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10 Idyllic Modern Moroccan Bedrooms

Moroccan bedrooms offer a warm, exotic touch to any home.

For centuries, Morocco has been a cultural melting pot of colourful diversity, culture and traditions. From the rainbow-hued bustling markets of Marrakech, to the intricate architecture of Casablanca, Morocco holds a magic that has travellers hooked.

Morocco is an absolute gem when it comes to décor inspiration. Take the carved details from the country’s intricate stone work and use as inspiration for furniture. Embrace the silky textures and bright hues in your bedding. With Moroccan bedrooms, the options are endless.

Here’s 10 idyllic modern Moroccan bedrooms that will have you dreaming of your next renovation project…

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This modern bedroom takes cues from classic Moroccan décor and tones them down to be modern and on-trend.

The carved bed head is the ultimate bohemian dream, whilst the soft blue hues make it an ideal choice for a beach home or those who prefer a more neutral look.

Don’t even get me started on those tassel cushions or that rug, they will haunt me as I fall asleep tonight…

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Ocean Blue

Elegant color block placemats and floral embroidered pillow cover

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Hello stunning color clash! This turquoise and woody red combination has me dreaming of the warm Moroccan sun.

The white bedding tones it down and ensures it isn’t too cluttered.

That carved ceiling is so stunning that it doesn’t even look real!

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Use the hand painted floral table cloth as a rug.

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This modern Moroccan bedroom makes me want to give my entire home a bohemian makeover! The deep blue walls have a tumblr-style moodiness to them, whilst the textured cream bedding brightens it up a little.

Rather than investing in an expensive bed head, give an old bed head a makeover by covering it up with a wall hang or printed table cloth.

Add bright printed pillow covers to lift the dark blue base.

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Spring garden floral pillow cover, velvet sparkle throw pillow cover

 

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This bohemian floral bedroom takes elements of classic Moroccan décor and Eastern European folklore and effortlessly combines them.

The baby pink walls and floral pops makes this a fantastic bedroom for big princesses and little princesses alike.

Recreate the vibrant furniture by painting old thrift store finds in electric green and bright blue hues.

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Arabian velvet table runner, hand painted deluxe accent pillow cover

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This modern Moroccan bedroom is another example of how color clashes can look stunning!

The regal headboard and bedding make this bedroom a wonderful choice for those looking for a classic and timeless style.

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Hand painted deluxe floral table runner,  ornamental embroidered duvet cover set

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Incidentally, this stunning bedroom is equally as regal! In my opinion, the maroon hues give this room a slight boudoir vibe alongside its regal air..

However, the stunning four-poster drapes, gilded gold headboard and printed pillow covers give it that inevitable air of the East.

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Creamy Brown

Hand painted 7 piece duvet cover set, velvet hand embroidered pillow cover

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Moroccan bedrooms don’t get more Instagram-worthy than this stunning array of white, cream and silver!

The details in the walls are incredible. Furthermore, the crystal chandeliers add to the elegance without overpowering the walls.

Similarly, the bedding is kept in block colors and textures, letting that beautiful, detailed wall do the talking.

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Black & GoldSilver

Hand embroidered brocade pillow cover, exotic oriental table runner

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This bedroom takes classic elements of Moroccan décor and puts them through a metaphorical washing machine.

The result is a clean palette of white and light greys, beautiful textures and exquisite details.

Note to self: never drink red wine here.

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Make up for the lack of color with lashings of texture.

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Hand embroidered table runner, hand painted deluxe accent pillow cover

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Cute, hippy and rustic are three words to describe this folky Moroccan bedroom.

Furthermore, pops of yellow and orange give it an undeniable Seventies edge. The whimsical four poster curtains and vibrant floral bed runner are a total homage to the hippy era.

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Hand painted deluxe floral table runner, solid geometric pillow cover

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Wooden carvings: check. Lanterns: check. Hand embroidery: check. Arch shapes: check. This bedroom is like a literal ‘how to’ guide for Moroccan bedrooms.

