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7 Dorm Decor DIY Ideas

I’ve heard this weekend is one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year with all the students heading back to school after Labor Day to pick up new clothes, school supplies, and dorm room items. So I thought this weekend might be a good one to throw in some dorm decor ideas into the mix, so when you’re off shopping you can keep a few of these ideas in mind. See below for dorm and even bedroom/study area DIY and decor ideas!

STRING ART (DIY)

Image source: Jenna Gailey
Image source: Jenna Gailey

A fun and easy way to make some wall art for a dorm room. String, nails, and a piece of wood and you’re set! Visit prettyLOVEprettyLIFE for the how-to.

VINTAGE SUITCASE NIGHTSTAND (IDEA)

Image source: Emily Schuman
Image source: Emily Schuman

This clever idea serves two purposes: nightstand and storage. Get the details at Cupcakes and Cashmere.

ADD SOME GREEN

Image source: BootsNGus
Image source: BootsNGus

Nothing adds instant coziness than a little bit of greenery. Loving these jam jar ideas out of Etsy! Visit BootsNGus for more info.

HANG SOMETHING INSPIRATIONAL

Image source: Secret Holiday Co
Image source: Secret Holiday Co

Lets face it, studying can be hard. And without your family nearby, sometimes a little inspiration hanging around can really help. Love this “It’s OK” banner fromSecret Holiday. Visit Etsy for more info.

MAKE A MODULAR SHELF (DIY)

Image source: Matt Allison
Image source: Matt Allison

Make your own modular shelf using plywood and a few handy tools. Visit Curate This Space for the how-to.

LEATHER STRAP HANGERS (IDEA)

Image source: Mathilda Clahr
Image source: Mathilda Clahr

These aren’t a DIY — but you can purchase these leather strap handles by Mathilda Clahr.

BOLT CANDLE HOLDERS (DIY)

Image source: Annaleena Design
Image source: Annaleena Design

Raid your local hardware store for a few bolts to make this industrial-style candle holder. Visit Annaleenas Hem for more info.

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