12 imaginative and thrifty ways to improve your student flat or halls
Spruce your student hall room on the cheap with these ingenious dorm hacks that ANY student can pull off. Probably.
Get creative with colour
You almost certainly can’t paint your walls but you can do a lot with just some colourful post it notes or pieces of card.
Indoor plants are a great addition to your room in student halls. Cacti are very easy to look after, as are aloe vera plants.
Get a funky rug
Fairy lights aren’t just for Christmas
Fairylights make for a cheap and simple way to make your basic student room in halls just a bit more interesting.
Use Shoe organisers for EVERYTHING
Hang a shoe organiser on the back of your door and use it to keep in EVERYTHING. Shoes – obviously – stationary, cleaning products, toiletries and even food. Seriously useful.
Hangers can store more than clothes
Hangers can be used to store all sorts, including shoes and scarves.
Use a mattress tidy
Cereal boxes become draw dividers
Organise your draws with just some old cereal boxes.
Cardboard can make a headboard
Fabric + Cardboard = surprisingly impressive headboard.
Save space by combining a noticeboard with a lampshade.
Store and hide shoes on your bed
A great little idea to free up room elsewhere and keep your dorm tidy.
Love Washi tape
Japanese Washi tape is essentially pretty sellotape. The decorative tape is great for crafts and can be used to make all sorts of boring things such as wrapping books and framing pictures.