34 DIY Dorm Room Decor Projects to Spice up Your Room ...

By Lisa

34 DIY Dorm Room Decor Projects to Spice up Your Room ...

Dorm rooms can be very aesthetically unpleasant, but if you’re armed with some cool DIY dorm room décor ideas and projects; you can turn a plain and boring room into your own little oasis with just some simple items and some creativity. Don’t go a semester with a sad, simple walls when you can easily give yourself a change of scenery and make yourself feel more at home with some easy DIY dorm room décor ideas.

Table of contents:

  1. 1. Organizer
  2. 2. DIY Picture Display
  3. 3. DIY Decorative Cork Board
  4. 4. Cheese Grater Earring Holder
  5. 5. DIY Mirror Decorations
  6. 6. DIY Headboard
  7. 7. DIY Glitter Jar Flower Holder!
  8. 8. DIY Message Board
  9. 9. DIY Mirror Decor
  10. 10. DIY WALL ART
  11. 11. DIY Cork Board Calenders
  12. 12. DIY Cookie Sheet Display
  13. 13. DIY Elephant Art
  14. 14. DIY Painted Vases
  15. 15. DIY Trash Can Decor
  16. 16. DIY Wall Decor
  17. 17. DIY Wall Jewelry Hanger
  18. 18. DIY Photo Collage
  19. 19. DIY Confetti Mural
  20. 20. DIY Masking Tape Decor
  21. 21. Tin Can Cubbies
  22. 22. Circle Cork Boards
  23. 23. DIY Charging Station
  24. 24. DIY Geometric Wall Hanging
  25. 25. DIY Paint Chip Wall Art
  26. 26. DIY Lamp Shade Makeover
  27. 27. DIY Canopy
  28. 28. DIY Tape Picture Frames
  29. 29. DIY Bedside Table
  30. 30. DIY Shower Caddy Organizer
  31. 31. DIY Laundry Bag
  32. 32. DIY Wall Decor
  33. 33. DIY Gem Pushpins
  34. 34. DIY Accessory Display

1 Organizer

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The best DIY dorm room décor ideas not only help spruce up your room, but they also help you stay organized. This organizer and planner can help you keep your assignments, class schedule and anything else you might need front and center.

2 DIY Picture Display

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A fun and easy way to display photos or your favorite mementos is to hang them with some clothespins. It's cute and much less expensive than picture frames.

3 DIY Decorative Cork Board

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Make yourself a cute corkboard and display special photos, notes and reminders in style.

4 Cheese Grater Earring Holder

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Nothing is worse when you're in a hurry to get ready and you can't find your favorite earrings. Paint a cheese grater and keep your earrings at the ready.

5 DIY Mirror Decorations

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Most budget-friendly mirrors are far from cute, but it's super easy to glue some jewels or sea shells or pretty much anything you like to add some personality to the mirror.

6 DIY Headboard

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Make your very own headboard to really cozy up your room.

7 DIY Glitter Jar Flower Holder!

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Don't just display your flowers in any old vase or glass, make your very own sparkly vase!

8 DIY Message Board

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Make a to-do list for yourself or leave a message for your roommate on this easy message board you can make with am old frame.

9 DIY Mirror Decor

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Another way to quickly add some color to your room and make it a little more girly is to glue some pretty flowers on your mirror.

10 DIY WALL ART

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A really clever idea for wall art using old toilet paper rolls!

11 DIY Cork Board Calenders

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Create an extra large calendar to keep all of your school and extra curricular activities organized so you never miss a thing.

12 DIY Cookie Sheet Display

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Spray paint some cookie sheets with your favorite color, hang it up and add some magnets. You've got yourself a super easy and creative organizer.

13 DIY Elephant Art

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Get scrapbook paper, tape and ribbon. Look for a stencil of your favorite animal or shape online, print and trace onto the scrapbook paper.

14 DIY Painted Vases

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Get some plastic vases from the dollar store, some paint and paint the paint vases to match your room.

15 DIY Trash Can Decor

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Trash cans need love, too. This DIY uses cute wrapping paper to give your old trash can a face lift.

16 DIY Wall Decor

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Cut out letters from your favorite magazine, tape them up on the wall and frame them with lights!

17 DIY Wall Jewelry Hanger

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Follow this step-by-step guide to make your own chic wall jewelry hanger.

18 DIY Photo Collage

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If you have an empty space on your wall, create a collage with some of your favorite photos or magazine clippings in your favorite shape.

19 DIY Confetti Mural

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Turn your dorm room into your happy place with a DIY confetti mural.

20 DIY Masking Tape Decor

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Grab some colorful masking tape and make some diamonds for one-of-a-kind wall decor.

21 Tin Can Cubbies

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Paint some old tin cans, glue them together and hang them on your wall for a colorful beauty product or craft supply storage.

22 Circle Cork Boards

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If you're not into the larger cork boards, you can also create smaller ones that double as decor.

23 DIY Charging Station

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Make a charging station to keep all of your cables and chargers neat and in place.

24 DIY Geometric Wall Hanging

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With just a few materials you can make a cool, geometric wall hanging that you can proudly display in your dorm room.

25 DIY Paint Chip Wall Art

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All you need are paint chips and some creativity to make a colorful wall art.

26 DIY Lamp Shade Makeover

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If you have a lamp you don't like, don't get rid of it, make it over!

27 DIY Canopy

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Make your dorm room feel much more cozy by making your own canopy bed.

28 DIY Tape Picture Frames

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Surprisingly, tape can make super cute frames that are cheap and easy.

29 DIY Bedside Table

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Paint a large metal waste basket and turn it into a stylish nightstand.

30 DIY Shower Caddy Organizer

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Keep all of your necessities in order with a shower caddy! Genius!

31 DIY Laundry Bag

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A hanging laundry bag that's always open is a space saving must-have.

33 DIY Wall Decor

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Who knew painted shoe lids made such fun wall decor?

34 DIY Gem Pushpins

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If you're making anything with a cork board, these gem pushpins will make a fun addition.

35 DIY Accessory Display

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Lastly, you can make a hanging display for jewelry or even bags as you can see. A great way to display and keep accessories organized and tangle-free.

No matter what your dorm room looks likes, hopefully you got some ideas on how to make it a little more your own. Did you see any projects that you'd like to work on? I hope you have a great school year!

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