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14 Amazingly Decorated Dorm Rooms That Just Might Blow Your Mind

And you thought your Bob Marley poster was soooooo cool.

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us how they decorated their dorm rooms. Here are their gorgeous responses.

1. This masterpiece that only an art student could pull off.

"My sister and I occupied an older, very TINY one hallway, two-bed dorm room. Nothing except the chair was moveable. All the walls were concrete and painted white. I really wanted to keep motivated and stay peppy (fine arts major) so I stepped it up a notch!"


3. This soothing respite from beer pong and freshman seminars.

"I dressed up my sad, cinderblock dorm room with lots of beautiful fabrics. The best part — I don’t think I spent more than $20 on anything! Thanks, Amazon!"



6. This fucking mansion, which laughs in the face of the humble studio apartment I call home.

"This was my dorm sophomore year. Kept my walls pretty low-key with a poster of the NYC skyline, a poster of my favorite band and movie, aaaand pictures of my #squad, of course. Oh! Can’t forget the string lights"

Ahrim Nam


9. This one, which was literally years in the making.

"I’ve spent years collecting magazine photos, they finally got put to use while in college. It took nearly a week to put up and days to take down. But it was worth it for everyone’s reactions when they saw it."


11. This one, that seems as though Kate Spade HERSELF decorated it.

"Ole Miss, decorated by mom on budget. I had her when I was 16 and did not have a traditional college experience. I think she wanted to give that to me so she said I could do her dorm anyway I wanted, 100%. Almost everything was a surprise to her. It was lots of work and LOTS of spray paint."



12. This "surely you can't be serious that a dorm could look this cute and cozy..." specimen.

"Last year’s room at the University of Montevallo. You can’t tell, but the room was actually huge. We had a big TV and stand, a futon, two beds, closets, desks, a sink and STILL had room to walk around. That’s not normal size for a dorm room in that hall though, because all of the rooms come in a variety of sizes for whatever reason."


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