Use peel-and-stick coverings for budget-friendly window style.
Drapes are an effective way to spruce up a rental space, but if budget is an issue — or if hanging a curtain rod isn't an option — window films are a good alternative. They're easy to put up, easy to take down and easy on the wallet. They're especially smart where privacy is an issue, or for screening an unsightly view. Here, amber films recreate the look of beveled glass.
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