Design-y Dorm Room DIYs: 17 Perfect Projects

Design-y Dorm Room DIYs: 17 Perfect Projects

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Nancy Mitchell
Aug 4, 2017
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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.

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DIY hanging half frame from Design Sponge — perfect for classing up those posters.

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Colorful shag rug DIY from eHow. A bit time-consuming, probably, but with adorable (and fluffy) results.

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A very cool braided extension cord DIY from Design Sponge.

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DIY ombre duvet and pillowcases from HGTV.

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DIY textile wall hanging from A Beautiful Mess.

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DIY fabric decoupaged office chair (it's an IKEA hack!) from Little Green Notebook.

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If your dorm room has room for a little extra furniture, you could try this DIY shelving from Sinen Rausch.

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DIY patterned throw pillows from Sugar & Cloth.

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DIY neon-wrapped lamp cord from Vitamini Handmade.

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DIY 3D mirror wall art from Monsters Circus.

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DIY paper quote banner from A Pair & A Spare. (Can be customized to say anything you want!)

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DIY sunprint art from Design Love Fest. (Pair with the hanging frame above for an especially classy look.)

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DIY modern geometric mobile from Curbly (because mobiles aren't just for babies anymore).

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DIY paper-covered lampshade from Julep.

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DIY washi tape-covered power cord from Design Love Fest.

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DIY pom-pom trimmed throw from Sugar & Cloth.

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