Yes, we know, there’s still a ton of time left in the summer, but it’s never too late to start thinking about ideas when it comes to dorm room décor. We’ve put together a list of 8 essentials you must have before kicking off your semester!
1. Extra Storage Space
Dorm rooms are small by nature; why not create some extra space with a unique storage solution under your bed? This will be a great place to put things that you don’t use every day. Check out this beside storage solution that we found on etsy, how crafty is this basket?
2. Sweet Threads for Your Bed!
Style is of the utmost importance; after all, you’re going to be spending a lot of time in your dorm room. Your threads should match your personality and mesh well with the other accents in your room; this is a great opportunity to let everyone know who you really are.
3. Fun Pillows
College is one of the best times of your life, grab some fun pillows and let loose! A cool idea is if you go to a large university; consider sporting your school colors.
4. Mattress Foam Pad
Get extra comfort and back support with a hypoallergenic mattress pad! After long days studying, you need to get all the rest you can get. This is a very inexpensive way to get the most out of your bed.
5. Blackout Shades
We are a site that sells window treatments, so we can’t resist plugging our shade. What college student doesn’t want to sleep in on the weekend? The cheap threads and tapestries will let the light flow in, while our blackout shades completely wipe out the light. Sleep in peace and take back your weekend!
6. Bean Bag Chair
When your friends come over for movie night, you must have some space for them to kick back and relax. Bean bag chairs are mobile, so you can bring them over to your neighbors dorm rooms should you need the space. Check out these trendy beanbag chairs from Ultimate Sack!
7. Picture Frames
You might be far from home, but you can bring your friends and family with you! Through the tough times and the good times while you’re away at school, you’ll have fond memories to reflect on.
8. DIY Corckboard
Stay on top of your school work and personal life with a trendy corkboard! This corkboard is an open canvas; add fun images and attitude and you’ll coast through your semester in style!