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    Updated on Sep 16, 2019. Posted on Sep 10, 2019

    23 Low-Commitment Ways To Give Your Flat A Makeover

    Self-adhesive vinyl is a game changer.

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    1. Easily transform your armchair or sofa with a floral patterned pullover.

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    A slipover, get this, slips over your sofa and gives it an entirely fresh appearance. They also protect your furniture from stains and scratches (perfect for dog owners), and they're really easy to wash.

    Price: £20.99

    2. Artificial plants bring colour and contrast to any room, AND you don't have to worry about watering them.

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    Not all of us have green thumbs. I, for one, would much rather buy a few adorable fake plants than to continue buying and murdering cactuses with my overattentive watering. Nobody wants succulent ghosts haunting your flat!

    Price: Four for £9.99

    3. Cover up boring floors with a statement rug.

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    Truly the laziest and most effective decoration known to man. You just unroll your rug on the floor and suddenly the room looks more expensive, more put together, and more adult. It's the interior decorating equivalent to adding a blazer to your outfit.

    Price: £29.00

    4. Optimise and decorate your wall space with some rustic hanging shelves.

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    Hanging shelves are such a fun way to display knick-knacks and plants. They also look impressive, despite being pretty easy to install. Basically, hanging shelves are a great way to trick people into thinking you've got it together.

    Price: £19.99

    5. A new duvet can instantly transform your bedroom.

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    New duvet, new you. This 4.5 star rated duvet comes in sizes single, double, king, and super-king (which, tbh, I did not know was an actual bed size).

    Price: £18.99 for a size double.

    6. Snuggle up with a colourful Bohemian throw blanket that conveniently protects your couch.

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    If the sofa slipover is not your vibe, the throw blanket is a wonderful alternative. Popular among pet owners, a good quilted blanket also protects your sofa and can be easily washed.

    Price: £24.99

    7. A bright throw pillow case has to be one of the easiest (and cheapest) way to bring a pop of colour to your flat.

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    You can easily bring new life to your old pillows with a bright new pillow case. These pillow cases come in 23 different colours, so you can either go monochrome style or mix and match multiple pillows!

    Price: £15.99

    8. These fairy lights have pegs to hang your photos and cards.

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    Look, I know fairy lights are basic. But you know what? They're pretty AF and can make any small space feel cosy and whimsical. Some things are popular for a reason!

    Price: £10.95

    9. This wall sticker of six birds on a tree branch is bound to be a conversation starter at parties.

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    This wall decal has four and half stars on Amazon, and promising reviews rave about how it makes their walls feel unique.

    Quick disclaimer: the sticker is smaller than it appears in the product photos, but a look at the customer review pictures will give you a better idea of sizing.

    Price: £1.10

    10. Add some whimsy to your decor with these cactus statement pillows.

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    These succulent sensations have an average of 4.5 stars from over 122 customer reviews (wow!). The seller also offers mermaid, autumn, and geometric themed variations. As an added bonus for me, the plant-slayer, I cannot kill these cactuses.

    Price: 4 pillows for £35.99

    11. Keep your tea, coffee, and sugar organised and give your kitchen a vintage aesthetic with canister jars.

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    Who doesn't love a good tin? Seriously, who?

    Price: £12.95

    12. These tile stickers can give new life to your shower, bathroom floor, or kitchen backsplash.

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    Just place the stickers on top of the original tiles – it's that easy. There are dozens if not hundreds of tile stickers available online, but I like these for their Portuguese colour and style.

    Price: £9.99

    13. Make your kitchen countertops look way more expensive than they actually are with some marble patterned vinyl.

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    Self adhesive vinyl is basically just a large, fancy sticker for surfaces. This marble pattern vinyl can make boring wooden counters look like expensive stone. The best part? Vinyl actually protects your countertops from damages like heat or scratches.

    Price: £5.00

    14. This decorative shower curtain will brighten your bathroom.

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    Why not have a fun shower curtain? With plenty of promising reviews, this anti-mould shower curtain is a clear hit.

    Price: £11.99

    15. Swap your old hamper for a bamboo laundry basket that's both practical and visually pleasing.

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    Who says laundry can't have an aesthetic? Hampers take up a surprising amount of space, especially in small rooms. It's important to find a laundry basket that matches the vibe of your room.

    Price: £25.99

    16. Make your pantries pop with a pastel self-adhesive vinyl.

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    Vinyl adhesives both protect and renovate your countertops, pantries, and surfaces. Reviewers also rave about how easy the vinyl was to use.

    Price: £10.98

    17. This wall tapestry is an easy and fun way to decorate your walls.

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    Tapestries aren't just for uni students; they're a great low commitment way to cover walls without damaging them. To avoid holes and flaking paint, I recommend mounting your tapestry with double-sided Velcro rather than tape or adhesive tack.

    Price: £12.99

    18. Prop up your books in style with these geometric book ends.

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    Bookends can combine fun with function. These abstract bookends make any bookshelf or surface more visually compelling.

    Price: £12.99

    19. Bring some back to school vibes to your apartment with these rustic chalkboard stickers.

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    This just looks so fun. Plus, you get FREE CHALK with every purchase. You read that right – FREE CHALK.

    Price: £12.99

    20. This hanging terrarium will make any room more intriguing. If you're not a plant person, the terrarium doubles as a hanging lantern for your candles.

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    Give your cactus (or, in my case, candle) the life she deserves. The terrarium has a flat bottom, so you can also use the terrarium as a bookshelf statement or a regular plant container.

    Price: £23.99

    21. Make a statement wall with some patterned stick on wallpaper.

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    This five-star wallpaper gives your home a woodsy vibe.

    Price: £29.77

    22. These Himalayan salt candle holders will take your candlelight game to the next level.

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    These candleholders will make your bathroom feel like a spa and they look way more expensive than they actually are.

    Price: £16.99

    23. Display your photos with a minimalist copper frame.

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    As someone who's read two chapters of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying on my mum's Kindle, I love the minimalism of the design.

    Price: £12.50