44 Best Graduation Cap Ideas We’re Obsessing Over

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Picking out graduation cap ideas that you will love on your big day can be overwhelming!

You want your graduation cap to express who YOU are. Here are some of my favorite graduation cap ideas that will be sure to inspire a cute and trendy cap of your own.

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Best Graduation Cap Ideas

1. Rose Gold Graduation Cap

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This rose gold graduation cap is so stunning! Rhinestones and flowers are such a pretty and cheap way to glam up your cap.

2. Song Lyrics Graduation Cap

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Song lyrics are a great idea to decorate your cap with. 

Pick lyrics that relate to graduation for a fun way to incorporate your favorite song into the big day!

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3. Cactus Graduation Cap

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This cactus themed graduation cap is SO cute. You paint the cap yourself or order one like it from this instagram!

4. Wallpaper Graduation Cap

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Okay seriously, it doest get easier than this. If you want a good looking and simple design, wallpaper is a super smart way to decorate your cap!

You could also use card stock!

5. Pink and Gold Graduation Cap

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Cut out paper in triangle shapes and glue it on. Then you can take a gold fabric marker and write your favorite saying!

If you have a machine like a cricuit, you can also print out these letters and shapes and stick them on.

6. "There's A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow" Graduation Cap

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This graduation cap is simple but beautiful! "There's A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow" is a classic and would be a perfect saying to put on your graduation cap. 

7. "Friends" Inspired Graduation Cap

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If your a friends fanatic this is a great way to add your favorite show into your graduation cap. 

8. Rhinestone Graduation Cap

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Adding rhinestones to your cap is a super simple way to decorate it! This looks classy but fun and can so easily be a DIY!

9. "Mean Girls" Graduation Cap

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Most everyone has seen the movie Mean Girls and this iconic quote fits so perfectly into the graduation theme!

10. Peace Sign Graduation Cap

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If your the artistic type this is fun way to show of your skills! The peace sign is also a great thing to put on your cap to say "peace" to high school!

11. Incorporate Your Personality Into Your Graduation Cap

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This cap is a perfect example of incorporating your hobbies into your cap. Cover your cap in things you like!

A photo collage would also be a great way to use this idea for the less "artistically talented."

12. Disney Themed Graduation Cap

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Okay, this is literally so cute if you're a disney fan! Use any disney character you like!

13. Girly Graduation Cap

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" Pretty Educated and Confident" is a perfect quote to put on your cap. 

14. Use Holographic Letters On Your Graduation Cap

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Using holographic letters or paper is a fun way to make your graduation cap stand out!

15. Harry Potter Graduation Cap

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For all the Harry Potter fans out there, this is the cap for you! Customize it how you like and add some fun glitter paper around the edges!

16. Dr. Seuss Graduation Cap

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This Dr. Seuss quote relates perfectly to graduation. You can either print out the photo, use a book cover, or paint it yourself.

17. "Be Pretty" Gradaution Cap

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"Be Pretty- Kind, Strong, Funny, Smart." Couldn't ask for better advice!

18. SpongeBob Graduation Cap

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SpongeBob is such a funny way to decorate your cap that everyone will recognize! 

19. Mandela Graduation Cap

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This mandela art is a fun and simple design to enhance your graduation cap!

20. Darth Vader Graduation Cap

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Calling all Star Wars fans! This is a super fun way to incorporate a Star Wars scene into your graduation cap.

21. Star Wars Graduation Cap

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One more Star Wars for graduation cap ideas...

22. Learner To Master Graduation Cap

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And one more for good measure... 🙂

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Best Graduation Caps To Buy

23. Hotter By One Degree Graduation Cap

This graduation cap from Amazon is so funny and cute!

24. Cute And Flowery Graduation Cap

The best is yet to come is a good quote for a graduation cap and the flower border makes it so much cuter! If you don't have time to DIY a cap this is a great alternative! 

25. For Her Graduation Cap

Super cute and simple cap to buy for the big day!

26. The Princess And The Frog Graduation Cap

Here is a fun way to incorporate Disney's Princess and the Frog movie!

27. Looney Toons Graduation Cap

"Thats all folks!" Say goodbye to high school with this fun Looney Toons graduation cap.

28. The Little Mermaid Graduation Cap

Almost every girl loved The Little Mermaid as a kid, so use this cap decoration for the big day!

29. Game Of Thrones Graduation Cap

Okay this is too funny! If you're a Game of Thrones fan this is such a funny thing for your graduation cap to say. 

