Things Needed for College

As summer draws to an end, college students are moving back into the dorms and trying to think about the various things needed for college. There are the essentials like bedding, towels, school supplies, and your clothes, but there are some “must haves” and things needed for college to make your dorm room one of the coolest on campus. ...

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3 Dorm Room Decorating Ideas Using Household Items

So you’re finally there. You’re in your new dorm room your first year of college and so far, it’s great.  Every inch of the room screams “freedom!” No more parents telling you how you can and cannot decorate your room. Now, the decoration decisions are just up to you and your roommate. But now you are stuck with the brain freezing dilemm...

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Cool College Dorm Rooms: Do’s and Dont’s of Dorm Decor

When you first step into your new living quarters at the university, you may think, “Wow, is this it?” On your side of the room there’s just enough space for a twin bed, a small desk, a built-in closet and, if you’re lucky, a mini fridge. After you’re done packing in all your stuff (and sending the extra clothes back with mom and dad),...

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Cool Dorm Ideas for Girls

After finally making a permanent decision on your college, one of the perks of the lengthy and hectic preparation process is that you get to decorate your dorm room. While dorm decorating may add to the list of things you must get done before you move, it is usually a fun activity that can be ultimately rewarding and induce a comfortable setting th...

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College Decorating 101: Make the Most of Your Space

On move-in day, you’ll enter your empty dorm room and feel overwhelmed. The white, bare walls will make you realize just how different this new room is from your cozy bedroom back home. Don’t worry! This just means that your new goal will be to decorate this college room to be just as comforting. If you follow these very basic decorating tips, ...

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Why You Should Consider Bringing A Record Player To College

I’ve had my current record player since high school, and I’ll admit I was a little wary about bringing it with me to college.  Sure, I’ve read the articles about the supposed resurgence of vinyl in recent years, but I didn’t see much evidence of that in my high school years.  I didn’t want to seem out of touch with the modern world, and...

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Cheap Ways To Decorate Your Apartment

My roommates and I rarely leave our apartment. No, we aren’t losers who have nothing to do; we just really enjoy our apartment. It feels like home to us and when people come over they feel at home too. I wouldn’t say that it’s our mere company that makes people feel at home, (although that probably has something to do with it too), it’s th...

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Cool Dorm Room Ideas

Imagine you’re about to start your freshman year of college.  You’ve got your classes scheduled, bags packed, and school supplies bought. You’re ready to start a new chapter of your life.  You open the door to your new dorm room on move-in day and….nothing.  Bare concrete walls, naked bed frames, and a mini-fridge.  This is you...

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College Dorm Tips

Getting ready for dorm life can be one of the most intimidating and exciting parts of preparing for college. As an incoming freshman, I had a hard time fathoming what it would be like to leave my home to share a room with a complete stranger. I was nervous about how I would adjust to living in what seemed like an impossibly small space. Despite my ...

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Dorm Bedding: 5 Cute Comforters for College

So, you want to make a good impression? That seems to be the normal consensus when students come to college. Besides your hometown, favorite Netflix shows, music, and whether you prefer tea or coffee, the style of your dorm bedding can also be a way of expressing your personality. Although the amount of times you actually make your bed will most li...

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