Organize the Dorm Room in Style
Keeping a dorm room stylish and efficient is easy with these helpful tips and cute accessories (that double as storage solutions).
Under Bed Storage Boxes
Take full advantage of the extra space created by the bed risers and invest in storage boxes to stow under the bed. The version pictured on the right, by PB Teen, provides the added bonus of wheels to ensure easy access.
Most schools will not allow nail holes in the walls… Command Hooks to the rescue! These will not leave marks on the walls making them a smart solution for the Dorm.
No Nails Corkboard
Tack up favorite photos, notes and more with a corkboard featuring a stylish quatrefoil shape. Source: PB Teen
When horizontal space isn’t enough… look Up! Since space is a premium, look at all the space, including “up”. Many colleges now provide the opportunity to “loft the bed”, thus providing space below for desks, for a dresser, and for added storage.
Place the mini fridge atop a fridge cart for extra storage. A cart containing storage drawers will make everything that has to do with snacks neat and orderly. The height of the cart brings the fridge up to a nice level.
Over the Door Hamper
Don’t take up much-needed space with your hamper—hang it over the door instead! Source: OrganizeIt.com
Hanging Closet Organizers
Outfit your closet with this organizing essential! Find everything from shoe organizers, drawers, and even rotating closet storage solutions. Check out PBTeen.com for a great selection of Closet solutions!
Portable Folding Stool
A tiny stool will come in handy when trying to grab items from those hard to reach spaces.
Organize the Bookcase
Create extra space for your books and school supplies by keeping a well organized bookcase. Add a few decorative storage boxes to provide style and function!
Express yourself on campus with chic, personalized decor that reflects your style. Thirty One Dorm Room Solutions offers bins with a wire frame around the top to hold its shape and removable corner sticks to provide structure.
Show off your personality and help your small space feel like home.
Need help? Call Kathy at (616) 402-4871