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5 Color Schemes For Your Next Dorm Makeover

5 Color Schemes For Your Next Dorm Makeover

Are you looking for a way to liven up your dorm room look without breaking the bank? With so  many trends and cute ideas out there, it can be hard to find the one that is perfect for your new look. Starting with your color scheme is a great guide for livening up your dorm room look. Here are 5 color schemes for your next dorm makeover. 

Ocean Blues And Whites ( Soft Blue, Dark Blue and White)
This soft ocean blue scheme is great for any new look.

1. Ocean Blues And Whites ( Soft Blue, Dark Blue and White) 

This color scheme is perfect for those who don’t like loud popping colors but are fans of cooler tones. This color scheme is perfect for those who have a higher stress level. As it has been shown that cooler colors in your living space will help keep you calmer. This is perfect for finals week and other stressors. This color scheme opens up a world of fun filled decorations. I personally love beach theme decor for this color scheme or country flowers. If you add accents of soft  yellows into the mix if you’re looking for more of the floral look, your dorm room will really pop. Soft grays also pair really well with this color scheme. When you’re looking for that soothing sense of the beach in your dorm room, try this color scheme. 

Cactus Green And Soft Pink (Evergreen Green, Blossom Pink and Eggshell White)
This scheme is great for making your dorm room an oasis.

2. Cactus Green And Soft Pink (Evergreen Green, Blossom Pink and Eggshell White) 

If your dorm room is your dessert oasis, this color scheme is perfect for you. Cute cactus trends are on the rise and are a great excuse to decorate your dorm. The bright popping greens give you that sense of energy. While the soft pink and white balance out the bright color pops. This color scheme goes well with what you are already naturally working with in a dorm room. With white or cream walls, this color scheme is easily adapted to the living space with a few cheap moderations. Getting fake succulents that are gorgeous for a windowsill is a great way to start this new look. In addition, getting cacti paintings from Amazon is a great way to begin building your oasis. In addition, you can easily link this color scheme to your bed by adding a few cute pink pillows or bright green ones. All these decorations can be found on online stores and most are relatively cheap, being a great fit for a college budget. The green, pink and white adds that sense of unique freshness. When you’re looking to grow your oasis try out this cute dorm room look. 

Punk Rocker ( Red, Black and Purple)
This look is great to add a little punk into your space.

3. Punk Rocker ( Red, Black and Purple) 

When you’re looking to add a little punk to  your dorm room look, try out this next color scheme. As a former punk child, I can attest that this color scheme is perfect for highlighting those punk vibes in your living space. The dark purple and the black especially will play off each other, creating a beautiful dark shadow contrast that adds that rocker sense to any living area. The red helps add that last color pop to the living space that ties your punk world together. I love this color scheme because it is perfect for fluorescent lights. Yes, you heard me right. Bright red neon signs are perfect for adding that bright color pop for this room. A red neon sign coupled with some black furniture and purple art will make the room feel like one continuous scene of punk beauty. This color scheme is especially cool at night when the light plays in the shadows of the dark hues of purple. You might be thinking, how can I pull this off with white walls? I’ll tell you.  Use the white to your advantage by thinking of it as another color pop, pair it with the red and purple and it will highlight your intended color pops. If you’re looking for a little punk in your life, try this color scheme. 

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Floral Country ( Soft Blue, Pastel Yellow and Cream)
This scheme is great for any rustic look.

4. Floral Country ( Soft Blue, Pastel Yellow and Cream) 

This color scheme is perfect for those who are looking for a more rustic country feel to their dorm room look. Soft sanded whites are a great way to highlight the soft subtle colors needed to tie this color scheme together. This is one of the color schemes that using wooden decorations helps bring that sense of antique rustic warmth to your dorm. Using picture frames with that sanded white texture is a great way to give that sense of continuity to a room. In addition, you’ll want floral designs in either soft white, yellow or blue throughout the room. Getting a comforter in these colors is cheap and easy. And serves as an art piece on its own. In addition, tying it with soft whites and black and white photos is a great way to add that country rustic feel throughout the room. There are relatively cheap prints online, such as Amazon of beautiful black and white horses that will tie the room together. When you’re looking to bring that sense of country warmth into your dorm room, try this color scheme out. 

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Royal Room ( Royal Purple and Gold)
This royal purple look will add that sense of elegance to your dorm room.

5. Royal Room ( Royal Purple and Gold) 

Are you looking for a sense sophistication for your dorm room look? This royal room color scheme adds that sense of elegance and royalty to any space. Royal purple is a hard hue to find , but once you use it, it is a look that is unforgettable. For this look you’ll want gold for your picture frames and photos that have an element of purple or yellow in them. Photos of sunsets are great for highlighting this dorm room look. In addition, you’ll want a comforter that is one of the highlighting colors to really make the room come together. When you’re looking to feel a little like royalty, try this color scheme out. 

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Decorating is important for maintaining one’s mental health and making you feel at home. With so many colors to choose from, there is a color scheme for everyone on this list. These color schemes will help you on your way to make your dorm room feel like home.