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21 Stylish Dorm Room Ideas For Girls

A dorm room with pink sheets, wooden furniture, and dark gray walls.

Ahh, the college dorm room. It’s dreary, drab, and at a glance could put anyone to sleep. But just because you walk into an empty room doesn’t mean you need to endure basic decor all year. In fact, a dorm room can be upgraded from its original state to the most unique and stylish room you’ve ever had. 

Your dorm room will shape your college experience. That’s why we came up with the best dorm room ideas for girls so you can be inspired to study, socialize, and have a great year!

Our Top 3 Favorite Dorm Room Ideas For Girls

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Cute Dorm Room Ideas For Girls To Inspire You

An Inspired Dorm Room Paradise

An inspired dorm room paradise with a pink aesthetic adorned with posters and throw pillows with inspirational text.

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Sometimes all we need is a little inspiration to get through the day. With this cute dorm decor idea, you can stay inspired even when you hit those late-night study sessions and busy days. When you surround yourself with positivity, only good things can come!

Printed Accent Dorm Wall Decor

A dorm room with a tropical green wall accent and warm white string lights.

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Just one accent wall will do wonders for your dorm room. And when you select your favorite colorful print, your room will possess the “pop” that all your fellow residents desire. Border your accent wall with some string lights for a cozy look. 

Beachy Vibes Dorm Room Decor

A dorm room with a beach tapestry, along with light blue and taupe sheets and throw pillows.

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Take the beach anywhere you go with this laid-back beach-inspired dorm room idea. When you come back from class, you’ll feel relaxed and ready to recharge for anything that’s thrown your way. And if you know anything about college life, you learn to expect the unexpected.

Creating Memories With A Dorm Instagram Wall 

An Instagram-inspired dorm wall adorned with photos bordered with colorful Washi tape.

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Bring memories from home and add more as you experience college dorm life. When you’re reminded of your friends and family daily, you’ll stay motivated throughout the year. Plus, this is a fabulous project to do with a new roommate for some bonding time. 

The Minimalist Dorm Room

A minimalist dorm room with a grid panel and desktop essentials.

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You don’t need to incorporate crazy prints and a ton of color to style your standout dorm room. If your style is on the minimalist side, you can still add some cute personal touches to your space. Focus on features surrounding your desk and bed to add simple decorative details.  

Personalized Door For Your Dorm Room

A dorm room with a personalized door greeting using blue washi tape.

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Girls looking to spruce up their college dorm room will often forget about their door. There are endless possibilities to place your stamp on your dream dorm, so don’t forget to keep your door in the proper theme. This should be an exciting DIY project for you and your roommates. Think about how to add all your personalities into one decorative entryway. 

Modern Black And White Trendy Dorm Room

A modern black and white dorm room with a white comforter, marble-print throw pillow, and a woven macramé wall tapestry.

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A classic black and white look will never go out of style. Bring a decorative yet straightforward theme to your suite that will add class and elegance to an otherwise dull environment. Plus, when choosing more neutral tones, you can fill up your wall space without making your room look too busy. 

Relaxed Glam Dorm Spot

A relaxed glam dorm room with a velvet ottoman and a circle wall mirror hung above the bed with pink and gold sheets.

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Discover the best of both worlds with this interior dorm design that combines a relaxed vibe with some glammed-out pops of color. You can’t go wrong with a pink paradise that evokes a sense of wonder. You’ll come back from your day to a perfectly balanced space to rest and recharge. 

Full Out And Glammed Up

A full-out and glammed-up dorm room with black and white sheets, a gold foil lip print wall decor, and gold-accented throw pillows.

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What does a girl need in her door room? Her personal touch. Don’t only focus on those essentials like an extra-long twin bed set or a shower caddy. Another requirement is to bring your sense of style and design. Try applying a full-on and glammed-out look for your dorm space. College should be the time of your life. Why not begin to live it up in your new crib?

Cozy Boho Chic Dorm Decor

 

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Chill out and embrace the unconventional with this bohemian chic dorm room idea for girls. If you’re more of an alternative type than a girly girl, this is a great selection to show off your unique personality while also loving your space. 

In Your Dorm And Out Of This World

A dorm room with a gray comforter and matching watercolor map with fairy lights.

