DIY Decor Ideas for Your College Room

The struggle of having a brand new space and a tight budget is real! That’s why we scoured our favorite Pinterest boards and dug up some of these easy and cost-friendly DIY decor ideas.

Paint Stick Starburst Mirror

This may look like a piece of decor straight out of a design catalog, but this DIY is actually pretty simple! It’s the perfect chic touch to make your dorm room feel like home.

Find the instructions here.


Upholstered Headboard

These headboards are taking dorm rooms by storm…They’re everywhere! They do require quite a bit of work, but it’s totally doable and really makes a big difference when decorating your room.

Find the instructions here.


Distressed Mason Jar Vases/Utensil Holders

We’re obsessed with this simple DIY. They make the perfect desk accessory as a flower vase, but you can also get more practical. How about using it as a pen and supply holder? Or, you can use it as a makeup brush holder!

Find the instructions here.


Cabinet Knob Hook Rack

If you haven’t figured it out by now, we love practical decor — especially when your space is limited! This hook rack is not only a nice decorative touch for your room, but it definitely comes in handy for hanging coats, jewelry and more.

Find the instructions here.


Herringbone Canvas Art

Canvas art can get pricey quick, but not if you make it yourself! The herringbone design below is a classic, and you’ll be surprised how easy it is to recreate.

Find the instructions here.

Did you craft any cool DIYs for your dorm room? We’d love to seem them! Tag us in your pics on Instagram — @bncollege.

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