5 Not-So-Obvious Ways to Organize a Dorm Room

Moving away from home for the first time is a big deal, especially when students are going to college. It’s difficult for them to decide what they want to bring versus what they have room for. Some students are assigned a freakishly nice dorm room; unfortunately not everyone can be that lucky. Spending the year in a cramped dorm room is not ideal but with these 5 not-so-obvious ways to organize a dorm room, life will be a little easier.

Your store can use this blog post as an aid to show the versatility of these organization products. We recommend creating a space-saving section near the school and dorm section of your store, that shows creative ways to use dorm room supply staples.

Over the door shoe organizer

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Store snacks in an over-the-door shoe organizer. This not only keeps snacks organized but it cuts down on clutter and students can see when their snack supply is running low.

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Reinvent the classic shower caddy into a school supply organizational hub. Wall-mount a shower caddy using a 3M Command Hook and just like that, students can add all of their favorite school supplies to their hearts content.

Bed RisersOptimize under the bed storage with Honey-Can-Do Bed Risers. It’s amazing what you can fit under those beds!

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Cork board turned jewelry display. Save desk space and hang a stylish Avery Cork Message Board on the wall. Add pushpins and hang necklace and bracelets.

Hanging pictures

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Velcro strips to hang framed photos are a secret weapon. Not literally, but they are extremely useful when students can’t put holes in the wall. Use either Command Adhesive Poster Strips or 3M Picture Hanging Strips to decorate the room with pictures of French Bulldogs and Justin Timberlake.

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