Dorm Style: A Warm & Woodsy Room for Under $250

August on Apartment Therapy is all about Setting Up a New Home, and this one goes out to all those college students setting up a new home for the first time. Your dorm room is your first real chance to flex your interior design muscles, so why not let a little individual style shine through?

Here are some (budget-minded!) suggestions for a look that's quirky and warm, with lots of vintage touches. Shown above, clockwise from top left:

  • Moose Alley Wall Hook, $25.99 from Amazon
  • Aluminum clamp spotlight, $9.99 from Ikea
  • Vintage green enamel alarm clock, $18 from Callaloo Soup Vintage on Etsy. Similar items can be found here.
  • 'The Beauty' art print by Zach Terell, $21 for a 13" by 16" print from Society6. (Sold out; find a similar item here.)
  • Between the Lines duvet cover, $79 for a TwinXL from Urban Outfitters.
  • Raccoon throw pillow, $29 from Land of Nod.
  • Rainbow stripe plaid rug, $19.99 from Urban Outfitters. (sold out; for similar items, try here or here)
  • Vintage wood magazine rack, $45 from Hindsvik on Etsy. Find lots of similar items here.

(Images: as linked above)

Re-edited from a post originally published 8.8.12 - NM