Dorm rooms have a reputation for being bland and boring, with plain walls, simple wood furniture, and not nearly enough space to survive. Spin up your own style this semester by filling your dorm room with colorful DIYs and decor. From banners and magnets, to clocks and shoe racks, take a look at these 10 DIY dorm room decorating ideas that will instantly add some serious personality to your dorm room.

1. Washi Tape Geometric Door

Dress up your door with pretty patterns or your favorite colors by decking it out in washi tape!

2. Laundry Bag

Even your laundry bag deserves to be stylish in your dorm room. See how you can create this cute polka-dotted laundry bag by following the tutorial, here.

3. Gold Geometric Bookends

Don’t hide your books under your bed or in a corner, show them off by DIYing these gold geometric bookends!

4. Vinyl Record Clock

Calling all music majors! This DIY vinyl record clock is the perfect addition for your dorm room.

5. Gold Triangle Garland

Make a statement with a simple decor item, like this DIY gold triangle garland.

6. Space Saving Shoe Rack

Finding storage space can be tough to do in a cramped dorm room. DIY this space saving shoe rack that could easily fit under your lofted bed!

7. Geo Wood Magnets

Give your mini fridge a quick makeover with these cute geo wood magnets!

8. Washi Tape Desk

Simply stick on a strip of washi tape to the edge of your desk to add a bit of decor to your dorm room!

9. Painted Pouf

Extra seating can be hard to come by in dorm rooms. DIY this painted pouf so that your friends have a place to sit, other than your bed!

Claire Zinnecker via Camille Styles DIY painted pouf

Claire Zinnecker via Camille Styles

10. Fabric Bookcase Back

Fill the back of your bookcase, desk, or closet with fabric by following this easy tutorial!

Which DIY are you going to try first when decorating your dorm room? Tell us in the comments below!

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