Renter-friendly home buys from Amazon that'll upgrade any dull apartment

These picks are all on sale right now, too

Floral peel and stick wallpaper on wall behind bed
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You've moved into a new place, and you've found it's...less than stylish, to put it nicely. When you're renting, there are limits on the changes you can make, but don't let it dampen your exciting for personalizing your space. With constant savings sitewide during Black Friday (and other times of the year), Amazon has plenty of  home products that are ideal for renters.

Between restrictive leases and the ever-rising cost of living, renting a property can be stressful. But there are products out there that dodge the no-nails and limited colour option problems and help you make the most of limited space. Think adhesive strips, multifunctional furniture, and removable wallpaper. Amazon caters for us renters, and once you've got your stash of products, there are plenty of ways to decorate your rented home

Here’s our roundup for renters with top deals on DIY tools, multipurpose furniture, and fun little objects to make a dull rental feel more like you (without hurting your bank account).

12 renter-friendly home buys from Amazon

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1. InnerJoin C Side Table | Was $45.99, Now $31.99 at Amazon

1. InnerJoin C Side Table | Was $45.99, Now $31.99 at Amazon
It's a squeeze trying to get a desk into an apartment, much less creating a full-blown office space. That's where multifunctional furniture comes in, like this C-shape side table. It's a piece of cake to move around and serves as a desk, side table, or shelf for holding your go-to snacks.

2. Songmics 43-Inch Folding Storage Ottoman Bench | Was $78.71,

2. Songmics 43-Inch Folding Storage Ottoman Bench | Was $78.71, Now $67.99 at Amazon
Double up on storage and seating with this Songmics ottoman bench. Fill it with blankets or books, then use it as extra seating or as a makeshift coffee table. It's worth getting one while they're on sale, too!

3. Umite Chef Kitchen Cooking Utensils | Was $42.99, Now $27.05 at Amazon

3. Umite Chef Kitchen Cooking Utensils | Was $42.99, Now $27.05 at Amazon
There's a lot to remember when furnishing your first space. Cooking utensils are easy to forget until you go to whip up your first meal. A set like this will ensure you have absolutely everything needed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The uniform color makes everything look streamlined and chic, too.

4. Oaprire Black Floating Shelves Set of 2, with command strips | Was $31.99, Now $20.79 at Amazon

4. Oaprire Black Floating Shelves Set of 2, with command strips | Was $31.99, Now $20.79 at Amazon
Short on storage space? Line your walls with floating shelves to create additional room for organzing items or displaying your fave decor pieces. Can't drill holes? No problem — these sleek shelving units come with command strips for damage-free decorating. 

5. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker | Was $99.99, Now $49.99 at Amazon

5. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker | Was $99.99, Now $49.99 at Amazon
Every apartment needs a good coffee maker, but not every rental has the space for a large coffee-shop style machine. This compact Keurig is perfectly petite for a kitchen corner and will get you your morning caffeine kick ASAP.

6. Cloud Neon Sign | Was $12.99, Now $7.99 at Amazon

6. Cloud Neon Sign | Was $12.99, Now $7.99 at Amazon
For an aesthetic room with the right look and lighting, a trendy neon sign is a must. This battery-operated one from Amazon is a few bucks off and has the ability to be hung up but also works just as well leaned up against a mirror or sitting on a shelf.

7. Amazing Creation Window Herb Planter Box | Was $30.99

7. Amazing Creation Window Herb Planter Box | Was $30.99, Now $23.99
No yard or outdoor space? You can grow plants and herbs anywhere that has natural light with the help of these window planter boxes that are great for indoor use. Plus, you can take it with you to your next home. 

8. Fotosnow Heavy Duty Adhesive Towel Hooks |Was $16.99, Now $12.99 at Amazon

8. Fotosnow Heavy Duty Adhesive Towel Hooks | Was $16.99, Now $12.99 at Amazon
These heavy-duty adhesive hooks won't fall down even with a winter coat or bath towel hanging from them. Reviewers are particularly impressed with their strength, but we're more impressed at the price! Save money, space, and putting holes in your wall. 

9. HaokHome Vintage Large Floral Peel and Stick Wallpaper | Was $22.75, Now $18.20 at Amazon

9. HaokHome Vintage Large Floral Peel and Stick Wallpaper | Was $22.75, Now $18.20 at Amazon
Walls looking a little bare, but you can't put up any fancy art or pictures to make them more exciting? Well, removable wallpaper solves all these problems. This pretty floral print is perfect for dressing up a room and it's easy to apply.

10. Command Strips Dorm Room Essentials | Was $48.12, Now $42.12 at Amazon

10. Command Strips Dorm Room Essentials | Was $48.12, Now $42.12 at Amazon
This essentials pack includes all you need to hang up just about anything. There are broom holders, picture hanging strips, and wall hooks — all of which won't damage your walls. This'll keep your campus manager or landlady happy.

11. Anoner Fold Sofa Bed | Was $229.95, Now $183.96 at Amazon

11. Anoner Fold Sofa Bed | Was $229.95, Now $183.96 at Amazon
Hosting guests in a small rental can feel cramped. If you don't have a spare bedroom or a pull-out mattress, it's time to treat yourself to a sofa bed. This comfy gray one is made with memory foam so you can rest easy knowing your guests are getting a good night's sleep.

12. nuLOOM Rigo Hand Woven Farmhouse Jute Area Rug |Was $109, Now $72.16 at Amazon

12. nuLOOM Rigo Hand Woven Farmhouse Jute Area Rug | Was $109, Now $72.16 at Amazon
Don't have carpet but crave something soft to walk on? Grab an area rug and pretend! A large rug not only helps to warm up your space, but it's also great to zone out areas if you live in a studio apartment or open-plan home.

Louise Oliphant
Ecommerce Editor

Louise is the Ecommerce Editor at Real Homes, specialising in sleep content so you can wind-down well. With prior PR experience working for a luxury bedding brand, Louise knows the importance of getting a great night’s sleep. Joining the other side of the desk as a full-time journo, Louise brings her bedding expertise to writing sleep buying guides, reviews, and news for Real Homes. Aside from helping readers get essential shut eye, Louise also writes shopping content for homeware items that’ll add a decorative edge to your space. With an eye for design that won’t snooze on style, but a budget that won’t quite stretch, Louise loves nothing more than a modern designer dupe. From coloured glassware to contemporary storage, anything to upgrade the bare space of her rented East London flat. 

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