Hang one of these outside your door, and expect your friends’ creative notes and artwork to follow. It’s like those old lift-to-erase boards, but it uses light; jot with any stylus, then press a button to electronically erase and start over.
Dorm Room Takeover Wall Decor Featuring a Faux Rusted Clip Holding a Colorful Outdoor Scene Photograph
Use clips, washi tape and a decorative clipboard to showcase your favorite works of art outside of the traditional picture frame look. The distressed look of the clip adds an eye-catching finish over the smooth neutral walls and allows the vivid colors in the photo to pop.
If you’ve ever pressed “snooze” in your sleep, you may benefit from this deceptively cute alarm clock. Press “snooze” and it jumps off your nightstand and starts whizzing around, beeping all the way until you chase it and shut it off (or your roommate forcibly wakes you).
Dorm Room Wall Photo Display on Rusted Mounted Hooks
Using wash tape to mount metal clips is an intriguing and stylish twist on the traditional picture frame display. The rusted looking finish of these clips adds texture and a vintage feel to the postcard display.
Inevitably, whenever your computer needs a charge, your roommate and her boyfriend are hogging the outlets. This nine-foot extension cord has three extra outlets incorporated into it, so you can all keep charging without needing to have “a friendly talk.”
Dorm Room Takeover Dresser Display With Cosmetics Tray, Wood Face Clock, Butterfly Art and Stainless Steel Lamp
A tray can help items left out for display look neater and more organized. Leaving a few essential items on the dresser top saves storage space and adds color and style to your dorm room. A floral cling over the top adds style beyond the standard wood dresser while colorful butterfly and hashtag art brighten the space.
This itty-bitty appliance has been compared to an EasyBake oven, but it makes real coffee, toast and even eggs on its 6” griddle. So when you can’t get away from your desk for a meal break, you can still whip up actual food in your room. Take that, Cup o’ Noodles.
Gold and White Peony Wallpaper Dresser Top Under Pink Display Tray, Small Trinket Storage Containers and Butterfly Art
A gold and white peony wallpaper covering a table top brings instant feminine flair to your dorm room decor. A tray and small storage containers help display items in an organized fashion. Vivid wall art adds even more brightness and color to the display.
Light Turquoise Wallpaper Strips Over Dresser Drawers in Dorm Room Takeover With Colorful Patterned Artwork
Don't limit wallpaper to horizontal surfaces. We took it vertical by cutting wallpaper pieces to size and adding it to each dorm dresser drawer. Light turquoise elements in the art pieces compliment the drawer wallpaper to tie it into the room. The dots on the paper design give an illuminating effect perfect for the happy, airy feel of the design.
Dorm Room Takeover Colorful Nightstand Decor With Patterned Adhesive Top and Stainless Steel Lamp Under Hexagon Cork Board
Save money on dorm room decorating by bringing items from home and restyling them in a fresh, new way. Vivid colors create a bright and bold display perfect for showcasing personal style. The hexagonal corkboard wall doubles as wall-mounted storage for favorite necklaces and bracelets.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could whack your iPhone to turn off its alarm in the morning, the way you can with an old-school clock? This clever holder turns your phone into a freestanding alarm clock with a slappable snooze button … plus it’s a charging station.
Dorm Room Takeover DIY Coffee Table With Drawer Storage and White Tabletop With Turquoise and Gold Breakfast Tray
Short on storage? Try this DIY shelf hack. We turned two wall shelves into a mobile coffee table by adding two sets of casters and mending plates. It can hold makeup, games, craft supplies and more! And when you need more space, you can simply roll it under the bed.
Whether you have a roommate who stays up late while you need to sleep (5 a.m. crew practice!) or you just want to disappear into your own space for a while, this bed tent can do the trick. It can also eliminate awkward “Next time, can you knock first?” moments.