College dorms don't exactly have a rep for being the most beautiful living spaces. But here's a lesson to all the soon-to-be-freshmen out there in the world: Life is a whole lot more fun if you learn to think on the bright side. What dorm rooms might lack in style, they make up for in neutrality. Your white concrete cube is a blank canvas to get creative with some beautiful solutions.
We rounded up 20 good-looking storage solutions that would be perfect for a dorm room (and might even carry you into your first apartment if you treat them right).
Wooden Storage Mirror With Ladder, $59.99 at Target
Magnetic Stickers, $15 at Fancy
Supercool Fridge Cart, $79 at PB Teen
Microfiber Sheet Set with Pocket, $14.99-$25.99 at Target
RÅSKOG Utility Cart, $29.99 at IKEA
Seen here as a nightstand on I Heart Organizing
Wire Hair Appliance Caddy, $29.99 at PB Teen
Locker Ladder Hanging Organizer, $35 at Amazon
Mini Fridge Storage Cabinet, $70.38 at Amazon
TRONES Storage Cabinets, $39.99 for 3 at IKEA
Seen here as a headboard on the IKEA blog.
Over-the-Door Mirror Rack, $89 at PB Teen
Hanging Closet Shoe Storage, $19 at PB Teen
Underbed Drawer Trunk, $96.50 at DormCo
Shoe Storage Ottoman, $184.49 at Overstock
Ready-to-Roll Storage Cart, $119-$149 at PB Teen
Over the Fridge Storage Organizer, $10.88 at DormCo
Urban Shelf, $15.99 at Amazon
Cabidoor Behind the Door Storage, $199.99 at DormCo
Ultimate Bedside Storage Set, $33-$59 at PB Teen
24-Pocket Over the Door Organizer, $8 at Big Lots
Being put to use as snack storage in a Big Lots project.