Take a Peek Into My Freshman Dorm

 

Life in a freshman dorm is a wonderful thing. With people living above, below, and next door it’s like a constant party all the time. Think an episode of Friends, but college edition.

However…freshman dorms aren’t entirely too aesthetically pleasing.  With four plain cement walls and a single window (maybe two if you’re lucky), I have the slightest suspicion that the interior designers got inspiration from prison cells.

But fear not! Wall decorations and throw pillows galore are here to rescue you from the terribly bland and prison inspired theme of freshman dorms.

So let’s take a little tour through my dorm from last year to hopefully give you some ideas on how to brighten things up a bit.

Flowers (!!!): Bringing the outside inside is always a wonderful idea. Except of course if you’re bringing in wild raccoons or something…let’s keep those outside please.

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-Window stickers: Not only are these incredibly cheap, but they’re also super easy to apply and take off, so your windows will always be ready for new stickers every season. For Spring, I highly recommend pretty colored tulips…to match your real life tulips, of course.

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Dorm Decorating: Christmas Edition

‘Twas the week before winter break and all through the dorms…well, there’s no cute way to rhyme that at the moment, everyone is stressed and freaking out about finals. Though I am one of these stressed students, instead of studying, I spent five consecutive hours cutting out paper snowflakes for my dorm. Obviously, I have my priorities straight.

But really, it’s perfectly okay to take a study break (maybe not for five hours of snowflake making like me) and relax for a little bit. And what better way to relax, than by spreading Christmas cheer? So I thought I would share with you a few ways I made my dorm a bit more merry & bright for the season.

(Warning: I go a little overboard with the fake snow and frost effects on my pictures..whoops)IMG_1491

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