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You are fabulous and your dorm room should be too. Don’t let all those rules and regulations about tacks, nails, screws, candles, and toasters convince you that you can’t make your dorm room a dreamy and stylish space! And definitely don’t settle for bare boring walls! WallPops are the perfect solution for bleak dorm blues and we have a chance for you to win $100 towards extra chic wall decals to sass up your college room decor. Just browse the five dorm rooms below decorated with our fabulous peel and stick wall art, and leave a comment telling us which one you like the best! You could win $100 to use on www.wallpops.com to decorate your own dorm room!

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Although each of these five dorm rooms is exactly the same, just adding a pop of wall art makes each space appear totally unique! Which of these awesome dorm decor ideas do you like the best? Tell us below and you could be on your way to winning the look for your own room! Each person who leaves a comment will be entered to win, and one lucky person, chosen at random, will win $100 to use on www.wallpops.com! The winner will be announced & notified on Sunday July 28th.

 

 

2013 Trends to Refresh Your Home

Paris Wall Art from WallPops Peel and Stick

“I never knew the charm of spring… I never knew my heart could sing, I never missed a warm embrace ‘Til April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, Holiday tables under the trees…” *Le Sigh* The notion of April in Paris is a romantic one indeed. This dreamy city has set the stage for many a love story with its beautiful fusion of historical splendor and contemporary trendsetting. Each year, this fashion capital hosts Maison & Objet, Europe’s largest home design exhibition. Paula Berberian, WallPops Creative Director, scoured the enormous show searching for the latest trends and reports back here with four that can easily be incorporated into your décor.

1. Pastels

Pretty Green Wall Stripes Removable Decals
“While Pantone named Emerald Green the color of the year, it appeared that 1950’s sugary pastels were evident and making headway,” says Berberian. “A hue I especially saw around the halls was a very soft pink that was commonly paired with taupes and black and white, along with a soft yellow, seen most often with grey.”

Whether in the popular pink, the new hot pistachio pastel, subtle watery blues, or in other soft marshmallow hues, the trend is certainly on time for spring. Oh Pear dots, blox and stripes add a refreshing sweetness to walls, and coordinate beautifully with other pretty pastels like light pink, buttercream yellow and baby blue. The design’s pastel pairing produces a look that’s both soft and sophisticated.
2. Geometrics

WallPops by Jonathan Adler Geometric Wall Decals

There is a lot of financial uncertainty in the world right now” says Berberian. “Many companies are taking a conservative approach with regards to product introductions taking a deep breath and not wanting to take risks.” Berberian thinks this may be the reason why there are a lot of subdued modern interpretations of classic prints, such as a refreshed floral or damask.
Geometric and modern designs were still a favorite but I, along with my colleagues, concluded that there weren’t any drastically new designs. Overall designers and manufacturers are playing it safe,” concludes Berberian. For a colorful improved classic, the Hollywood design by Jonathan Adler for WallPops incorporates mod colors with a geometric floral pattern. Wow guests upon arrival by adding these WallPops in a foyer. Its large-scale bright print is as cheerful as it is inviting, and by adding the design to an entryway, it also helps to set the overall decorating style and mood of a home.

3. Nature-Inspired

WallPops wall decals nature inspired Habitat kit
“This year’s show confirmed that the natural and artisanal is a trend with staying power,” says Berberian. “With a universal shift to more eco-friendly home décor, hand-crafted wooden pieces, even furnishings dyed with vegetable color, such as in a popular citrusy lime green, were prevalent.”
While the organic look was captured in wooden furniture from Scandinavian, Dutch and German to Italian designers, this theme can easily be captured in wall décor as well. For an eco-friendly statement and one that instantly adds an organic feel to a space, the Habitat kit is an ideal addition. Lush forest silhouettes of ferns, leaves, branches and butterflies pay homage to the beauty of nature.
4. Warm Metals

Designer Metallic Wall Decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops
Just as colors were softened at the exhibition, so were the metallic accents. Rose gold, pink copper and yellowy brass finishes, both matte and highly-polished, were on-hand. In furnishings, the metals were often paired with dark woods like walnut, ceramics and marble and, as Berberian attests, were also seen on walls.
“Metallic-accented wallpaper was a constant at Maison, which serves as an affirmation that we’re on-trend,” says Berberian. For some bling on your walls, the Santorini comes cast in silver and gold mylar metallics. These delightful wall accents can transform any space into a sparkling jewel box while still maintaining a sophisticated allure.

