the brilliant ideas!
Awesome ideas one can definitely use anywhere.
Thanks for all those budget friendly amazing ideas can’t wait to get started
Alright I have to admit, storing your spices on the side of your fridge with magnets is pretty genius. Frees up counter/shelf space and makes it super easy to find whatever you need. Very cool.
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