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Secrets of Roommate HarmonyKate Gallop
If your college student is in need of a major bedroom redo but doesn’t know where to start, here are some of our favorite (and affordable) decor items to add some nice pops of color.
Throw pillow covers are the cheapest and easiest way to change the look of an entire room. These velvet pompom throw pillow covers come in so many colors, so you can find one that fits your style.
If velvet isn’t your thing, these corduroy throw pillow covers are another great option!
Not sure about a color palette? Adding a patterned duvet cover is an easy way to brighten your space and give you a good starting point for all your other items.
A lot of college apartments have boring or broken blinds which can make your space feel less inviting. Adding curtains can bring that space to life!
If your apartment doesn’t have anything to hang curtains on, we like this curtain rod.
Wall art is the item on this list with the most variety and space for personalization. If you’re focusing on a particular color, you can buy a collage photo kit and arrange a photo wall.
If a big collage wall isn’t your thing, you can find some posters or canvas prints that fit your color scheme and hang them!
Whether your student wants a full room makeover or just wants to add some pops of color, these items are a great starting point. Happy decorating!
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