Shared accommodation tends to be basic and plain, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The fabulous decoration gifts for roommates included in this list have been handpicked for their ability to turn boring into beautiful. How about a rose bush lamp, or maybe one made from Himalayan Salt? Or perhaps something more practical, like storage crates, shelves, or a wine glass holder for the bathroom, that not only look amazing, but will make your lives easier, too?
Forget a plain old fish bowl and get your roommate one of these amazing fish hotels, instead. Minimalist yet fancy in design, this striking white aquarium can be extended by stacking one on top of another, creating a tall structure that looks like an upmarket apartment building.
Knock Knock Passive Aggressive Nifty Note Pad
If your roomie like passive aggressiveness and sarcasm, this notepad will make the perfect gift. Printed in a variety of colors with a checklist of complaints, this pad will also allow them to air their opinions in their own words, thanks to the couple of prompts that they can fill in themselves.
Wood Nesting Storage Crates with Chalkboard Front Panel
Storage boxes don’t have to be boring – just take a look at this set of three nesting crates. Available in a choice of three rustic colors, these wooden boxes come with a chalkboard front so they can see exactly what’s stored where, to save hours of searching through cardboard boxes.
3-Tier Relaxation Tabletop Fountain
Add a little Zen to the room with this amazing 3-Tier Relaxation Tabletop Fountain. Fitted with a submersible pump to keep the water flowing, this unique feature will provide a soothing centerpiece as the water gently trickles from one tier to the next, and the subtle lighting glows.
EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
If your roommate wants a pet but the rules (or you) don’t allow, take a peek at this stunning Ecosphere. Beautiful to look at, this small clear glass globe contains an entire ecosystem, and comes with shrimp, algae, and microorganisms that all feed off each other in a perpetual cycle of life.
LED Window Curtain String Lights
Add some glitter and glitz to the dorm room or apartment with an LED window string curtain. Fitted with 300 tiny LED lights, this corded electric curtain can be hung in the window or on a wall to add a beautifully warm glow to even the plainest of rented rooms.
Wall Mounted FLoating Shelves Set
These Floating Shelves make the perfect gifts for roommates who have a lot of ‘stuff’ and not a lot of places to put it! Supplied in a set of three, these wooden shelves come in a wide range of colors to suit, and are ideal for holding plants, cosmetics, books, and more.
SipCaddy Shower Beer and Bath Wine Holder
Give them a way to really relax and ease their cares away with the SipCaddy. Made especially for the bath or shower, the SipCaddy will stick to a tiled wall and hold a wine glass or can, so they can lie back and enjoy the warm water with their favorite drink to hand.
Pop-A-Toothbrush Wall Mounted Toothbrush Holder
Keep toothbrushes neat and tidy with this handy wall mounted toothbrush holder. Small and compact, this holder fixes to the wall with strong double sided tape, and features a cover that opens automatically as the toothbrush is pulled out. Suitable for one or two brushes.
THE COMFY Oversized Wearable Sherpa Blanket
The ideal gift for roommates who like to stay snug while they study or warm while they watch TV, the COMFY is like a wearable blanket and hoodie all rolled into one. Made from an incredibly soft Sherpa fleece in a range of colors, this oversized cozy will also save on heating costs, too!
LED Rose Flower Tree Lamp
Add some floral décor to the room you share with an exceptionally pretty Rose Flower Tree Lamp. Beautiful even when it’s not turned on, once it’s illuminated the 32 stunning white roses really come to life with a warm white glow at the center of each one, thanks to the tiny LED lights.
Uncle John's OLD FAITHFUL Bathroom Repair Book
Even on the most hectic of days, there is always a period or two when time slows down and life can be contemplated – the bathroom break. Enhance their thinking time with ‘Uncle John’s Old Faithful’, which is packed with some of the most random and incredible trivia they could ever hope to discover.
Bamboo Dishwasher Clean Dirty Magnet Sign
Make life easier in the kitchen with this handy magnetic dishwasher sign. Made from bamboo, this magnet will let other residents know whether the dishes inside the washer are clean or dirty, eliminating the chance of grabbing a greasy, dirty plate with last night’s dinner still clinging to it!
All Out Of Grocery List Note Pad
They’ll never again forget what they need when they go shopping, thanks to this handy ‘Knock Knock All Out Of Pad’. With 60 sheets included, this pad is printed with a long list of grocery and household essentials that can be ticked off as they run out, then simply torn off.
TubShroom Drain Protector
Nobody wants to stick their fingers in the plug hole to pull out clumps of hair, so make sure it’s trapped before it causes a problem with the TubShroom Drain Protector. There are several colors to choose from, and it’s easy to install with no special tools needed.
Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker
Caffeine addicts will truly appreciate having the Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker in their room. Compatible with hundreds of K-Cup pod varieties, this machine can brew 6 or more cups before refilling, and will serve the perfect coffee every time. Neat and sleek, it will fit into the smallest of spaces, too.
Himalayan Glow Salt Lamp
Not only will this Himalayan Salt Lamp cast a seriously cozy glow around the room, but it will reportedly offer a number of fabulous health benefits too. As the salt warms up it releases negative ions into the air, fighting the harmful positive ions that are emitted from computers, phones, and other electrical devices.
The Roommate Book: Sharing Lives and Slapping Fives
Having a roommate can be a lot of fun, bridging the gap between childhood and adulthood, so help yours make the most of it with ‘The Roommate Book’. Packed with fun drawings, this book is a whimsical and funny guide to living life with a roomie to the max.
80-Piece Home Tool Kit Set
Some jobs have to be taken care of by the professionals, whereas others can be completed ‘in-house’, especially if they have the right tools for the job. This kit contains all the essential tools they will need, including a drill, hammer, pliers, screwdrivers, and a range of different bits.
Aqua Notes Water Proof Note Pad
If they always have their best thoughts in the shower, the Aqua Notes Water Proof Note Pad will enable them to jot them down without them getting ruined. Supplied with a compatible pencil, this pad comes with 40 waterproof tear-off pages, and suction pads to attach to a wall or tiles.
NEST Fragrances Reed Diffuser
Keep their space smelling sweet and fresh with one of these delightful NEST Reed Diffusers. With more than 20 different fragrances to choose from, from the cozy Hearth to the zesty Grapefruit, these diffusers, which come in an attractive glass bottle, will gently scent the air for up to 90 days.
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