Dorm rooms are small, which makes decorating hard. (Know what else is hard? Realizing you have to decorate at all.) Choose your decorations wisely and go with some really great lighting. Fight sleepiness with a Levoit Cora Himalayan Salt Lamp — it actually does fight fatigue! — or stick a Philips lightstrip on the edges of your desk for some extra flair. Adding two lighting elements without taking up much space is good work. (You're acing college already.)
If you're living off-campus, think about some bigger decorative lighting. (Dorm life to apartment living is like a graduation in itself.) Channel your favorite bar with a Trademark Bud Light pendant that hangs from the ceiling, or place a Fantado red heart shaped light in the entryway. If you're going for kitschy, check out any of Iconics' mustache or wine glass shaped marquee lights.
Kicking off the school year with a party? String the patio with Amscan Tiki God decorative night lights for a luau, or decorate a “kegs and eggs” tailgate party with Adler Kurt S. football lights. If blogworthy style is your goal, a garden party with an Iconics pink flamingo light and Quasimoon flag pennant banner is what you need. Then, ask guests to hype your decorating skills with #gardenparty. (Your home-decorating empire starts now.)
Let's review: You saved on lighted decor, which means you're probably throwing killer parties, too. (Or at least impressing your friends who drop by.) And on top of that, you're getting free shipping over $35 and free returns within 30 days. We don't know what's better.