The nude and wooden tones ensure that those beautiful details are the focal point.

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Black & Gold

Hand embroidered 7 piece duvet cover set, hand embroidered brocade pillow cover, Saree border table runner

Loving the Moroccan décor look? Check out our guide to Moroccan décor.

 

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30 Game of Thrones Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Warning: These Game of Thrones facts will cause inevitable longing for the new season.

Wannabe-Starks and Lannister lovers, rejoice! Game of Thrones is set to return this Sunday for it’s penultimate (sob sob) season.

While you count down the days and hum the theme tune repetitively to yourself, here’s some Game of Thrones facts that will make your jaw drop harder than the greatsword that beheaded Ned Stark…

1.Dothraki is an actual language that you can learn

A conversational Dothraki course was released in 2014.

2. There’s one episode you’ve never seen: the pilot

Yep: even die-hard fans will never feast their eyes upon the un-aired pilot that was apparently so awful, it never came to air.

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3. Speaking of awful things, the part of Daenerys was originally cast to someone else

Tamzin Merchant was originally cast to play the part, but was replaced by Emilia Clarke after the unaired pilot.

4. The average episode costs $6 million to make

Which is more than we will earn in our lives, ever.

5. Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, adopted her direwolf in real life

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Ok… where can we get one?

6. In the book, Daenerys was 13 when she married Karl Drogo

Producers set is four years in the future as they thought the intimate scenes would be inappropriate.

7. The Stark kids are also waaaaay younger in the book

Bran, who is 7 in the book, was played by a 12 year old Isaac Wright. Jon Snow also would have been 14 or 15 in Series One. Erm… are we still allowed to find him hot?

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8. King’s Landing is an actual place

It’s filmed in Dubrovnik in Croatia. No special effects were used.

9. Over 150 babies were named Khaleesi in 2012

All hail.

10. It’s the most illegally downloaded show ever

Ironic for a show with no pirates.

11. Sean Bean played with his own decapitated head on set

Finding the positive in having his character killed off.

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12. The actors in House Stark have the highest combined social media following

Although Emilia Clarke has the highest amount of social media followers: a whopping 12.2 million.

13. George R R Martin himself makes a cameo

If you look closely, the author is a guest at Khal Drogo and Daenerys’ wedding.

14. Stannis is alive in the books

Perhaps the upcoming season will tell us his fate.

15. Catelyn Stark is Mrs Granger in Harry Potter

We knew we recognized her from somewhere!

16. Daenerys’ blue dress was designed to look like dragon scales
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Michelle Carragher hand embroidered the dress to give it its unique texture.

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Rock this stunning blue hue with the solid color scarf.

17. Olly doesn’t exist in the books

Good. We hate him.

18. Ramsay could have been Jon Snow

Ok, let’s re-phrase that. Iwan Reon, who plays Ramsay, was almost cast as Jon Snow. Can you image it? We can’t either.

19. Alfie Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy, has a song written about him

It’s by his sister songstress and is called ‘Alfie’. The video contains a very freaky puppet (don’t say we didn’t warn you!)

20. The title credits won an Emmy

Despite this, they still seem to be the longest credits in the history of television.

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21. There was originally a bizarre love triangle between Arya, Tyrion and Jon

This is by far the creepiest of all of our Game of Thrones facts.

In George R R Martin’s original story outline, the trio were engrossed in a bizarre love triangle.

However, this detail was left out in later edits and eventually ceased to exist.

22. Maisie Williams almost missed the Game of Thrones audition

The actress was still in school and was about to go on a school trip to a pig farm.

23. Shireen is alive in the books

Why oh why did that horrible scene have to exist?

24. Jamie Lannister is Danish

Well, the actor is anyway. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was born in Rudkobing, Denmark.

