15 Ways to Dominate Your Dorm Room

Posted by Meghan Quinones
Headed back to college? These 15 DIYs will transform your dorm room into your home away from home.

It's that time of year again when high school graduates gleefully pack-up all of their belongings and head off to college, while their parents quietly shed tears in the bathroom. College dorm rooms are pretty dull in the design department. This year, take that blank canvas and whip it up in to a space that is truly unique. You can be the coolest cat on your dorm floor with these amazing DIYs! These 15 dorm friendly projects will make your tiny space feel more like home.

Add some plant life to your dorm with these fresh painted pots from Fabric Paper Glue.

Make your dorm your "home" with this DIY rug from A Beautiful Mess.

Head on over to Making Nice in the Midwest to see how you can turn an embroidery hoop into a laundry basket. Love this!

These organization boxes from I Heart Organizing are recycling at it's best. The containers are made out of cereal boxes!

Camille Styles shows you how to turn a brick into a chic bookend.

Need extra lighting in your dorm? If so, check out Pocket Full of Dreams yarn lights! They will add a serious punch to your room!

Wait, don't throw out that metal folding chair! Design For Mankind shows you how to spruce it up.

Spruce up a boring wall with a geometric background! Ambrosia Girl shows you how easy this DIY is!

Your feet will thank you if you make this t-shirt rug from HGTV.

Make sure you keep your washi tape out for this DIY. You can wrap your tape around an old jar and use it to house pencils or even your make-up brushes! Head on over to Little Helsinki for the full tutorial.

Trashy Crafter turns wooden blocks in to mini cork boards! These are super cute!

This artwork is so affordable, it is almost free! The Harpster Home shows you how to create your own artwork out of paint chips!

Have your side table double as your ironing board! Follow the tutorial from Like a Saturday to create your double-duty table.

No nails and hammer? No worries! Design Sponge uses washi tape to create colorful frames.

Crab and Fish shows you how to make your dorm door pretty by adding washi tape to it. Ahh...so much better!