Washi tape, the pretty Japanese masking tape that the internet has been going nuts for, is pretty much the perfect thing for your dorm room: it's colorful, it's inexpensive, and most importantly, it's removable. Oh, and did we mention it's incredibly versatile? Really the only limit is your imagination, but here are a few projects to get you started.
Above: Use washi tape to create inexpensive (and creative!) picture frames, as seen on Design Sponge.
Apply a mosaic of washi tape triangles to dress up a door, as seen on Style Carrot.
Dress up your mini fridge with a little washi tape, as seen on HGTV.
Create a DIY headboard with washi tape, as seen on Audrey Sjl.
Cheaper and faster than a bulletin board: this washi tape inspiration board from Mother Mag.
Here's another idea for a washi tape door, from HGTV. This pattern is made with extra-wide patterned washi tape.
Wrap plain old power cords in washi tape to make them just a little bit prettier. DIY from Design Love Fest.
Create an oversized wall calendar with washi tape, as seen on Decoesfera.
Anne Kelle covered an entire wall of her bedroom in washi tape stripes, with beautiful results. It's just as good as wallpaper — and with a fraction of the price, and the hassle.