5 great hostel décor ideas that you can use to upgrade your room at almost no cost - Tribe CoLiving & Student Accommodation

5 great hostel décor ideas that you can use to upgrade your room at almost no cost

8 October 2021


Your room is your own space where you need to feel at home. It’s a chance to explore your personal style. But let’s face it, you can’t afford to spend thousands of rupees on your hostel room. You also need to make sure it doesn’t damage the structure of the room too. These DIY and budget-friendly ideas will help you personalize your room in a cheap and easy way.

Paper Crane Wall Art

Make handcrafted origami paper cranes and pin them to the wall. These colourful DIY origami cranes will give a pop of colour to the room. You don’t need much, just origami papers in different colours that you will get almost everywhere. This is also a fun activity to engage in. 

Washi Tape Wall

If you want to go a slightly different way, you can use washi tapes to give line stripes on your wall. This will give your room a textured look. But make sure it doesn’t damage the pain on the walls before you go ahead with it. You get washi tapes in almost every offline and online stationery stores.

Teacup Candles

This is a unique way to reuse your cracked or slightly broken teacups. Melt wax into them to create unique candles for your room. Choose matching tea cups or mix up the designs depending on the vibe you’re going for.

Pressed Plant Frames

If you are a plant lover and have plants in your room, you will love this. Press and preserve flowers, leaves or even weeds into pretty frames. This will add the beauty of the garden.

Mini Cork Boards

This is a fun and different way of using cork boards. Simply cut the cork boards in circles and hang them above your desk. You can layer the cork boards with different colours that go with your room. This is perfect for hanging up reminders and to- do lists. 

Please remember to exercise caution and take precautionary steps while cutting the cork boards.

Bonus – String Light Photo Headboard

Although this can be seen in almost every student’s room, it’s a great way to light up the room and to personalize your bedroom space. Use string lights to hang your pictures on your headboard and voila!

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