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01/28/2015 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

10 Poster Decorating Ideas That Won't Remind You Of A Dorm Room

Remember how much pride you took in hanging your posters in your college dorm room? It was a statement of who you were and who your absolute favorite band was -- The Beatles.

Maybe The Beatles is still your favorite band, but now that you live in a real grown up home, you can't just tack up a poster anymore. We understand, and we found 10 ways to hang posters like an adult and still hold on to those glory days.

1. When in doubt, frame it.

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Credit: Homepolish design by Haley Weidenbaum, Homepolish designer, photo by Tessa Neustadt

2. Use a poster rail for some added flair.

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3. Color coordinate your posters with other items in your home.

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Credit: Homepolish, design by Vanessa De Vargas, Homepolish designer, photo by Bethany Nauert

4. Go minimalist.

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5. Forget about hanging your poster; prop it up against a wall instead.

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6. Create a grouping of several posters for a more sophisticated effect.

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7. Hang your posters on pants' hangers for a put-together look.

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8. Use a poster as a bookend for dual-purpose decoration.

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9. Put those binder clips (that are otherwise cluttering up your desk) to work.

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10. Pick a motif (in this case, circles) and use it multiple ways on one wall.

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Credit: Homepolish, design by Orlando Soria, Homepolish Creative Director, photo by Tessa Neustadt

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