College Life

Ways To Decorate Your Dorm Room Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Horoscopes aren’t for everyone, but those that do like them find that these predictions are often truthful and align very well with their zodiac sign. For die hard horoscope believers, it is worth looking into how your zodiac sign influences your decor style. As you transition into college and are looking for dorm room inspiration, try looking at things from a more celestial point of view. Here are ways to decorate your dorm room based on your zodiac sign!

1. Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

Aquarius’s are known for their intellect and will often devote a lot of their energy to their studies. They also definitely benefit from some alone time. A space with mentally stimulating objects, a clear space to work on homework, and small comforting areas would be great for an Aquarius. Add an activity book and small puzzle toys to keep your mind working, while still being able to relax. Ensure an organized desk that is ready to be used for work with a desk organizer. Tack on a curtain around your bed for some added privacy and a space to recharge in. Overall a modern and work focused environment is ideal for an Aquarius.


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2. Pisces (February 19-March 20)

Pisces’s are social butterflies who love to help others. They are compassionate and gentle beings. This sign is also known for being highly passionate and romantic. After a long day of caring for others, these people deserve an extra comfy blanket to cuddle up in. They also would benefit from an extra piece of seating, like a couch, to host their many guests. Add some touches of pink, through garlands and throw pillows to add a lovey flair to the room. A comfortable space to relax in, with a romantic vibe, is essential for a Pisces to thrive.


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3. Aries (March 21-April 19)

Full of energy, Aries are always ready for a fun competition! They can be a bit impulsive but their confident nature would pair great with a bright dorm room. Because of the amount of energy this sign has, a room with lots of space to move around in is ideal. If an option, choose to loft your bed up, Aries, for as much floor space as possible. Add fun pops of color through a bright bean bag, a textured rug, and graphic wall art. Overall, an Aries will feel at home in a bright room with fun decor and lots of space to move around.


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4. Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Taurus’s, known as stubborn and hard working beings, are surprisingly impacted by touch. They are people who need order but also love and warmth. This combination of traits leads Taurus’s to constantly seek comfort but also require order for full relaxation to be reached. An oversized pillow and a large comforter, are a great way to ensure pleasure for a Taurus. A creative way to keep a room organized is with a stylish trunk that can double as a table. For a Taurus to feel safe in their space make sure to include luscious linens and extra methods to contain any mess. An organized yet comfortable space is ideal for this sign.


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5. Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Gemini’s are incredibly curious people who love to socialize. They also hate spending time alone. Create an open and inviting space for guests by hanging fairy lights from the ceiling, tacking a tapestry on the wall, and offering comfy places to sit. Chanel your creative energy with coloring books and a polaroid camera. The boho style is very dualistic, like a Gemini, in the fact that it is comfortable yet cute. This style encourages creativity with it’s mix of colors, textures, and patterns and is perfect for a Gemini. Overall a boho chic room is ideal for this sign.

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6. Cancer (June 21-July 22)

With a crab as their icon, Cancer’s are very connected to water. A beachy room, to bring in aspects of water, would make a Cancer feel at home. Hang a hammock to relax in after class and add wall art that is representative of the beach. This sign is also highly sensitive and is very connected to their families. Add a photo album on your nightstand, so you can always see your loved ones. Finally, use light linens on your bed to get the full beach vibe. A Cancer will benefit from a light and airy beach-like dorm room.


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7. Leo (July 23-August 22)

Leo’s are known as confident leaders who often take risks. The ideal room for such an outspoken person would be one that highlights all of their amazing accomplishments. Buy some extra frames for all the certificates you will probably want to hang on your walls, use a cubby style shelf so all your lovely possessions can be seen by your many visitors, and finally add a large monogram above your bed so everyone knows it’s your room. A preppy room that showcases your individual personality and achievements is ideal for a Leo.

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8. Virgo (August 23-September 22)

Loyal and methodical are just a few of the endearing qualities Virgo’s possess. They are also avid readers and writers. A room with lots of order and practical aspects is necessary for a Virgo. Purchase things like a book-light for late night reading, a kettle so you can start your day with tea or coffee, a shoe organizer, and finally a journal to write down thoughts and daily happenings. Keep a monochromatic color palette, grey or beige pair nicely with white, to create a cohesive style throughout the room. This sign needs a room with order and a minimalistic style.

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9. Libra (September 23-October 22)

Libra’s love balance and feel true harmony when surrounded by genuine people and beautiful things. The easiest way to achieve balance in a dorm room is by matching all your decor with your roomies. This sign would feel happiest in their room if they can decorate if with their roomie and buy matching linens. Cost can often be an issue when trying to create a matching dorm room, so instead of splurging on decor, create a DIY garland, print out free wall art, and buy fairy lights in bulk. Libra’s also love traveling, so make sure to feature some of the cool places you have visited in the wall art you choose. A matchy-matchy room is a safe choice for a Libra.

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10. Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Cool and collected, Scorpio’s are one of the most trustful signs. A space that allows this sign to comfort their friends in a calming environment would be a perfect fit. A medium sized chair, like a loveseat, is an awesome way to sit close to your friends in times where they may need a shoulder to cry on. Blue is a calm color, by purchasing blue sheets and blankets the cool aura will be translated to your space. Positive wall art/decals is another great way to welcome your friends into a reparative environment. Scorpio’s will feel at home in a calm, positive, and blue tone room.

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11. Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

Sagittarius’s are constantly exploring new things and are super curious about the world around them. A room that is focused on travel and other cultures would be fit for this sign. Buy a creative way of displaying your travel photos and a steamer trunk to channel that travelesque style. Some other great decor items to showcase your jet-setter nature are a globe, a wall decal, and a map tapestry. A travel themed room is perfect for the adventurer in each Sagittarius.

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12. Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

Taurus’s, Virgo’s, and Capricorn’s are all very similar in the fact that they love organization. Capricorn’s are a bit different from the other two signs, in that they are very big on setting goals and have large aspirations. This sign should definitely have a vision board in their room, these are easy to DIY. A preppy and put together room is a great way to pair function with fashion, two things Capricorn’s love. Get monogram stickers to label all your stuff, classy clear containers to organize things like makeup or school supplies, and splurge on some high quality bedding. Quality over quantity is the key to designing a room for this particular sign. Overall an organized and minimal room with classy details make a Capricorn happy.


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Does your zodiac sign match with your style to decorate your dorm room!? Share in the comments below!

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Isabella Southwick

Isabella was born and raised in San Francisco but will be a member of the class of 2021 at the University of Kansas. She is majoring in political science and hopes to pursue a career in policy. She hopes to rush a sorority and cheer on the Jayhawks at every game.

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