Roundup: 10 Dorm-Friendly DIY Decor Projects

It's that time of year when everyone is starting to think about going back to school. And many of you may be headed off to live in a college dorm room for the next nine months. Here's a roundup of great DIY projects that will transform your space into the fun, colorful refuge that you deserve.  


1. Make a colorful dry erase board using an old frame and decorative paper. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Pleasantries and Pit Bulls]

2. Get creative with your string lights by spelling out words. [Photo: Babble]

3. Create a one-of-a-kind ombre tapestry for your wall using this technique. [Photo: Kristin Perers

4. Add some life to your space with potted plants... find out how to make these trendy faux bois planters here. [Photo: Apartment Therapy]

5. There's no excuse for boring white walls - add some color using this technique. [Photo: Curbly]

6. Make little bookshelves (literally... bookshelves) for knick-knacks. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Real Simple]

7. Keep your toes warm with this colorful pom pom rug. Here are the instructions. [Photo: Happiness Is Blog]

8. Dress up your bulletin board using paint. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: The Happy Home Blog]

9. Paint a few wooden crates and glue decorative paper to the inside to create colorful wall storage. [Photo: Ledabile]

10. Take your mini fridge to the next level by adding a layer of chalkboard paint. [Photo: A Beach Cottage]

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Beangoesgreen.wordpress.com on Aug 21, 2013:

I really like the chalkboard fridge. So clever. Great blog!

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