How to Use Photos to Make Your Dorm the Coolest One on Campus | Photo Wall Ideas for Dorms

Anyone who lived in a dorm room or student apartment knows this. theSpaces are plain. Students need to be aware of the importance of spaces. toFind out how to toAdd your personal touch toThey can be made more lively. Hanging photos is my favorite way to brighten them up. theRoom. So this week I’m going to cover some Photos wall ideas plus tips and tricks toPhotos can make your space unique and fashionable.

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Over the years, I am able to accumulate a large number of photos. theMany years. The principal contributor toThis is a photo mural that I made in my dorm space a few years back (photo above).

Simple scotch tape was used toHang these. I used a lot of them, but ended up with a lot. This route is not recommended. theTape that is extremely cheap because it’s hard to remove from your pictures and it can leave residue — actual scotch tape is theStandard gold.

You can do so many things with photos on your walls — here are some of my favorite photo wall ideas to get your inspiration going:

Photo Collage Ideas

Photo wall collages are great because you can do almost anything with them. You can use images in different sizes, pages from magazines or quotes.

Some cool photo wall collages I’ve seen used theCorners of theRoom to create some depth. They also used different sizes of images. I saw one with images cut out into letter shapes, which spelled out a quotation. There are so many possibilities.

These are just a few of the many available. theThe most popular and the easiest toAll together.

Heart Collage

Photo wall ideas for dorms - heart wall collage
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I’ve seen this idea all over. theMany years. It’s really cute and really easy toAll together.

This tutorial will explain everything. theSteps to do this successfully, and it’s through Shutterfly, a website I have used forNumerous Christmas photos and presents. (BTW, when you download their mobile app you get free unlimited 4 by 4 and 4 by 6 prints — if you like your photos small, this is perfect!)

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Photo Collage Letters

photos collaged on letters
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This project is amazing because it can be customized in any way you like. You can even add your initials to the project. theYour graduation year. You can also give it as a present forPhotos of an individual and their family theTwo of you. It’s also really fun to look at. toAll together

Hanging Photo Wall Ideas

Driftwood Photo Collage

black and white photos hanging from a stick
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This tutorial does not use a hole punch, but it will work. toThread theString through the photos, if you don’t have a hole punch handy, or just wanted toYou could attach this faster, theUse tape to string. (Lazy version!) If you’re going this route, I’d recommend something a little bit stronger than washi or scotch tape (like masking tape, forFor instance, it can withstand. theWeighing of thePictures

You also have the option to paint theIf you would like, wood toYou can choose a different color scheme. If you’re looking forA unique, bohemian or unusual way to live. toHang your photos.

Clip Lights Photo Wall

Photo wall ideas for college - string clip lights with photos

This isn’t a DIY, it’s a product, and an awesome one at that.

These clip lights were my gift to myself. for Christmas one year and I’m still using them. They’re a great investment. You can hang them anywhere, and they are very easy to transport. the two hardest toYou can find everything you need in a dorm space: style and lighting.

Mesh Inspo Board

Photo wall ideas - images hanging on a mesh board
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These mesh boards have been a dream of mine for a long time. (My cat would love to use it as his jungle gym, however.

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This isn’t a difficult tutorial. You can do it! theYou can find mesh pieces at a hardware or big supply store. If you wish, you could also use locker shelves. The tutorial includes a video so it’s super simple to understand.

Note: I would suggest using something other than theMini clothespins I’ve had them fall apart onPlease enter the past. Binder clips could be an option; you might even get colored ones. toMake it more pretty.

Non-Traditional PhotoFrames

Frames made of washi-tape

Dorm photo wall ideas - washi tape framing images
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This idea, which we’ve covered onThe CF method, which I have already mentioned, is cute and affordable. toFrame photos to see if washi tape will match your walls. Amazon offers 48 rolls washi tape forYou can make everything in your room look great with this item at a very affordable price.

One caveat toNote: I haven’t had theWashi tape is your best friend toHang things in my room. This is mainly due to the fact that all of the dorms onWashi tape doesn’t work well with brick walls on my campus. However, I do now use washi tape to cover my apartment. It depends on theCampus and which room is the best place to tape.


quotes on clipboards
Via Craft-O-Maniac

There is no tutorial for this one, but it’s a pretty self-explanatory process. Some clipboards, command hooks and photos are all you need. That’s it. You can also decorate your clipboards with paint, washi tape or scrapbook paper.

Inspiration Board for Cork

cork board with images above laptop and lamp
Via The Middle Edit

The majority of the dorms onMy campus has small bulletin/cork boards. theThere are rooms. If your dorm doesn’t come with one, you can get one forFollow this tutorial to find out how you can save money on Amazon toGet it ready.

You can easily change this, which is the best part of it. onYour mood theSeason, or your inspirations.

What are your favourite photo wall ideas onThis list?

Are you using photo displays in your bedroom? If so, which type? What kind of photos do you take? theMost pictures of? I take too many photos of my cat and sunsets.

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