5 Must Have Dorm Items!

Our friends at DormCo have created this list below of their top 5 dorm must haves!  Dorm Co is a cool site where you can purchase all the dorm necessities that fit your style. They have tons of options on bedding, furniture, organizers, and much more.  Our favorite thing about the site – shipping on ANYTHING is only $2.95!!!  And guess what – you can win a gift card here.

By: Kerri Linsenbigler – DormCo.com

When moving in to a dorm for the first time, it’s amazing how much stuff you actually need to live comfortably. Between bedding and storage and school supplies, the price tag for dorm stuff can seem dauntingly high. But there is hope for your wallet. I’ve rounded up five dorm essentials, all for under $50.

1. Memory Foam Topper

A good night’s rest is the most important thing to a college student. That flimsy, uncomfortable, school-provided mattress just won’t do if you want to sleep well. While some mattress topper can run upwards of $100, DomrCo’s two-inch thick Gel-Infused Memory Foam Twin XL Topper is only $39.99.

2. Desk Bookshelf

With limited furniture in a dorm room, your desk might double as extra storage space and seating in addition to being a study space. When it’s time to get to work and finish that paper, you’ll need to have clutter-free desk. A desk bookshelf, like DormCo’s Classic Dorm Desk Bookshelf ($39.99), gives you plenty of space to do your work and store your school supplies.

3. Extra Seating

Dorm rooms are extremely small, meaning there is barely any seating. If you invite a few friends over for a movie or to get ready for a night out, someone might end up sitting on the floor if you’re not prepared. This Comfort Padded Moon Chair ($46.93) is the best of both worlds.  It folds flat so it can be stored away when you don’t need it, but provides comfy extra seating when you do.

4. Dorm Room Rug

Dorm room floors are cold, old and, let’s face it, not very clean. A cozy rug not only adds style to your dorm, it also protects your feet from that dorm floor. Rugs can be expensive, but you don’t have to shell out your entire paycheck to add a little comfort to your dorm. DormCo has dozens of rugs for less than $40, including the College Plush Rug ($34.59).

5. Storage Trunk

A trunk is the perfect accessory for any new college student. Not only is it helpful for move-in day, but it can also be used for storage or seating all year long. But you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on this dorm essential. The Classic Red College Trunk comes with a built-in key lock and plenty of space to store your stuff. The best part? It’s only $39.99!

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Happy shopping!

Meghan & Melissa from GoEnnounce

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