Five Below Room Decor


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By Abby Wisecarver

Stores like Dollar General and Five Below have become popular among college students because of one thing: cheap prices. When browsing the local Five Below in DeKalb, I stumbled across some items I hadn’t expected to be so stylish.

As a college student, making my apartment or dorm room visually appealing is important to me. However, I don’t have a ton of money to spend on willy-nilly purchases like room decor. Luckily, Five Below has got us covered with their aesthetically-pleasing room decor.

1. Decorative Rugs

One way to instantly make your room feel cozy is to add a rug! The store offers super cute woven mats in a variety of colors. They have a wide variety of patterns and colors and are only $5 each. Such an inexpensive way to make your room feel like home; I’ll take one in every color, please!

2. Lamps

A fun way to light up your room is to add a quirky lamp. Five Below offers fashionably chic and colorful lamps to help bring your room from drab to fab. Finding these practical lamps will help make a statement in your home and your wallet.

3. Wall Decor

Decorating the walls is a great way to instantly add character to any space. They have everything from pretty canvases to string lights starting at $4. Simply adding string lights to your walls and hanging pictures of your family and friends is key to making your space feel refreshed and personal.

4. Storage Containers

Everyone needs more storage in their lives. Five Below is here to help solve all your storage needs that will cost you less than other chain stores. The store offers a variety of baskets to help you hide your obsessions. With all the storage they have to offer, I am sure you’ll find something you like.

5. Knick Knacks

Cute little trinkets can make your room feel personalized while still maintaining the sophisticated, appealing aesthetic. They offer things like cacti, jewelry holders and candles, which adds small details to any room.