Dorm Room Decorating Ideas for College Students

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Decorating my dorm room was always one of my favorite things to do in college. One of my least favorite things though was searching for hours on end for exactly what I wanted!

Hopefully this post helps you avoid that and gives you some good ideas for your dorm room without much effort.

This post is all about dorm room decorating ideas!

Bedding

Bedding is something that I could literally search for hours for! Pro tip, you will have a much better selection if you get queen bedding. I struggle to find bedding I love that comes in Twin XL!

Tapestry

The tapestry on the right was one I got for my dorm my sophomore year of college and I had it for 5 years because I loved it so much! Tapestries are the quickest and easiest way to immediately spruce up a drab room! Plus the are cheap! Add some lights and you already have a pretty cute dorm room just with those two things!

Wall Decor

Adding string lights is my absolute favorite thing to do for a room! I have also had my string lights since college and still use them in our bedroom now! Also another super cheap option for decorating! I also had tons of pictures on my wall that I would print at Walgreens throughout the semester so I could look back at all the fun memories I was making.

I like to chose the major things above then go from there! So below are some dorm room ideas organized by color or theme!

Rose Gold
Rose gold dorm room ideas for college students to have the cutest dorm decor on the hall. Go to the post to see black and white themed dorm room ideas, boho dorm room ideas, plus dorm room ideas for bedding and tapestries! #dormroomideas #college #collegelife
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So I am a huge fan of rose gold and I am obsessed with these dorm room decorations. Especially the lamp!

Pro tip: loft your bed or heighten it with bed raisers and put cute drawers like these to save space and have super cute storage for your dorm room.

Black & White
Black and white themed dorm room ideas for college students to have the cutest dorm decor on the hall. Go to the post to see rose gold themed dorm room ideas, boho dorm room ideas, plus dorm room ideas for bedding and tapestries! #dormroomideas #college #collegelife
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Okay.. maybe I have a lamp obsession too because this lamp is to die for! And if your dorm room has an awful plain tile floor like I did my sophomore year of college, rugs are an amazing addition!

Storage bins are you best friend when you have a tiny space to work with! In college I had some in our room, bathroom, under my bed, and my closet!

Boho
Boho themed dorm room ideas for college students to have the cutest dorm decor on the hall. Go to the post to see black and white themed dorm room ideas, rose gold dorm room ideas, plus dorm room ideas for bedding and tapestries! #dormroomideas #college #collegelife
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Lastly, some boho style decorations for your dorm room!

Happy Decorating!

I hope you get some great ideas for the upcoming semester and have the cutest dorm room on the hall!

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