8 Best College Dorm Decor Ideas

8 Best College Dorm Decor Ideas

College dorm decor can be a bit plain, especially if you’ve just moved in. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of recommended pieces to liven up your college dorm, and fit whatever vibe you’re going for, from party houses to simple homely dorms. 

The right decor items can completely transform a room, so it’s important to know all the best products. Here are our best college dorm decor ideas. 

1. String lights

String lights and fairy lights give an immediate vibe – creating a cozy and ambient atmosphere, but also a strong summer party image in the right setting. 

They fit almost anywhere too, and you can drape them along the walls, around your bed, or even around your desk while you work. 


2. Posters

You can’t go wrong with a poster. Posters add color to the room and inject immediate personality.  

We have a bunch of posters at The Decor Emporium to give you some decor ideas (especially college dorm ideas for guys). 


3. Photo collage

A photo collage is a simple way to add some decor to a dorm room. Why not pin or hang up some photos of your first night at college, or even some photos of you from way back when?  

Combined this with some string lights for effect. 


4. LED signs

Need to add some pop to your college dorm? LED signs are unmissable.

 Check out our range of LED Neon signs. We’ve got a huge range of shapes and colors, so you’re bound to find one you like. You could go with a ‘Home’ one to create a warm atmosphere, or perhaps some love-themed logos for a party vibe. 


  1. Furniture

 If you’re having a party or friends over, they’ll need places to sit. 

Beanbags, chairs, futons, and storage ottomans are all great additions, and can be stylish too, so don’t overlook them. A few colorful pillows will also be a great way to complement your dorm theme. 


6. Plants

Plants are not only great decor items, but they also bring some oxygen into the room, which helps with concentration and overall health. 

Bring some greenery into your dorm room with low-maintenance plants like succulents or air plants. They can liven up your space and make it feel more vibrant and refreshing. 

You could even combine some plants with one of our green dino LED Neon signs. 



7. Tapestries & flags

If you want to make a statement, you can’t go wrong with a tapestry or a flag hanging on the wall. We’ve got a variety of flags and tapestries that will complete any dorm room. 

 Not only do they add color and texture to your space, but some of them are downright hilarious, and bound to be a great conversation starter. 


8. Rugs & Mats

It’s not just the walls that you need to think about with the decor of your dorm room, the floors need attention too.  

Add an area rug to your dorm room floor to make it more comfortable and add some visual appeal. Choose one that matches any of the above and you’ll be set. 

 We’re constantly adding items to The Decor Emporium, so if you don’t see anything you like at the moment, check back again soon for more stock. 

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