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    20 Nifty Ways To Level Up Your Hostel Room

    Make some room for your personality!

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    1. Buy some battery-operated fairy lights that can be strung up anywhere in the room without using the precious few power outlets - ₹249

    3 metres in length.

    Buy it here.

    2. These removable blackboard wall decal stickers (set of 8) are great for making a weekly planner/to-do list or displaying your artsy doodles - ₹249

    You can use standard chalk on them.

    Buy it here.

    3. Get this multicolour striped floor runner to brighten up even the smallest of spaces - ₹394

    The dimensions are 22 inches x 55 inches.

    Buy it here.

    4. A feather-print bulletin board will add to the room's aesthetic while also allowing you to keep track of all your deadlines - ₹569

    The dimensions are 16 inches x 16 inches.

    You can customise the frame colour and size.

    Buy it here.

    5. Get a compact kettle - ₹625 or an efficient hot plate - ₹1,147 for those midnight cravings during exam week all-nighters.,

    Buy the kettle here.

    Buy the hot plate here.

    6. Subtly match with your roommate with these chevron print - ₹429 and foliage and bird print - ₹429 bedding sets in hues of grey and yellow.,

    Each set comes with a bed-sheet and pillow cover.

    Available in double/king size as well (prices will vary).

    Buy the chevron print bedding set here.

    Buy the foliage and bird print bedding set here.

    7. Get this "Do Not Disturb" hanger for your door knob so your friends know when you're knee-deep in assignments - ₹249

    Buy it here.

    8. Or buy this cheeky sign board if your door is always open for everyone - ₹299

    Buy it here.

    9. Get these under-bed storage organisers (pack of 2) to optimise your space and keep any mess out of sight - ₹449

    The dimensions are 99 x 43 x 17 cm.

    Available in grey and beige colours.

    Buy it here.

    10. This matte finish poster is perfect if your mood and productivity are caffeine-dependent - ₹148

    The dimensions are 12 x 13 inches.

    Buy it here.

    11. A magnetic monthly planner is a great way to keep on top of your work and meet deadlines - ₹399

    Includes three magnetic tip dry erase pens.

    Buy it here.

    12. Buy these storage boxes with lids (pack of 3) to stow away stationery or snacks while also making sure they looks cute stacked up in a corner - ₹599

    The dimensions of each box are 30 cm x 24 cm x 12 cm.

    Buy it here.

    13. These white vinyl stickers (108 pieces) are very useful to label all your belongings if you're sharing a room - ₹299

    Buy it here.

    14. Buy this sassy laundry bag that'll encourage you to wash your clothes regularly - ₹399

    Buy it here.

    15. A sturdy laptop table is a great investment that can be used to study, binge a show, and eat your meals - ₹859

    Buy it here.

    16. Buy some colourful paper garlands (5 assorted designs) to decorate your space - ₹334

    Buy it here.

    17. An LED cinema light box is a cool addition to leave yourself an inspiring message every day - ₹525

    Includes 90 letters and symbols.

    Buy it here.

    18. Buy this room rules poster to set the tone for any unwelcome visitors - ₹169

    The dimensions are 12 x 18 inches.

    Buy it here.

    19. These PVC vinyl bottle trinket design - ₹109 and city silhouette design - ₹159 wall decals are cute and don't damage the walls at all!,

    Buy the bottle trinket wall decal here.

    Buy the city silhouette wall decal here.

    20. And display all your favourite college memories on this photo frame design - ₹279 or battery powered light up - ₹269 clip-on photo banner.,

    Buy the frame design photo banner here.

    Buy the light up photo banner here.