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25. And no, he is NOT Prince Charming from Shrek

Although Nikolaj looks pretty much identical to the Dreamworks cartoon character, he is not the voice of Prince Charming. Who started that rumour anyway?

26. The horse heart that Daenerys had to eat was a giant gummy candy

That apparently tasted like bleach. Despite this, we’re pretty sure it was better than an actual heart.

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27. There is an official Game of Thrones rap album

Hardcore fans can get down to “Catch The Throne”, which includes tracks by Snoop Dogg and Big Boi.

28. Emilia Clarke was voted the sexiest woman alive.

And she has pretty great style on and off set.

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29. The Turkish military banned the series

This was to protect young people in Turkish military schools from the explicit themes.

30. There’s 70 different ways to say Hodor

The actor playing the friendly giant came up with 70 ways to say the name, all of which expressed different emotions.

Game Of Thrones Inspired Decor

You’ve had the Game of Throne facts, now it’s time to bring the air of Westeros to your home! Here’s the products you need to embrace the regal, Medieval elegance of the series.

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(Clockwise from top left: elegant color block placemats, ornamental embroidered table cloth, velvet table runner, game of chess checkered pillow cover, modern two tone accent pillow coverglamorous border table runner)

Which of our Game of Thrones facts surprised you the most? Comment below and let us know!

 

 

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How To Create An Indian Inspired Living Room

Creating an Indian inspired living room is all about mixing traditional Indian decor traditions with more modern architectural elements.

An Indian themed living room is a wonderful way to add an exotic touch to your home. Today we show you how to incorporate traditional Indian decor techniques into your living room.

Add a Jhoola

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A Jhoola is a traditional Indian swing that can be found in traditional and contemporary Indian decor alike. The Jhoola dates back generations and is most commonly found in South Indian homes.

Although Jhoolas are traditionally made with bamboo, more modern versions are made of wood and metal.

A Jhoola will make a fantastic alternative to a sofa. Add an array of Indian printed pillow covers for an instant Indian inspired living room.

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A printed table cloth will give your Jhoola a traditional Indian edge. Team with cool-hued printed pillow covers for a modern Indian inspired look.

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Ornamental embroidered table cloth, floral embroidered pillow cover, jacquard damask pillow cover

Opt For Floor Cushions

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In traditional Indian homes most families ate their dinner on the floor. Oversized floor cushions are a fantastic way to add comfort to this tradition.

Opt for a low-lying wooden table with artisan or carved detailing. When Indian homes first began to incorporate furniture, the pieces were low-lying and placed on woven floor carpets. Bolsters, which are long, sausage shaped pillows in traditional Saree fabric, were often styled alongside the furniture.

To create a modern Indian inspired living room, place your wooden table on a printed table runner and add printed pillow covers.

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To recreate this purple and blue Indian inspired living room, opt for cool-toned hand embellished pillow covers and compliment with a gold table runner.

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Saree border table runner, hand embroidered throw pillow cover, hand painted deluxe accent pillow cover, exotic oriental pillow coverornamental embroidered pillow cover

 

Add Wall Hangs

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Wall hangs are a wonderful way to add a modern Indian edge to a home with white or neutral walls.

The exotic oriental table runner will add a regal Indian element to any home.

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Clash Your Colors

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Traditional Indian livings rooms incorporate a wide array of clashing, vibrant colors. Popular tones include cerulean, mauve, magenta, brown, orange and orange-red.

Create an impressive statement by placing clashing colors next to each other. For example, an orange throw will look fantastic topped with purple and blue pillow covers.

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These clashes are key to a stunning Indian inspired living room

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Hand painted table cloth and floral paisley placemats

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Exotic Oriental table runner and elegant dahlia pillow cover

Carved Furniture

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Carved furniture is commonly found in traditional Indian homes. Furniture carving became a key element of Indian artistic traditions during the rise of the Mughals and the Raj. Alongside this, pottery, sculpting, hand printed textiles, embroidery and crochet all became synonymous with Indian art.

