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How to Decorate Your Dorm Room, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

If you want to make sure your dorm room has the right vibe, why not decorate based on your zodiac sign? Your room will fit perfectly with what you need, whether you’re organized, creative, girly or all three. Your zodiac sign hints at exactly what you need in your living space! 

Check out your zodiac sign below to see how you should decorate your dorm room. 

1. Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

Aquarius likes colors like blue, green, black and grey. You are original and independent, and like to help other people. This is an air sign, so make sure you have plants around to keep the air clean. Use a fun rug to add a splash of color since you can’t paint your walls! 

2. Pisces (February 19-March 20)

Pisces is all about those purple shades. Pisces is also compassionate and artistic. Sound like you? Deck out your dorm room in purple and hang pretty banners above your bed. Use washi tape to create picture frames around your photos. Pisces is a water sign, so think about getting a mini fountain—the sound of flowing water will be very relaxing when you’re trying to study. 

3. Aries (March 21-April 19)

Red is the color for Aries! Since too much red in one room can be overwhelming, use red as an accent color with black and white or black and grey as your base colors. Aries is very couregeous, passionate and optimistic. You’re a fire sign, so if your dorm allows, keep a candle by your bedside or burn some incense. 

4. Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Taurus is all about the pinks, greens and blues. A Taurus is reliable, stable and responsible; you’re also a fan of music, gardening and working with your hands, so these bins are perfect for storing all of your craft supplies! Another Earth sign—let the light in and use your window as the perfect planter box

5. Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Yellow is a color that can get overwhelming fast, but the Gemini loves it! Keep this warm color cool by using it as an accent, rather than as a main focal point. This dorm setup uses brown as the main color, which is perfect if the furniture in your dorm room is also brown. Gemini is very adaptable and curious, so you can make any dingy dorm room feel like home! You are also an air sign, so keep a fan handy; consider using a Himalyan Salt lamp, which ionizes the air in your room. 

6. Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Cancer loves orange! Keep your bedding crisp white, which is very calming and refreshing, and hang an orange tapestry above your bed. Add some dreamy string lights, and you have the perfet Cancer room. You are empathetic and loyal, and this room makes for the perfect hangout spot. The moon rules Cancer, so be aware of changes in your mood around a full moon. Cancer is also a water sign, so consider getting a filtered water bottle so that you can always have fresh water on hand. 

7. Leo (July 23-August 22)

Leo is all about red, gold and white. Go for a deeper red as an accent; it will compliment the gold hue much better than a bright red. This room has a fun gold lamp and uses wall decals to spice up any boring white dorm room wall. Put your photos in gold frames or make gold washi tape frames, and get a dark red throw blanket for the end of your bed. Leos are creative, passionate and generous, and these colors display those traits so well! You’re a fire sign, so hang some string lights above your bed or get flameless candles. 

8. Virgo (August 23-September 22)

Virgo likes brown, white and forest greens. Virgo is loyal, hardworking and practical, and these colors clearly show that! We love the burlap banner, and we would add some more green pillows and potentially a green rug for cozy toes. Unsurprisingly, Virgo is an Earth sign, so add tons of plants (maybe a leafy money tree?) to help yourself reconnect with the earth. 

9. Libra (September 23-October 22) 

Libra prefers navy blue with shades of green. We love these navy patterned pillows with a patterned bed skirt—a variety of shades of green look so good with navy blue. Libras are cooperative, diplomatic and social, and the colors in this room make it the perfect social hub. Libra is an air sign, so make sure you get a Himalyan Salt lamp to ionize the air in your room. 

10. Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Scorpio is all about the red shades. If the pink and orange combo is too much for you, try using shades of red as your accent colors. These colors are perfect for the passionate and brave Scorpio, who also happens to make a really good friend. Scorpio is a water sign, so think about getting a mini fountain in your room to keep you calm during exam season. 

11. Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

Sagittarius adores pinks and purples! If bright pink and purple are too much for you, go with baby pink and a plum purple—so mature and pretty. Sagittarius has a good sense of humor and is very generous. They love traveling and the outdoors. Sagittarius is a fire sign, which means you should consider getting flameless candles or string lights. 

12. Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

Capricorn prefers neutral colors, such as shades of brown and white. This room is classy and grown up, and the beige rug really pulls the whole room together. Use different colored throw pillows to make the room look more cohesive. Capricorn—who is known for being very responsible with a lot of self-control—is an Earth sign, so hang some macrame planters if you can. 

Does your sign fit your dorm style, collegiettes? 

Ariel graduated from Western University in 2017. She served as her chapter's Campus Correspondent, has been a National Content Writer, and a Campus Expansion Assistant. She is currently a Chapter Advisor and Chapter Advisor Region Leader.