If college teaches you one thing, it’s how to live on a budget. Instead of spending money on expensive dorm décor, you can purchase a few materials at a craft store and make tons of unique decorations. In case you need some inspiration, here are nine DIY dorm decorations that will help you make your space your own.
1. Personalized Photo Map
Display your memories in one place with this clever personalized photo map. Match pictures to states to add even more meaning to your map.
2. Ping Pong Ball Lights
Save money on fancy string lights by making these DIY Ping Pong ball lights instead. For just $16 you can make 100 lights.
3. Wall Collage
Paint or varnish an old frame, buy some wire and mini clothespins, and you’ve got all the materials you need for this easy way to display your favorite photos.
4. Circle Garlands
If you want an easy-to-make project that yields great results, try making these colorful circle garlands.
5. Makeup Magnet Board
Keep your makeup organized and add a cute decoration to your room with this simple DIY makeup magnet board.
6. Chevron Wall Art
Chevron is in, so head to a craft store and buy a canvas, as well as paint and glitter in your favorite colors. If you have a color scheme for your dorm room, you can match this wall art to it.
7. Star Light Garland
Light up your dorm room with this garland of star-shaped lights that you can make yourself.
8. Washi Tape Letter
9. Paint Chip Quatrefoil Art
You can find paint chips at stores like Walmart, and as long as you don’t go overboard, you’re free to take samples in the colors of your choice. Paint chips are great for a variety of DIY projects, and we’re especially big fans of this quatrefoil art.
With these ideas for DIY dorm décor, you’ll feel right at home in your new room.