Painting is the easiest and most affordable way to transform a room, but unfortunately it's not an option for all of us. A lot of landlords forbid painting rentals, leaving many to put up with impersonal, depressing, plain vanilla walls. If this is the case for you, then we urge you to think outside the paint can and consider an alternative that will give your pad some pep without upsetting the management. Check out this slideshow to see our six alternatives to painting!
— Additional reporting by Angela Elias and Miranda Jones