Bohemian Balcony Decor That Is Chic & Easy

Inner-city living can offer a vibrant and fast-paced lifestyle, but it often lacks the greener side of things. If you find yourself pining over your lack of garden, a plant-dotted bohemian balcony is just what you need!

With just a few simple decor pieces, your apartment balcony will be transformed into an outdoor mecca.

Here’s the bohemian balcony decor ideas that are chic and easy…

Small & Monochrome

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Those with a small apartment balcony, turn that frown upside down! This stunning monochrome bohemian balcony proves that size doesn’t always matter.

Add a cozy corner with old sofa cushions. Next, add a blanket and printed pillow covers for a stylish look. Finally, dot plants and candles around the area. Then sit back and relax with a good book and a glass of bubbly!

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The solid geometric pillow covers will completely transforme an old mattress or sofa cushion.

Inner-city Luxe

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This day bed may have been made for poolside decks, but it looks equally as at home on this bohemian balcony.

Give your balcony a luxurious edge by adding decking to the floor and walls. Decorate with wicker furniture pieces and knick-knacks for a resort feel.

Add to the tropical edge with a large plant and printed blue pillow covers that echo the Summer ocean.

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Blue and wood= a Summer haven.

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From left: hand embroidered throw pillow cover, exotic Oriental pillow cover, damask throw pillow cover

Rustic & Neutral

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If you are looking for a bohemian balcony that is snug and stylish in equal part, I think you’ve found your perfect match!

This palette bed will make a fun and rewarding DIY project. Add an old mattress, an abundance of pillow covers and a textured throw to make it total #decorgoals.

Add detail to the floor with a printed mat and add unique lamps for a balcony that is made for after-dark chills.

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The hawthorn leaf table runner is great for adding some style to your balcony floor. Carry on the rustic white theme with cream and beige printed cushions. The hand embroidered brocade pillow cover and paisley embroidered pillow covers are great choices.

Eastern Getaway

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Dreading the oncoming chill of Fall? Turn your apartment’s balcony into an Indian style chill-out zone for the perfect Exotic escape.

Rather than breaking the bank on a outdoor sofa, we recommend using old sofa cushions and placing against the perimeters of your balcony. Give them an exotic makeover with warm-hued throws or blankets. Add an abundance of printed cushions in pink, oraneh, and red.

Finally, create a stunning contrast by adorning your floor with a blue-hued mat or mandala hang.

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Begin by layering up your sofa bed with warm-hued table runners.

Golden Orange

From left: Saree border table runner, exotic Oriental table runner, Arabian velvet table runner

Warm up your balcony even more with red, orange and pink pillow covers.
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From left: floral embroidered throw pillow cover, paisley leaf pillow cover, ornamental embroidered throw pillow cover

Cute & Scandi

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This boho balcony is so easy to create, we bet our bottom dollar you could do it in one day!

Firstly, create a seat with a bench, or even a wooden crate. Add white and cream throws and top with pink and white cushion covers.

Next, add a little side table and dot with succulents. Add hanging plants, hanging Edison bulbs and finish with glowing candles.

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Baby pink and white pillow covers will ensure that this balcony is an on-trend Scandinavian dream.

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Hand embroidered throw pillow cover

Statement Plant Wall

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Who says you need a garden to grow plants? This garden wall is a wonderful way to bring the outdoors to your apartment. Best of all, it can be easy made with wooden crates.

Add extra plants in random pots and don’t be afraid to go over the top!

This bohemian balcony is all about being random! Head to the thrift store and pick up random furniture and knick knacks to really make this balcony unique.

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Add random colorful cushion covers for comfort and style.

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Floral embroidered throw pillow cover and elegant dahlia pillow cover

All About The Greenery

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This balcony is another example of how to incorporate greenery!

Go for sleek bohemian vibes with wooden furniture and a monochrome rug.

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Ocean Blue

The ornamental embroidered tablecloth is a stylish alternative to a heavy rug.

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How To Style A Scarf For Your Body Shape

Do you know how to style a scarf for your body shape?

Is that even a thing?

Yep: it actually is!

Nope, I’m not crazy!

Whether you are a perfect pair or beautiful and boyish, when you know how to style a scarf for your body shape, this accessory will be your new BFF.

Today we teach you how to style a scarf for your body type.

What’s My Body Shape?

