As a FUOYE student, you may spend a significant amount of time in your room studying, relaxing, and sleeping. Your living space should be a comfortable and welcoming environment that reflects your personality and style. Your room tells a lot about you if you don’t know. Decorating your room doesn’t have to be expensive, or too extravagant, and there are many ways to make your room beautiful on a budget. In this article, we will explore seven top ways to modify your room into a beautiful space.
1. ADD SOME PLANTS:
This is applicable to Lovers of plants and if you’re not the plant type, you can give it a trial. Plants can add life and colour to your room, creating a relaxing and refreshing atmosphere. Low-maintenance plants like succulents, air plants, or snake plants( I don’t mean actual Snakes, but plants whose botanical name is Dracaena trifasciata and is a species of flowering plant) are perfect options for busy students. You can place them on your desk, windowsill, or bookshelf. You can also hang them from the ceiling using macrame hangers or display them in terrariums(sealable glass containers containing soil and plants that can be opened for maintenance to access the plants inside).
2. USE FAIRY LIGHTS:
String lights or fairy lights can instantly transform your room into a cosy and inviting space. You can wrap them around your bed frame, drape them over the walls, or create a canopy above your bed. You can also choose different colour options and styles to fit your personal preference. There are cheap led string lights that you can order online and use it decorate your room or you get “Glow in the dark” walk stickers, you will love them.
3. MAKE A GALLERY WALL:
A gallery wall is a creative way to showcase your personality and interests. You can display your favourite photos, posters, artwork, and other decorative items. You can mix and match frames, sizes, and colours to create a unique look. This is an opportunity to express your individuality and creativity. This will be easy for you if a lover of art.
4. GET CREATIVE WITH STORAGE:
Storage is a practical aspect of any room, but it can also be an opportunity for style. Unique storage solutions like hanging baskets, decorative boxes, or wall-mounted shelves can add some beauty to your room while keeping it organized. You can also repurpose old items like crates or suitcases into stylish storage options.
5. ADD SOME TEXTURE:
Texture can add dimension and interest to your room. Soft textures like throw pillows, blankets, or rugs can create a cosy and inviting atmosphere. You can mix and match different textures and patterns to create a personalized look. This is an opportunity to experiment with colours and styles.
6. CREATE A FOCAL POINT:
Choose one item or area in your room to be the focal point. This could be a statement piece of furniture, a piece of artwork, or a colourful accent wall. The focal point should reflect your personal style and create a sense of visual interest.
7. DIY PROJECTS:
DIY projects can be a fun and affordable way to add personality to your room. You can create your own artwork, make a DIY headboard, or repurpose old items into something new. This is an opportunity to unleash your creativity and customize your living space. Get on YouTube to see creative DIYs for room decoration, they are definitely what you can get around you.
8. ADD MIRRORS:
Mirrors can add depth and light to your room. They reflect light and can make your room appear larger. You can choose a decorative mirror or a full-length mirror to add some style to your space.
9. DISPLAY YOUR COLLECTIONS:
If you have a collection of items like records, books, or postcards, consider displaying them in your room. This can add some visual interest and personality to your space. You can use shelves or decorative boxes to display your collections.
10. HANG CURTAINS:
Curtains can add some privacy and style to your room. You can choose from a variety of colours, textures, and patterns to match your decor. This is good especially if you live in a school hostel, it makes your room stand out. Be careful of the curtains to use, don’t use childish or multicolor Curtains, use simple Curtains with bold colours that match your room. Curtains can also be used to create a canopy above your bed for a cosy and romantic atmosphere.
Decorating your room is an opportunity to create a comfortable and welcoming environment that reflects your personality and style. By incorporating these tips into your room, you can create a beautiful and personalized space that reflects your personality and style. Remember to have fun and be creative when modifying your room as FUOYE undergraduate!