20 Under $20: Dorm Finds (That Are Stylish Enough for Regular Homes, Too)

20 Under $20: Dorm Finds (That Are Stylish Enough for Regular Homes, Too)

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Carrie McBride
Jul 21, 2015
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Starting college and moving into a dorm room is sometimes your first opportunity to make a space just how you want it (or maybe half the space if you have a roommate). True, you can't control the bed, desk and dresser you get, but have fun picking out some of the extras that will make your room more comfortable or more to your taste. And, you don't have to splurge, here are twenty finds, each under $20 (many under $10):

  1. Geometric throw, Target, $19.99
  2. XL cable cord, CB2, $7.99
  3. Have a Nice Day cushion cover, H&M, $5.99
  4. Room Essentials Articulated task lamp, Target, $17.99
  5. Laundry bag, H&M, $14.99
  6. Decorative basket, white, Target, $12.99
  7. Easy Care Sheet Set, Target, $15.99 twin
  8. Black Diamond accent rug, Target, $19.99
  9. Perfect Pitch storage caddy, Land of Nod, $15.95
  10. Flexible Shower Tote, Container Store, $6.99
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  1. PS 2014 table mirror, IKEA, $19.99 (only available in stores)
  2. Patterned Cork Board, Land of Nod, $19.99
  3. Balance Rose Gold letter holder, CB2, $9.99
  4. Honey-Can-Do 6 Shelf Hanging Organizer, Walmart, $13.81
  5. Crunch Can Large, Umbra, $20
  6. Vanity Organizer, Wayfair, $15.99
  7. Full Circle Tiny Team Mini Brush and Dustpan Set, Amazon, $7.99
  8. Take Nothing for Granite pillow, ModCloth, $14.99
  9. Felt Storage Basket, H&M, $14.99
  10. South Shore drawer organizers, Walmart, $12.65
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