9 Dorm Room Decor and Organization Ideas that Are Beyond Brilliant

Silas & Grace

It’s that time of year again, and for some, it may not be the most wonderful time of the year. But you can at least soften the blow of school work, lectures, and exams with updating or planning out your dorm room. There are a ton of ways to decorate and organize it, and besides, what’s more fun than standing out in the crowd?

So down below I found some awesome decor and organizing hacks and tips from great bloggers with amazing ideas! They’re an easy update and they can make your room look cute while being practical. And even if you’re not a college student, these are still some great decor ideas for you home. So check out these hacks and tips and let me know what you think!

Organize iPhone Chargers with Washi Tape


Found from Shaken Together Life: See Source Below

I love this simple but cute idea for organizing your cords. Keeps things creative and colorful, but nothing too complicated.

DIY Back to School Paint Chip Calendar


Found from Say Yes: See Source Below

Again, super simple, but adds a bit of color to make your room pop. Also, it’s a lot more creative than just a boring calendar to keep you from missing important projects or plans.

DIY Washi Wallpaper


Found from Brit + CO: See Source Below

Ok, this is seriously brilliant. It doesn’t require too much work and it adds a splash of color to your dorm room without ruining the walls. How creative is that?

DIY Mud Cloth Inspired Wall Organizer


Found from A Bubbly Life: See Source Below

Another way to keep things organized in your room is to try this easy DIY Wall Organizer. This is beyond adorable and such a great idea for keeping things up and out of the way.

Removable Wall Decor


Found from Seventeen: See Source Below

Now if you want more ideas for decorating your walls, but you obviously don’t want to get in trouble for painting them, then try decals with a cute designs!

Floating Nightstand


Found from Seventeen: See Source Below

Now this one looks beyond easy! With just a few supplies, you can make a small shelf that’ll keep things off the floor and ready to go when you need it!

DIY Hanging Laundry Hamper


Found from Making Nice in the Midwest: See Source Below

If you hate how easily your dorm room gets messy with clothes, try this easy DIY and keep all of your dirty clothes in one place and off the ground.

Organize Your Junk Drawer DIY


Found from A Thoughtful Place: See Source Below

If you have a junk drawer, like the millions of Americans out there, then this is a super cute way to keep your items in place and organized.

Shower Caddie Organization


Found from Better Homes and Gardens: See Source Below

Shower Caddies aren’t just for your shower. In fact, you can use them just about anywhere! Use them to keep your school supplies together or your personal trinkets and items organized.

Again, you don’t have to be a college student to try these projects out. It could be your first apartment or home. Or you could be looking for a new way to brighten up your rooms. Either way, you can check these ideas and get inspiration to try your own DIY decor and organization!

Now if you have any dorm room decor or organizing ideas yourself, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to hear about them!


Organize iPhone Chargers with Washi Tape: Shaken Together Life

DIY Back to School Paint Chip Calendar: Say Yes

DIY Washi Wallpaper: Brit + CO

DIY Mud Cloth Inspired Wall Organizer: A Bubbly Life

Removable Wall Decor: Seventeen

Floating Nightstand: Seventeen

DIY Hanging Laundry Hamper: Making Nice in the Midwest

Organize Your Junk Drawer DIY: A Thoughtful Place

Shower Caddie Organization: Better Homes and Gardens

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Silas & Grace

Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.

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