How To Accessorize Your Dorm Based On Your Zodiac Sign

June 15, 2019
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How To Accessorize Your Dorm Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Your zodiac sign says a lot about you, your personality, and your preferences!  School, social circles, and design preferences can be dead on to your zodiac sign, or inspired by bits and pieces of your personality. A spicy Scorpio loves an elegant dorm, while Capricorn is practical and intentional. Truly you will want accessories you can display in your room that compliment your personality based on your zodiac sign!

We’ve complied the common characteristics and traits of your astrological sign and have inserted suggestions on how you can decorate your dorm according to your zodiac sign. What are you waiting for? Take a look, and let us know, did we get it right?

What’s your sign?

If you don’t already know your sign, check out the birthday breakdown below.

March 21 – April 19 | Aries
April 20 – May 20 | Taurus
May 21 – June 20 | Gemini
June 21 – July 22 | Cancer
July 23 – August 22 | Leo
August 23 – September 22 | Virgo
September 23 – October 22 | Libra
October 23 – November 21 | Scorpio
November 22 – December 21 | Sagittarius
December 22 – January 19 | Capricorn
January 20 – February 18 | Aquarius
February 19 – March 20 | Pisces

How to decorate your dorm based on your zodiac sign


About you: You are powerful, driven, and know what you want. Aries typically are busy and have a lot of energy to go around. Often an Aries will be out taking risks, socializing with friends, and definitely trying something new. When you are at home or in your dorm, simplicity is key, yet your personality is strong. Don’t be afraid to take design risks, you’ll work it.

Design style: Contemporary or Minimalist

Power color or pattern: Black, red, and any bold pattern in the mix.

Must-have dorm element: Any and all things leather, monogrammed pillows.

Aries, what’s more perfect for you than a monogrammed pillow? Since you’re your number one, let everyone else know it when they see your dorm room. Own your space and don’t be afraid to show it.

Item you need: Monogrammed pillow


About you: Ruled by Venus, a boss to no one else. A Taurus is romantic, beautiful, and needs a comforting space that is truly theirs. Taurus signs are very particular about what they have, and only want the best. A sacred space to a Taurus is a personalized, comfortable space that is peaceful and serene.

Design style: Contemporary and traditional.

Power color or pattern: Deep blue, green, white with fur and plush bedding.

Must-have dorm element: Bean bags, comfortable chairs, plush pillows and comforters.

You’re the one everyone wants to come to for a long rant, Taurus. That’s why a fluffy chair for your dorm is the perfect seat for your friends to lounge on while they dish about how absolutely awful their lecture was or need your help drafting the perfect text message.

Item you need: Comfy bean bag chair


About you: Gemini, ruled by ruled by twins, you have a personality that is big, bold, and involved. Your friends describe you in many different ways: eclectic, organized, reserved, social butterfly… it is almost like you are all the zodiac signs rolled up into one. Not surprisingly, your design taste is similar to your big personality. You’re the one sign that can love traditional and modern at the same time while falling in love in an instant with the next design trend.

Design style: Creative, eclectic, and bold.

Power color and pattern: Lots and lots of color, metallic prints, a combination of patterns.

Must-have dorm element: Wall art and tapestries, lots of wall art and tapestries.

Gemini, you’re trendy and love to mix-and-match. Wall prints are super fun to mix and match with, allowing you to show off your many interests and play around with how you want your wall to look.

Item you need: Wall art


Image via Pinterest

About you: Comfortable, homebody, lover, fluid… these are your main characteristics. You are intuitive, you love the fluid nature of the ocean and are empathic. Your dorm room should be a safe retreat after a long day of school, extracurricular activities, and stress of the day. Find and maintain a space that will make you feel happy and relaxed.

Design style: Ocean vibes, casual yet comfortable.

Power color and pattern: White, fluffy, soft, feminine.

Must-have dorm element: A picture gallery, soft duvet cover set, fluffy pillows.

Cancer, you care the most about making your dorm room the coziest space it can be. A soft-as-can-be duvet cover set is perfect for your bed, providing absolute comfort and the best possible night’s sleep.

Must have item: Shaggy Duvet Cover


Homiku via Pinterest

About you: You are Leo, hear you roar! You are loyal (almost to a fault), fun, energetic, full of passion and fire. You are a fantastic friend, super trendy with your design aesthetic, and love the best of the best. Your extravagant taste translates through your dorm decor. Fluffy pillows, down comforters, metallic everything is your taste.

Design style: Personalized, lavish, elegant.

Power color: Pink, gold, white, ivory.

Must-have dorm element: Monograms, school spirit tapestries and wall art.

You’re spirited and passionate, Leo. Your dorm room should reflect that. Show off your passion for your school with a print, tapestry, or wooden sign with your school on it!

