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How to organize that dorm room!

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In college it’s easy to let cleaning get away from you. You’ve got a packed schedule full of classes and no one to tell or help your keep your room looking cute and clutter free! So after installing some blackout shades for sleeping in, what’s a college student to do? Here are some ways to keep your dorm room neat: 1. Stackable Containers Yes, you could just put your shoes into a huge pile by the door or you could put them in a storage unit that you can personalize any way you want. Since this is made out of PVC pipe it can be painted or just left white. Via removeandreplace.com 2. Over the Door Storage One necessity of every college…

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Get The Coziest Bed Ever – Dorm Room Decor

In college it’s important for your bed to feel cozy. You’ve left behind your ‘real’ bedroom, but with warm bedding, cute decor and the perfect bedside accessories, your dorm room bed will be feeling homey in no time. Here are our favorite dorm room decor ideas for the bedroom (or the corner that serves as one). Image via Little Booklet. Get Comfortable The first thing to buy when planning out your dorm room decor is a comforter. Find one you like and work off of its color scheme and style as you do the rest of your shopping. Here are a few we love: Dilan Confetti from Urban Outfitters A Good Bright’s Sleep from Mod Cloth Dreaming Porch Quilt from Mod…

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Dorm Room Decor 101: Make Your Front Door Fab

When it comes to college, first impressions are everything. We found some funky dorm room decor ideas that will make your door stand out from the pack and show passers-by how fun the folks inside are! Write White Here First thing’s first, you’ve got to have a whiteboard. It’s on every dorm checklist. You’ll use it to leave your roommate notes when you’re gone, and let you’re whole floor know about movie night at your place. A small generic whiteboard will do, but this DIY Framed Whiteboard is worth the crafting time. Via Voyages of the Creative Variety The Wonder of Washi Dress up your generic dorm door with a simple washi tape design. Washi tape peels off easily, so you…

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10 Dorm Essentials to Grab Before Move In Day

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You gotta grab more than mom’s cookies and a sleeping bag before you head off to college. Get what you need with our 10 dorm essentials and dorm decor ideas. Here’s what you need: 1. A Great Pen Go green for a semester (or long past graduation) with the Seven Year Pen. You wouldn’t know it from the outside, but this sleek pen conceals an extra large ink cartridge that will last seven whole years! Rather than contribute to the 100 million pens discarded every day, choose one of the 20 fun designs and stick with it.   2. Cord Wrangler You got a laptop so you could take it places, but it’s tough to get up and go when you’re dealing…

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5 Tips to Get Back to School Ready

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It’s back to school season soon and pretty hard to believe that the summer has gone by so quickly! It can sometimes be a little overwhelming to go from vacation mode back to the daily grind, so we’ve gathered a few tips to make the transition more organized and a little more fun! 1. De-clutter Before you even think about going back to school shopping, take a look at what you have first. Whether you’re shopping for your kids or are a kid going back to college like myself, be sure to get rid of things you don’t need and won’t wear. There’s no point in keeping clothes that take up space and only add to the overwhelming pile of…

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DIYs for the Dorm Room: Pinterest Fab 4

As we close out our Dorm Decor Series and Giveaway, we decided to feature some dorm friendly gems from Pinterest this time. Find out how to win HERE, but hurry because today’s the last day to enter! By now you’ve got the basics covered, but you may be ready for a mid-semester DIY project to add some flair to your room. De-stress after that first test by adding something easy to your room decor. 1. Over the Door Vanity Station- This beauty will help alleviate the morning traffic jam in the bathroom. Create a space of your own to get ready on the back of a closet door or elsewhere, and you’ll have one less fight with your roommate. 2….

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Create the Perfect Study Space: Dorm Decor

Make Your Desk the Perfect Study Space! Read on to find our Dream Dorm Decor question of the week. Leave an answer in the comments and you’ll have a chance to win our Dream Dorm Prize Packs!  Time is running out! All entries must be in by 11:59pm CT on Thursday, September 27th. Leave a comment on our other dorm posts for more chances to win: Best Bedding Ever, Deck the Walls, and Dorm Kitchens and Bathrooms- How to Survive in Style.   Deck out your desk with the brightest, most customizable accessories around From Poppin. They have a tool called Design-A-Desk that allows you to create a desktop suite in any color combination. Be sure you grab a stapler, because your prof won’t provide…

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Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

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Read on to find our Dream Dorm Decor question of the week. Leave an answer in the comments and you’ll have a chance to win our Dream Dorm Prize Packs! Hey Good Lookin’, Whatcha Got Cookin’? Although on-campus dining is a necessity when you need to grab a bite in between classes, there will come a point when you just can’t eat that greasy cafeteria pizza any more. Get the tools you need for basic food prep. This Global Stripes dinnerware set from Corelle has a great graphic pattern and won’t chip or break.   For a truly eclectic look, mix and match this Potter’s Workshop Tableware from West Elm. Plus it’s dishwasher and microwave safe. One meal you’ll be…

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Dream Dorm Decor: Deck The Walls

Now that you’ve settled into the dorm are your walls looking a little bare? In any small living space it can be a challenge to find a wall covering solution that is proportional to the size of the room and conforms university restrictions. We have several ideas that will help you cover up that bad paint job and surround yourself with things you love. Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for our Dream Dorm Question of the week! Leave an answer in the comments and you’ll be entered to win one of our Dream Dorm Prize Packs! Arrange a Gallery Wall image via mattersofstyleblog.com A gallery wall will make a sophisticated statement when frames in gold and black are…

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