Everyone has a favorite color. Out of every color we could possibly deem our favorite, blue is the most popular favorite color for people all around the world. Whether or not this statistic applies to you, there’s no denying that blue is one of the best colors to incorporate into your decor.
Whether you’re looking for something that will blend in seamlessly with the rest of your decor or something that will stand out among the rest, there’s a blue for that. Versatile even among colors that are difficult to find complements for, the color blue is about to be your new best friend! Here are some of the best products to purchase to really add to the blue vibe in your dorm room and help you with some blue dorm room ideas!
Lay Out a Blue Rug Beside Your Bed
Not only will it add to the overall look of your dorm room, but it will keep your feet warm when waking up for a brand new day!
As a cool-toned color, blue is typically associated with the cold. This year, why not turn this association on its head and add a touch of blue that’s designed to help keep you warm? Let’s face it: dorm rooms don’t exactly have the best insulation. During the colder months, it’s easy for the frigid air to seep through the walls and settle into the air around you. When it’s especially cold, it can sometimes even settle into the floor itself.
The last thing you want when you roll out of bed in the morning is for your bare feet to land on something cold. A soft, cushy Amore Solid 5 x 7 Area Rug is the perfect way to add an extra layer of insulation to your dorm room, as well as a soft and warm place for you to land when your feet hit the ground in the morning. Spread it out next to your bed, and it could even serve as a comfy place for some of your friends to sit when you all want to hang out together but can’t find a place that will fit you all.
Hang Some Blue From the Inside of Your Door
Make sure your outfit is on point every day with the use of this blue mirror before you head off to class!
Blue might be a favorite color for a lot of people, but it isn’t everyone’s favorite, so if you find yourself reading this and thinking I don’t know if I like blue enough to make it a predominant recurring theme in my dorm room decor, don’t worry. The blues that you incorporate into your dorm room decor don’t have to be front and center. Add pops of blue in the form of little nick nacks or by incorporating it into more obscure places.
If you’re the kind of person who thinks the color blue is good and fine, for instance, but maybe you don’t want to stare at it every second that you’re in your dorm room, a Over the Door Mirror in Blue is the perfect option for you. Especially if you live on a floor that typically operates on an “open door policy,” the hanging door mirror is a great blue addition for people who don’t love the color because as long as your door is open or you’re facing away from it, you won’t have to look at the mirror.
We happen to think that this mirror is quite stylish, regardless of your color preferences - and even better than its style is its functionality. This hanging door mirror is both a bright blue addition to any room and a convenient way for you to check your reflection on your way out the door if you’re in a hurry. Packaged with some easy hanging hooks, you can attach this blue mirror to the back of your door quite easily, and it will be perfectly placed for you to give yourself a quick once-over before you leave your dorm room.
Add Some Temporary Blue Wallpaper to Your Dorm Room Walls
Are you sick of looking at bland off-white dorm walls? Get some temporary wallpaper to give your wall the blue aesthetic you want!
Dorm rooms are, unfortunately, quite bland. Usually only equipped with standard furniture - a bed, a desk and desk chair, a dresser, and either a closet or a wardrobe - it’s up to you to personalize your dorm room with whatever decor you think will best jazz the place up and reflect who you are as a person. The hardest dorm room “preset” so to speak to overcome is the bland, usually white, walls.
You can fairly easily transform your dorm room from the uniformity of some barracks to something that is entirely your own with a little rearranging and a whole lot of redecorating. If you’re someone who prefers to keep your dorm room decor more minimalistic, but you’re still trying to think of ways to make it yours, though, you may need to think a bit more outside the box. A blue accent wall, like the Bohemian Damask Indigo Peel and Stick Wallpaper, might be the perfect way for you to incorporate some blue into your dorm room decor while still keeping the rest of your decor fairly simple.
This peel and stick wallpaper is super easy to apply to any wall you’d like to make your accent wall for the year. All you’ll need to do is move any furniture close to that wall away so you’ll be able to cover the whole thing, make sure the wall itself is clear of any dust, peel of the backing of the peel and stick wallpaper, and apply the adhesive side to the wall. Coming in a roll that measures 18 feet long and 21.5 inches wide, you can cut strips that fill whatever the measurements of your wall are and apply them one-by-one.
Keep a Blue Accent Pillow on Your Bed
Accent pillows are a great way to decorate your room, and they make your bed look super comfy too!
Dorm room bedding is tricky - mostly because you’re probably going to be stuck with whichever bedding you choose for as many years as you continue living in a campus dorm, if not more. That being said, because of the very specific size of dorm room beds (twin sized, but extra long), the chances of your sheets fitting any beds you have in the future correctly are probably slimmer than you’d like. If you want to make sure that you can keep some of the decor that you bring along with you to college, you might want to look into incorporating more accent pieces.
Perhaps you’ll pick out a bed set that’s entirely blue, and you’ll want to use that as the blue decor you add to your room. If you’re at all unsure of how long you’ll want to keep any blue bedding, however, you might want to stick to more neutral tones or colors that you’re more fond of. That doesn’t mean you have to forego blue decor in your bedding completely, though. This year, add a Kari Keller Round Faux Mongolian Pillow to your bedding that you’ll be able to carry with you through college and for years beyond.
This particular pillow kind of has it all, as far as accents go. Not only is it round - which is fairly unusual for accent pillows, but it’s fluffy, soft, and a beautiful shade of blue that will pair well with almost any color scheme. Having one of these babies around might even encourage you to make your bed every day! You can keep this pillow on your bed throughout the day and throw it off when you’re ready for bed, or you can choose to keep it with you all night long and pretend you’ve got one of your pets from home with you.
Keep Your Belongings Secure in a Fashionable Blue Storage Trunk
It will be fashionable, but it will also keep all of your personal belongings safe from being damaged, or even stolen!