So you’re probably thinking: ‘what exactly is my body shape?’ Although women come in a stunning array of shapes and sizes, your body type all comes down to your proportions.

Scientists and stylists alike have pin-pointed four main female shapes with certain body proportions. These body shapes are apple, pear, hourglass and rectangle.

Am I A Pear Body Shape?

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Queen Bey: The queen of the pear shapes

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You ladies are all about that bass! The pear body shape is characterized by a larger bottom half and smaller top half. Pear shaped beauties often have larger hips and thighs, a slim waist, a smaller bust and small shoulders.

Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Am I a smaller size in tops than I am in skirts and trousers?
  • Do I tend to carry my weight around my butt and thighs?
  • Do I have a slim waist?
  • Do I have a large hips to waist ratio?

If the answer to most of these questions is yes, you are a pear shape.

Am I An Apple Body Shape?

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Va-Va-Voom! Kate Upton rocks her apple shape.

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Much unlike the bootylicious pear shape, the apple shape honey has tatas for days! The apple body shape is typically larger on the waist and bust with slimmer hips and legs.

You know the drill…..

  • Am I a larger size in tops than I am in skirts and trousers?
  • Do I tend to carry my weight around my middle.
  • Is my tummy larger than my hips?

Yes? You are an amiable apple.

Am I An Hour Glass Body Shape?

 

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Sophia Vergara is the epitome of the hour glass hottie! (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Marilyn Monroe: eat your heart out! The hot hourglass shape has a large bust and hips and a slim waist.

Ask yourself:

  • Do I wear the same size in tops, bottoms and dresses?
  • Is my waist my slimmest part?

If so, you have an hour glass figure: lucky girl.

Am I An Rectangle Body Shape?

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A rectangle body shape is defined by equal proportions on the bust, waist, hips and legs. This ‘straight up and down figure’ is often sported by models and athletes.

Ask yourself:

  • Is my body straight?
  • Are my waist, hips and bust the same size?
  • Do I gain weight equally around my body?

Bingo! You are a rectangle shape.

How To Style A Scarf For Your Body Shape

When it comes to learning to style a scarf for your body shape, your aim is to balance out your proportions to look more like the hour glass shape.

Scarves are a fantastic accessory to add volume on specific body parts. Alternatively, slim scarves can be used to cinch the waist in or draw attention to certain areas.

Read on to learn how to style a scarf for your body shape…

How To Style A Scarf For Your Body Shape: Pear Shape

Pear shape ladies can utilize scarves to draw attention to that gorgeous waist.

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Make the most of that teeny tiny waist and style a scarf as a crop top! Tie as a statement bow or drape around the bust to add volume to this area.

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Floral paisley scarf, paisley wool scarf

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Alternatively, highlight your waist by cinching it in with a scarf. A solid color dress can be broken up with a patterned scarf to draw the eye to your slimmest part.

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Artistic print silk scarf

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Add volume to your upper half with a statement blazer. Wear open with a printed silk scarf.

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How To Style A Scarf For Your Shape: Apple Shape

Apple shape beauties should avoid wearing bulky scarves around the neck as this will make you look more top heavy. Instead, get creative and use your scarves as belt and bag ties!

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Tie a printed scarf on your jeans loop to draw attention to your lean legs. The scarf fabric will add volume and balance out your proportions too.

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Multicolor abstract print scarf

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Pop a silk scarf on your bag and carry below the hip to add volume.

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Paisley silk scarf

How To Style A Scarf For Your Body Shape: Hour Glass Shape

When it comes to hour glass shapes, make sure your scarf doesn’t connect your waist to your bust or hips. Doing so will make you appear larger.

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Tie a shorter scarf around your neck and let the length flow down your back.

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Solid color scarf

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Wear your scarves short and tight to show off what your mumma gave ya!

How To Style A Scarf For Your Body Shape: Rectangle Shape

Rectangle shapes: I have good news for you! No matter how you wear your scarf, you will still look great! Scarves will add volume to your figure and create the illusion of a fuller bust or hips.

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Wear your scarf open and flowing for an instant boob job.

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Floral paisley scarf

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A belted scarf will give you the illusion of hour glass curves.

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Paisley wool scarf

Now that you know how to rock a scarf for your body type, why not check out our range of printed scarves?

 

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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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Gold

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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Rustic OrangeSaffron Red

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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Black

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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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!

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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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