Ten Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2013

1. Super Bowl XLVII – The Ravens vs. the 49ers
At this year’s Super Bowl in New Orleans, the Ravens will go against the 49ers and to make things more interesting, the two rival coaches this year are brothers. We’re looking forward to a great game, not to mention the entertaining commercials and Beyoncé’s performance.

2. Kate and William’s Baby
2013 will welcome the Duke and Duchess’ first baby. We can’t wait to see the first photos of the happy family.

3. Our New WallPops Line
Another newcomer this year will be our exciting, new collection of peel-and-stick wall art. Be sure to watch our site for more about the stylish introduction launching soon.

 

4. Mad Men Returns
One of the most popular dramas will return with its sixth season this April. Will you be tuning in?

5. Creating Frame-Worthy Moments
We created a list of all the fun things we want to do this year. From going on a hot balloon ride to heading off on a scuba diving trip to taking cooking classes, fun is certainly ahead. We’ll be sure to be capturing all of these moments and putting them on walls with our chic Enamel Frames.

6. Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston’s Wedding
Who doesn’t love a good celebrity weekend? This will surely be a beautiful one. We look forward to seeing photos of the stunning couple.

 

7. Spring Cleaning and Redecorating Project
It’s always nice to feel like everything is clean and organized come spring, that’s why we are doing a major organization and colorful redo on our décor come March. Check back to our Facebook page and the blog for pictures. We’re definitely using our helpful Dry Erase Boards and Calendars, more details to come!

 

8. The Great Gatsby
The new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel by Baz Luhrmann will surely be a treat. The story not to mention the cast – Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Joel Edgerton, Carey Mulligan and more – is something we’re looking forward to.

9. Incredible Fashion
We always stay on top of the latest trends in order to incorporate them in our offerings, which is why we’re excited for New York’s upcoming Fashion Week running February 7 to 14.

10. A Calmer Year
2012 included a presidential election and the Summer Olympics, while this year we won’t see a president reelected or Phelps and Lochte going head-to-head in a pool, we look forward to a less-eventful year to spend fewer hours watching politics and games (even though we love them) and more time doing what we enjoy, like decorating!

Stocking Stuffers!

Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas & Small Gift Ideas!

Stockings are such a fun tradition during the holidays! Hung by the chimney with care, these festive holiday socks provide so much joy on Christmas morning! Santa always has fun putting little tokens and toys into your stockings, do you help him by adding a few gifts of your own? We do! Thinking back to childhood, stockings seem to top a lot of lists as one of the most magical surprises. Stocking stuffers have to be little so they are fun to pick out and there are really no rules! Traditionally, everything from chocolates, gum and candy, socks, toothbrushes, batteries, small toys, and an orange are always stellar stocking ideas. For girls, make up, lotions and sprays, nail polish and files, barrettes and costume jewelry are all classic stocking stuffers. Boys have enjoyed finding playing cards, flashlights, balls, hair product, stickers and miniature cars in their stockings!

WallPops Coupon Code for the Holidays Stocking Stuffer Ideas

For one bigger item to take up a little more room in oversized stockings this year, WallPops is an amazing stocking stuffer idea! Blow friends and family away with this ideal gift, the premier line of peel-and-stick wall art from Brewster Home Fashions that pack the makings for an on-trend, easy, stylish room in a small box for a great price. The line of stylish repositionable and removable peel-and-stick wall decals features collections for all ages, including WallPops by Jonathan Adler, which captures the best of what the red hot decorating trendsetter and WallPops have to offer.  Whether you’re searching for a stocking stuffer for young or old, here are a few suggestions for those in particular on your list as WallPops is the one-stop shop to make your holiday stockings extra memorable for all this year. Save on your order with this Wall Pops Coupon Code: FESTIVE15

A little box of wall art in a stocking goes a long way

small gift box big wow factor WallPops in a stocking

This year make kids stocking gifts special with WallPops wall art  Great stocking gift ideas for anybody, stylish wall art in little boxes!

