LIVE

Before you send them off to school, equip them with the essentials.

By Real Simple
Updated August 11, 2016
Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.
Advertisement
Home Sweet Dorm Art Print
Feeling homesick or missing the comforts of your childhood bedroom? Make that little space your own with this print. To buy: $1.50 for 8” x 11” downloadable print, etsy.com/PrintableSky
| Credit: etsy.com

A dorm room is the ultimate small space, which means it’s hard to keep it clutter-free. Luckily, we have the storage finds and decorative accents to make the tiny room feel like home.

Deck the walls....

...With unique, handmade posters from Etsy. They’re much more “grown-up” than your typical wall hanging, so your teenager will be thrilled.

Make organizing easy

With these supplies and real simple-approved tricks, your college freshman will never wonder where their books are. These tricks work for any small space, but are especially helpful for disorganized students.

Save some space.

You know you need bedding, hangers, and a few bins (the basics), but we found a few brilliant items that will help you maximize a tiny dorm room.