Message boards work perfectly for displaying photos, to-do lists, and calender's in your dorm room. Guess what? They're also super simple to make! We put together an easy DIY message board tutorial, so you can add your own personal touch to your room. Check it out!
Cork board sheet
X-Acto knife or scissors
It seems like face masks have become such a big craze recently. College students, like all young adults, need to constantly take care of their skin due to breakouts and aging. But seriously, who has the kind of money to blow on those kinds of beauty products? I mean, come on... it's college we're talking about! There are more urgent things that our money needs to go toward. Luckily, you can act [...]
Here at The College Juice, we were really in the mood for a good DIY project. We wanted something super simple, but also something worthwhile. After some brainstorming, we came up with - you guessed it - DIY lip balm!
What's great about making a DIY lip balm as opposed to buying it in stores is that you get only the best ingredients. Many store-bought lip balms contain ingredients like a [...]
You’re graduating college. Just when you thought the days of arts and crafts were behind you, you decide to tackle one last DIY Dorm project…your graduation cap. While most students choose to leave their caps unadorned, you’re going to stand out from the crowd. Plus, you can rest assured that mom, dad, and your cheering section can spot you from up above in the stands. Now, head over to th [...]
So, you’re finally headed back to school after a glorious winter break, refreshed from a month of relaxation and super excited to see your roommate. You quicken your stride to your dorm, practically bound up the steps, swing open the door to your room and… drop your bags in horror! The closet – did it? Did it.. SHRINK?? Your roomie is frantically trying to squeeze her stack of perfectly hung [...]
Do these, because...free.
FRINGED T-SHIRT SCARF – from AllDayChic.com
Materials: t-shirt, scissors
1. Cut your t-shirt all the way across, just under the armpits
2. Cut roughly 20cm fringes all along the bottom of the shirt (front and back)
3. Stretch each fringe for a longer, thinner result
4. Knot the fringes together in pairs of two.
5. Take one fringe from [...]
Summer is upon us. As the seasons change over, we leave behind the muted pastels of spring and dive right into the pool of neons anxiously awaiting us. With this vibrant color palette comes a new batch of Do-It-Yourself Projects just waiting to be attempted. We decided to start with an updated twist on a childhood favorite: tie-dying. Rather than traditional tie-dye techniques, we used neon fabric [...]
Our first blogger to put her pins to the test is Chloe of Penn State! She went for a project that is perfect for the rapidly approaching summer season.
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The Pin: "The Blooming Monogram"
While browsing Pinterest, I came across this really cute Mother's Day project called Blooming Monogram and I decided I would give it a try. Now, because Mother's Day has already passed, I went in a mo [...]
As you've probably noticed, we at Barnes & Noble College can't get enough of Pinterest. From DIYs using miscellaneous household objects to outfit ideas to study tips, we can't help pinning all day long (don't deprive yourself, check out our boards!). That's why this summer, we're putting our pins to the test. Each week, we'll be posting a new project and our spirited attempt at it.
Be sure [...]
Father’s Day is just around the corner (June 16th, don’t miss it!) and it’s time to get a gift for Dad. Before you run off to try to find the perfect present, we pulled together a list of some great DIYs we've come across. Check them out and share your own favorites!
Gift Bags, Father's Day-Style
Sweeten Dad’s day with a gift bag filled with his favorite goodies. Add a cute touch to [...]