Six DIY Ideas for Your Dorm Room Decoration
Moving into a new place at university is one of the biggest steps in a young adult’s life and when you’re staying away from your family for the first time, it’s extremely important to make yourself feel at home as quickly as possible. There are plenty of ways to put your own stamp on your new room and create impressive DIY décor that will be the envy of the other students, but these tips can be great even if you are moving into your first flat on a shoe-string budget. Read on for some thrifty and stylish inspiration.
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Make a plain mirror look so much more impressive with a little help from some fake flowers. This DIY design can be switched to fit pretty much any colour scheme and is totally eye-catching and intricate.
Small, decorative and completely practical, this attractive DIY is made by papering over an empty plastic bottle (this was lotion) and cutting into this shape. Everyone needs to charge their phone and this transforms an awkwardly placed electrical outlet into a cute room feature.
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If you’re studying art, or any subject that requires a lot of drawing/writing utensils, you’re going to need somewhere to keep them. The above DIY idea is so simple and cheap to make, and it looks great. All you need is a shoebox and some toilet roll tubes.
Fairy lights are a staple in any cosy bedroom and these tube lights are ideal for getting creative with lighting. Inspirational or meaningful words can make a lovely centrepiece as well as bringing some mood lighting.
If you’re sharing your dorm room with someone else, then a light curtain with a stylish pattern can bring some much needed privacy as well as bringing some boho chic.
This handy hanging laundry bag is a great space saver, which can be much-needed in a smaller than average dorm room or flat. It’s made out of a pillow case and an embroidery hoop and hung off a door hanger, it’s the perfect size for tidying away your dirty clothes between washes.