Carved wooden sofas and tables are a wonderful way to incorporate this tradition into your home.

If you opt for a carved wooden sofa, add an element of comfort with traditional Indian printed pillow covers.

Artisan Fabrics

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Hand spun fabrics are another Indian art and decor tradition. As a matter of fact, India is famous for its beautiful, hand-crafted fabrics.

Artisan fabrics can be incorporated into an Indian style living room in several ways. Firstly, hand embroidered or hand beaded fabrics can be used to add detail to sofas, tables and walls.

Secondly, hand spun silks and fabrics can be added as curtains or as statement drapes.

We recommend adding detail to your living room through traditional Indian table runners, table cloths and printed table runners.

Types Of Indian Artisan Fabrics

Hand Painting

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Hand painted deluxe accent pillow cover, hand painted floral table runner, hand painted tissue box cover

Embroidery

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Hand embroidered brocade pillow cover, hawthorn leaf table runner, embroidered leaf place mats

Beading

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Hand embroidered throw pillow cover, hand embroidered table runner, hand embroidered table cloth

Want to give your entire home an Indian makeover? Here’s how to create an Indian bedroom.

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Adorable Summer Scarf Looks To Copy

Note to self: these Summer scarf looks= instant babe status.

It may be bikini weather, but that doesn’t mean you should throw your printed scarves into the dark depths of your wardrobe. When styled well, printed scarves can take a Summer look to the next level.

Whether you want to sip cocktails beachside, or hit the shops, here’s the Summer Scarf looks that you will want to copy ASAP…
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Looking for an easy and on-trend bandeau top? Dig out a printed scarf and simply tie in a feminine bow below the bust.

For a vintage-inspired edge, team with high-waisted jeans and layer over a long gold necklace. If you’re not confident enough to bare your abs, try layering this DIY bandeau over a plain white t-shirt.

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Our striped scarf is made for tying, plus it is available in eight color combinations.

 

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It’s a little strange, but there’s something so darn quirky and effortless about this scarf worn as an anklet.

Go for a slim, silk scarf to ensure it’s not bulky and pair with cropped jeans with a hem just above the ankle.

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Go for effortless boho chic with the floral paisley silk scarf

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Monochrome is a fail-safe option for any season.

This Summer scarf look is great for any fashionista who likes to make the most of her wardrobe basics. Grab a pair of slim-fit black jeans and a black tank top and give it some edge with a black scarf worn short.

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The high-sheen pattern on the solid color scarf will add interest to a monochrome outfit.

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This bohemian style little white dress just screams Summer vacation. Just when you thought that this outfit couldn’t get any more cute and effortless, she adds a tied silk scarf to her hair!

Hair scarves are a fantastic way to keep fly-aways at bay, hide any greasy roots, or just embrace your inner hippy chick.

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The artistic print silk scarf will really pop when worn with a little white dress.

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This Summer scarf look is made for balmy evenings when it starts to cool down.

A printed scarf is a fantastic light alternative to a jacket, plus it looks incredible. Tie around the shoulders for something really elegant.

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The floral paisley scarf is the perfect pretty statement to snuggle up in.

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Denim shorts and a white t-shirt are as staple to a Summer wardrobe as bread is to a pantry!

For a less-sweaty take on the double denim trend, add a denim-style or denim-colored scarf. Layer with nude necklaces and pair with nude accessories for a fresh take on minimalism.

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Go for all-over pops of blue for something truly stunning. Above: Pure wool animal print scarf.

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Gingham is the one trend that you need in your wardrobe this Summer! The problem with key trends? Everyone is wearing them.

Add a difference to your gingham look with a hot red scarf. There’s something so retro and understatedly sexy about the combination of gingham and red. Think a modern 1950s bombshell and you’re on the right track!

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The exotic silk scarf will look fantastic paired with any monochrome print, gingham included.

