Dorm Room Essentials

Hello there, friends! Now that we’re safely into August, that can only mean one thing. School is coming! One thing that you may not know about me is that I work for our local university. My job is to help undergraduate students navigate their studies in order to ultimately walk across stage and receive their diploma. Working with college students has been an interesting challenge, but I think it may make me somewhat of an expert on today’s post. Keep on reading for the Fall 2019 Dorm Room Essentials list.

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Rugs – Dorm Room Essentials

Every dorm room needs a rug. When I went to college, we bought a carpet remnant on the cheap. It worked, but it wasn’t cute. Check out these much cuter options for a pop of color and comfort. Click on the pictures for a link to the product!

Dorm Room Essentials
I love this one because it will hide any dirt marks!
Fall 2019 Dorm Essentials
Dorm Room Rug
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Dorm Room Rug

Lighting – Dorm Essentials

Also very important for any dorm room is good lighting. Now, I will tell you first hand, lighting in dorms are not ideal. Thankfully I have a great rundown of cost-efficient lights to help your student knock-out their studies!

Fall 2019 Dorm Room Essentials
How stylish is this desk lamp with a marble base??
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Farmhouse Lighting
Modern Lighting
Fall 2019 Dorm Room Essentials

Bedding – Dorm Essentials

Because dorm rooms are usually super small, your bedding is probably going to be the biggest statement piece. I’ve been digging on florals lately, so I’ve rounded out some of my favorites – at great prices!

Dorm Room Bedding
Love this bright floral from Amazon!
Dorm Room Essentials
Dorm Room Bedding
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Dorm Room Bedding

Pillows – Dorm Essentials

To go with their new bedding, let’s get your student some awesome throw pillows to spruce up their space. I had a hard time dwindling these down to only 5, because throw pillows are basically my jam 🙂

Ticking Stripe Pillows
These pillows are PERFECT if your student is a Michigan State Spartan like me!
Dorm Room Bedding
Dorm Room Essentials
Dorm Room Essentials
Sequin Pillow

Organization – Must haves!

If I’ve learned anything from my 4 years working with college student it’s that they need HELP with organization. Goodness gracious. Especially students leaving home for the first time on their own, they can use all of the organization help they can get. Here are some of my favorites.

Rose Gold Desk Organizer
Such a cute rose gold accent piece!
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Dorm Room Essentials
Closet Organization
Dorm Room Organization

Other Decor Pieces

Rounding out my list are some fun decor pieces that will make your student feel right at home. These are some of my top picks, but please don’t let that stop you from taking your own spin on things. If you have a certain genre you’re going for and want some help, shoot me an email so I can help!

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College can be stressful! Help your student relax with this diffuser from Walmart.
Dorm Room Decor
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String Lights
Rose Gold Fan

Hopefully that helped if you are heading off to college or maybe have a student doing so. If you want more in any specific design style, please feel to reach out to me here or over on my Instagram page.

Fall 2019 Dorm Room Essentials

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