Top Holiday Gifts 2012

Our Best Gift Ideas for Your Whole List!

wallpops coupon code for the holidays top gifts for 2012

Feeling festive yet? We are! With Thanksgiving and Hanukkah falling a little early this year, the holiday spirit has aptly blossomed into full blown joy everywhere we look! Even totally sane people confessed to having their Christmas trees up in full twinkle before December 1st this year, and this Sunday marks the first night of the festival of light. So, what are the hottest gifts of 2012? A quick google search will reveal that people have been speculating on the must have top gift ideas for 2012 since the summer! One surprising item that seems to be topping a lot of lists is the Furbee. This throw-back toy with a “mind of its own” was at the top of the must-have gift list in 1998 and is enjoying a renaissance of popularity. Updated for today, now the little creature, resembling an owl, should be bought in conjunction with an app to help you translate Furbish. Creepy or cute, our jury is still out on this one. Find our favorite WallPops gift ideas for everyone on your list below & enjoy this WallPops coupon code: FESTIVE15 for special savings on anything on our site!

The Fashionista: For all of your glamourous name-dropping trend chasing runway strutting friends, designer wall art by Jonathan Adler for WallPops is as a la mode as it gets this year. Adler’s happy chic motifs are brought to life for walls with fabulous accents like velvety flock and shimmering mylar for a couture splash of sass.

Love gift by Jonathan Adler for WallPops a flocked velvet wall decal Bargello Waves designer wall art by Jonathan Adler for WallPops

The Has it All:We all have somebody on our holiday list who is hard to buy for because they just seem to have everything already. Well, we love a challenge! Here are a couple of brilliant gift ideas for people who already have the whole enchilada, as they say. May we suggest our colorful enamel frames? It’s the gift that keeps on giving because they will be able to enjoy their own gallery of photos and art work! Or, how about these cultured and chic elephant wall decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops… bet they don’t already have this designer wall art in their arsenal!

WallPops by Jonathan Adler can Make a Colorful Salon Wall 

The Little Lad: Make the adorable little dude on your holiday list smile with glow in the dark wall art! He will love putting the peel and stick decals up himself and then love them all over again when they light up his room at night! Glow in the dark space decals, glowing dinosaur wall stickers or not too scary monster decals are superb choices.

Glow in the Dark Dinosaurs Stickers for the Wall by WallPops Moon & Stars wall art glow in the dark, from WallPops

The Little lady:  Wondering what the cutest gift would be for a little girl this year? Here are a few ideas where you simply cannot go wrong! Butterfly wall stickers: these pretty little butterflies will make her room look enchanted! And she can put them up herself, her Mom wont mind because they won’t damage the walls. For extra delight, go with the glow in the dark butterflies.

 

Your BFF: Shopping for your best friend is usually pretty easy because you can just gett them stuff that you secretly want. You’re not BFFs for life by coincidence, so if you like it then they probably will, too! But, if your still stuck for ideas, here are a few things our besties have been coveting:

WallPops by Jonathan Adler Frame Decals BFF best gift ideas 2012

A Gentleman Caller: (or your brother, dear old Dad, that guy you met on OK Cupid last week but you really think might be the one, or your cousin whose name you randomly drew in the family secret santa this year, or.. well you get the picture, these gifts are perfect for guys) One word: FATHEAD. A whole wall full of awesome. Fathead wall decals are all the rage with guys and you will look totally awesome for getting them one. Choose from life size football wall decals, baseball wall art, or star wars decals… need we say more?

Best Gift for a Guy 2012 Fathead Wall Decals Git idea for a guy? Fathead Wall Art!

Your Mom: Moms are so sublime, we absolutely adore them all. They do so much for us, it is always a goal to give them something absolutely splendid at the holidays. This year, one of our best gift ideas for your Mom is a monogram decal set. Monograms are classy. These come with all the letters of the alphabet and one fancy frame (available in 3 stylish designs) so Mom can display a little family pride. She can dress up a dresser top, mirror, or door, too, with this symbolic gift. Or, because Moms have a lot to do, why not get her a chic dry-erase board or calendar to keep track of lists and schedules? We have lots of dry-erase items to choose from, surely your mom would love the crisp blue  one from Jonathan Adler pictured below?

4-Piece Dry-Erase Calendar Peel and Stick Wall Decal A beautiful gift idea for Mom, the family monogram wall decal

A teen or tween: Wondering what gift could please the oft-fickle teen or tween on your list this year? Here are a couple of au courant items to dazzle ‘em! A zodiac dry-erase message board: these haute astrological boards come in all 12 signs, each one personalized with happy-chic style. A ritzy chandelier: these will provide a huge posh factor for their rooms, and these come ready to hang!

teen gift idea 2012 beautiful chandelier from WallPops a teen gift idea for 2012! Zodiac dry-erase board by Jonathan adler for WallPops

Have fun shopping this holiday season. For more great gift ideas, visit us on Pinterest, we have a whole board of our top gift ideas for 2012! And, don’t forget to use your WallPops coupon: FESTIVE15 will save you 15% on your shopping all season.

