When moms help their teens with dorm shopping, it can be as simple as shopping at Target or Bed, Bath & Beyond to get the basics or they can spend hours pouring over Pinterest and Instagram for ideas and inspiration. Either approach is absolutely fine and students will survive in their new rooms regardless of the time and effort parents devote to their teen’s dorm decor.
But, with a vision, determination and the budget to do so, hum drum dorm furniture and cinderblock walls can be transformed into space that is both functional and possibly even cute.
How to Create a Pretty Dorm Room
Houston mom, make-up artist and former interior designer, Sheila Ybarra, went well beyond mere “cute” in the dorm room design for her daughter, Skylar. In fact, she has done it multiple times – for her daughter’s freshman year, at the sorority house/dorm, and last year, for her apartment.