Fall is just around the corner, and whether it's your first year at college or your last, more likely than not you will be moving into a brand new dorm space in need of some serious DIY Decor! Your dorm is the your resting place, a hang-spot for you and your friends, and often where most of your work gets done. These DIY projects will make what was once a bland, cinder-blocked space into a welcoming and fun home-away-from-home.
Who says staying organized is boring? Turn that drab rolling plastic bin into a colorful organizer to match your fun bedspread or wall art!
Use Mod Podge to photo transfer your favorite pooch onto fabric to create a unique decorative pillow to serve as both a conversation piece, and a cuddly reminder of your pets back home!
Easy to make, put up, and take down, you can DIY a decorative garland for your wall with every changing season, if you so choose! Go with vibrant colors for summer, oranges and yellows for the fall, cool blues and grays for the winter, and pastels in the spring. Or show off your school spirit with a garland in your team's colors!
Organize your photos and post-it memos with these adorable and simply DIY Donut Bulletin Boards and pom-pom push pins. Donuts: They aren't just for breakfast any more.
Speaking of donuts, while you're at it, you might as well make these adorable DIY drink coasters! A useful and adorable dorm accessory! Donuts: They aren't just for breakfast and bulletin boards any more.
Before you leave home, go through the game closet and upcycle old game pieces into fun magnets for your dorm fridge!
Display your books and binders in style with these Anthro-inspired DIY Animal Bookends - use one of the fun colors of our FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint!
Make your dorm that much more home-y with this simple DIY Custom Headboard. All you really need is some scrap cardboard and fabric!
For more dorm decor inspiration, follow Plaid's DIY DORM DECOR
board on Pinterest!