Making Merry with Holiday Decor!

5 Fun Holiday Decorating Ideas!

Do you love to decorate for the holidays as much as we do? When your home is all decked out in it’s festive finery, it has such a welcoming and happy feel! It is so much fun putting out your favorite holiday keepsakes, and adding a few new ones to the tradition each year. Here is a list of our top 5 holiday decorating ideas for 2012!

1. Set the mood for festive with twinkling lights! Like the photo above, where strings of mini lights are draped over a curtain rod behind a sheer curtain, sparkling lights add a magical touch! Nothing changes the mood of a room quicker than the lighting. Check out our chandeliers for another mesmerizing lighting accessory with shimmer shine! Choose from Posh or Icicles, both add a glitzy focal point with tiers of glimmery silver metallics. These spellbinding chandeliers will reflect light and can be equipped with their own bulb and cord set in any color you wish!

festive lighting with a silver chandelier  Set the mood for festive with a silver chandelier and a colored bulb  festive lighting for the holidays

2. DIY Advent Calendars for hands-on fun! Advent calendars are a meaningful way to count the days leading up to the holidays, marking each special day of a holiday season with a symbolic activity. Kids especially love these calendars because the excitement builds each day! There are so many variations on this tradition, why not make your own? A Menorah where you add a flame to a new candle each day of Hanukkah, or a Christmas tree where you add an ornament for each day of December with the star at the top marking Christmas eve are 2 of our favorite ideas! WallPops unique peel and stick material is perfect for making your own advent calendar or Menorah this year! Check out our creation below! We used the Ice blox to cut out the shape, so it shines with a mirror silver finish.

3. Go all out in holiday colors with removable wall art! For a dramatic splash of color in instants, WallPops dots, blox, and stripes can totally transform a room with holiday theme colors.Blue and white, red and green, silver nixon and blue with shimmering mylar accents are a few of our favorites for festive wall decor! Make a guest room feel extra special by adding a gleeful detail to the walls, or polish up an entry way, bathroom or hall with jolly wall art for the season!

Celebrate with holidays colors! Festive stripes for the holidays! Wall ornaments with peel and stick wall decals

Blue and Silver Holiday Decor

4. Display your Holiday Greeting Cards with Splendor! We love these ideas from Apartment Therapy on creative ways to display your holiday cards! One of the most exciting things about the holidays is coming home to find greeting cards from family and friends in the mail! Knowing how much time and love you put into picking out the cards to be sent to your list, isn’t it wonderful to open each one that you receive? Why not make your seasons greetings into part of your decor? To reduce clutter and put your cards on display, use doors, mirrors, windows, or wall space to display your special cards! We especially like the ideas below, one of which uses a ribbon tacked to a door, the other which uses WallPops as a DIY holly wreath to hold cards.

  

5. Make your list and check it twice! Santa’s List day is Sunday December 4th. While this is a silly holiday, it is also a cute reminder of nostalgic childhood hopes. Just like Ralph in A Christmas Story, we all have something that we are keeping our fingers crossed to discover under the wrapping paper this year. Making a wish list for the holidays, or having your kids make one, is fun! Even if you are way beyond a wish list of gifts, the holidays tend to find us making all kinds of lists, like shopping lists for holiday parties and presents, dinner menus, to-do’s and errands, important dates for all of those celebrations, the list of lists goes on and on! A dry-erase message board in a prominent location, like the kitchen, can provide the perfect visual reference for you this holiday season. Not only can they tie in with festive holiday decor, they also make perfect gifts for anybody on your list! Pictured below are our picks for this year! Let the holiday count down begin!

A designer message board by Jonathan Adler for WallPops with shimmering silver accents  A designer message board by Jonathan Adler for WallPops with shimmering silver accents

Stay on schedule this holiday season, make your list and check it twice! Make your holiday list in style on this dry-erase message board decal with jewel accents!

 

 

Fall into Color at Home this Winter in Four Steps

As Weather Becomes Dreary, Easily Add Cheerful Colors at Home

Summer’s green grass, colorful flowers and bright fashions are going out with the seasons ahead but that doesn’t mean you have to forfeit such vibrant color just because nature does.  Awaken to color in cold months by adding these cheerful additions and enjoy a lively landscape anytime of the year.

