What didn’t I think of that? Dorm Room Hacks and College Tips. Creative dorm room decor ideas to create efficient space, loads of color, lots of fun, and a little reminder of home.
Dorm Room Hacks and Tips
Whether you are a freshman or a rising senior, we all can use some organizational tips, especially for smaller spaces! We were so inspired by these Dorm Room Hacks and Tips that we even had ideas for our own home. Get ready to stock on no Washi Tape, Duct Tape, burst of color, creativity and more! We love these Dorm Room Ideas for all ages and living situations!
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Dorm Room Hacks and Tips
Make these cute flower string lights from an upcycled egg carton.
Line Your Drawers with Scrapbook Paper like I Heart Organizing.
Never miss an activity with this Weekly Dorm Room Calendar – so FRUGAL to make!
Hide the Particle Board with Washi Tape from A Girl and a Glue Gun.
Lift the bed but also make it efficient with these USB/Power Outlets Bed Risers on Amazon.
Speaking of bedding, you will want this Dorm Room Docking Station. (Similar One Here)
This bedside shelf will also work for staying organized.
Stay organized. Sort Snacks with a Door Shoe Organizer on Drama Mama (no longer available). Grab a Shoe Organizer HERE.
Want to light the room. Look at this easy tutorial on DIY Ping Pong Ball Light String. Use on a patio, porch, bedroom, dorm room and more. Also found in our Upcycle Christmas Lights post (cute ideas for living!) | The Surznick Common Room
Talk about an Upcycle, Make a Headboard Out of Cardboard – You heard us right! – Idea on Stars for Street Lights.
On a budget? Utilize the Outdoors with this Tree Branch Jewelry Holder from I Like Fall Blog.
Organize a Desk and Cord Area with Binder Clips. Source Unknown. The black clips are beautiful, but this binder clip set has a beautiful pattern.
Maybe it’s silly, but if you are lacking some color or a view outside your window, bring the rainbow to you with this Dorm Room Fan idea! Source.
ET Phone Home (name that movie!) Show everyone where you live with this zip code pillow (other options available like a reminder to phone home!)
Speaking of clothing, display your dirties in style. Do you love this dorm room laundry tote as much as we do? It comes with the perfect handle to carry all that laundry home to mom!
We also think this Dorm Room Show Caddy is the perfect addition!
This space is totally personalized with photographs and so magical with the additional lighting – a perfect teen bedroom or dorm room makeover! This is a great Instagram craft idea. There is a great string light strand on Amazon that comes with a remote control and is very affordable. Change your settings, colors, brightness, etc. (Also seen in our Teen Bedroom Ideas. and Upcycled Chrsitmas Lights) | Urban Outfitters Blog
Stay organized with this DIY project – a Paint Strip Calendar from DIY Ready.What didn't I think of that? Dorm Room Hacks and College Tips. Creative dorm room decor ideas to create efficient space, loads of color, lots of fun, and a little reminder of home.
Drawers and extra space are a rarity, so is dorm room decor. Display your earrings on this frame. Not only is it resourceful, it adds color and is cute!
Speaking of adding color, this is a must have – a Personalized Monogram Acrylic Tray.
Hide accessories and shoes underneath a bed skirt with the Bedskirt Organizer.
If you find yourself lucky enough to have a cabinet, use command hooks to hang your tools. | Source Unknown.
No idea what to pack? Take a look at this Dorm Room College Packing List from Society 19.
The best advice? Make it a Pinterest-Worthy Dorm Room with Lots of Color! This idea from Hobby Lobby.
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