Leaving the dorm or remodeling it? Use those leftover decors that you don’t want to throw away, and up-cycle them to transform your room at home with style and economy.
Turn you bulletin board into a beautiful vision board.
A pinboard is a wall you can do almost anything with, without damaging the wall. Takedown your pinned assignments, and to-do notes, and turn your regular assignment wall into the sight of your interests and desires with a beautiful random collage. You can pin pictures, calendars, posters, any and everything you can imagine and want. A vision board you can freshen up once in a while without the hassle of permanency.
Display your desk book shelf with with cute decor.
So, at home, you probably won’t need the same space for books as back at the dorm, but you will still need the bookshelf for a pretty spin on it. Combine your favorite books, with aesthetically pleasing objects you frequently use and want to keep at plain sight. Great mix and match ideas are books with cameras, notebooks, pens, clothing, candles, flowers, and truly anything you want. Now you can expose your favorites in an orderly and minimalistic style without compromising the space.
Take your rug and hang it on your wall.
A college room classic that will transform your room into the Bohemian Vibe of your dreams. Normally inspired by Asian art, the rug on the wall is flagged in many dorms and rooms, alike. With many other options to fit your style, you can hang your favorite band, flag, and rug to the same effect- self-expression at its finest. It’s a reusable spin to the highly solicited tapestry.
Take the dangling lights and create a photo wall.
Now, college is all about learning and making memories. If you have dangling lights in your dorm or strings hanging, you can now take those memories with you in a photo wall. The best thing about a photo wall is the personally it gives a room, a liveliness that transforms a four-walled space into your own domain. Plus, the dangling lights will elevate the mood in the room. A dream and wishing star you always have present.
Add your leaning mirror to always get the perfect angle.
The perfect outfit deserves a picture, now you can get the best mirror picture, with your leaning mirror. Leaning mirrors are most common in dorms since they just need to be placed near a wall to position. Mirrors are important, and they also add aesthetic value to the room. Since it can be easily transported, you can move it to your favorite spot, as well as hide it for more space, when needed. You can also hang it behind the closet door or bathroom door.
Implement your over-the-door storage inside your closet for maximum space in the room.
There’s always more than meets the eye. With over-the-door storage, you get to exhaust every potential upgrade. You’ll get more space, elegance, and organization. You may use it to hang your purses and accessories, bathroom essentials, shoes, and any other thing that may occur to you. Very economical and cute options are available to make you the minimalist of your wanting.
Place your desk at your favorite spot for a writing corner.
Now, with your old Uni desk, you can write stories, letters, and emails on your journal or computer at your own personal writing desk. The benefit of having a writing spot is that you have a static place to work and create. It also gives the room a more complete look.
Scatter your extra pillows and blankets on the bed or floor.
For a little nest to relax and maybe even sleep on, pile your extra blankets and pillows on the floor. It’s a great way to transform a room into a safe place to relax and disconnect. Think of it as an impromptu couch or gaming area.
Turn your extra table and chair into an eating area.
If you have an extra table and chair, place them to your favorite spot, and create a lovely neat eating table. You already eat in your room, now do it in style.
Take the bathroom rolling cart and fill it with your favorite things.
This can be a regular bin, shelf, folder, or box in which you previously would put toiletries or other personal items. Now, you can migrate it into your room by mixing different types of objects you have laying around. It can be a magazine stand, a hair product bucket, extra pillow stash, etc.
Take your external closet and place it in your room for extra outfits.
Many dorm rooms don’t have enough closet space, and so you invest in an external closet. With the external closet, you may hang your most used clothing items, to have it at hand, or random articles of clothing that you may find aesthetically pleasing.
Take old bottles and containers and turn them into flower pots.
Indoor gardens are a big hit and have become part of the home decor standard. Because you may have some bottles or containers lying around that are pretty, use them to plant and uplift your room.
Take your removable hooks and hang your objects for a cute wall art.
Removable hooks permit the use of all the room’s space. Because wall decor is chic and practical, use all leftover hooks from your previous dorm and hang all your favorite things for a beautiful aesthetic. Common things hanged are hats, guitars, purses, posters, and jackets. But the limit is how far you’ll let your imagination and inspiration roam. It’s an affordable option that won’t ruin your walls, and when wanting a change can easily be removed and replaced, depending on the mood and style.