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Dorm Room Decor Guide – Beach

July 18, 2013 / Products We Love

Unique Dorm Room Decor Ideas for Beachy Rooms

Your dorm room can be a haven from the stress of college life, so why not make your dorm room decor as comfortable and unique as possible? There are plenty of dorm room decor ideas out there, but as SoCal beach lovers, we think that you just can’t beat beach room decor to create a complete relaxation station.

We’ve put together some amazing beachy dorm room decor ideas for guys and gals to make finding unique room decor ideas a breeze!

Beach Decor for Gals

Dorm Room Decor for Girls - Beach


1. Ombre Capiz Chandelier by PBTeen

We all know that the overhead light just doesn’t cut it for your morning routine. Brighten up your space with these super cute hanging chandeliers for a pop of color and style! Your roommate and makeup will thank you.

2. Reef Tie Dye Duvet + Sham by PBTeen

Of everything you pick for your dorm room decor, bedding is crucial. It needs to be comfortable, stylish, and more than just a crash landing space after late nights. This razzle-dazzle bedding set from PBTeen screams surfer chic without all the salt and sand!

3. Böja table lamp by Ikea

No room for fresh overhead lighting? This beachy table lamp will illuminate your final paper nicely.

4. Big Blue Whale wall art by Wheatpaste Art Collective

While we love our canvas wall art collection, we understand that, by definition, dorm room decor is meant to be temporary. Our huge poster wall decals are easy to stick and re-stick so you can take them with you without losing your favorite piece of art! Artwork by Sana Park.

5. Jannike panel curtain by Ikea

Shut out the noise from the quad with super-cute polka dot curtains from Ikea – they’re an easy way to accent your dorm room decor with fun pattern.

6. Keep Calm and Pretend You’re At the Beach – Tangerine pillow by Dormify

The “Keep Calm” trend is still raging, and why not pretend you’re at the beach? It sure beats chem lab!

Beach Decor for Guys

Dorm Room Decor for Boys - Beach


1. Beach Fence Decor by PBTeen

Why settle for a boring corkboard when you can post your pics and reminders to this beach-inspired fence? It’s easy to hang and the ladies will love your creative dorm room decor inspiration.

2. Oceanside Patchwork Quilt + Sham by PBTeen

You’ll need a comfy place to crash each night, so do it in style with bedding from PBTeen. It’s colorful without being garish, and will set off the chillaxing vibe of your room perfectly.

3. Ljusås Uvås blue table lamp by Ikea

Need a little mood lighting? This understated, yet classic bubble lamp from Ikea is affordable and prettttty awesome looking.

4. Ride the Weird wall art by Wheatpaste Art Collective

It’s no secret that we’re gaga over Jolby & Friends – their illustrative wall art style is perfect for the dude who cares, but makes finding totally rad dorm room decor that looks effortless.

5. Ikea Stockholm Triangle rug by Ikea

Perfect for lounging, stretching out, and just looking all-around cool. Also great for hiding telltale spills!

6. Goldfish in Mandarin pillow by Cottage & Bungalow

Throw pillows might not be the manliest accessory, but they’re certainly some of the most comfortable. Isn’t that the most important part of great dorm room decor?

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