Dorm Room Essentials
PEPLifestyle College Dorm + Apartment Checklist
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I was excited and overwhelmed at the same time as I prepared to move out of my childhood bedroom and into my college dorm room.
On the one hand, I was eager to get a taste of college life and start fresh friendships. On the other side, I found it challenging to cram everything I needed into a small dorm room.
But with a little forethought and professional guidance, I was able to design a cosy and useful living area that felt truly like home.
I’ll list my top dorm room necessities in this blog article, the things that made my time as a college student more convenient, comfortable, and fun.
These necessities are likely to be useful as you start this exciting new chapter in your life, whether you’re a first-year student or a returning PHD …
- Duvet Cover or Comforter;
- Dorm-Approved Headboard;
- Duvet Inserter
- 2 Sets of Sheets;
- Pillow Inserts for Shams or Pillowcases;
- Decorative Pillows;
- Euro Pillow
- Throw Blanket
- ExtraLongBedSkirt; –
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- Desk Lamp;
- Printer( Optional)
- Cups + Coffee Mugs
- Plates + Bowls
- Coffee Maker*
Can + Bottle Opener
Mini Drying Rack
- Dish Soap
- Disinfectant Wipes
- Hand Sanitizer
- – Towels;
– OvertheDoor Vanity;
- – BathMats
- – AreaRug;
- – RoomAccents;
- Over-the-Door Organizer
- Under Bed Storage Bin on Wheels Shoe Storage
- Jewelry Organizers
- Beauty Organizers*
Small Space Furniture
- StorageOttomanwithSeatBack; –
Dorm Needs & Necessities
- Laundry Detergent
- TV( small one)
- ToolKit( Optional)
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Duvet Cover or Comforter;
Dorm Approved HEADBOARD
A headboard that is acceptable for dorm rooms should be portable, simple to put up and take down, and safe for use around furniture and walls. Some appropriate choices consist of:
Command Strip Headboard: A lightweight headboard-sized piece of fabric or cardboard can be hung with Command Strips to bring style and comfort to any dorm room.
Freestanding Headboard: A freestanding headboard, such as a foam board or cardboard cutout, can be leant against the wall behind the bed to provide a cosy backrest without putting any wear and tear on the space.
The use of a tapestry as a headboard can give colour and texture to the space while also serving as a decorative accent.
Pillow Headboard: To make a nice and comfortable headboard that is simple to rearrange or take down when necessary, stack a number of pillows against the wall.
It’s vital to remember that each dorm may have its own rules for using headboards. Students should check the laws and restrictions of their dorm before making or purchasing a headboard to make sure that their prefered option is permitted.
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Small space Furnitures
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About the Author: Ell Rae
Reviewed by: Ell Rae, an interior designer and Dorm decor expert based in South Melbourne, Australia. She is a Content Creator & Blogger with the Peplifestyle team.