Starting your first semester of college and still not sure how to decorate your room? Dorm rooms are never fancy, and the walls definitely seem like they’re caving in. On top of that, you’re already feeling nostalgic about leaving home, friends and fam behind. No worries, we’re here to help with some easy decor ideas to make your dorm room feel more like home. Here are some nifty ideas to create a room that will keep all your memories alive in the most modern-edged look. Plus, this gives you brownie points for being the most creative freshman in town. By the way, we know you’re a college student so these DIY ideas are definitely cost effiective :).
Letter Memory Board
Creativity might start with “C” but you can pick any letter when it comes to these blocked letters. Print or cut out any pictures you have and paste them on. Then set it on your desk or shelf – this will most definitely be a eye-catching piece of art. What you need:
- Blocked letter (most craft stores have them)
Have too many pictures and grand moments? Well, use them to create something awesome on your wall. Since you can’t paint dorm walls, this seems like the easiest way to add some design and flare. Twist and turn your pictures whichever way you want and create your own design. What you need:
- Sticky wall application
Clothespin Memory Board
Grab a clothing line or some ribbon and attach them to the ends of your walls. Then hang up pictures of your favorite memories with clothespins. Looks like you’re on your way to becoming a trend-setter. What you need:
- String or ribbon
Traditional Memory Board
Here’s your good ole’ traditional fabric-covered memory board. Decorate with old pictures, cards, etc. Put a spin on it and make it into a memo-board or calendar. What you need:
- Old fabric
- Staple or glue gun
- Fasteners (optional)
The sky’s the limit; all you need is your favorite pictures and lots of imagination!!
Have fun trying your hand at your own memory board!