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When you’re in school for days on end, you might start to daydream about traveling. Lucky for you, there is no need to wait until spring break to feel what it’s like to hit the open road or strap in for take-off. Turn your college dorm room into an epic and worldly wonderland with maps, globes, and pieces that remind you of home. 

Modern Aesthetic With A Pop Of Color Dorm Idea

A dorm room with a modern aesthetic using pink curtains, a leather ottoman, and a shaggy fur rug accent.

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You cannot go wrong selecting a modern design for your door room with a pop of color. It’s simple, stylish, and will balance your energy and calmness as you tread through the murky college waters. This is also an excellent pick for those who crave a fresh dorm makeover but don’t have the most creative ideas for an ideal transformation. Select some furniture staples, your color choice, and you’re good to go!

Hidden Luxury Dorm Room

 

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Do you love the finer things in life? Are you worried that you’ll be stripped of all abilities to clean up and add your sparkle to your space when you arrive in your dorm room? No need to fret. We’ve got you covered! Try out this timeless and elegant dorm room look that will make any guest drop their jaw when they walk into your luxurious space. 

Max Comfort, Max Style Room Idea

 

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We believe the most critical aspect of any dorm room is comfort. You can purchase the edgiest and most fashionable features that make your room outshine all others, but if you’re not happy with how you feel when you lay your head down, you’ll be wasting your time. Go all out comfort with this cute college room idea and enjoy every minute of being in your home away from home. 

All About Those Throws Dorm Design

A glitzy dorm room with throw pillows of various designs that complement the glammed up aesthetic.

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Throw down with throw pillows galore! Throws allow you to put your personality on display while spicing up your dorm room. You can never have too many. It creates a comfy atmosphere and upgrades your bed space to the next level. 

Rustic Aesthetic Dorm Setup

A rustic-themed dorm room with wooden bedframes, side tables, and lampshades.

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This dorm look is for those who love an old fashioned and rustic feel. Bust out those mason jars, faded wood designs, and gorgeous green plants for a bedroom turned barnhouse look that will catch anyone’s attention. 

Sweet Dreams And Chill Vibes Dorm Design

 

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If there is any time in your life when sleep is essential, college is arguably the highest contender. If you’re holding down a job, aiming for decent grades, and still seeking a social life, you will feel overwhelmed, to say the least. Our top pick for the chillest dorm room idea is this dark sweet dreams design. All your friends will envy the level of comfort you access, plus your room will be the new hang out spot. 

Private Suite

 

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Having multiple roommates can sometimes fire a buzzkill into the mix when you’re craving some privacy. Our solution is to find a folding screen to help block out personal space. Decorate it with wild patterns to add an eclectic piece to a unique room, or keep it simple to fit well with a minimalist design. 

Not Your Average Wallflower Dorm Room Idea

A dorm room with wall flower-vine accents, a gold circle mirror, and neutral-colored beddings.

Source: Naya Amorim

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This is our favorite DIY project for any wall in your college dorm room. If you’re a girl who loves arts and crafts and classic decor with a touch of floral fun, try this mirror and flower wall for your home base. It’s so cute that we guarantee you’ll carry this idea to your next apartment. 

Secret Storage Idea

A dorm room design with a free-standing closet under the bed, hidden by printed curtains.

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The secret to cute college room decor is how you manage your storage. The more storage room you have, the more room to decorate or create open space there is. This may seem impossible with a tiny space like a dorm room, but hear us out. All you need to do is find the proper adjustments, think outside of the box with how you stock your belongings, and think of every room component as a storage opportunity. Check out our Amazon picks to get started. 

Dorm Room Reading Journey

A dorm room with a DIY vintage wallpaper design made of various book cover pages.

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For the most unique feature of any college dorm room, try out this enticing DIY project that will turn your favorite book pages into the most awesome wallpaper you’ve ever seen. Your friends will see you for the creative you are. Plus, it will genuinely make you feel at home.

Upgrade your college adventure to the fullest by incorporating these college dorm room ideas for girls into your space. Transform an ordinary room into an extraordinary living situation! You’ve got this!

Written by The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis is a lifestyle blog about the journey of college to adulting. Here you can find the tips for college, self-improvement, adulting, and more.

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