Another pinner exclaimed: 28 Decorating Tricks To Brighten Up Your Rented Home (or college apartments) - I especially like the washi tape picture frames and the DIY photo wall. Nice DIY home decor list.
This is an art installation, but a trip to the thrift store for frames, a ball of twine, and some pages pulled from an art book and you've DIY 'd this!Why not use family pictures for an unusual photo display
Celebrate your dorm room - with paint swatches! Create a rainbow effect like Liz Apple's rainbow wall of paint chips or use paint swatches to create waves or patterns of color too! What a great way to liven up a room and make it your own!