These Styling Secrets Will Make Your Dorm Instagram-Worthy
If you're moving into a dorm this fall, get excited — you're about to have the opportunity to make a space your own (even if that space happens to be the size of a shoebox). Once you dress up your room to reflect your personality, you're going to want to show it off. Where? Where we all live, of course: on social media.
And if you're not sure where to start your decorating adventure, look no further than Bed Bath & Beyond. Not only will you find the practical things you need for your space, but you'll also find affordable ways to add style. Need some inspiration for making your dorm room grid-worthy? Scroll through for our picks.
Simply Essential Riley Area Rug
Nothing warms up a sparse-looking room faster than a cozy area rug. Available in three neutral colors, this Simply Essential Riley Area Rug ($49, originally $70) is large enough to anchor the room but not so enormous that your roommate will get passive-aggressive about guarding their side of the room.
Simply Essential Sherpa Bean Bag Chair
You're going to need a place to lounge, so why not choose one with a bouclé-like fabric? This Simply Essential Sherpa Bean Bag Chair ($50) is squishy and soft, with a nubby texture that looks great in photos — as does the goes-with-everything gray color.
Wild Sage Michaela Tufted Triangles 3-Piece Full/Queen Comforter Set
A solid-colored comforter always pops in pictures, but the geometric shapes of this Wild Sage Michaela Tufted Triangles 3-Piece Twin Comforter Set ($50, originally $100) add a little something extra. Did we mention it's on sale?
Simply Essential 9-Foot String Lights With Mini Clips
Nothing creates instant ambience like lighting, and these Simply Essential 9-Foot String Lights With Mini Clips ($10) have a dreamy vibe that looks so pretty in photos. Add your favorite photographs, pose in front of them, and let everyone zoom in to see which pics made the cut.
Wild Sage Verbiage Throw Blanket
There's so much you can do with this Wild Sage Verbiage Throw Blanket ($13, originally $25). Hang it on the wall as a backdrop, cozy up underneath it, or post it with some ironic hashtags — the options are limitless, even if your actual nap time isn't.
Wild Sage Quilted Dye Decorative Lumbar Pillow
A throw pillow or two can transform your room's entire color palette. This Wild Sage Quilted Dye Decorative Lumbar Pillow ($13, originally $25) has a calming, easygoing feel in subtle, low-key hues.
The Novogratz "You Look Good" Square Throw Pillow
Or if your personal taste is bolder, go for this The Novogratz "You Look Good" Square Throw Pillow ($17, originally $25). With a clever slogan and eye-catching print, it's practically made for TikTok.
Wild Sage LED Agate Crystal Gemstone Table Lamp
Surprisingly affordable for something that looks just plain cool, this Wild Sage LED Agate Crystal Gemstone Table Lamp ($14, originally $30) gives off a soft glow. Is it enough light to study by? Not really. Is it striking enough to rack up the likes? You know it.
Wild Sage Amina Arched Rattan Leaner Mirror
If you're in the mood to splurge on your dorm decor, this Wild Sage Amina Arched Rattan Leaner Mirror ($75, originally $300) is a great choice and a wise investment. Here's why: First, a mirror makes any room look larger. Second, this mirror is made well enough to last you from the dorm into grad school and beyond. And third, it's on point for a boho aesthetic.