What's a quick and easy way to make any new dorm or apartment feel more like home? Adding some memorable photographs! With move in day within the vicinity, we decided to scope out some cool and creative ways you can display your favorite photos. Get ready to decorate!
Frame and Wire Display
Simple, pretty, unique... what more could you ask for? This one in particular uses prints from Instag [...]
Making the move from your home to a dorm room might seem like a big adjustment. Your kitchen is suddenly just a mini fridge and microwave, and your bedroom and living room are now essentially the same thing. However, dorm living can be simple - just check out these easy dorm room hacks!
1. Loft your bed for more storage space (if your campus allows it).
Dorm room beds conveniently have the a [...]
Decorating your room is easily the most fun part of move in day. The right décor is what can turn any dorm or apartment into something unique and personal to you. With the new school year fast approaching, we decided to try out a simple DIY photo canvas tutorial, so that you can add some easy aesthetic to your space. Voilà!
Any size canvas (we chose an 8x10)
Sponge pai [...]
Anything that can save us a few bucks is a winner in our book. After all, college students aren't exactly rolling around in cash! Keeping the college budget in mind, we rounded up a few cost-friendly DIYs that you can try instead of blowing your money on pricey products.
Let's admit it... Febreze is more than a necessity in college. Especially when your hamper starts pilin [...]
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 [...]
Memorial Day means one thing…SUMMER! And whether you’re back home or still on campus, the upcoming three day weekend is the perfect time to throw yourself and your friends a BBQ to kick off the summer season. To celebrate, we’re sharing some of our favorite BBQ ideas, recipes, and DIY’s to get your party started in style (and on a budget!)
1. What makes classic games better? DIY-ing [...]
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 [...]
When you only have 15 minutes until your next class but realize you have to fold your freshly dried laundry before it wrinkles, what do you do? You probably just bunch it together, throw it in the drawer, and let everything get wrinkled (again). I found this great video on YouTube that teaches you how to fold your shirts in 2 SECONDS! This video will help you save so much time and avoided the [...]