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College Student Living and Holiday Decorations

The holidays are just around the corner and when you are living the college student living experience, it can be hard to decorate. Decorating for Christmas should not be expensive and definitely does not have to be. We visited Pinterest.com and picked out some of our favorite DIY Budget Friendly Holiday Decorations to share with you today!

College Student Living Friendly Decorations:


Refurbished Wine Bottle – use those extra wine bottles you have laying around and create a fun and festive decoration! With a little paint, felt, twine, and a few other small materials you can have a cute mantle decoration for your college student living in no time!

college student living decorations

K-cup advent calendar – With December and Christmas also comes finals week. This fun twist on an advent calendar can get you excited for the Christmas countdown while also keeping you caffeinated for your studies.

college student living christmas decorations

Paper Tree – using green construction paper, create a tree on your wall and simply pin real Christmas lights to decorate your apartment without the hassle of an actual tree. Use various other colors of construction paper for ornaments, presents, and a tree topper!

college student living christmas tree

Snowman Door – turn your front door into a snowman! Using construction paper you can bring your door to life with a “button nose and two eyes made out of coal”

college student living door decorations

Popsicle stick snowflakes – decorate your walls with this easy craft! Simply purchase popsicle sticks (or stock up throughout the year) and glue together to create a masterpiece snowflake that can hang on your wall. Finish the snowflake off with a festive color spray paint!

college student living snowflake decorations


These are only a few ideas to get your college student living into the Christmas spirit! What are some of your favorite ways to decorate for the holidays? We’d love to hear some of your favorite tips and tricks on being festive this holiday season! If you are heading out of town, be sure to check out our blog on getting your apartment ready for vacations!