Rental Style: The Ultimate Guide to Decorating Your Apartment or Small Home

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Skyhorse Publishing
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8.5 X 9.8 X 0.9 inches | 2.1 pounds

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About the Author

Chelsey Brown is an interior decorator living in Manhattan. Chelsey started her blog, City Chic Decor, when she realized how little information there was on decorating and designing rented spaces. Soon after starting the blog, she was designing and decorating apartments all over New York City and the United States. Chelsey's designs, writing, and photography have been featured in countless publications, print magazines, and online resources such as the Today Show, Small Space Makeovers Magazine, Flea Market Style Magazine, Apartment Therapy, The Everygirl, The Kitchn, and Inspired By This. Additionally, Chelsey has been nominated for four awards and won Interior Decorating Blog of the Year and Excellence in Affordable E-Design Services by Build magazine. She has also collaborated with big-name brands such as Pier 1 Imports, HomeGoods, Sleep Number, Apt2B, Wayfair, Mr. Coffee, and StreetEasy.


"Chelsey Brown's new book Rental Style is a great extension of the work she's already been doing for years: Teaching renters how to add personality to homes they don't own. This book lays out everything you need to have the rental apartment of your dreams, from tips on finding a place to rent and moving, to room guides on how to lay out your furniture and more. Sprinkled throughout are stylish decor ideas that will make any home prettier AND ideas that are easily reversible so you don't lose your security deposit! Both renters and landlords will likely appreciate the advice Chelsey shares." --Adrienne Breaux, Apartment Therapy's House Tour Editor

"Gone are the days of 'I'll wait until I buy a home to make my place look fabulous.' Chelsey shows us all that your home, even your rental home, should be a reflection of you, a place you are proud to show off!" --Chaya Krinsky, head designer for TOV Furniture

"This book is amazing. You'll learn so much from it, and the photos are actually from real people's homes. The tips are super practical and it makes you feel like you can be your own interior designer without having to spend loads of money on a professional one! This book is unlike any other coffee table book, and you'll love it as much as I did!" --Pauline Sussmann, American television producer

"During my time living in countless different flats, I wish I had a resource like Rental Style in hand. . . . Chelsey's book is a bit like having a friend holding your hand as she walks you through the sometimes turbulent and stressful world of apartment living. Step by step and room by room, her guidance and reassurance can truly transform any rental prop­erty into a thing of beauty." --Kimberly Duran, creator of Swoon Worthy, from the foreword