Every college student gets a basic twin-size bed and a “room” the size of a closet. You can’t change that but you can give your room a total makeover with these décor items.
If you’re going to live in a dorm for five months, you might as well put some pretty AF things in it and learn to love the space. Consider this a daily motto for your teeny room.
Dorm Sweet Dorm Art Print, PICTURALITY (Available at Etsy),
Everyone and their mother is going to bring string lights to college — but no one is going to have these adorable pineapple string lights.
Pineapple Shaped Indoor and Outdoor String Lights, SUNNYLIFE AUSTRALIA (Available at Amazon),
Succulents are a busy woman’s dream plant. They’re super easy to take care of, and there are a ton of precious, teeny pots that you can plant them in. And if you’re going for gold, you can also use an extra empty planter as a catch-all on your dresser.
Set of 6 Ceramic Small Plant Pots 3 Inches, MKONO (Available at Amazon),
Keep your feet happy with a cloud-soft rug that feels like a dream. The millennial pink shade will add some much-needed color to your boring room.
Faux Sheep Skin Rug, URBAN OUTFITTERS,
If you’re looking for a cute way to display photos, postcards, and receipts to prove to your parents that you bought textbooks, try a minimalist grid like this. It helps keeps everything neat and off your desk, so you can actually, you know, use your desk.
Wire Wall Square Grid, URBAN OUTFITTERS,
Because what else do you do in between classes?
Blush “Nap Queen” Throw Pillow, EXHILARATION (available at Target),
When you just can’t deal, turn on this LED sign for all the de-stressing you need.
Chill Faux Neon Light LED, ROOM ESSENTIALS (Available at Target),
Hang these fun paper tassel garlands around your room for music festival vibes. Extra credit if you get them in your school’s colors.
Rainbow Tassel Garland, OH SHINY PAPER CO. (Available at Etsy),
Just don’t let your parents know.
Desk Decor, TICK TOCK PRESS (Available at Etsy)