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    A rented space is a decorator's ultimate challenge: How can a home be personalized to suit a family if it's only temporary? In this charming makeover, fresh color and DIY accents are flawlessly coordinated to show how customized a rental home can really be.

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    • Heather Bray

      Made with Love: A segment of a tree trunk got a coat of glossy white paint to make a perfect side table for a tight spot. The homeowners carved their initials into the trunk for a personal touch.

    • Kathy Baldwin

      Stylish Comfort - adding a painted log is a great way to have a small table side table. Add character and interest.

    • Apartment Guide

      Personalize your rental with fresh color and DIY accents! #living #room

    • Cindy Simmons

      I especially like the white painted tree trunk as a side table

    • Megan Mossman

      decorating a rental- love the side table idea here

    • LaurenNicoleLLC

      Painted tree trunk side table night stand Diy

    • Taylor Abaroa

      Side table painted tree stump.

    • Lauren Snyder Wilson

      bedroom reading corner

    • M W

      Styling with Stumps!

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