I've been there. But I refused to accept it and so should you.
With that in mind, here's the fourth installment in my wee series about how to fix up your rental in a single weekend on a VERY limited budget.
Part 4: Your Apartment Sucks - Hang It
You don't have to have particularly nice art. Family photos will do. Posters from your university days aren't advisable, but they'll do.
In fact, almost ANYTHING will do. Hang anything you'd like to look at regularly and you'll see a vast improvement in your space almost immediately. It'll feel homier, more lived in and more personal.
And all you need to do it is a hammer and some nails. (And okay, maybe some anchors and a level if you want to get fancy about it. I usually wing things, but I keep a tub of polyfil at my side to fix my mistakes.)
Still unsure? Here's some advice, with pics:
So hang stuff. That's my advice.