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Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

Katie Laird
By | r September 19, 2012
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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.

Corelle global stripes1 Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

This Global Stripes dinnerware set from Corelle has a great graphic pattern and won’t chip or break.

 

Potters Workshop Dinnerware Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

For a truly eclectic look, mix and match this Potter’s Workshop Tableware from West Elm. Plus it’s dishwasher and microwave safe.

Obol Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

One meal you’ll be sure to eat in the dorm is breakfast. No matter how good your intentions, you probably won’t make it to the cafeteria before your 8 am lab. Never eat soggy cereal again on those crazy mornings with the innovatively designed Obol. It’s also great for soup and crackers, cookies and milk, or chips and dip.

Keurig Mini Plus Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

If you’re a coffee (or tea, or hot chocolate) drinker it’s nice to have a one-cup coffee brewer like the Keurig Mini Plus. That way there’s no pot to wash, you can pick a new flavor every day, and it makes just enough to fill your travel mug on the way to class.

Anthopologie mugs Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

Make your dorm feel like home with the perfect mug (or 10). These homegrown monogram mugs from Anthropologie will make you smile as you sip and are pretty enough to put on display.

Atmark 2.0 mug Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

The Atmark 2.0 mug  speaks to your inner techie. It’s handle is for more than just looks though. It’s designed to give you the perfect grip and make sure none of your digits feel left out.

cuppow 3 Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

When you need to take your drinks on the go, convert your favorite canning jar into a travel mug with the Cuppow spout converter.

Read on to answer our Dream Dorm Decor Question of the Week and find out how to win our Dorm Decor Giveaway

Scrub-a-Dub-Dub!

Corsage shower curtain Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

A graphic shower curtain, like this one from urban outfitters, will brighten up to a drab bath space. If your dorm bathroom has built in shower doors, you can still hang a patterned shower curtain with an inexpensive tension rod.

abstract shower curtain urban outfitters Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

This Abstract Shower Curtain is anything but boring, and could also be used as a room divider or closet partition.

Bask Shower Caddy Container Store Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

This is the hardest working shower caddy in the world when it comes to storage. It has three roomy baskets for all of you and your roommates’ stuff and  its two hooks allow it to hang from a shower head, curtain rod or towel rod.

Grassy toothbrush holder Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

Add some whimsy to your bathroom counter with this Grassy Toothbrush Holder from Umbra. You can also use it to hold pens, pencils, or your phone on your desk.

Don’t Forget the Windows!

Cal Shade Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

Now that football season is in full swing, take your team spirit to your windows with our Collegiate Roller Shades. We have shades available with official logos and team mascots from many of the country’s leading universities. These shades are perfect for any super fan’s game cave, whether it’s in the dorm, basement, or media room.

dorm decor win12 Dorm kitchens and bathrooms – how to survive in style

Dream Dorm Decor Giveaway!

If you want to make your room stand out from the crowd or if you know a dorm dweller who needs a care package, enter to win our Dream Dorm Decor giveaway prize packs! If you leave a comment below or on our other Dorm Decor posts (Best Bedding Ever and Deck the Walls) you’ll be entered to win!

Read on here for rules and prizes!

This week’s question: What is (or was) your go-to meal in the dorm?

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Katie Laird

About Katie Laird

Katie Laird (aka: happykatie) is the Blinds.com PR and Social Media Marketing Manager. But, more importantly, she's a home design obsessed Web geek with a love for Mid-Century Modern furniture, stained glass and DIY / crafty projects she can work on with her family over a bottle of homemade root beer. Find her Tweeting at @BlindsDotCom + @happykatie -- and pinning like nobody's business at @BlindsDotCom + @happykatie.

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