Dorm Room Dos and Don'ts
For college-bound students, the key is learning how to maximize space on a minimal budget while also adding style. Check out these great tips from a recent college graduate who learned things the hard way.
Build a Bookcase
With the right tools, this over-the-bed bookcase is much cheaper to make than buying metal shelving. It can easily be painted
to match any bedding and is aesthetically pleasing.
Use beaded board as the backing for the shelf to add visual interest. Make sure to find out the width of the beds in the dorm. And many universities have these measurements available on their Web sites.
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