30. Lion King Graduation Cap

Instead of the lion, a diploma is held up! So cute and special!

31. "Done With This B.S" Graduation Cap

College graduation cap idea here! "Finally done with this B.S"... a funny twist on words for your college graduation cap.

32. Crime Scene Graduation Cap

Here is another college graduation cap idea. If your a criminal justice major this would be a great graduation cap decoration to use.

33. Dream Catcher Graduation Cap

This graduation cap decoration is simple and sweet!

34. Drake Album Graduation Cap

This Drake album is super easily recognizable. You could definitely DIY this graduation cap if you wanted to!

35. Kanye West "Graduation" Album Graduation Cap

Anyone who is a Kanye West fan will instantly understand this iconic album reference.

36. Super Hero Graduation Cap

This Wonder Woman graduation cap is so cute! You could literally pick any super hero and DIY a cap yourself too!

37. Space Graduation Cap

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land among the stars" is a perfect quote wether your an engineering major, astronaut, or just like the saying!

38. Toy Story Graduation Cap

OMG such a cute graduation cap idea for Toy Story fans!

39. Tie Dye Graduation Cap

This cap will for sure stand out! It's simple but the vibrant colors are perfect for attracting attention to your cap!

40. Minnie Mouse Graduation Cap

Here is another Disney cap! Simple, cute, and who doesnt love Minnie Mouse?!

41. Alice In Wonderland Graduation Cap

Alice in Wonderland is an iconic movie that would be so fitting to use as inspiration for your graduation cap.

42. Cartoon Graduation Cap

Any art majors could appreciate this cap! Paint a cap like this yourself if you want, or buy it here!

43. Rosie The Riveter Graduation Cap

This graduation cap is perfect for girls and woman of all ages. Any moms graduating this could be perfect for you as well!

44. Starbucks Graduation Cap

Shoutout to the drinks that got you through school. Use a Starbucks graduation cap for all those days coffee saved your life. 

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19 Genius Dorm Closet Organization Ideas That Will Change Your Life

This post is all about dorm closet organization.

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It can be shocking moving into a dorm room and seeing just how small a dorm room closet really is.

 Knowing the best dorm closet organization tips is essential and can change the entire feel of your room.

When I moved into my dorm room I was freaking out about how I was going to fit all my clothes into that closet. I went from a walk-in closet at home to a closet the size of a shoebox!! For anyone in college you can probably relate.

These are the best dorm closet organization tips that allowed me to fit all my clothes in AND leave extra space for other things.

Best Dorm Closet Organization Ideas

1. Use Felt Hangers

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Felt hangers are a lifesaver in a dorm closet organization for two reasons.

The first reason is that it fits WAY more clothes in a closet than other hangers because of how skinny they are.

The second reason is really my personal favorite though. Your shirts don't fall off and end up on the bottom of the closet with velvet hangers!! 

2. Use A Rolling Clothes Rack

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If all of your clothes don't  fit into your closet, using a rolling closet rack is a super simple solution to dorm closet organization.

It's the perfect way to expand your dorm closet and is honestly cute too.

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3. Use Baskets

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Using baskets in your dorm room closet is ESSENTIAL to keeping it organized. Store your casual clothes or clothes you don't wear often in baskets to make room for you most used hanging items.

4. Use Curtains To Hide The Closet

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A lot of dorms have their closets open to the space and it instantly makes the room feel incomplete.

By adding curtains, it not only adds a cute decor element to a dorm room but it also allows you to close the curtains if your closet is messy (which let's be real, happens to allllll of us). 

5. Use A Shoe Rack

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One of the hardest things to find a place for in a college dorm closet is your shoes.

A shoe rack is one of the best ways to organize and make sure that your shoes aren't just thrown on the ground everywhere.

6. Use Your Closet As A Food Station

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This will only work if your dorm room has a dresser or another place to put your clothes but how organized does this food area look?! 

This girl did a perfect job on making the space practical but also super cute.

7. Use The Space Above Your Closet

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My second dorm room didn't have a traditional closet and had more of an armoire like this one. 

It was honestly really hard to organize because of all the wasted space above the armoire. By using cute baskets, it allows you to have even more places to put clothing/other products.

8. Use Hanging Organizers

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I wish my dorm closet looked this good!! Also, isn't that hanging organizer/laundry basket so cool?!

This is the perfect example on how you can turn your dorm closet into a space that works for you and looks really good at the same time.

