23 fun & useful dorm decor items to max out your space
If you’re starting to think about heading back to college in a month or so, you might be researching how to maximize the teeny tiny space that is your (likely shared) dorm room. I found some super kicky and useful dorm decor to get your brainstorming into high gear, including a few more fun items.
10 unexpected dorm items you’ll need in college (or in a new apartment!)
If you’re heading off to college (or even just living on your own for the first time), you’ll need more than a cat, a rat, or a toad when you get there. Apologies to non-Potterphiles for that reference. You already know you’ll need those long bed sheets and shower shoes and maybe a mini fridge, but here are 11 unexpected dorm items you may not have thought of that will surely come in handy…
Ridiculous dorm decor no one needs, but you’ll want anyway
I need these poop emoji coasters like emojis needed their own movie. But now that I’ve seen them, I really really want them. I feel like if I was still living with a bunch of dudes in college, they’d be perfect. In fact, the rest of these ridiculous home decor items would look great for your going back to school shopping…
Dorm decor that’ll make you excited to go back to school
We know a lot of you are toughing it in out in dorm room-living situations. From living with roommates to pulling all-nighters, here are a few of my favorite dorm room decor items that’ll not only make you happy to head back to get back to all that school entails, but might even help you out with privacy issues, sleeping schedules, and note-taking…
4 common sense tips for not killing your roommate in a double-occupancy dorm
There are a lot of posts on Offbeat Home about cohabiting in an apartment or house; however, I don’t think I’ve seen anything covering living and sleeping in the same room as a roommate you didn’t know until a week prior to moving in! Here are the four rules my roommate and I follow to keep the peace.
7 picks perfect for tiny spaces from Design Public
I took a little stroll through Design Public this week to pick out a few high-design items for ogling. They have SO MUCH cute junk, and some especially great pieces for the space-crunched.
I picked out some artsy odds and ends, fun seating, great rugs, privacy ideas, and ways to organize that look pretty while they work. Let’s shop!
6 ways to use strings of twinkle lights all year long
Hands up: how many Homies have a cadre of Christmas lights boxed up somewhere? Sounds like you have some project ideas to brainstorm this weekend — especially if you’re living in a dorm. These projects SCREAM “battling bland.”
A New Zealand dorm gets invaded
It was always one of my boyfriend’s dreams to be an RA. He signed up this year and the first years move in this weekend, so we got to decorating.
Floor themes used to only consist of RA’s sticking up printed posters on doors, but, as it was a competition we decided to lift the game 500%. Hope the kids like it!