It’s that time of year again, where college-goers are packing up their lives to move into their tiny, temporary home away from home. Campus move-in day can be stressful yet exciting for many incoming freshman, particularly those who have been dreaming up décor ideas ever since they crossed the stage at their high school graduation. Among those eager freshmen and DIY enthusiasts is Alanis Johnson.
Johnson is gearing up for her first year at the University of Mississippi, and she recently shared before-and-after pictures of her dorm room makeover on Facebook.
“Alanis is starting off in glam and comfort at the University of Mississippi! HOTTY TODDY!!” wrote, her mother, Latonia Davis-Johnson, referring to the Ole Miss slogan.
Let’s just say the transformation left her followers shook, causing her post to go viral.
Don’t just take our word for it, though. See the results for yourself below. Here’s a before photo:
And here are a few of after photos—Hotty Toddy, indeed:
From chic bedding and unique storage ideas, to plush, sophisticated pillows and decorative light fixtures, Johnson’s cozy and inviting room is proof that dorm life isn’t so bad or cramped.
It’s all in the details, as Johnson’s finishing touches are what instantly elevate her dorm room.
Glam Style Tip 101: Mirrors and cute lighting fixtures are an inexpensive way to add luxury and character to a room, without breaking the bank.
Here, Johnson incorporated soft throws, knick-knacks and wall art to keep her dorm room cohesive and to add a bit of color and texture.
Judging by these photos of Johnson’s dorm room makeover, it looks like the freshman is well on her way to having a lit academic year at Ole Miss.