If you or your kiddos are heading to college this fall, chances are they will be staying in a dorm. Dorms can be dreary and rather boring but they don’t have to be. We have lots of great hacks to help you feel right at home, get organized and even cook!
14 Dorm Room Hacks
Use a RASKOG utility cart
as a rolling pantry. Keep all your food items handy and organized neatly
. via Jessica Slaughter
Your room can smell amazing by making your own oil diffuser
with popsicle sticks.
Make a colorful DIY dry erase calendar
with a photo frame and paint chips! via DIY Ready
These shower caddy’s
from Pottery Barn Teen are perfect for taking your toiletries and towels to the showers.
Give your room some fun lighting with these lights
made from ping pong balls and Christmas lights! via The Surznick Common Room
Make the room seem bigger
by adding mirrors! via Society 19
Stock up on command hooks
! You can use lots of wall space to hang things that don’t have a space with command hooks
. via I Heart Organizing
Easily hang photos on the wall without damaging the paint by hanging them with washi tape
. via Design Sponge
It can be hard not having a kitchen to use, but here are 23 awesome meals
you can make in the microwave! via BuzzFeed
If you don’t have an end table these bed side caddy’s
can store lots of things right at your fingertips.
Use chalkboard paint on plastic bins
to label them and keep things organized. via Living Life Your Own Way
No speakers? Just use a solo cup
! via Brit + Co
A travel iron
is great to keep around for wrinkled skirts, blouses and jackets when you have a big presentation or a job interview.
If you keep things locked, make sure you know which lock is yours by adding washi tape
to it. via Willowday
Try some of these Fabric Wall Letters
for your room!