Top Ten Dorm Room Decor DIY Ideas | Easy, Cheap and Awesome!

Top Ten Dorm Room Decor DIY Ideas | Easy, Cheap and Awesome!

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The Crisp and cool air of fall is upon us and that means one thing, college is back in session.  If you live in a dorm or even a small apartment or studio while attending school, don’t settle for a no decor policy simply because money is tight. Yes, we know darn well majority of your cash goes to tuition, text books, school supplies and ramen, but you don’t need to break the bank to decorate your room!  Here are the top 10 DIY on the cheap recycled dorm room decor ideas that will get your crib pimped out in no time! Did I mention each of these images links to the free tutorial… yeah really, so you have no excuse not to make it.

1.  Colorful Mini Circle Cork Boards

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 Why go with the boring and standard framed cork board… lame.  Make these fun and colorful mini modular circle cork boards, stick them in your room where you want them, and easily move them if you need to, it’s a fun place to put important notes, fun pictures with friends and to do lists, click here for the free tutorial and make your own!

2.  8 Track Tape Funky Music Quote Art

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 Yeah, 8 track tapes were cool way back in the day, but turning them into funky music art that hangs, now thats amazing!  You can find them often times at thrift stores for a buck! Grab a few and make some fun quote art, music art or even put photos onto them… fun, cheap and so much you can do with them, click here for the free tutorial and make your own!  

3. Ceramic Cup Succulent

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Even if you don’t have a very green thumb taking care of succulents is pretty easy, and it’s a wonderful way to add interest to any room, you can find beautiful ceramic cups at the local thrift store for a few bucks, and plant it on your desk or shelf to brighten up the room a little,  click here for the free tutorial and make your own!  

4. Scrap Book Stip Art

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If you love scrap book paper like I do, then you will love this idea.  All you need is a frame and some scrap book paper, make this fun and simple decor for your room, click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

5.  Retro Glass Colorful Mini Vases

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Colorful glass is easy to make, just grab some clear glass vases you love at the thrift store, and color it yourself easily with paint!  click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

6. Modular Color Cork Blocks

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These colorful cork blocks can easily be moved anywhere to display photos, notes or to do lists. click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

7. Boho Recycled Paper Bead Curtain

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Time consuming yes, but the results are amazing, making recycled paper bead curtains are a fun and funky throwback to the 70’s make these beautiful curtains for your door, wall or window. click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

8. Modern Map Art

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Modern map recycled canvas art is a great way to fill in a blank wall that needs some color. click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

9. Neck Tie Art

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Neck ties are a dime a dozen at thrift stores, head over to your local store and turn those colorful ties into artwork. click here for the free tutorial and make your own! 

 10. Doodle Art

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 You know how hard it is to stay awake during some of those long lectures, take all of these hidden doodles you have in your notebooks and turn them into art! click here for the free tutorial and make your own!  

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