Are classes, textbook shopping and adjusting to college life leaving all you classy co-eds stressed with little time for decorating your new dorm? Put all your worries behind you because College Lifestyles has a quick fix – picture frames! Try one of these three creative framing projects to make your dorm room chic and sophisticated in no time at all.
1. Headboard Frame Collage: If you’re looking for a unique way to spice up the wall space above your bed, try making a funky, colorful headboard out of a picture frames. Look for frames with fun shapes and trendy patterns, being sure to grab different sizes. Once you’ve found your favorite frames, fill them with pictures and arrange them above your bed for an interesting take on the classic headboard. Check out Target, Hobby Lobby or any other craft store for a wide selection of inexpensive picture frames.
2. Frame Your State: One of the biggest trends in home décor this fall is showing pride for you hometown by displaying your state in a decorative frame! Print out a picture of your state and place it on a sheet of patterned scrapbook paper. Place a sticker, like a heart or polka dot, on top of your hometown. Then insert your cute, new artwork into an even cuter picture frame. When loneliness strikes, you’ve got a little piece of home-sweet-home in close sight! P.S. – This craft makes a great gift for all occasions.
3. Clothesline Picture Frame – For an ultimate picture frame upgrade, try creating a trendy, Pinterest-inspired clothesline frame. Fasten wire or rope to the backs of each side on the frame, making three horizontal lines from the top to the bottom. Find small clothespins and fasten your pictures to each line. Not only will your room get a dose of craftiness, you’ll also be able to easily change your pictures throughout the school year!
Get crafty. Get creative. And turn your drab, plain dorm room into an adorable, inspired living space today!
Do you have other creative dorm décor ideas? Tell us in the comments below!