As unfortunate as it is, very few places will let you paint your dorm or apartment. You want your space to be your own, but you don’t want to anything to be permanent (that can come out of your security deposit). Here are some temporary solutions!
I feel very Blair from Gossip Girl, but either way it’ll totally dress your space up! Temporary Wallpaper – Ruby Marrakesh, $84.95
Using a tapesty is a great way to give a cool, indie vibe to your apartment or dorm. If you get sick of it, you can transform it into a throw blanket or a sheet! Wall Tapestry, $65
Decals are awesome for adding a bit more personality into a room; it’s almost as if you drew them on the wall!! Jennifer gave some awesome tips on how to apply these decorative gems! Give a Hoot, $19.99
Prints & Posters
Prints and posters are the best way to decorate your walls and not be confined to something so big. Consider prints and posters like a summer fling; if you want, they can disappear rather quickly! Wise Guy Print, $29.99
Gallery walls are a great way to show off your artistic side! Get some inexpensive frames and paint them. Then place cool prints or family photos! Pinterest, varies.
Giant Photo Booth Pictures
Another great way to dress up your dorm is to make any cute picture black and white. Your friends and family will seem like they are right next to you! Pinterest, $1.97
Command Hooks & Strips
No matter what you hang up, these suckers are going to be your best friends! They are super easy, and they come right off without ruining paint! Best invention ever! Command Poster Strips, $1.49
Hopefully these ideas will get you thinking of how you can have those bland walls pop with personality and color!