This dorm decorating inspiration board is inspired by two hot trends: rose gold and white marble. I love how the pinkish gold metallic pairs with classic white marble. It's ultra feminine, but with a sleek, modern edge.
This dorm decor inspiration board is inspired by old schoolhouses, vintage botanical prints, and sugary sweet retro colors. It's a little preppy, a little girly, and a little industrial—all at once. Balance preppy pastels with candy brights, vintage metals with retro woods, and bold typography with pretty illustrations.
With college starting back up, The Lovely Side is going back to its roots for a full week of dorm and college decorating ideas. Kicking it off, I want to share an inspiration board and sources for creating a dorm like this one recently featured on BuzzFeed:
In my office, my desk sits in front of a nice bay window that faces east and looks out over the neighborhood. For six hours of the workday, I love it. But from 8 AM to around 10 AM, the sun is in a position high enough to peek over the trees, but not so high that it's over the house. So it's a really bright, sunny spot to sit in the morning—sometimes it's hard to even see my computer screen. (Now I know why the previous dwellers had a strange window blind that only went halfway down. I took that down a long time ago.)
So I've been brainstorming ideas to tame the morning sunlight a bit—without blocking up my window with blinds. I found myself inspired by the real, original-to-the-house stained glass window in our living room. It looks like this: