Whether you’re an incoming freshman or you’re finishing off your last semester, if you’re living in a dorm you’ve probably come across the challenge of decorating the tiny, character-free space. No matter how far from home you are, it’s important to have your room feel comfortable while abiding by the many dorm rules. Plus, it wouldn’t hurt to get the reputation of having the most well-designed dorm room on campus either.
Thanks to websites like Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram, finding creative and unique inspiration for your dorm room isn’t as much of a challenge as you’d think. From functional storage options to cool ways to dress up your walls, you’ll surely find something to spark your creativity—and not send your roommate running for the hills.
We’ve gathered some of the most inspirational and creative dorm rooms on the web that will get your creative energy flowing. Click through the slideshow to check them out!