College dorm rooms are generally something that, in their most basic, truest form, tend not to be considered particularly aesthetically pleasing. At any given dormitory at an institution of higher learning (or boarding school, for that matter) you’ll probably get some combination of the following: fluorescent lighting, off-white cinderblock walls, and yellowing linoleum floors that appear to have seen their best days around the Bush Administration. (The first one, that is.)
Even the dingiest dorm room can look so much better with some creativity and a few basic craft supplies. If you've already spent your summer money on clothes, shoes and textbooks we've rounded up some of the most inexpensive and colorful DIYs to turn your dorm room into a space that really feels like home.
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