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How To Organize Your College Dorm Room

How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room

The truth is, most dorm rooms are small. And you are probably sharing whatever space you do have with at least one roommate. But there are plenty of tricks to increasing dorm storage and making the most of your space.

Time To Complete:
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As shown:
$131.94
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How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started
Step 1: The Closet
Step 1: The Closet

Step 1: The Closet

Quick Tip: Before unpacking clothes and hanging anything in your closet, take the time to wipe down shelves.
Step 2: Underbed

Step 2: Underbed

Step 2: Underbed
Step 3: Counters & Doors
Step 3: Counters & Doors

Step 3: Counters & Doors

Step 4: Shower & Laundry

Step 4: Shower & Laundry

Step 4: Shower & Laundry
Step 5: Snack Area
Step 5: Snack Area

Step 5: Snack Area

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control
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Materials:
Closet organizers
Shoe organizers
Shower caddy
Desk organizers
Laundry hamper
Makeup organizer
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How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
10-Compartment Canvas Hanging Shoe Bag Natural
$14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
3-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Bag Natural
$12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Huggable Hangers Suit/Shirt Ivory Pkg/40
$29.99
reg. $35.96
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
4-Tier Swing-Arm Pant Hanger Chrome
$8.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Umbra Dublet Closet Rod Expander
$14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Mesh Stacking Shoe Shelf Silver
$12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Stackers Small Bedside Pocket
$29.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Underbed Drawer Clear
$22.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Bed Riser Black Set of 4
$9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
80-Pocket Hanging Jewelry Organizer Natural
$24.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Clarity 1-Drawer Stacking Cosmetic Organizer Clear
$19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Clarity 3-Drawer Stacking Box Clear
$19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
1X/3X Folding LED Mirror White
$19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Laundry Hamper — Bag Navy
$59.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Flex Double Shelf Shower Caddy Grey
$19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Casabella Flexible Shower Tote Grey
$9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Tooletries Toothbrush & Razor Holder Grey
$14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Tooletries Mirror Grey
$12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
My Little Steamer Go Mini White
$19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Toothbrush Covers w/Microban Assorted Pkg/2
$1.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Razor Case w/Microban Assorted
$3.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
elfa Mesh Compact Fridge Cart Platinum
$129.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
OXO 3.4 qt. POP Medium Cereal Dispenser Set of 3
$49.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Vario Stacking Cube White
$39.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Limber USB Desk Lamp Dark Grey
$99.00
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Deep Metal Drawer Organizers Black/White Set of 4
$14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Tape Dispenser Dark Grey
$11.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Stapler Dark Grey
$13.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Pencil Cup Dark Grey
$5.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin This & That Silicone Tray Dark Grey
$9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Medium Accessory Tray Dark Grey
$8.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Stackable Letter Tray Dark Grey
$13.99
ITEMS (32)
QTY
14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
10-Compartment Canvas Hanging Shoe Bag Natural
$14.99
5" x 12" x 50" h
12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
3-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Bag Natural
$12.99
12-1/4" x 11-3/4" x 28-7/8" h
29.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Huggable Hangers Suit/Shirt Ivory Pkg/40
$29.99
reg. $35.96
8.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
4-Tier Swing-Arm Pant Hanger Chrome
$8.99
14-1/2" x 1/4" x 18-3/4" h
14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Umbra Dublet Closet Rod Expander
$14.99
12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Mesh Stacking Shoe Shelf Silver
$12.99
31" x 10" x 8" h
29.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Stackers Small Bedside Pocket
$29.99
12-5/8" x 15-1/2" h
22.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Underbed Drawer Clear
$22.99
17-3/8" x 29-1/8" x 5-7/8" h
9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Bed Riser Black Set of 4
$9.99
6-3/4" sq. x 8" h
24.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
80-Pocket Hanging Jewelry Organizer Natural
$24.99
18-1/2" x 45-1/2" h
19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Clarity 1-Drawer Stacking Cosmetic Organizer Clear
$19.99
6-1/2" sq. x 7-1/2" h
19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Clarity 3-Drawer Stacking Box Clear
$19.99
6-1/2" sq. x 7" h
19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
1X/3X Folding LED Mirror White
$19.99
5-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 11-1/2" h
59.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Laundry Hamper — Bag Navy
$59.99
11-1/4" x 19-1/2" x 26-1/4" h
19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Flex Double Shelf Shower Caddy Grey
$19.99
13-1/2" x 4" x 23-1/2" h
9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Casabella Flexible Shower Tote Grey
$9.99
12" x 7" x 9" h
14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Tooletries Toothbrush & Razor Holder Grey
$14.99
5-3/4" x 1-1/2" x 8-1/2" h
12.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Tooletries Mirror Grey
$12.99
5-3/4" x 6-3/8" h
19.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
My Little Steamer Go Mini White
$19.99
5-1/2" x 3" x 9-1/4" h
1.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Toothbrush Covers w/Microban Assorted Pkg/2
$1.99
1-1/4" x 3/4" x 2-1/4" h
3.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Razor Case w/Microban Assorted
$3.99
6-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 1-1/2" h
129.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
elfa Mesh Compact Fridge Cart Platinum
$129.99
21" sq. x 20-7/8" h
49.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
OXO 3.4 qt. POP Medium Cereal Dispenser Set of 3
$49.99
39.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Vario Stacking Cube White
$39.99
14" sq. x 15-1/8" h
99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Limber USB Desk Lamp Dark Grey
$99.00
5-7/8" diam.
14.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Deep Metal Drawer Organizers Black/White Set of 4
$14.99
11.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Tape Dispenser Dark Grey
$11.99
5-1/2" x 2-3/8" x 3-1/2" h
13.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Stapler Dark Grey
$13.99
5-1/2" x 1-1/4" x 2-1/4" h
5.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Pencil Cup Dark Grey
$5.99
3-3/8" sq. x 3-3/8" h
9.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin This & That Silicone Tray Dark Grey
$9.99
6-1/8" x 3-1/8" x 1-3/8" h
8.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Medium Accessory Tray Dark Grey
$8.99
6-7/8" x 9-7/8" x 1-3/4" h
13.99
How To Organize Your College Dorm Room
Poppin Stackable Letter Tray Dark Grey
$13.99
9-3/4" x 12-1/2" x 1-3/4" h
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How-To Guide

Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started
Step 1: The Closet
Step 1: The Closet

Step 1: The Closet

Quick Tip: Before unpacking clothes and hanging anything in your closet, take the time to wipe down shelves.
Step 2: Underbed

Step 2: Underbed

Step 2: Underbed
Step 3: Counters & Doors
Step 3: Counters & Doors

Step 3: Counters & Doors

Step 4: Shower & Laundry

Step 4: Shower & Laundry

Step 4: Shower & Laundry
Step 5: Snack Area
Step 5: Snack Area

Step 5: Snack Area

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control

Step 6: Study Area & Cord Control
Share This Project

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Share your organized life by tagging @thecontainerstore in your photos
@thecontainerstore
 

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