The Very Best (and Best-Looking) Dorm Storage Solutions

The Very Best (and Best-Looking) Dorm Storage Solutions

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Taryn Williford
Jul 27, 2016
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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).

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Wooden Storage Mirror With Ladder, $59.99 at Target

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Magnetic Stickers, $15 at Fancy

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Supercool Fridge Cart, $79 at PB Teen

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Microfiber Sheet Set with Pocket, $14.99-$25.99 at Target

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R├ůSKOG Utility Cart, $29.99 at IKEA

Seen here as a nightstand on I Heart Organizing

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Wire Hair Appliance Caddy, $29.99 at PB Teen

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Locker Ladder Hanging Organizer, $35 at Amazon

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Mini Fridge Storage Cabinet, $70.38 at Amazon

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TRONES Storage Cabinets, $39.99 for 3 at IKEA

Seen here as a headboard on the IKEA blog.

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Over-the-Door Mirror Rack, $89 at PB Teen

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Hanging Closet Shoe Storage, $19 at PB Teen

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Underbed Drawer Trunk, $96.50 at DormCo

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Shoe Storage Ottoman, $184.49 at Overstock

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Ready-to-Roll Storage Cart, $119-$149 at PB Teen

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Over the Fridge Storage Organizer, $10.88 at DormCo

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Urban Shelf, $15.99 at Amazon

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Cabidoor Behind the Door Storage, $199.99 at DormCo

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Ultimate Bedside Storage Set, $33-$59 at PB Teen

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24-Pocket Over the Door Organizer, $8 at Big Lots

Being put to use as snack storage in a Big Lots project.

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Get-Ready Stand, $119-$179 at PB Teen

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