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    5 Dorm Essentials for Emergencies in Dorm Rooms

    Emergencies can happen in any dorm room and any residence hall. While you may prefer to not worry about what may come, it is still vital to be aware of what is needed should that emergency arise. While a non-life threatening emergency isn’t serious, it can be a huge pain for those in a dorm room. … Read More...

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    5 Best Uses for a Large Trunk in a Dorm Room

    Living in a residence hall can be tricky; especially when you consider just how little space you can anticipate having. With only a tiny closet and a small dresser to store and keep your items out of sight and out of mind, many residents utilize the classic large trunk to maximize both their storage … Read More...

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    Decorating With the Color Green in a Dorm Room

    Green is the color of spring and summer, symbolizing nature and new possibilities. Consider incorporating green into the dorm room as a green palette will bring a breath of fresh air that will prepare you for the season ahead! If you’re ready, follow these pointers to maximize the style and … Read More...

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    5 Ways to Store Shoes in Your Dorm Room

    Bringing your shoe collection with you to college can be daunting. After all, the storage space in your shared room at college will probably be a lot less than what you're use to. However, with creative dorm storage solutions that keep your space clutter free, there is no limit to how many pairs you … Read More...

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    5 Tips for Decorating with Leather Accents

    Given its uncompromising nature, leather can be challenging to incorporate in your residence hall dorm room. However, by keeping with a theme and starting small, your leather pieces will fit in with any dorm style you want.   1.   Know Your Colors Leather is typically accessible in three … Read More...

Apr
09

5 Dorm Essentials for Emergencies in Dorm Rooms

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Emergencies can happen in any dorm room and any residence hall. While you may prefer to not worry about what may come, it is still vital to be aware of what is needed should that emergency arise. While a non-life threatening emergency isn’t serious, it can be a huge pain for those in a dorm room. By stocking up on these five dorm room essentials for unexpected emergencies, you can rest assured that you will be ready to handle any situation either big or small. 1.   Travel Sized Sewing … [Read more...]

Apr
07

5 Best Uses for a Large Trunk in a Dorm Room

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Living in a residence hall can be tricky; especially when you consider just how little space you can anticipate having. With only a tiny closet and a small dresser to store and keep your items out of sight and out of mind, many residents utilize the classic large trunk to maximize both their storage and their seating space. Here are five of the best uses for your large trunk. 1.   Seasonal Clothing Storage Closet space is at a minimum for your wardrobe, so getting creative with storage … [Read more...]

Apr
02

Decorating With the Color Green in a Dorm Room

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Green is the color of spring and summer, symbolizing nature and new possibilities. Consider incorporating green into the dorm room as a green palette will bring a breath of fresh air that will prepare you for the season ahead! If you’re ready, follow these pointers to maximize the style and versatility of this look.   1.   Pick Your Shade Variants in green are all over the crayon box. Some greens are more vibrant, such as the funky lime or the playful sea foam. Then there are greens … [Read more...]

Apr
01

5 Ways to Store Shoes in Your Dorm Room

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Bringing your shoe collection with you to college can be daunting. After all, the storage space in your shared room at college will probably be a lot less than what you're use to. However, with creative dorm storage solutions that keep your space clutter free, there is no limit to how many pairs you bring to wear. 1.   Closet Organizer The hanging closet organizer is one of the most popular and space saving ideas for a residence hall dorm room. Easy to install, the closet organizer goes … [Read more...]

Mar
26

5 Tips for Decorating with Leather Accents

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Given its uncompromising nature, leather can be challenging to incorporate in your residence hall dorm room. However, by keeping with a theme and starting small, your leather pieces will fit in with any dorm style you want.   1.   Know Your Colors Leather is typically accessible in three primary colors: brown, white, and black. There are, of course, alternatives to the traditional leather color scheme out there such as red and blue. However, from a design standpoint, it is important to … [Read more...]

Mar
24

How to Treat Stains on Residence Hall Bedding

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A visible stain can take your residence hall bedding from fab to drab quickly. Not only do stains look messy, but also they may actually break down the quality of your comforters, sheets, and mattresses. Do not delay cleaning. Instead, follow these simple guidelines to fight spots and spills.   Before You Begin Before you attempt to remove a stain yourself, always check the care tags of your dorm bedding. You are looking for two things: care/upkeep suggestions and fabric compositions. … [Read more...]

Mar
19

Washing Your Linens

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Doing your weekly laundry usually allows you to wash your shirts, pants, and under garments on a pretty consistent basis. However, washing your linens, such as your bed sheets and your towels, takes a different plan—too much washing can cause them to degrade more quickly, while too little can leave them stiff, dirty, and lifeless. To keep your linens at their peak, here is a handy guide of how often you should wash your linens. Bath Essentials Bath Towels From regular usage such as drying … [Read more...]