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Dorm Decorating Ideas

Cool ideas to make your dorm room special. Even if it's only home for a short time, you need to feel comfortable in your space! If you're looking for some great resources to help you on your college hunt, check out all our boards! Just click Smart College Visit (below, on the left). Ready to decorate for the holidays? Don't miss our Christmas at College Board -

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Dorm Decorating Ideas

Dorm Decorating Ideas

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    Michelle Adair

    I have 3 kids, my two older (sons) are welders by trade (no college experience). My youngest (daughter) is in her senior year and we are trying to shop for this event. This list is very helpful. Thanks

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Cool idea - spray paint thrift store frames in school colors and glue them together.

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Charcoal dry-erase decals. Great idea for dorms.

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Easy and quick way to decorate your door! Suggest non-damaging items like Post-It notes or Washi tape; experiment with shapes including hearts, or circles for bubbles, or geometric...

holiday decor fun!

DIY fun idea using contact paper — this could be fun to do using your name for the door to your room -- or sorority letters, or school mascot. Maybe painter's tape or Washi tape could work, too -- as long as it's a non-damaging type of tape for the dorm or apt. move-out requirements.

Could do this for your name and hang it up in your room. Buying as much as possible at the everything-is-a-dollar store could make it a cheap DIY.