The Best Dorm Closet Organization Tips

9. Only Hang Necessary Items

Because you are working with such little storage space, it is essential that you only hang clothes that can wrinkle easily and need to be hung.

Instead of hanging the more casual items like sweatshirts, tank tops, or jeans, use the space for dresses, nicer tops, skirts, and slacks.

I dedicated each of my dresser drawers to the more casual items like workout clothes/leggings, pajamas, sweatshirts, etc.

10. Store Seasonal Clothes Elsewhere

It is pretty much impossible to store summer and winter clothes in a dorm room closet

During the warmer months, store coats, sweaters, and long sleeves outside of your closet in bins or baskets. During the colder seasons, store tank tops and short sleeves in baskets to make room for your winter gear!

11. Think About What You Are Storing

Because dorms are usually pretty small, you will most likely have to store items in your closet that you would not typically think of.

Towels, shower caddies, and extra toiletries are items I ended up needing closet space to store. Make sure to leave room for these items on the shelves in your closet!

12. Over The Door Organizers Are Your Best Friend

Over the door shoe organizers can be super useful for shoes, but you can also use them to store hats, scarves, toiletries, and really any items you don't have room to hang!

13. Look Up Your Closets Dimensions

Knowing the dimensions of your closet can help you know what size curtains, baskets, and other organizational items will fit best. 

The dimensions of your dorm room and closets are usually listed on your schools housing website!

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14. Hanging Drawers

If you run out of space in your drawers, hang this in your closet! It allows you to easily access all your clothes in one place and really takes advantage of your closets vertical space!

15. Cloth Drawers

Cloth drawers are a cheap and easy dorm closet organization item. Even if they don't fit inside your closet, you can store them under your bed! 

16. Cap Hangers

These cap hangers are something I SO wished I had in my dorm closet. I was always looking for places to store my hats and beanies and this is a great space saving item!

You could totally use these to hang belts and scarves as well.

17. Shoe Rack

The most important part of dorm closet organization is using every inch of space. Use the space under your clothes and use these shoe organizers to keep them organized and easy to access!

18. Pants And Skirt Hangers

Hangers with clips on them save space in your dorm closet and prevent them from wrinkling.

19. Five In One Hangers

These hangers allow you to hang five items on just one hanger, giving you five times more space... Genius!

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34 Best Dorm Room Organization Ideas All Freshman Should Know

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These are a few essentials to dorm room organization.

Move in day is such an exciting time! Making your dorm room look perfect for that Instagram post is so fun. The real struggle is finding ways to keep it looking that way!

When moving into a dorm, it can be hard to adjust to the size. That's why it is so important to stay organized and maximize space! Using these tips can keep you organized and make the transition SO much easier.

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Best Dorm Room Organization Tips:

1. Cut Down On Seasonal Clothes

Only bring what you NEED! As far as clothes go, it is not necessary to bring winter coats when its warm out! If you will be going home frequently you can switch out clothes as needed. If you live farther from home, put your seasonal clothes in bins and store them under your bed.

2. Limit The T-Shirts

T-shirts are SO easy to overpack. As comfy as they are you don't need as many as you think! If you are joining a club, sorority, fraternity or even just walking around campus, you WILL get loads of t-shirts while in college. Bring less from the start so you have room for the new ones!

3. Hang Clothes Under The Bed

This is a genius idea I had not heard about until just recently. Buy a tension rod and hang it between the posts of your bed. You can hang extra clothes under there to optimize space! This works best with higher raised beds.

4. Take Advantage Of Vertical Space

Hanging organizers will be your best friend when it comes to dorm room organization. Hang organizers like over the door shoe organizers any where you can for extra storage space.

5. Roll Clothes

College dorm drawers can be super small so it is important to make use of their space. A great dorm room organization tip for clothes is to roll them instead of fold! 

6. Wait To Buy Until After You Move In

I know it is SO tempting to buy everything before you move in. But buying things early can leave you with things you don't need. Wait to move in to buy the smaller things!

7. Talk To Your Roommate

Communicating with your roommate is an essential to dorm room organization. You don't want to show up on move in day with two vacuums and duplicates of cleaning supplies!

8. Know The Space You Are Working With

Not taking into consideration the size of the room you are working with can leave your room cluttered and cramped. When buying any furniture, make sure to check the sizes and think about how it will look in the space.

