Dorm Room Decorating Ideas

Dorm room decorating ideas days are here again.  Decorating the dorm room is a back to campus tradition, and dorm room decor has come a long way, baby.  Chic, stylish, and dorm sweet dorm impressive- the accents and accessories available for your dorm room decorating ideas prove A+ ready to ace the personal style test.

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To every taste there is a style, and the dorm room is an excellent canvas in which to color, texture and pattern your way to dorm sweet dorm style.

hello-beautiful-rugHello Beautiful Loop Pile Script Print 3’x4″ x 5′ Room Rug

My dorm room decorating ideas philosophy mirrors my all things house that make a home decorating philosophy.   Place the design and decorate  emphasis on decor accents and accessories that speak hello beautiful to you.

The Emily & Meritt Faux Headboard Tapestry, Black

The Emily & Meritt Faux Headboard Tapestry, Black

Many college bound decoristas wonder if the feel of home sweet home can translate to dorm sweet dorm.  It most certainly can when the comforts of home come together with chic furnishings, accents and accessories.  Introducing a bought or diy upholstered headboard or faux headboard tapestry into the dorm decorating scheme transforms an otherwise nondescript space into a chic oasis of comfort and style.

Safavieh Hallmar Arched HeadboardSafavieh Hallmar Arched Headboard

Rylan Floral Complete Bedding Set

Rylan Floral Complete Bedding Set

Southern chic, y’all!

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Christian Siriano Soft Floral Comforter Set in Grey

Mandala Carved Faux Headboard

Mandala Carved Faux Headboard

MOD Home Serene Buddha DuvetMOD Home Serene Buddha Duvet

Calm Palm 6-Piece Bed-In-A-Bag

Calm Palm 6-Piece Bed-In-A-Bag

Flokati Faux Fur Throw BlanketFlokati Faux Fur Throw Blanket

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Home Expressions Shag Throw

Panels, Rugs, and Storage

Cover a window, a wall, or both with curtain panels.  Keep out the light while letting your style light shine.

Walden Leaves 2-Pack Rod-Pocket Curtain Panel

Walden Leaves 2-Pack Rod-Pocket Curtain Panel

Home Expressions™ Jacqueline Rod-Pocket Sheer Panel Pair

Home Expressions™ Jacqueline Rod-Pocket Sheer Panel Pair

Elrene Adaline Faux-Silk Room Darkening Rod-Pocket Curtain Panel

When the ten toe express is winding down, rest those puppies on something chic, comfortable, and stylish.

Shapes Tufted Accent Rug Pink Shapes Tufted Accent Rug Pink 

Rashida Hand-Hooked Wool Sky/Berry Area Rug Rashida Hand-Hooked Wool Sky/Berry Area Rug 

nuloom-shag-rugNuloom Gynel Cloudy Shag Area Rug 

Camila Round Jute Rug

Camila Round Jute Rug

Dorset Ivory Fuchsia Indoor Area RugDorset Ivory Fuchsia Indoor Area Rug

Pops of color and pattern make the grade A+ storage fabulous for dorm room decorating ideas.

2 Piece Storage Trunk Set2 Piece Storage Trunk Set

Household Essentials Small Bling Decorative Storage Box in GoldHousehold Essentials Small Bling Decorative Storage Box in Gold

Great lighting is essential in the dorm room environment.  Table, desk, string, and just fun- shine a little light on the higher education study and down time situation.

 

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The Emily & Meritt Crown Lamp

 

Marble Base UplightBetter Homes & Gardens Marble Base Uplight

Mitchell Crystal Table Lamp

Mitchell Crystal Table Lamp

Task Desk Lamp

Task Desk Lamp

Gold Love Stick LampGold Love Stick Lamp

blush-table-lamp

Teardrop Luxe Blush Table Lamp

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Eiffel-Tower-string-lightsEiffel Tower 10′ LED Glimmer Strings®

Seating Options

Faux Fur Butterfly ChairFaux Fur Butterfly Chair

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The Emily & Meritt Bed of Roses Beanbag

Sallie Fuzzy PoufSallie Fuzzy Pouf

Project 101 Velvet Petal Stool Blush Gold

Project 101 Velvet Petal Stool Blush Gold

Ruthie Velvet Floor PillowRuthie Velvet Floor Pillow

Rockin' Roller Desk ChairRockin’ Roller Desk Chair

Super Chic Desk Accessories

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Danya B. Antique Gold “Hands” Bookend Set of 2

chic-journal

Oversized Tortoise Spiral Journal

decorista-planner

2018-2019 Erisha Fashionista Academic Planner

GOLD-WIRE-BASKET

Metal Wire Basket

Gold Elephant Tape Dispenser

Gold Elephant Tape Dispenser

Hand Clamp Metal Wall Decor

Hand Clamp Metal Wall Decor

floral-words-binder-clipsGold Floral & Words Binder Clips

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Slant Watermelon Trinket Dish  ||  Kate Aspen 4-Pack Flamingo Trinket Dishes  ||  Jay Import Pink Agate Trinket Box

Lilly Pulitzer® Lilly Pulitzer® Catch Wave Lidded Ring DishLilly Pulitzer® Lilly Pulitzer® Catch Wave Lidded Ring Dish

Pencils.  Pens.   Make-up Brushes.  Paper/Binder Clips.   Keys.   Jewelry.

head vaseVintage Lady Head Vase

DIY Fabulous

Wall Decor

Creating a dorm room or apartment statement or gallery wall that stylishly reflects personal style is all the rage.

