Friday, August 12, 2016

Rah Rah Real Green Dorm Room Decorating

Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor

Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor

Loads of creative recycle decorating ideas to make a personal statement in the college home away from home. 
Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
How are you going to get there? Here is one fun way to go back to school waiting in an upcycled school bus - bus stop from fastcompany.com 
There's nothing like those years in college!  It sure is fun to decorate your dorm room today with a myriad of designer lines available to coordinate everything from a shower caddy to closet organizers.
But what if you want to show some originality, save some money and be green? Repurpose! Upcycle! Reuse!
Here are some of our favorite "simple to do" repurpose ideas that work perfectly for the dorm room or college apartment. 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Arty T Shirt's Framed

Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Your Country, City or State in a Frame.  How Great!

Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
 A Bike Rack!
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

 The new meaning of a book case!  A Hiding bin for more than books

Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

A Patchwork of T-shirts-Warm n Cozy

Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

Creative study nook from www.quoleshnablog.wordpress.com  
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

Perfect for the musician a guitar case book case from /www.recyclart.org/ 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Let them know what you read with an upcycled books headboard from www.womantribune.com - you could use anything for this, even maps, adds or posters!
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

Use your old skateboards with  this skateboard book shelf from www.skatestudyhouse.com 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Show where you are from with these license plate bookends from www.funinthemaking.net 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Need a file cabinet?  Make this handy portable file cabinet with a vintage suitcase and always be ready to go from www.poetichome.com
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

Also from www.poetichome.com  this clever recycled record book end...just heat and bend.  You can make bowls from records , too.
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Need a table?  Make one with an old sign or recycled framed print. So simple from www.iamanangelchaser.com  You can use many things for a base. 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle

Don't overlook that old wooden ladder give it a college life as this upcycled book case from www.southernliving.com 
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Sew you need a needle and thread...here's one for the guys made from your treasured matchbox or hot wheel  from www.handmadenews.org  
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Perfect for the art student or crafter.  A great way to organize paints, spices or other items.  A soda crate from www.school1 everythingesty.com
Lots of Ideas for Creative Upcycling for Dorm Room Decor #backtoschool #recycle
Let's not forget memos  and momentos a simple way to make a personalized bulletin board from countryliving.com.  Just choose a fabric to match your room or make a statement.
Want more great dorm ideas?  See our Pinterest DORM Board and our Man Cave Board
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