9. Look Up Photos Of Your Dorm

Not only does looking up photos of your dorm give you an idea of how big it is, but you can also see what others have done and take dorm room organization inspiration from that!

You can check out our Pinterest for all different types of dorm inspiration pics!

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10. Use The Space Under Your Bed

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A dorm room is so small that no space should go to waste. This is the perfect example of using the space under your bed for extra dorm room organization!

Not only are these three-drawer very budget friendly, but they are super practical. 

11. Plastic Organizers Will Be Your Best Friend

Plastic organizers can help keep your dorm room looking clean but also allow you to easily see what is inside. Use these to store makeup, toiletries, or jewelry.

12. This IKEA Drawer Unit Is The BEST For Dorm Rooms

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You've definitely seen these in Youtubers makeup rooms but let me tell you, these drawers are the best in dorm rooms.

First, they're tall so they take up less floor space but still have a ton of places to put things. Second, the different sizes make it so nice to divide up different products.

13. Use A Whiteboard Calendar

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This whiteboard calendar not only makes for a great decoration piece, but will help you stay organized! Put the calendar in a place you see often to remind you of your tasks!

Also, taking advantage of the wall space is a perfect dorm room organization! These cute shelves are perfect for storing grab and go items.

14. Bring In Shelving Options That Don't Look "Dormish"

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I love this dorm room because it doesn't look like a dorm!

These shelving units that look like they could be in a home is the perfect way to make this room more cozy while giving perfect dorm room organization tips.

15. Use Drawer Organizers For Accessories 

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Small things like jewelry, hair ties, bobby pins and other accessories are easy to lose! Using drawer jewelry organizers for these small items keeps it organized and easy to find!

16. Hanging File Holders

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Hang file holders up with adhesive strips to store papers, files, or even makeup or snacks! 

17. Use A Dorm Bed Skirt To Hide Everything Under Your Bed

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A special dorm bed skirt is the perfect way to hide everything happening under your bed!

18. Use A Shared Dresser

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This is where talking to your roommate is an essential to dorm room organization! If your beds are near each other, use a shared dresser instead of buying two!

This dresser is hollow inside to store the unsightly fridge in!

19. Multi-Purpose Furniture

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Because dorms are so small, it is so necessary to use every inch of space. Buying furniture that can be used as seating and storage is a win win!

20. Set Up An "All In One" Desk

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Use your desk area for school, makeup, living and anything you use everyday! Have fun with this!

21. Transform Your Desk Into A Makeup Station

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If you love to do makeup, than transforming your desk into a makeup area is genius!

22. Only Use Three Pillows

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I'm telling you, don't bring anymore than three pillows!!

Seriously, anymore than three gets so annoying and leaves your room feeling dirty.

23. Use Mason Jars For Desk Storage

Mason jars are so versatile and can be used to hold makeup brushes, toiletries, pens and pencils, and really anything else on a desk!

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24. Jewelry Organizers

Jewelry organizers are the perfect way to take advantage of your dorm rooms vertical space. This can be a super fun dorm room organization DIY too!

25. Cloth Storage Containers

These cloth storage containers not only make moving in easy, but are a great idea for extra clothes storage. Use these instead of large plastic bins to take up less storage space.

26. Space Saving Hangers

Space saving hangers make dorm room closet organization so much easier! They allow more room in your closet without stuffing clothes in.

27. Mirror With Storage

Most college students have an over the door mirror, so why not take advantage of the door space! This mirror allows jewelry, makeup, toiletries and accessories to be stored but also out of sight, helping with clutter.

28. Over The Door Storage

These over the door storage pieces can are perfect to store much more than just shoes! Use them for food storage, extra clothes, or school supplies.

29. Plastic Makeup Organizer

Plastic organizers are cheap dorm room organization pieces and help keep that desk clutter free.

30. Bedside Pockets

This is one of the best college dorm room organization items out there. If there isn't room for a side table, opt for this bed side organizer to store your phone, chargers and books.

31. Over The Fridge Storage

A fridge organizer keeps your food and utensils in one easy access place and also serves as a cute accessory to your fridge area.

32. Rolling Cart

Use a rolling cart as a side table or a storage unit for food.

33. Drawer Organizers

Drawers can get messy. Use drawer organizers to keep underwear and socks easily organized!

34. Laundry Backpack

I SO wish I had known about this when living in my college dorm room. Carrying a large laundry basket down to the laundry room in dorms is such a pain. Opt for this laundry backpack to put all your dirty clothes in!

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