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5 Inexpensive Ways To Decorate Your Dorm Room This Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

5 Inexpensive Ways To Decorate Your Dorm Room This Christmas

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is now the socially acceptable time to hang up the Christmas decorations! As college students, being away from home during the holiday season may be a little difficult for multiple reasons. Whether you are on a tight budget or not, here is a cheap way to bring holiday cheer into your dorm room to help get you through the last weeks of the semester!

1. DIY Ornaments.


All you need is old earring boxes and to take a short trip to your local dollar tree where you can purchase Christmas themed ribbon, the bows, & festive wrapping paper. All you need to do is wrap the old earring boxes in the wrapping paper, then wrap the ribbon around the edges of the earring box and tieing the end in a loop for hanging. You can add the box for extra umph!

2. Tinsel garland everything

You can get 15 feet of tinsel garland for five bucks at Target! Go ahead and get yourself some festive tinsel garland and wrap the frames of your doors, bed posts, windows, and much more to give your dorm room the festive sparkle it needs!

3. Make a light tree

Remember those ornaments you made? Now you have a place to put them! Sometimes getting a Christmas tree inside a dorm is a lot of work, but fret not! Simply buy or take lights you already have, and grab some command hooks and snake your Christmas lights in a zig-zag fashion across your wall until you achieved a tree-like shape!

Pro-tip: if you have any leftover garland, you can also string the garland along the lights for some extra sparkle!

4. Stockings

All you need is a sharpie, command hooks, and 99 cent stockings that you can get in any retail store for you and your roommates. Simply write your names on the stockings and hang them up on your walls for added wall decor!

5. Bow your door

Now, everyone is going to have fancy wreaths on their dorm doors, spice it up a bit by simply buying festive ribbon and a bow to achieve this look! Your door will show that your presence is the present!

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