Between classes, papers, finals and numerous other responsibilities, you have a lot on your plate. When life gets hectic, it is nice to know that you have a peaceful space of your own to come home to. What would be even nicer is to decorate that space to remind you of that next holiday break! There are some simple things that you can do to incorporate different holiday themes in your room, which are easy to recycle and revamp as well. Here are a few tips to help you decorate your dorm for the holidays.
- Let Your Style Shine
Nothing livens up a space like lights! Depending on the holiday, you can use different types of lights to bring out your theme. For example, if you celebrating Christmas you can use white lights or a combination of red and green lights; you might also consider the icicle shaped lights as an option. On the other hand, for Thanksgiving or Easter, you might decide to use an array of colored lights. Feel free to go wild, as long as it does not break any of your dorm’s policies. Also, be sure to turn the lights off when you are sleep and when you leave the room. You want to be stylish and safe.
- Stickers and Streamers
Stickers and streamers are another great way to bring in the holiday spirit. If you want subtle hints of the holiday season, you can utilize a few here and there, or if you want an overwhelming sense of the holiday, you can plaster them all around the room. You can find and incorporate various different colors to enhance your color scheme and holiday theme. There are gel holiday stickers that are perfect for a dorm because they do not leave any residue or marks. You can also hang the streamers with simple masking tape to avoid any issues.
- Incorporate Other Senses
To get the entire holiday experience, find ways to incorporate all of the senses. An easy way to incorporate smell is to get a seasonal air freshener. There are various different sent options to choose from to fit your holiday theme. Fluffy seasonal comforters and blankets are a great way to incorporate the sense of touch. You could also bake some cookies or leave out a bowl of candy to entice the taste buds. Do not be afraid to use your creativity and impress your friends when they come over.
Whatever the holiday, there are fun, creative options that you can choose from to create an awesome holiday experience in your dorm. By using different themed decorations, including lights, stickers, streamers and air fresheners, you can customize your dorm decorations for any holiday.