  1. Swap in Happy Rugs: For an effective overall update, swap out neutral and lackluster-looking rugs for something that energizes the space.  If you have hardwood or carpet, you can still add a variety of colorful carpets to transform a room without a major remodel.  Try invigorating orange, cheerful yellow or even grassy green and add a few accent pieces of the same color around the room for balance.  The area doesn’t have to be a circus of colors but these easy additions can add a whole lot of happy in humdrum colder months.

   Peeled Banana Rug by Jonathan Adler

  1. Bring Nature In:  While you may not be able to pick flowers fresh from the garden or even from the store, why not integrate these uplifting beauties more firmly into the décor?  Try placing high-quality artificial floral arrangements around the home such as in the foyer, kitchen and living room or making a bigger impression by adding floral wall art.  For an easy update, try WallPops, the premier line of peel-and-stick wall art from Brewster Home Fashions, that offers the Des Fleurs Wall Art Kit.  It features four large pink-and-white flowers on a lime-green stem with gem embellishments.  Other choices, the Sitting In a Tree Wall Art Kit with a whimsical green-leaf tree limb with blue birds perched on them and the Love Birds Wall Art Kit featuring a tan-and-cream tree with flowers, birds and heart-shaped limbs that comes in four square sheets.  All approximately $29.99 each.  To add a row of flowers, floral dots or a checkered pattern, also try WallPops Petals Dots, Blox and Stripes in a sixties-inspired floral design in pop colors.  To accent, WallPops also offers peel-and-stick wall art in colorful solids including Flirt Pink and Stylin’ Green.  All approximately $15.99 each pack.

 Flower wall art decals by WallPops        Beautiful French Flower Wall Art by WallPops wall decals

  1. Colorful Kitchen and Tabletop:  Go bright and notice the beauty it brings to the home.  One simple way to add color is with dazzling dishes, kitchen accessories and other tabletop items that are used every day.  Try throwing a bold red or blue tablecloth over dining tables in time for the holidays or add a splash of color and nature by using dinnerware patterned in lively butterflies, stripes or damask.   Also, retire old toasters, coffee makers and blenders and upgrade to colorful options such as those offered by Sunbeam, which currently has small home appliances in cheerful pink and teal.  Approximately $19.99 each and available on Target.com.   Another great way to add color and pattern to a part of the kitchen is with WallPops Anya Stripes in an intriguing floral motif dominated by a deep teal, or with the Habitat wall art, a modern spin on a classic nature inspiration.

Scandinavian Wall Art from WallPops with Colorful Teal Flowers  Wall Art inspired by nature! Bold botanical graphics, a coordinating wall art kit, and a peel and stick calendar and message board combo

  1. Pillows that Pop:  Perhaps the easiest way to bring color into a space is by placing bright pillows around the room.  Rather than purchasing, to simply get tired of the design or color later, buy several standard square 20” x 20” pillows and use stylish covers to rotate these accent pieces to fit with the seasons or your latest favorite color.  Try various online retailers such as Pronto Home that offers a wide supply of pillow covers from popular manufacturers that include everything from solids, watercolor patterns to bright bull’s eye prints.

 

Create a colorful home in cooler months with these easy additions and feel energized all year long.

New Fashion Trends for 2013

2013 Design Trends from Fashion Week

Fashion Week, where the styles and colors for Spring and Summer 2013 are declared, is sweeping the fashion capitals of the world. Last week saw the streets of New York City flocked by the haute happenings, London is in the midst of the revelry, and next the runways of Milan will open, followed by Paris, with the Design Week shows following a similar pattern of globetrotting. Let’s take a look at the designer movements of the moment!

Home Fashion Trends 2013 Stripes and BlueFirst and foremost, color lays the palette for each season. Pantone is our go-to resource for au courant colors, their color predictions are spot-on. According to the trend-setters at Pantone, the color to watch out for is Monaco Blue, a nautical and classic blue. We can also look forward to a bold poppy red, and Nordstrom has already declared red lips as the must-have accessory of the season. Bringing a softer side to these classics, we will see happy buttercup yellows, delicate linen hued neutrals, and gauzy jade, dusk, and violet hues. Neons are still in, but are making their way into our homes and wardrobes as details and accessories rather than dominating entire pieces. Black and white, especially together, were also EVERYWHERE on the runways this season! Marc Jacobs entire line revealed a mod ’60s world, almost exclusively in black and white.

