Do you ever look around your room and ask yourself: “Why is my room so basic?”
Here are a few cheap and easy ways to decorate your room for the upcoming seasons. There are three main places where you can decorate your room: your window, your door and inside your room.
So whether you are crafting for fall or winter, these easy-to-make decorations can make your room feel less bland, and more like a fall festival or a winter wonderland.
Design it, cut it and tape it up
Decorate your window with tape art. All you need is colorful paper, scissors and tape. The basic idea is to cut designs and then tape them to your window, but keep in mind that everything you tape up will look opposite from the outside. If you enjoy fall colors, cutting different leaf patterns and taping them up will give your window a beautiful fall look. If you’re excited that winter is coming, then try your hand at making a snowman. All you need to know how to do is how to cut your basic shapes. Don’t let these suggestions limit your possibilities, so whatever you want to create, design it, cut it and tape it up.
Turkeys and trees
If you live in one of the residence halls, putting decorations on your door looks really festive. Fire Marshal restrictions you are only able to cover “20 percent” of your door, but you can still do a lot with that space, like making a Christmas tree out of Post-it Notes. If done correctly, this looks really great. You could have other people put messages on the bottom of your tree like presents. For fall decorations, you can cut out some hand-traced turkeys. It never hurts to craft like kids do. These trees and turkeys will definitely convince your neighbors of your creativity and holiday spirit.
Winter is coming… to your room.
For those of you who don’t care about showing off your creativity, or if you just want to have a bigger space to decorate, then your room is the best place to start. The possibilities are almost endless. If you are good with scissors, cut up a bunch of paper snowflakes and hang them from your ceiling. You can also dress up your refrigerator. All you need are scissors, paper and tape to turn your ordinary fridge into a cheerful snow man.