Tips on Creating the Perfect Dorm Room

Learn how to transform your dorm room into the perfect home away from home! These tips are both cheap and easy ways to make the dorm room out of your dreams.

1. Use Washi Tape to Decorate Basically Anything

Washi Tape (colored paper tape) is easy to use and is super cheap! Add a pop of color to your room by lining your pictures or creating a cool wall design.

2. Hang String Lights to Make the Room Brighter

Adding a simple strand of lights helps brighten your room, and makes it feel more cozy!

3. Add Life to Your Dorm With a Succulent

Don't worry, these plants are easy to keep alive! Plus, they add some life to your dorm.

4. Decorate Your Walls

Change a boring white wall into a decorative wall with simple wall decor such as decals or tapestries! This will add character to your room.

5. Write Yourself Inspirational Notes

Write a quick note to yourself for daily inspiration on a chalkboard or on your mirror.

6. Place Tealight Candles in a Jar

Although you can't have a traditional candle in your dorm, you can make your own with electric tea lights and mason jars!  Click here for the tutorial.

7. Add a Rug

A rug can help brighten a room, and also keep the floor clean and comfortable!

8. Organize your Desk

Organize your stuff by simply painting glass mason jars! This add colors and helps keep things organized.

Written By: Aubrey Anzelmo | Seawolf Living