You’ve moved away from home, or you’re an international student, and you’re looking to have your dorm room feel more like a home than a barber shop what do you do? We’ve compiled a neat list of the things that you can do to transform your dorm room into a space you look forward to going back to after a long day. What you’ll find is that there is a lot of DIYs, so you don’t need a professional decorator to give you that room you desire.
It goes without saying; dorm room floors can be cold. To save yourself from freezing, get a colorful rug that excites your inner child to keep you warm especially during cold months. They not only add flair to your dorm room, but they tell a bit more of your personality given the variety out there. Floor rugs also protect the floor, so something the next tenant will likely thank you for. You do need to vacuum or dust the carpet from time to time, but it is well worth it.
Wallpaper and wall art
The walls can be pretty drab, so peel and stick wallpapers are the perfect way to add tones of character into your space. What makes them the idea is that they do not damage the walls when removed and they are something that you can change as you evolved during your stay in college or the dorm room. Peel and stick wallpapers are an idea for those who are not keen to spend too much time bringing the room to life. However, you might have to check the dorm guidelines on sticking items on the wall.
Should that be problematic, you can look for captivating yet inexpensive wall art to stick on your wall. The great thing about the times we live in is that you can always print some artwork that you find interesting off the internet and frame them.
Trade old fashion bulbs with some cool laps that add both character and unique lighting into your room. Depending on your taste, you can go the extra mile and add some stars onto the ceiling for that out of this world eclectic feeling into a room. If you have a small desk, you can add fixed or portable light for that added brightness into a room. There are plenty of contemporary or vintage options in the market to meet your fancy.