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3 Letter Wooden Monogram

The curated look is easily accomplished with chic and stylish wall art.  The designs, sizes and affordable price points come under the category of back to college fabulous.

Spring Giclee Canvas Art Print

Spring Giclee Canvas Art Print

Makeup Brush Canvas Wall Art

Marble TapestryMarble Tapestry

C Est La Vie Framed Canvas

C’est La Vie Framed Canvas

Tutus And Bows Canvas Wall Art

Tutus And Bows Canvas Wall Art

Command Brand strips and hooks follow the no holes in the walls rule on the way to making your style statement.

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Bed and Bath

Sparkle Throw Pillow Pillowfort™Sparkle Throw Pillow (20″x12″) Gray – Pillowfort™

 

Oliver-Gal-velvet-animal-pumps-pillow

Oliver Gal Velvet Animal Pumps Pillow

 

good-morning-gorgeous

Good Morning Gorgeous

pink-buffalo-check-throw-pillowBuffalo Check Oblong Outdoor Throw Pillow

monogram-pillowcase

Monogram Pillowcase

Tropical Flamingo Indoor/Outdoor Square Throw PillowTropical Flamingo Indoor/Outdoor Square Throw Pillow

Cut Plush Bed Rest

Cut Plush Bed Rest

Hedgehogs Ultra Soft Sheet SetHedgehogs Ultra Soft Sheet Set

200tc Eiffel Tower Sheet Set200tc Eiffel Tower Sheet Set

Au Naturale Bath MatAu Naturale Bath Mat

Wonderly Wonderly Cotton Bath Rug

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6pk Fancy Llama Wash Cloths

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sets

Morgan Home Fashions 6pc Washcloth Set

Goodies and Gadgets 

Manila Cylinder Drum Accent Table - Project 62™

Manila Cylinder Drum Accent Table – Project 62™

 

Scallop Kids Accent Table

Scallop Accent Table – Pillowfort™

Acton Side Table

Acton Side Table

storage-bench

Diva Decorative Storage Bench

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JOY Huggable Hangers® Shirt Hangers 24-pack – Brass

Ruffles White WastebasketRuffles White Wastebasket

Hollywood Makeup Vanity 9 LED Mirror with Light Hollywood Makeup Vanity 9 LED Mirror with Light 

the-emily-meritt-crown-tray

The Emily & Meritt Crown Tray

Crabot HD Stereo Wireless Headsets

 Crabot HD Stereo Wireless Headset

 

Honsky Solid Portable Universal Aluminum Desktop Desk Stand Hands Free Mobile Smart Cell Phone Holder Tablet Display Stand,

Desktop Desk Stand Hands Free Mobile Smart Cell Phone Holder Tablet Stand

 

tablet-holderAibocn Universal Portable Aluminum Stand Holder Mini Retina Nexus Desktop Phone Stand for Galaxy iPhone iPad Tablet

kate spade new york® kate spade new york® Blush Rugby Stripe Lunch Tote

kate spade new york®Blush Rugby Stripe Lunch Tote

Vera Bradley lunch cooler

Vera Bradley Lunch Cooler

kate spade new york® kate spade new york® Rectangular Food Storage Containers, 4-Piece Set

kate spade new york®Rectangular Food Storage Containers, 4-Piece Set 

Keurig-Oasis-single-cup-coffee-maker

Keurig K-Mini Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

cheetah-print-coffee-mug3dRose Cheetah Animal Print – Art, Ceramic Mug, 15-ounce

rae-dunn-refresh

Rae Dunn Refresh 

Banana Leaf Print Fridge SkinBanana Leaf Print Fridge Skin

I hope one or more of these dorm room decorating ideas offers decorative inspiration for your back-to-college dorm room design and decor.

Love your style!

 

 

 

 

 

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Back To College Guys and Dolls: Dorm Room Decorating Ideas

The countdown to back to college times is on.  It’s never too early to consider dorm room decorating ideas for back to college guys and dolls.

guys and dolls movie poster

Here is a back to campus checklist of affordable, on-trend, and color splashed dorm room decorating ideas for making your dorm room or apartment look and feel like your home away from home.  Going in alphabetical order, let’s begin with dorm room decorating ideas for her.

