9 Easy DIY Dorm Room Decor Ideas

Many of us students count every cent we have, scrounging up enough change for that snack or soda in the vending machine. We even check every coat pocket and purse lying around for some extra cash sometimes, because, well, we’re poor! As a college student, you also want your room to be hip,unique and true to you in every way possible. So we thought we’d give you a little dorm room inspiration at little to no cost Below are 20 DIY dorm room decor ideas to make your room unique and spectacular without breaking the bank!

1. Picture Collage

Wood letter Picture collages are the best for showing off pictures around the room. Pick what ever letter speaks to you or use your initials and cover the letter with fun washi tape, pictures, and finish off with mod podge to set it all in place. Then hang on the wall!

2. Calendar Art

Put calendars on the wall and highlight all you’re activates and assignments in different colors. Make sure that they stand out, so you will remember to do things on time.


3. New Throw Pillows

If your college has a store, whenever they have t-shirts on sale, buy them. If you buy them, you will be able to sew them and turn them into great, one-of-a-kind throw pillows that and your roommate can enjoy.

4. Multi-functional Desk

If you like to have parties but don’t have a lot of space, you can always transform your desk into the ultimate beer pong table. All you have to do is buy a cheap towel at the dollar store and some heavy tape and tape the towel to the table and then set up the cups and enjoy.

5. Recycled T-shirts

If you have old shirts lying around your house that you think you might want to keep as a memory, turn them into a great t- shirt blanket. Sew all the shirts together and make a blanket that you will never forget.

6. Recycled Bottles

If you’re the kind of person who always buys drinks from the vending machines, instead of throwing the bottles away, make them useful. Cut the top of the bottle off. Then rip the label off. Decorate the bottle however you’d like and place it on your desk as a pencil holder. Great place to store pencils and pens.

7. Pretty Trash Can

If you bought a bland and boring trash can and you want to spruce it up, this is what you need to do. Paint your trash can with chalkboard paint. Let the paint dry. Then write on the trash can. You can erase the words at any time.


8. Decorate Your Mirror

If you and your roommate decided to have a full-length mirror on your door, you should absolutely deck it out. You can start by adding pictures or any kind of special emblems to the four corners of the mirror.

9. Chore Wheel

If you and your roommate can’t decide whose turn it is to vacuum the room or take out the trash, this might help. Get some cardboard from an old package that someone sent you to put a spinner on it and put it on the wall. Every morning you and your roommate can spin to see what chores you each have to do.

Do you have any more easy DIY dorm room decor ideas? If so, let us know in the comments!

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.

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