So you're thinking about decorating your dorm room, and you've tons of big plans but, unfortunately, not tons of money. Take a look at these 17 DIYs — colorful, fun and stylish projects that will make your dorm room the envy of your floor, without blowing your budget.
Above: DIY colorful stacking drawers from Sugar + Cloth on Instagram.
DIY hanging half frame from Design Sponge — perfect for classing up those posters.
Colorful shag rug DIY from eHow. A bit time-consuming, probably, but with adorable (and fluffy) results.
A very cool braided extension cord DIY from Design Sponge.
DIY ombre duvet and pillowcases from HGTV.
DIY textile wall hanging from A Beautiful Mess.
DIY fabric decoupaged office chair (it's an IKEA hack!) from Little Green Notebook.
If your dorm room has room for a little extra furniture, you could try this DIY shelving from Sinen Rausch.
DIY patterned throw pillows from Sugar & Cloth.
DIY neon-wrapped lamp cord from Vitamini Handmade.
DIY 3D mirror wall art from Monsters Circus.
DIY paper quote banner from A Pair & A Spare. (Can be customized to say anything you want!)
DIY sunprint art from Design Love Fest. (Pair with the hanging frame above for an especially classy look.)
DIY modern geometric mobile from Curbly (because mobiles aren't just for babies anymore).
DIY paper-covered lampshade from Julep.
DIY washi tape-covered power cord from Design Love Fest.
DIY pom-pom trimmed throw from Sugar & Cloth.