We know that every college student is crazy about showing off their school spirit. We also know that almost every college student is on a limited budget, making decorating their rooms and homes a difficult task.
Check out these four cheap and easy DIYs that are perfect for any dorm room, man cave, or apartment!
DIY Framed Chalkboard (via Paisley & Pearls)
This simple project is a great way to be in-the-know of your favorite team’s schedule. And in the off season, you can repurpose the board for lists, drawings, reminders and more. The best part? It only takes two materials! Grab some chalkboard paint and hunt down a used photo frame and you’ll be well on your way to creating a versatile framed chalkboard.
DIY Wreath (via Mom Endeavors)
Wreaths are an awesome way to show your team spirit. Using cheap and simple materials found at any craft store, this door decor can be easily put together in no time. There is no right or wrong way to create a wreath, so have fun with it!
DIY Colored Mason Jars (via Rebekah’s Creations)
One of the easiest DIYs you can do is to paint mason jars with your school’s colors. The possibilities are endless as to what you can do with these. Use these colored jars as a pencil holder on your desk, to hold kitchen utensils, as a toothbrush holder, and more!
DIY Mounted Bottle Opener (via Toledo Pallet Co)
These bottle openers are both convenient and customizable to your liking! Materials required for this project include a wood plank, mason jar, bottle opener hardware, and some paint, which let’s you get as creative (or simple) as you want. Don’t feel like getting your hands dirty? There are many businesses that will create a custom mounted bottle opener for you at a low cost.
Looking for some more inspiration? Residents at these apartment communities below are always showing how they decorate their student living spaces! Check out the photo galleries to see how they’ve styled their homes.
The Village at Bluegrass Apartments Near CMU
Level 27 Apartments Near Miami University
The Commons on Kinnear Apartments Near OSU
100 Midtown Apartments Near Georgia Tech
The Reserve on West 31st Apartments Near KU
The Lofts Apartments Near WVU
The Lodge on the Trail Apartments Near Purdue
Cayce Cove Apartments Near USC
South Duff Apartments Near ISU
Hilltop Club Apartments Near WKU
The Landing Apartments Near ECU
The Connection Apartments Near SHSU
The Pavilion on 62nd Apartments Near UF
The Reserve at Athens Apartments Near UGA
The Commons at Tallahassee Apartments Near FSU
42 North Apartments Near USF
The Junction at Iron Horse Apartments Near UA
Velocity in the Gulch Apartments Near Vanderbilt
The Bernardin Apartments Near Loyola University Chicago
Metro 59 Apartments Near North Central College