Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom Design Inspiration (Shop The Look)

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Looking for Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom ideas that are fun and inspiring? Check out this design that will transform your space into a sanctuary.

As college got back in session many students were given options of how they wanted to learn. Some will be in person while others will be remote.

Just because a student has chosen to stay home doesn’t mean they should miss out on that newly designed dorm room experience. A fresh new space will ensure students have a productive and positive college year.

Many themes can be used as a jumping-off point for your new bedroom design. A trending design style is Bohemian Room decor. It is a fun way to add personality to your space.

There are many colors, textures, and patterns of this popular style. Whether you are commuting from home, living in the dorm, or off-campus this room design is meant to inspire you.

This post is all about Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom design inspiration ideas.

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white bedding with boho pillows

Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom Design Inspiration

The Boho style incorporates an eclectic mix of colors, patterns, and textures. The style features laidback vibes, global-inspired aesthetics, and a layered personalized look.

A boho glam room is unapologetic in mixing finishes and adding a touch of shine. The style layers elements of decor like textiles, art, and accents effortlessly.

Tips to create a Boho Style bedroom design:

  1. Start with the “Look and Feel”
  2. Create the Floor Plan
  3. Source the Furniture
  4. Select the Wall Color
  5. Add Personality With Boho Decor
  6. Mix and Match Furniture Vendors

How do you decorate in a Boho Style?

There are many ways to achieve the look of the Boho Style. Bold, colorful patterns are a huge part of this signature style.

You can achieve the Bohemian home decor look by layering in patterned area rugs, throw blankets, and pillows. To keep the look consistent the color palette of your patterns stripes or shibori should be similar.

Key items of boho room decor include:

  • Worn rugs and upholstery
  • Intricate global patterns
  • Distressed furniture
  • Patterned and Moroccan poufs
  • Oversized floor pillows
  • Handmade tribal accents
  • Indoor hammocks and swing chairs
  • Hand-dyed linens and fabrics
  • Saturated colors
  • Tropical indoor plants

1. Start with the “Look and Feel”

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I always like to start with a jumping-off point in any room design.

This can be a piece of art, a rug, or bedding. In this design, we used super fun pillows and a pouf that is full of pattern, texture, and color.

Bohemian Pillow

Bohemian Pillow

Pom Pom Pillow

fuschia velvet pillow with pom poms

Patchwork Pouf

Patchwork Pouf

Since the pillows have a lot of interest the rest of the room will be kept neutral. The white pom pom comforter set from Target coordinates back to the theme of the pillow trim.

The Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom Design Inspiration

boho glam dorm at home bedroom

2. Create the Floor Plan

Once you have your ideas for the look and feel it’s time to work on the floor plan.

I have worked in several floor plan programs that all get the job done.

When designing larger spaces I use Chief Architect but for individual room designs, I prefer Icovia or Bassett’s floor plan program.

The Bassett Furniture program is quick, easy, and available for FREE!

Here is the floor plan with the measurements for the featured design.

floor plan measure

Here it is without the measurements and the pieces labeled.

 floor plan

Along with the queen-size bed, this design required a dresser, vanity, and desk.

As you can see it’s a bit tight. Above is the ideal layout for the pieces in this design.

***If you’re doing a makeover download your FREE pdf How To Measure Guide to help you get started***

3. Source the Furniture

The next step in the process is to pull links for the furniture in your design.

Start off by saving your favorite pieces on a Pinterest board. Don’t just take snapshots because you will forget where you found the resources.

Once you have the pieces adjust the measurements in your floor plan to reflect the dimensions of the actual furniture. You want to make sure all pieces fit and function in your room.

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4. Select the Wall Color

Once the look and feel are established and your main furniture pieces it’s time for the wall color.

Many people start with the paint color BUT this will lock you into a color. It’s best to choose the paint color with all the design elements of the room.

Always look at the design as a whole NOT at each piece! If you don’t the design process will take way longer than it should.

It also won’t be any fun!

The color of the featured design is Swiss Coffee OC-45 which is a pretty greige color. It is the perfect complement to the metallic accent wall.

For a lighter version, Swiss Coffee can be mixed at 75% which Shea McGee did in her home.

wallpaper with swiss coffee oc45

The featured wallpaper is Phillip Jeffries GV228 Brussels. There is also a Peel & Stick version from Target that is more budget-friendly. You can also paint the wall using Benjamin Moore’s Studio Finishes Metallic.

For a more Glam Boho vibe go for the velvet crush foil champagne wallpaper

Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom (Shop The Look)

boho glam dorm bedroom

5. Add Personality With Boho Decor

A great way to add personality is by using fun artwork. The featured design has a pink map (from Amazon) that ties back to the pillows. This is great for anyone who loves to travel and explore.

The gold frame ties back to all the gold accents in the room. It also adds a touch of glam and sophistication.

Design Principle:

The principle of repetition simply means the reusing of the same or similar elements throughout your designRepetition of certain design elements in a design will bring a clear sense of unity, consistency, and cohesiveness.

6. Mix and Match Furniture Vendors

Adding just one piece of furniture collection is a great way to add originality to your space.

Anytime you mix the furniture in from different vendors you will create a unique look that speaks to your personality. This way you avoid the “showroom” looking home.

This design incorporates elements from both the Bohemian and Glam styles. Hence the name Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom At Home!

That’s a wrap on this design makeover!

I hope this post helps you plan your next design project.

This post is all about Boho Glam Dorm Bedroom design inspiration ideas.

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Last Updated on December 11, 2023 by Nicole DelaCruz

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