 2013 Fashion Trends for the Home from Maison & Objet

Leather looks, perhaps inspired by the 50 Shades of Grey preoccupation, but more likely inspired by the work of photographer Helmut Newton, were prevalent. This tough look was softened with playful sweetheart details, think leather mixed with a garden floral print, or dolled up with lace. Linen also took center stage this season, bringing a relaxed yet luxurious vintage look, one that is also classic French. Stripes manifested themselves into all types of looks, dominating the designs of Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, and Oscar de La Rente. The bold and graphic print trend of last season had staying power, and is, in fact, blossoming. Latin American prints, birds, and busy novelty motifs lent a vibrancy and fun to new designs. We are also seeing a lot of sheers, peek-a-boo cut-aways, and even granny gone wild macrame knots.

 

Vintage American and French Moderne themes have been prevailing in home decor trends. As the digital age becomes a global norm, iconic items like old fashioned telephones and televisions, typewriters and antique typography, have become more of an artform, representative of a nostalgic past, rather than the function that they once served. Even Micky Mouse himself is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, as the amabassador of such simpler times. French Moderne brings a contemporary finish to the curvaceous lines of Renaissance relics, a modern glamour with a reflective quality.

French vintage linen look with bird embroidery from Anthropologie Vintage typography wallpaper fashion 2013 trends

All of these elements might be summed up as Magpie-Chic. A worldly collector with an eye for style, browsing markets, antique stores, and boutiques from around the world. A bohemian arrangement, where a vintage items repose on contemporary furniture, and clean neutral colorscapes are shaken up by spicy accessories. Raid your granny’s closet and pair one of her colorful skirts with a sophisticated white blouse. No need to match perfectly, or pick a defining theme. Bring together what you love and make it work.

 Maison et Objet Fashion Trends for 2013 World Traveler Vintage-Chic

Dorm Decor Extraordinaire!

Take Your Dorm Decor From Drab to Fab!

WallPops flower wall decals perfect for dorm decor

Moving in to a dorm at school is one of the most exciting, yet nerve-wracking endeavors of young adult life. This one room, often shared with another (sometimes a total stranger!) becomes your home away from home. This will be the spot where you come, exhausted, after a long day of learning, to study for your classes, where you wake up each morning, and get ready for every exciting day of your college life! Dorm rooms are classically stark, and come to you with heaps of rules, like no candles, no painting, no tacks or nails in the walls… they certainly don’t make it easy for you to make your room look enthralling!

However, don’t get discouraged by the bleak, white walls and utilitarian furniture. Your dorm room can be a truly fabulous space, one that expresses your personal style, welcomes you after a long day, and encourages your creative energy! Here are some tips for fabulous dorm decor that will create sizzle without breaking the bank or getting your RA into a frenzy.

1. Start With Your Bed

Dorm decor ideas from WallPops  Dorm Decor idea flower decals on the wall by WallPops

 

Dorm Decor ideas for privacy room panels by WallPops  Inspire your dorm decor with a peel and stick wall quote from WallPops

You will need a lot of sleep. Your head is going to be spinning from all the compelling knowledge, cramming for exams, keeping your schedule straight, and getting to know so many new people! It is while you sleep that your brain is able to commit all of this to memory. So try to make your bed as welcoming as possible. Aside from those extra long twin sheets, get some cute throw pillows and fun printed blankets to add a splash of inviting color to the room. Also, to create a comforting nook, WallPops has fashionable room panels that can be hung from hooks to create a little privacy. You and your roomate may have different study schedules, so these panels can help to give you both a sense of personal space. An inspirational quote above your bed is also a nice touch! WallPops has sweet words for the wall like “Dream” and “Life is Beautiful“.

2. Set up Your Study Space for Success

Get your dorm desk space organized with fabulous zodiac dry-erase wall art Dry-Erase Peel & Stick Calendar decals from WallPops

Hit the books and set yourself up to succeed by being organized! Your dorm room will come with a desk so that you have a dedicated space to study. Consider getting a charming lamp to set the lighting just right and add a home-y touch. Have fun setting up your desk with cute cups for your pencils and pens, be prepared with a stapler, and create a fashionable and functional folder system for each class. And don’t stare at a blank wall! Peel and stick dry-erase decals won’t harm your colleges’ paint job, and provide a space to plan your schedule and leave yourself reminders. With designer dry-erase decals by Jonathan Adler, including zodiac sign wall art, message boards and calendars, WallPops will whip your desk into shipshape!