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How adorable are these hair bows? Opt for a flowy, wool scarf for a romantic look.

Don a trendy off-shoulder top for extra trend points.

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Make this Summer scarf look yours with our tropical floral scarf.

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When it comes to print clashing, stripes are practically a neutral.

Give a classic striped top a saucy tropical edge with a scarf that screams resort.

Then add those giant sunnies and watch the boys stop and stare…

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Sizzle in the orange floral paisley scarf.

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This model looks like a young Madonna. That alone is enough to show that Summer scarf looks aren’t necessarily for girly girls.

Rough it up in a white tank top, chain and turban.

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Fold the solid color scarf into a turban and voila!

Looking for more scarf styling tips? We’ve got you covered:

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8 Steps To An Instagrammable Dorm Room

A College dorm room is pretty much like a student budget: you make do with what you’ve got!

But how would you like your dorm room to be like The Ritz in comparison to the rest of your student halls?

Here’s 8 steps to an instagrammable dorm room….

Make your bed a work of art

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If your dorm room was some sort of plastic crown, the bed would be the jewel at the center. So go on… polish that jewel!

Opt for a cute bedding set, then make it your own with knitted throws and an abundance of statement pillow covers.

Add live greenery

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Chances are that your college dorm room has the tiniest, most pathetic window known to mankind.

Rather than depending on that dusty window as your one source of fresh air, why not add some natural air filters.

Before you panic over the potential expense and ugliness of air filters, we’ll let you know that we are talking about plants here!

All biology majors will know that plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen, meaning more fresh air for you to help you sleep, study and survive! Plus, they will help get rid of any nasty college smells such as sweaty socks, old plates and wet towels. Hey, we can’t all choose our roommates!

But I killed a cactus when I was 15, I hear you say. Here is the plants that even the most forgetful of students can keep alive:

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Add mason jar storage

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Ban Traditional Storage and opt for cute, pastel-hued mason jars.

An Instagrammable college dorm room would never contain a dollar store pencil holder or a see through pencil case **shudders**.

Grab some vintage mason jars and paint with pastel or metallic paints for an on-trend and cute effect.

Add a runner to an ugly desk or furniture

Chances are that the furniture that comes with your dorm room isn’t exactly going to be stunning.

Hide that hideousness with a cute printed table runner!

These table runners will add an on-trend vibe to any college dorm room:

Exotic oriental table runner, jacquard floral table runner, hawthorn leaf table runner

Make your desk a talking point

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How many times have you drooled over Instagram snaps of desks, planners and pretty stationary! Your college dorm room is the perfect place to put all of this inspiration into play.

Go for a streamlined Scandinavian style with a wooden lamp, faux flowers and a pin board.

If you feel inspired you’re more likely to complete that dreaded essay! Plus, who doesn’t want a pretty place to streamline ‘Pretty Little Liars’ on Netflix?

Create a chill out nook

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Your dorm room is one room (really Sherlock?), so make it more homely by creating little ‘areas’ within it.

A chill out nook is a wonderful way to create a space just for relaxing. No work allowed here! Best of all, it only requires a few printed pillow covers and a bit of elbow grease.

Create a stunning, bohemian style nook with these printed pillow covers:

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Floral embroidered pillow cover, elegant dahlia pillow cover, jacquard damask pillow cover

Hang some fabric

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The worst thing about college dorm rooms is that you can’t paint over that vile yellowing white wall.

That’s where hanging tapestries or throws come to the rescue!

Hang bohemian printed mandalas, pretty fabrics, or even table runners, over any area of your wall that needs a little oomph!

Get crafty with your lighting

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Lighting is a great way to add mood and character to your dorm room.

Go for twinkling fairy lights or cute hanging pendants to make it look ready for the ‘gram.

Word of warning: stick carefully! Blue tack marks will land you in trouble.

Want more dorm room inspo? Check out these stunning bohemian dorm rooms.

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