It’s your first time away from home and you’re excited, but your student accommodation leaves a lot to be desired. Bits of grimy blu-tac adorn stark white walls and a thread-bare carpet in bottle green reminds you of your old school uniform. Don’t worry! Sprucing up your place has never been cheaper or easier. A lick of paint here, a splash of colour there, and before you know it, you’ve imprinted your personality on your surroundings. We’re here to trigger your imagination with our cheap and clever decorating tips that will transform your new pad from hovel to haven.