3. Don’t Forget the Walls!

Perfect for a dorm peel and stick wall decals by WallPops Dorm room picture frames for the wall peel & stick decals

Don’t let dorm rules about nails and tacks in the walls discourage your designer diva dreams. WallPops are the perfect solution for your boring wall woes. Decorating your yawn inducing dorm walls will make the room pop. For a cool dorm room, pick peel and stick wall art that you can take with you at the end of the year. From zebra stripes to skeleton keys and wise owl graphics, we have dorm wall art for every style and taste. Check out our frame decals by Jonathan Adler. Choose from black and white frames with sassy silver accents, or chic colorful enamel frames. These frame decals make a peel and stick gallery so you can be surrounded by photos of your friends and family from home, magazine photos, artwork and anything else you find wall-worthy.

Have fun making your dorm room the coolest in the school. Do you have a super cute dorm room? Send us a photo, or upload one to our Facebook page, we would love to see your fabulous dorm decor style!

 

 

 

Dress Up Your Desk This School Season

 Must-Have Items For a Stylish, Organized Study Space

With summer’s fun-filled days flying by, it’s almost time to gear up for the school season.  While the thought of heading back to days spent indoors can be dreadful to most, why not spruce up your study space for a stylish and organized area that you can look forward to spending time in?

Whether you’re a student or a teacher getting ready for the upcoming school year or even a professional in need of an office update, make the most of your work space with these six easy and colorful additions suggested by Paula Berberian, Creative Director of WallPops, the premier line of peel-and-stick wall art from Brewster Home Fashions.

File Folders

With long days ahead filled with much to do, bring the outdoors in with these file folders from Paper Source.  The Bird, Sunshine, Waves and Roses sets (clockwise from top left) makeover traditional file folders into easy desk décor that is so stunning, you’ll nearly be able to smell the beach or roses.  Folders are one- and three-tabbed and approximately $7 for a set of six.

Dry Erase Calendars and Boards

Get Organized with dry-erase calendar decals by WallPops & Jonathan Adler

Stay on top of all of your upcoming deadlines and activities by keeping a wall calendar in an easy-to-view place near your work space.  Save paper and get happy with the new, lively WallPops by Jonathan Adler peel-and-stick Dry Erase Monthly or Four-Piece Calendars.  Monthly calendars are available in Links, featuring white and green circular tie-knots over a teal background and navy border (at top left) and Honeycomb (top right) with a classic navy and white honeycomb pattern and teal outline.  Also worth trying is the new Diamond Message Board with a white dry erase board framed with a teal and navy, diamond-patterned border (bottom left).

Stay ahead of the game and plan four months in advance with the Bargello Wave Four-Piece Dry Erase Calendar set (bottom middle).  The calendars feature Adler’s signature groovy waves in blue, orange, green and pink with one wave color per calendar.  To create an overall look, opt for the coordinating wave Dry Erase Board (bottom right) in a rainbow of colors with an orange outline that is sold separately.  Message Boards and Monthly Calendars are 13 by 17.75-inches and approximately $17.99 per pack.  Four-Piece Dry Erase Calendar sets are 13 by 13-inches and are approximately $20.99 per pack.

Stapler

Don’t overlook the tools you use every day, whether it’s a tape dispenser, scissors or a stapler, update life’s daily necessities and make each day that much more special.  With this in mind, add some serious design with this ANYTHING stapler, winner of the 2009 “Best of the Best” Red Dot Award, an internationally recognized quality seal for exceptional design.  The sleek-lined stapler is available in orange, yellow, turquoise and white.  Available at www.shophorne.com for approximately $40 each.

Desk Caddies & Trays

Store all your desk essentials tastefully with these hand-painted metal desk caddies and trays.  Caddies offer three connected compartments for holding writing utensils or tools along with a tray where business cards, paper clips or rubber bands can be collected.  Caddies are approximately $30 each and trays, sold separately, are approximately $20 each.  Both are available at www.seejanework.com.

Paper Trays

Save desk space and add a touch, or a range of colors, with stackable Pierre Belvedere Paper Trays. Choose from Fuchsia, Wasabi or Chocolate.  Trays are letter size, with cream stitching and a velvet interior.  Available at select retailers for approximately $26 each.

With a few chic additions to your current work space, it is easier than ever to create a desk to adore for a successful and enjoyable school season.