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50 DIY Dorm Décor Ideas

So you’re heading to college, a place known for its dull décor and plain, white-walled dorm rooms. Good for you! But if you are anything like me, you’re going to want to spice up your dorm room walls with some colorful style. Here are 50 genius DIY décor ideas perfect for decorating your dorm.

1. Hexagon Pin Board

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Show off your snapshots and inspiration photos on this super stylish hexagonal pin board for your wall! It’s super easy to make, and you can choose any colors you like. Make your way over to Apartment Therapy to find out how to make your own version.

2. Polka Dot Door

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This polka dotted door is sure to get you noticed in the dorms, with its bold graphic style and simplicity. All you have to do is grab some adhesive vinyl and get to work. Head over to Sarah Hearts to find out all the details about this fun little project.

3. Hooray Banner

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This impossibly adorable “hip hip hooray” banner is made with a few basic materials that you probably already have on hand (aren’t those pom poms cute?!). Make your way over to Pottery Barn’s blog to find out how to make your own version of this banner.

4. Free Printable Wall Art

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Dress up your walls with these three colorful pieces of wall art, one of which says “dorm sweet dorm” (so fun!). And best of all, they’re free! Which is perfect for a college budget. So fire up your printer and head over to Curio to get the file and find out how to print them out.

5. Hanging Photo Display

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