If you’ve just finished up college or graduate school, congratulations and welcome to the “real world”! Now that you’re officially on your own and entering the workforce, it’s time to start thinking about decorating your new apartment. Furnishing an entire space can be a blow to the wallet, especially when you only have a few items from your college digs to begin with—but don’t worry! You don’t have to start over completely and ditch the décor and accent furniture you accumulated while at school. Keep scrolling for 10 ways the items from your dorm or college apartment can work in your sure-to-be-stylish new space.
Nate Berkus Water Hyacinth Basket with Handles ($35)
World Market Fortress Bouquet Wood Serving Tray ($35)
Have you reused some college furniture in a grown-up apartment? Share the details in the comments!