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Les Balloons Canvas Wall Art

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Therese Solid Back Side Chair

Let’s be clear- the Therese Solid Back Side Chair is dorm room decorating ideas chic.

rose-porcelain-top-hatLove this 1940s pottery top hat from Chairish to use as a catchall holder.

Paris-notebookWe ♥ Paris Notebook

gold-white-binder-clips

See Jane Work® Binder Gold Stripe Clips

Gold glitter clothespins for projects, photos and papers organization.  You could diy these, but at this very affordable price point ($1.99) I’m sold.

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Gold Glitter Clothespins

Color your world cute!

tassel-paper-clipsTassel Paper Clips

Plush, glam and leopard love dorm accessories in shades of pink, gold and winter white trend to be favorites among the back to campus crowd.

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Plush Shag Rug

Campus comfort is essential to recharging one’s battery.

Alicia-bedroom-athletics-booties

 Alicia from Bedroom Athletics

Beauty, bath, bedding and brew products storage solutions.

Acrylic holderLuxe Acrylic Modular

Fretwork Geometric Printed Cotton Sheet Set

Fretwork Geometric Printed Cotton Sheet Set

 

pompom-throw

Plush Fleece Pompom Throw Blanket

sets

Morgan Home Fashions 6pc Washcloth Set

But first, coffee.

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Keurig-coffee-maker-dorm-room

Keurig 2.0 K200 Coffee Maker in asis

cheetah-print-coffee-mug3dRose Cheetah Animal Print – Art, Ceramic Mug, 15-ounce

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COMISO Rose GoldBluetooth Portable Speakers with Flashlight Microphone, 10W Drivers Enhanced Bass 12 Hour Playtime

Desk accessories essentials in go for the gold style.

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Marble Stapler  ||  Eiffel Tower Scissors  || Gold Push Pins  ||  Hashtag Paper Clip  ||  Gold Paper Clips  || Gold Tape Measure

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Guys

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Airplane Blueprint Framed Art Print

 

Men's Vintage Canvas Leather Satchel School Military Messenger Shoulder Bag Travel BagMen’s Vintage Canvas Leather Satchel School Military Messenger Shoulder Bag 

starry-night-tumbler-VG

Starry Night Van Gogh Travel Mug 

Add a little culture to your morning joe with this Vincent van Gogh on the go cup.

community-coffee-coffee-chicory-k-cup

Make mine Coffee and Chicory strong.

Keurig K-Compact Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Imperial RedKeurig K-Compact Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, Imperial Red

lights-out-mug‘Lights Out’ Boxing Mug

rube-boxRube Cube Box

Primary level of storage simplicity.

 

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Fake Weighted JIF Peanut Butter Secret Compartment Diversion Dorm Safe

iron-man-wall-plaque

Iron Man “Hammer” Marvel Comic Book Cover Wall Décor Plaque 

Big Lebowski Dude Decorative Poster

Big Lebowski Dude Decorative Poster

Southern Enterprises Elmore 2 Drawer Wood/Metal Writing DeskSouthern Enterprises Elmore 2 Drawer Wood/Metal Writing Desk

desk-clip-lamp

Studio 3B LED Clip Lamps in Antique Brass

 

Serta-black-office-chairSerta Executive Office Chair

houndstooth-rug

Houndstooth Area Rug

LSU-pillow-case

NCAA Louisiana State Tigers Football Pillowcase

Tommy-Hilfiger-Multicolored-Plush-Printed-Throw

Tommy Hilfiger Multicolored Plush Printed Throw

Legend Bath Towel Collection

Legend Bath Towel Collection

Sports+and+Game+Room+Roulette+Hook+Wool+Lumbar+Pillow

Sports and Game Room Roulette Pillow

boxer-dog-throw-pillowBoxer Plush Photo Real Pillow

Dylan Bullet Shaped Dual Head LED Table Lamp BlackDylan Bullet Shaped Dual Head LED Table Lamp Black

Keys, and change, and stuff.  Oh, my.

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Black Faux Crocodile Tray

peace hand bookends

Peace Hand Bookends

Take note of your things to do day-to-day activities.

41iRkKZHBhLSigmund Freud Notepad

Sage Advice, Dr. Freud!

Bat Man Sticky Notes

POW!Bat Man Sticky Notes

$5 a Meal College Cookbook : Good Cheap Food for When You Need to Eat

$5 a Meal College Cookbook : Good Cheap Food for When You Need to Eat

igloo-dorm-room-fridgeIgloo Refrigerator

Hamilton Beach Hot Air Popcorn Popper Hamilton Beach Hot Air Popcorn Popper 

breakfast-sandwich-maker

Vizio-television

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I hope one or more of these resources offers design, color and decorative inspiration for your back-to-campus dorm room or apartment design and decor.

Love your style!