USC Wall Print

Gators Wooden Sign

Wisconsin Badgers Tapestry



About you: A Virgo is organized, grounded, natural, and simple. Virgo is an earth element, and this can be seen by the decor in your dorm. Everything makes sense! You know who you are and what you like. Because of this, your taste is very intentional and organized

Design style: Modern, feminine, soft and contemporary.

Power color: Natural colors and earth tones.

Must-have dorm element: Organizers, 100%.

Your dorm room can’t just have decorations, Virgo — you know that. It has to be practical and most of all, organized. This no-nails wall organizer is perfect for those miscellaneous items that you can’t seem to find a place for. The many pockets make this a practical and excellent way to boost the organization of your dorm room.



About you: Stylish, trail-blazer, balanced Libra. You are the harmonious center of the Zodiac, and it shows. Your friends love your artistic nature and your innate ability to see a project through to the end. Since you value harmony so much, you will want a dorm that is as balanced as possible! Even with a little mess on the side.

Design style: Balanced, artistic.

Power color: Light blues and pinks.

Must-have dorm element: Lots of seating, artistic wall art, and lots of seating.

Let’s face it, Libra — you’re an entertainer, and your dorm room is going to be a hot-spot. There may not be enough room on the bed for all of your friends to sit and eat snacks after a late night out. That’s why a shaggy area rug is perfect to allow you and all of your guests to be comfortable lounging on the floor of your dorm.

Amazon Shag Rug


About you: Mysterious, secretive, loyal, and stylish, you, Scorpio are the deep friend everyone needs. You aren’t interested in superficial conversations and are very deep in your nature. In social situations you keep your friends close and your enemies closer. No one crosses you! Your dorm is elegant, secluded, and unified in design. Everything has a place and everything in its place.

Design style: Classic, patterns and black and white design.

Power color: Black and white.

Must-have dorm element: Neon lights, elegant headboards.

You have an air of sophistication to you, Scorpio, and your dorm room should reflect that. It may seem small, but a white scalloped headboard is elevating your dorm room to the next level. The clean white color will make your bed seem like a pure and sacred space.

Preppy White Scalloped Headboard

Evil Eye Neon Light



About you: Are you the friend everyone can count on to drop everything and road trip? That’s you, Sagittarius! You are adventurous, love a good road trip, are a free spirit who loves any and all things beautiful, fun, and exciting. Your dorm room should display our adventures, pictures of friends and family, and show off your eclectic side.

Design style: Boho Chic.

Power color: Indigo, aqua, neutral earth tones.

Must-have home element: Photo display

You’re worldly and adventurous, Sagittarius. This cable system for hanging all of your photos will allow you to have all of your memories of your travels and experiences on display for when you want to share the stories behind them with friends or want to reminisce on them yourself.

PB Teen Cable Photo Display



About you: You are organized, a hard worker, and always like to know what to expect. Surprises are not your strength, but practicality, organization, and ambition are your strengths. Your dorm is thoughtful and everything is in a place due to practicality, need, and organization techniques.

Design style: Practical, minimalist, clean.

Power color: Grey

Must-have dorm element: A beautiful and well-organized closet

Capricorn, you’re ambitious. You’re on top of your stuff, and you have a lot of activities and events to get to. This wall calendar is perfect for organizing all of it and making sure you don’t miss out on a single opportunity.

Dry Erase Wall Calendar


Image via Pinterest

About you: The dreamy sign on the Zodiac comes with the yearning to be free, uninhibited, and create among many of your unique attributes. Your group of friends is large and fits each of your deeply intellectual and social needs. Your dorm contains natural fibers, tapestries, and lots of soft tones.

Design style: Eco-friendly, dreamy, eclectic.

Power color: Aqua blue, orange, yellow, dark blue, indigo.

Must-have dorm element: Prism mirror, tapestry

PB Teen Tapestry

Dormify Prism Mirror


Image via Pinterest

About you: Hey dreamer! As the last spot on the zodiac, you are the old soul. The intuitive, natural, emotional sign that has great taste, as long as it feels, looks, and sounds good. You like positive vibes, all the way and will shy away from conflict. Your dorm should be as harmonious are you are! Natural fibers, ocean colors, macrame everything, and comfortable lounge seating so you can curl up between classes with your favorite book.

Design style: Boho-chic, natural, dreamy, zen.

Power color: Light blue, earth tones, green, indigo.

Must-have dorm element: A dream catcher, macrame

Pisces, you’re a dreamer. What could be more perfect than a dream catcher? Hang it above your bed to highlight your good-vibe attitude and to ward off nightmares of midterms and finals.


Marame Dream Catcher

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