Your college dorm room might be the first room you actually get full say on theme and decor. It's super exciting expressing yourself through colors, artwork, and trinkets. If you need a little inspiration on your soon to be college dorm decor, we think you might find how you want your room to look and feel here with these dorm ideas for girls.
Today we're talking about girly girl rooms, specifically dorm ideas for girls. Finding a theme you want for your small space room is something that has to be decided first.
College dorm decor can be inspired by a comforter or a piece of artwork and it can build from there! It doesn't have to be expensive, either! Check out my post on free printables and you can swap out your wall alert by season or whenever the mood strikes. These dorm room ideas will give your college dorm room a jump start.
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College Dorm Decor
Your room doesn't have to be University themed out, but it can be, and that can come out super cute! Who also doesn't love girly girl rooms? If you crave more ideas after being inspired here check out our little girl room decor ideas for more modern college dorm room ideas.
Ready to jump into dorm ideas for girls? We are!
Start your school year with a wall full of flowers. There is a hint of romance in this college dorm decor. The faux flowers are beautiful and bring so much color to the room. The coral and green are trending colors and are just gorgeous.
Plants and string lights are popular too. It is an easy task to add these two items. And the best part is the plants will bring life to your space and the fairy lights will give it a warm glow.
This look caught our eye and reminded us of the hanging flower meadow post we did earlier this year! Adding flowers can add life to a stale dorm room.
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After Five Designs
Coordinating with your roommate or best friend can be fun when you check out ideas over at After Five Designs. She has a passion for interior design and enjoys the hobby of designing rooms. Look at these gorgeous dorm beds!
The color and elegance in this room are pristine. This look would take your dorm a step above the rest.
Wall tapestries are super trending among college girls! They add so much character to a room. A wall hanging is a great item to base the theme of your room on. It also is a fantastic way to add a large area of color to your wall without painting or wallpapering.
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Keeping bedding simple allows you to accessorize at your desk, on the walls, and on the dresser in your dorm. And photo walls are very popular too. You can go with a small photo wall like in this room or a big one.
Bradi's room is light and sophisticated with kisses of pink and gold. Adding your collegiate's color scheme would be simple in this room and really add to the dorm feel.
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Here is a great example of a larger photo wall. Talk about easy dorm room decor. Adorning your wall with pictures of loved ones is an excellent idea for your college dorm. It covers an otherwise dull white wall. And you don't need picture frames which will save you money.
Can we all admit that we are coveting the pillow on Lucy's bed that is a faux headboard? It adds so much class! This faux headboard is perfect for your freshman year or last year of school.
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Morgan Rose Blog
Here is another great option. Morgan's room is classic girly with monograms. The coral Lilly Pulitzer print on the pillows adds great pops of colors. Monogramming is a look that can be carried throughout your college years.
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Now let's talk about storage. Closet space is limited so you will need to make the most of every nook and cranny. Simple decoration ideas that also look amazing are pretty under the bed boxes. And it is a great way to add a pop of color.
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One item I found very useful when living in a college dorm was to have a mini fridge. Check out these adorable mini fridges.
And do you see that adorable faux headboard below! Talk about sweet!!!
We're crazy for this boho look. The faux headboard is one of our favorite things. Don't you love when a themed outlook is already created for you!?!
This Lilly Pulitzer Elephant Bazaar look is the definition of everything preppy and girly. What's not to love! This room decor would give you a lot to look forward to when coming home after a long day of classes.
We hope one or all of these looks have your creative juices flowing. Share with us the theme you pick for your college room decor. We can't wait to hear your dorm ideas for girls and to see what your beautiful room designs are!
If you're a guy or if you have a son that needs a little college room decor inspiration, our Guys Dorm Room post would be a perfect post for you to check out!
And we have more dorm room decor posts that have great inspiration for college apartments too. Search college dorm decor or scroll back up in this post to find a list of other best dorm room ideas.
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