Dorm decorating is different than traditional bedroom decorating because a dorm room serves so many more functions than just a place to sleep. This is why dorm decorating ideas are usually very brightly colored and vibrant.
2. Line your bookshelves with washi tape.
Washi tape (colored paper tape) is your new best friend when it comes to dorm decorating. Like painter’s tape, it removes without residue, meaning it’s perfect for temporarily decorating lackluster dorm furniture.
Learn how to line your shelves with it here.
3. Build a simple, temporary headboard.
This super easy headboard is made from stuff you probably have lying around and makes a standard dorm bed look much more luxurious.