Andrew Richard for BuzzFeed 1. Wrap transparent ribbon around LED lights for a floral effect. http://pointlessprettythings.blogspot.com/2011/10/diy-rosebud-lights.html http://pointlessprettythings.blogspot.com/2011/10/diy-rosebud-lights.html Make sure you use only LED lights for this DIY. See how to do it here. 2. Make over a whiteboard with a picture frame and colorful tape. Amy / Via modpodgerocksblog.com See how to do it here. 3. Pick up cute wrapping paper and revamp your plastic storage bins. Gen / Via colormedomestic.blogspot.com See how to do it here. 4. Spruce up an old mirror using fake flowers and a glue gun. Anne / Via wattlebirdblog.com See how to do it here. 5. Use battery-operated "flames" and transparent folders to create these lifelike candles. Pam / Via fluffandfinery.blogspot.com See how to do it here. 6. Grab some placemats and turn them into cute throw pillows. http://thewhitebuffalostylingco.com/secret-textured-bohemian-pillows/ http://thewhitebuffalostylingco.com/secret-textured-bohemian-pillows/ See how to do it here. 7. Show your school spirit by making this wreath out of a plastic tablecloth. Erin / Via howtonestforless.com You can also use a dollar-store pool noodle for the base. See how to do it here. 8. Make your own lap desk with fabric, beans, and a tray. Elle Belle Creative / Via ellebelleblog.blogspot.com See how to do it here. 9. Keep your textbooks organized with these adorable bookends. Cassie / Via hisugarplumsblog.com See how to do it here. 10. Keep your desk station organized with this pretty organizer. Tasha / Via tashachawner.com See how to do it here. 11. Make an easy pencil holder that matches your dorm's color scheme. Holly Wade / Via revamperate.com See how to do it here. 12. Transform a silverware organizer into a jewelry rack. Christina / Via thediymommy.com See how to do it here. 13. Use wrapping paper and burlap to create this super-cute desk organizer. Jen / Via pinkwhen.com See how to do it here. 14. Create a reusable calendar with a frame and paint swatches. DIY Playbook / Via thediyplaybook.com See how to do it here. 15. Give your trash can a rustic makeover. http://www.twoityourself.com/2013/08/dollar-store-trash-can-makeover.html http://www.twoityourself.com/2013/08/dollar-store-trash-can-makeover.html See how to do it here. 16. Transform these cute figurines into handy note organizers for your desk. Ashley Rose / Via sugarandcloth.com See how to do it here. 17. Fix up these dishes into a pretty jewelry holder. Desiree Campbell / Via the36thavenue.com See how to do it here. 18. Make a serving tray into a clever chalkboard. Pretty Plain Janes / Via prettyplainjanes.com See how to do it here.