Summer may still be in full swing, but it won’t be long before temps begin to cool and college kids head back to university. If you’ll be shopping for your dorm room soon, we’ve got a few suggestions for pieces that will work twice as hard for you while taking up the same amount of space. Read on for our favorite 2-in-1, space-saving dormitory essentials to help you kick off the new school year in style.
Do you think you could handle working in a small walk-in? It might not be every claustrophobic’s ideal work space, but it can serve as a great cubicle-style office if you’re already used to working in that type of environment — and the best part is that you can decorate it any way you want. This one from Apartment Therapy has the right idea!
How many times have you run over to IKEA to find a quick fix for your decorating dilemma only to be taken in by the sleek Scandinavian design? For many, it is the one-stop-shop for all their decor needs, while others tend to couple those affordable IKEA pieces with other statement additions and a few timeless furnishings to create a balanced and beautiful home.
Just like with carpeting, dust will cling more to anything that’s covered in fabric. If you’re going to have upholstered furniture in your bedroom, go for something that’s easy to wipe down, or choose pillows and cushions that can be removed and washed.