1. Chic Side Table
Turn a simple little stand from ikea into a stylish nightstand or side table for your dorm. Just by ordering new legs, you can upgrade the look for a few bucks. Dorm decor doesn’t have to be expensive to look amazing.
2. Renovate An Old Mirror
Unless you have the budget for sleek, store bought dorm decor, you’re going to need a few ways to DIY your dorm decor. This one is easy: cover an old mirrors frame in a fabric you love!
3. Hang A Shower Curtain
Instead of coughing up a few hundred bucks for a knock-out wall piece, make your own. Your dorm decor will surely stand out with a huge piece of artwork on the walls. Better yet, this one is made from a unique shower curtain!
4. Framed Shelving
Another easy way to make dorm decor all on your own is by collecting old frames and turning them into shadow boxes. No matter the size of the frame, you can spray paint them all to match. Once you’re ready to hang them on the wall, you can create a gallery effect.
5. Rope Shelves
If framed shelving isn’t your thing, then try out these rope shelves! They’re easy to make on your own and cost only a few bucks. You can find all the supplies necessary from your local hardware store.
6. Marbled Accessories
White flower vases, candle holders, and more can be found at the dollar store. Even better, you can create this marbled effect for next to nothing! All it will cost you is a few drops of nail polish.
7. Hanging Photos
Your dorm mates are going to love your DIY skills when they see this minimalist photo display on your wall. Use command hooks and string or order specialty wire to display your photos!
8. Wall Wreath
Customize your wall wreath with your initials. Or, since it’s your dorm room, create dorm decor that symbolizes your university!
9. Floral Headboard
Most dorm rooms don’t come with a headboard. Instead, you’ll most likely find a metal mattress frame. But you can spruce this up easily any for just a few bucks! By stringing flowers together, you can DIY this super easy and brilliantly beautiful headboard.
10. Ombre Kitchenware
You’ll find very few dorms with kitchenware as cute as yours. Bamboo utensils are cheap and easy to find. All they need is a pretty color of paint and a polyurethane seal.
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