Simple ways to brighten up your dorm room for $50

We've come a long way from the days when a cool dorm consisted of just polaroid pictures and sticky tack.                

Luckily for students these days, there's no shortage of college dorm decor. From neon signs to intricate tapestries, feel-good bathmats to artistic jewelry hangers, you can source and buy these decorations straight from the internet. 

Unluckily for parents, this means that the back-to-school shopping never ends -- and neither do the price points. We've rounded up 13 of the chicest college dorm decor pieces -- all under $50 -- to help make some of the decision-making easier and make move-in less stressful.

Shop our favorites below! 

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