Many renters have the misconception that it is a waste of money to invest in decorating and that they should simply wait until they buy a home. The problem? Buying is a process, and for many buyers looking in major cities, it can easily be delayed by lack of inventory or lack of funds. The other real problem? Having a home that is all over the place makes you feel unsettled, anxious, and ready to leave ASAP. Living in a fully furnished, well-designed space gives you a sense of happiness and fulfillment every time you walk through the door. It makes you want to stay in and invite people over, and helps you appreciate where you live. That is why it's important to start investing in pieces that fill your home (wherever it may be) as soon as possible, no matter your budget.