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2 easy DIY ways to inject some personality into your dorm room decor

Cute, quick, customizable projects courtesy of DIY queen withwendy.

Cute, quick, customizable projects courtesy of DIY queen withwendy

It's natural to feel a bit bummed when first you enter your new dorm and are greeted with cramped, beige-coloured quarters instead of the luxe, spacious abodes college students always seem to have on TV. And while there are things you can buy to spruce up the look of the space or solve some common dorm room dilemmas, isn't it more fun (and cost-effective!) to create some decorative accents of your own? That's why we enlisted DIY queen withwendy to come up with two quick projects that can be easily customized to suit your personal style. Check out the video below to see how they're done, then scroll down for the full list of materials you'll need to make 'em.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Push pins
  • Air-dry modeling clay
  • Spray paint, in colour(s) of your choice
  • A plain, store-bought welcome mat
  • Printer paper
  • Pencil
  • Permanent marker
  • Acrylic paint, in colour(s) of your choice
  • Paintbrush 

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