9 Easy Ways To Decorate Your College Space For The Fall Season 

Fall is officially here! The leaves are changing colors, the temperatures are dropping, and we can finally embrace the autumn aesthetic. There is nothing better than making your space cozy for the new season — especially when you’re spending so much time in your dorm studying for midterms. Take a study break and check out these 9 ideas on how to bring fall into your space!

A Faux Pumpkin

A faux pumpkin is the perfect way to bring a little Autumn into your dorm room or college apartment. The best part? You won’t have to worry about it going bad! I love the unique pink accent on this option. $10.

Image via Yankee Candle


Nothing screams fall like a pumpkin scented candle! Whether it’s pumpkin spice or pumpkin pie, now is the time to stock up on your favorite scents! I recommend shopping the collections at Yankee candle and Target. $31.

Light-up Lantern

Not every dorm allows candles, so in lieu, try a fall-themed light up lantern. Channel spooky season 19th century vibes with this cozy touch. Plus, you won’t have to worry about getting in trouble with your RA! Currently on sale for $23 from $45.

Tea Candle lights

If your heart is still set on candlelight, go for faux with these tea lights! They are sweet and cozy without the fire hazard of a lit flame. $10.

Neon Jack O'lantern Sign

A light up jack o’lantern — need I say more? It doesn’t get more festive than this. This neon sign is the perfect Halloween addition to your space, plus it gives a great ambiance for your scary movie nights. $12.

Mini Maple Trees

If you are into mini Christmas trees then you will love this mini maple tree! It is a battery powered light up tree with lights on the leaves. It’s small enough to place on the corner of your desk, while giving you some semblance of the season while you’re studying. $40.

Fall Garlands

You can also get a garland of maple leaves from the local craft store and attach them to the side of your door or bed frame. This brings the beauty of fall inside without a mess. $15.

Orange twinkle lights

Twinkle lights are always a fan favorite. By switching your normal twinkle lights for orange, you can bring a festive feel to your space while still utilizing the function and aesthetic of twinkle lights. $15.

Don’t be afraid to combine these ideas to create the most festive space on your hall!

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