6 stylish Walmart dorm decor picks under $50

These dorm room accessories will liven up your space (without breaking the bank!)

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Curating your dorm room decor can be an equally exciting and intimidating experience—you finally have the autonomy to make the space reflect your personal style, but with so many options it can be hard to narrow down exactly what you want on display without going over budget!

That’s why we’ve scoured Walmart’s coolest dorm-room decor and accessories—from Instagram-friendly throw pillows and comforter sets to stylish seating solutions for your school friends, these are some of the most stylish decor picks at Walmart—all of which are comfortably under $50.

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Phantoscope Soft Velvet Shell Throw Pillow | Currently $29.99

Scroll through just about any aesthetically-pleasing Instagram account and you’ll quickly notice a recurring theme: the seashell. From seashell-shaped lamp shades (try saying that three times fast!) and vases, to under-the-sea-inspired accessories and clothing, there’s no denying seashell motives are having a moment. This playful velvet throw pillow allows you to take advantage of the social media-friendly trend without going all-in.View Deal

Mainstays Pink Metal Wall Planter | Was $12.99, now $9.99

Let’s be honest for a second: the typical college dorm room is anything but warm and cozy. That said, one of the easiest ways to make a space feel more welcoming is to add a little greenery. This pastel metal wall planter is the perfect size for a small succulent or cactus—both of which are super easy to care for and will give your study space an instant dose of warmth.View Deal

Better Homes and Gardens Tie Dye Comforter Set | Was $46.80, now $35

Instantly transform your dorm room into a cozy, cool retreat with this tie dye comfort set. Featuring a trendy all-over dip dye pattern, this super-soft three-piece set includes a comforter, matching pillow shams, and a bonus throw pillow to pull it all together.View Deal

Linen Laundry Basket With Handles | Was $40.59, now $22.45

If there’s one thing you invest in to ensure your dorm room stays as aesthetically pleasing as possible, make it a stylish laundry basket—yes, seriously! A lightweight laundry basket like this one allows you to keep your dirty clothes off the floor and in one spot—and the wicker handles make it easy to tote back and forth to the laundry room.View Deal

Mainstays Folding Butterfly Chair | Was $33, now $29

Most dorm rooms don’t have a lot of extra floor space—which makes a folding butterfly chair a great option to have on hand when you’re hosting friends and classmates. Not your typical folding chair, this modern microsuede seat features a tailored, button-tufted backrest and a minimal steel frame.View Deal

EcoGecko Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser with Color Changing LED Lights | Was $27.99, now $18.63

Turn your study space into a zen, spa-like environment with this aromatherapy essential oil diffuser. Not only does it fill your space with your favorite soothing scents, it also features a soft, color-changing mood light effect that can be adjusted for both day and night time use.

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