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Dorm Room Decor That Will Help You Go To College With Style

Back To School Dorm Room Decor That Will Make You Be The Hit Of Your Hall  

With Fall just around the corner, back to school season is in full swing! Don't let small shared quarters cramp your style this year - today we are going to give you some tips and tricks on how to turn your college dorm room into a stylish yet affordable space! To celebrate the upcoming school year, we are going to take a closer look at ways to create the perfect budget savvy dorm of your dreams!

Colorful Rugs That Will Help You Lay Your Foundation

Rugs are a great way to add big style to a small space! Dorm room floors are usually cold, hard and ugly, but by adding a rug to your room, you can soften your space and create an inviting ambiance. It's also an easy way to add some color to your space while adding warmth and comfort!

Stylish And Cozy Bedding For Some Sweet Dreams

Mix and Match bed sheets, Dorm room bedding, patterned and colorful pillows

Your bedding is one of the most important parts of your dorm room, because that's where you'll be getting your well needed sleep! In order to maximize your Z's you'll want to find something comfortable. Choosing a solid pattern will allow you to mix n' match colors and styles that are perfect for seasonal colors and trends!

Optimal Storage And Organization Methods For Small Spaces 

How to organize small spaces, Stylish dorm room accessories, Dorm room storage

Organization in college is absolutely key to your success and extremely helpful when living in a small space with a roommate! In order to optimize your organizational skills you will need plenty of storage accessories, and since dorms don't provide many cabinets to conceal your belongings, it's important you like looking at them.

Cover Your Walls With Creative And School Decor   

Cheap wall decorations, Dorm room accessories, Decorating apartment walls

Decorating your walls is tricky but necessary; the good news is that dorms provide a lot of blank space in order for you to personalize your space and express yourself!  This can seem like an expensive task, but if you know where to look, you can find the perfect decor that won't break your bank. Temporary wallpaper is a great short-term solutions as it won't damage your walls when the school year is over, and for cheap prices, you can't go wrong!

Optimal Lighting For Small Spaces - Light Your Way To Success

Stylish lighting for dorm, inexpensive lighting, lamps for apartment

It's always a good idea to add some extra lighting to your dorm, because dorms just don't provide enough! There are plenty of affordable lighting options to choose from, so your bound to find something that matches your style. Make sure to invest in a quality desk lamp for those late night study sessions!

Even if your not headed off to school this Fall, these affordable options are a great way to update any space, particularly a home office! Here are two sources I found especially helpful in my search for the perfect dorm and will surely help you - Dormify and Designyourdorm!