There are many ways living in a dorm room can be convenient for you: it’s usually close to your classes and food, most of your friends are nearby, and you have so many more opportunities to join campus clubs. One of the downsides, however, is that dorm rooms are incredibly small. You may need to get creative when it comes to finding extra storage where you can keep all of the belongings you bring along with you.
A fashionable option that will allow you to both keep your belongings nearby and secure and add a pop of blue to your dorm room decor is get yourself a Seward Rover Trunk with Wheels and Lock to keep in your room. Store it under your lofted bed if it’s a tight squeeze to keep it out in the open in your room, or prop it upright in the corner as a nice decoration that just so happens to store an extra set of sheets for the next time you get around to washing the ones currently on your bed.
One of these trunks is the perfect option for you, whether you want your blue accents to be out in the open or tucked away so that it only peeks out a little bit. Equipped with a set of wheels and a lock, you can easily transport some of your belongings to and from your dorm room with this trunk whether your school is located in a city or a rural area - and you can be absolutely sure that they’ll be secure in your dorm room even if you have several people you don’t know very well traipsing in and out of your room over the course of the school year.
Stay Simple and Just Get a Blue Comforter for Your Bed
This comforter will help you to be able to sleep well every night with it’s comfortability and with the relaxing color of blue as well!
Are you trying to decide which blue dorm decor ideas would work perfectly for you? Why not just get a simple blue comforter for your bed? Your bed is going to be the most important part of your dorm room and comfortability and being able to get a good night’s sleep in college is a must for survival. If you’re looking for the perfect comforter to get, we recommend the IZOD Solid Dress Blue-Oxford Tan Reversible Bed in a Bag or the Solid Comforter Set today!
We know that in most dorm rooms, you will most likely have an XL twin bed, but if you have the option to get a bigger bed, we recommend this bedding bundle! It is perfect for queen or king beds and the sheets are made out of 100% polyester. With this bundle you get a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, two pillowcases, and one reversible comforter no matter what size you choose. Why not make your room look even better with this blue comforter, since blue is your favorite color and all!
We also want to mention that it may be difficult and even more expensive to get your comforter, sheets, pillows, and other bedding essentials individually. Instead, we recommend buying the Complete Campus Pak - Twin XL Bedding and Bath Set! Not only do you get all of your bedding necessities, but you also get your bathroom supplies too such as washcloths, bath towels, hand towels, along with a comforter, pillowcases, fitted sheets, and basically everything else you need for your dorm room! What is even better is that you can get all of this awesome stuff at a low cost compared to getting everything individually. Are you going to go with the option of saving money? If you want to, we think the Complete Campus Pak - Twin XL Bedding and Bath Set is perfect for you!
Don’t Forget Bath Towels, and Make Sure They’re Blue
Nothing better than some bath towels that match your room!
Another college essential that you will need is bath towels. Whether you have your own bathroom, or you have to go to the communal showers with other students, bath towels are important and are a must when moving into a college dorm. There’s nothing better than the Six-Piece Cotton Towel Set for all of your bathroom needs!
The Six-Piece Cotton Towel Set is perfect for all college students because it comes with two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths. What makes them even better is the fact that they are made out of 100% cotton, so they will be super soft and warm on your skin once you step out of the shower. Getting two of each is also perfect because you can take an extra one to the gym, or anywhere you need! Don’t forget bath towels and get the Six-Piece Cotton Towel Set today!
Nothing Better Than a Blue Photo Display to Finish Decorating Your Dorm Room
Photo displays are perfect to be reminded of your loved ones and how much they support you every day!
Are you still struggling on how you should decorate your dorm room? Well, the next question to ask yourself is if you have enough decorations. Decorations are an easy way to turn that bland dorm room into your own personal safe haven when studying or just when you need a breather from stressful classes. One great way to do this is to buy a blue photo display where you can add your own photos of your family or friends in it, or get pictures featuring many different scenic spots all across the world. We recommend purchasing the Hangit Desktop Photo Display, or the Love 2 Travel Wall Art Kit and think that it would go perfect with your blue room!
We know that at a young college age, life can be stressful and there are times where you may not feel like yourself and knowing you have your family and friends to rely on is a must. Luckily, this photo display can help you with that! It has just the right amount of blue to add to the aesthetic that you are going for in your room and it is easy to hang up with just a thumbtack, or even an adhesive strip, so you won’t damage the walls. With being an easy way to decorate your room, what more could you ask for? Get the Hangit Desktop Photo Display or the Love 2 Travel Wall Art Kit today!
Other Necessities for Your Dorm Room
Coffee makers and even tape holders are essential for your dorm room!
Waking up in the morning while you’re in college can be a drag. With eight am classes and constant running around, sometimes it’s easier, and cheaper to make your own coffee in the morning compared to buying it everyday. With the K-Select Brewer with Storage Drawer, making your coffee in the morning is easy! The reservoir can hold five cups of water, which means five cups of coffee, before you have to refill it and you can even keep your k-cups in it for easy storage. Get your morning started with the K-Select Brewer with Storage Drawer today!
Another essential item for college is a tape dispenser. This is very useful when it comes to projects or other assignments for your classes and it is just useful to have. The Stikit Tape Dispenser is perfect for anything that you need taped up because of its strong grip on any surface that you put it on. Instead of using two hands to get one piece of tape, this dispenser sits in place and won’t budge! How’s that for innovation! Don’t miss out on the Stikit Tape Dispenser for all your taping needs!
No matter how you’d like to incorporate some blue into your dorm room decor this year, there are options out there for everyone when it comes to blue dorm room ideas. From subtle storage to decorative pillows that will add some spunk to any room, the opportunities are fashionable as they come. If you add some blue to your dorm room decor, you definitely won’t be disappointed.