How Can I Decorate My Dorm Without Damaging My Walls?

Decorate Dorm Walls With Wallpaper

Discover the simplicity of dorm room decoration with peel and stick wallpaper, perfect for personalizing walls, desks, and ceilings without damaging surfaces.  Say goodbye to the struggle of hanging decor on concrete walls with our innovative solution.

If you are looking for cute ways to hang pictures in your dorm, we are sharing everything to know about peel and stick wallpaper. While there are many ways to decorate dorm rooms – from hanging pictures or picture frames to sprucing up your desk with the best decor - our removable wallpaper designs are the easiest way to personalize your walls, desk, ceiling, and more.

For many students, dorm room is the first opportunity to live alone and decorate a space that’s all theirs. From finding the right bedding and rugs to adding DIY dorm decor, there are a lot of choices that go into making a dorm room feel cozy and more like home.

Whether you are looking for dorm room wall decor ideas for guys or girls, we know a thing or two about how to decorate dorm walls without using nails or damaging walls. That’s why we’re always creating new styles of removable wallpaper, so you can decorate your space with the latest trends.

Does removable wallpaper really come off? While wallpapering an entire wall might feel like something you can’t do until you buy a house, removable wallpaper is easy to apply and will remove cleanly when it’s time to move out. In addition, it won’t damage your walls.

Visit our 'Is Removable Wallpaper Really Removable?' blog post to learn more about our removable dorm wallpaper.

If you are wondering how to hang things on concrete dorm walls, we are sharing our best wall decor ideas to try when nothing will stick to a dorm room wall.

How To Apply Peel and Stick Wallpaper To Dorm Walls

No need to buy adhesive hooks for concrete walls. If you are wondering what to use to hang things on dorm room walls, it’s possible that our peel and stick, removable wallpaper will stick to textured walls.

We recommend ordering a sample first and testing it out on the intended surface before you start your DIY project, as our paper may not stick to all textured surfaces.

Hang Wallpaper Instead of Pictures

If you are searching for cute ways to hang pictures in dorms, peel and stick wallpaper is a creative way to display photos without frames. At Tempaper, we offer a variety of styles for college students.

Dorm room with Wiggle Room Tempaper on wall behind bed. Image from @thevogueroomfoundation
Wiggle Room Peel and Stick Wallpaper

It’s easy to create a photo gallery wall without frames. Peel and stick wallpaper can make a big impact in a small space and it’s a fun way to hang pictures without a frame. Our popular prints, like Wiggle Room (pictured above), provide a wow-worthy statement in dorm rooms, adding the perfect amount of style to a space.


Dry Erase Peel and Stick Wallpaper on a desk. Person writing a to-do list.
Dry Erase Peel and Stick Wallpaper
Did you know that you can get chalkboard and dry erase removable wallpaper? If you’re a visual or creative thinker, these erasable wallpapers are useful. Choose your favorite style and hang this peel and stick wallpaper behind or next to your desk for optimal productivity. You can also add our chalkboard peel and stick wallpaper to the back of your door for a great place to put reminders or inspiration.

When your friends stop by, they can use your erasable wallpaper to work out their problems, making your bedroom or dorm room the best study space on your floor.

Swell peel and stick wallpaper on the walls of a student space with a desk and dresser.
Swell Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Dorm Room Ideas For Girls and Guys

While you are shopping for dorm room essentials, don’t forget about your walls. We offer a variety of peel and stick wallpaper designs for girls and guys to choose from. Our high-quality designs are the perfect complement to posters or wall decor in a dorm room.

Popular wallpaper choices for a bedroom or dorm room include Swell, Tropical, Scout, and more.

Teal Swell peel and stick wallpaper behind a white desk in a dorm room and a palm decal being used as a mouse pad..
Wall Decal Mouse Pad

Try Our Wall Decals as Dorm Room Wall Decor Instead of Pictures

Not ready to personalize your dorm room walls yet? You can still add small design touches to your wall with wall decals. Or go beyond your walls and add decals to your mini fridge, the back of your door, your closet, and anywhere else you need a touch of style! 

Our removable wall decals are the perfect dorm room wall decor. Instead of pictures, you can peel and place our peel and stick wall decals on your walls or desk for an extra pop of style and color.

Using our palm peel and stick wall decals as a mousepad is a unique way to display our wall decals on a desk. There are endless ways to decorate a dorm room and various wall decals to help personalize your space.

You can stick our wall decals wherever they look best, making it easy to add small touches to different areas of your room. Our wall decals for your dorm room include rainbow wall decals, holographic dots decals, melted ice cream cone wall decals, and more.

Chalkboard removable wallpaper hangs behind a desk or study area for school learning.
Chalkboard Peel and Stick Wallpaper

How to Prepare your Space for After School or At Home Learning

Whether you are staying at home this semester or heading back into a classroom, there are creative ways to decorate your space for back to school. Adding invigorating color and pattern to any room can help bring a refreshing dose of joy and optimism.

Our top organization tips for back to school include:

1. Keep a schedule.
The start of a new season brings many new activities and challenges. Having a schedule visible on a chalkboard or dry erase board will help keep everything (and everyone) organized.

2. Dedicate a workspace or homeschool space for homework and Zoom meetings.
It’s easy to slip into the habit of working from the couch or kitchen table. Having your own homework room will help you focused and productive all day long. Showcase your own unique style with one of our bold prints.

3. Label everything.
Our must-haves for college and at-home learning spaces also include labels. It’s easy for things to get misplaced or go missing. Stay organized by labeling shelves, cubbies, boxes and more.

If you’re looking for a stylish alternative to the classic label maker, we offer custom name peel and stick wall decals so you can display any name or phrase of your choice. Shop our personalized wall decals.

At Tempaper, we are here to help you decorate every space from your college dorm room to your first home.


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