Score dorm decor for under $20. (Credit: iStock)

Score dorm decor for under $20.

Dorm decor under $20

When you're living on a "broke college student" budget, spending money on dorm decor can seem completely out of the question; but making the space your own doesn't have to break the bank. These options are fun, chic and under $20.

Rock Around the Clock

Never be late to class (or a party)
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Never be late to class (or a party) with this fun record wall clock. ($9.99, Bed Bath & Beyond)

Flower Power

Brighten up your space by displaying fresh flowers
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Brighten up your space by displaying fresh flowers in these super affordable colored vases. (99 cents, Ikea)

Game On

Addicted to video games? Show it with this
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Addicted to video games? Show it with this fun throw pillow. (On sale for $12.49, Kohl's)

Just the Ticket

Avoid lost-key fees by stashing your dorm keys
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Avoid lost-key fees by stashing your dorm keys and other essentials in this decorative tray. ($12.99, ModCloth)

A Great Hook

Fight clutter and keep towels and clothing off
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Fight clutter and keep towels and clothing off the floor with these guitar wall hooks. ($19.99, Bed Bath & Beyond)

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Framed

Display pics of your family and friends back
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Display pics of your family and friends back home in these bright photo frames. ($2.99 for a set of two, Ikea)

Candle Crazy

Since most dorms have rules against lighting candles,
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Since most dorms have rules against lighting candles, illuminate this affordable mint-green candle holder with a battery operated tea light for the same pretty effect. ($2.95, H&M)

Or opt for this love-ly candle set. ($4.95,
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Or opt for this love-ly candle set. ($4.95, H&M)

A Good Sign

Get an inspiring daily reminder with this sweet
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Get an inspiring daily reminder with this sweet desk display. ($9.99, Kohl's)

Black & White

Dorm decor doesn't have to be all about
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Dorm decor doesn't have to be all about bright colors. For a more classic look, opt for something like this floral black and white photo. ($9.99, Ikea)

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Lighten Up

String lights aren't just for Christmas. Light up
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String lights aren't just for Christmas. Light up your space with these pretty lanterns. ($14.99 each, Target)

To the Letter

Personalize your desk decor with these acid-etched letters.
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Personalize your desk decor with these acid-etched letters. ($12, Urban Outfitters)

Hanging Around

If you don't have the desk space for
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If you don't have the desk space for frames, try displaying your photos in this hanging wall display. ($19.99, Bed Bath & Beyond)

Up the Wall

These dry erase wall decals do double duty
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These dry erase wall decals do double duty as dorm decor and message boards. ($14.99, Kohl's)

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