Dorm Room, Move In.

Over these last few weeks, those of us who have college aged kids have been packing and unpacking their life’s processions.Here are some great ideas for your student’s dorm room. Options include black and white,  brights, florals, pastels and  all colors of prints patterns. All photos uploaded from Pinterest. I claim no rights to these photos. Enjoy!

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Upcycled Denim

Great revamped clothing made from recycled denim. Includes everything from skirts and jackets to bags, belts and jeans. Enjoy!

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Do-it-yourself inspiration, denim jeans dressed up. See more @ www.apair-andaspare.blogspot.com.

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Recycle your jeans to make a fast and easy skirt. Brilliant. See more @ www. etsy.

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Funky and patriotic upcycled clothing by CreoleSha.
See more @ www.etsy.com.

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Blue Jean Purse – what a great gift! – SO cute to have a brightly colored lining. See more @ www.sugarbeecrafts.com.

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Denim,boho,hippie,upcycled clothing skirt by AbbyMattie.
See more @ www.etsy.com

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Fun recycled top from all things pretty. Via www.etsy.com.

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Dorm Room Decor

 

I have a daughter heading off to school soon, so we have started our hunt for some unique, fun, and colorful items to decorate her dorm walls. Here is a list of suggestions for what your child may need in his/he dorm. Enjoy!

  • For bedding: sheets,pillows, pillowcases, extra pillow, comforter or duvet cover, blanket, mattress pad,egg crate mattress topper
  • For Storage:  colorful storage boxes,  storage ottomandouble hung closet rod, under- the- bed storage containers, storage selves, bunk-bed style storage pocket for side or end of bed, shoe organizers, over the door hanger, closet organizers, hangers, make-up & jewelry holder, laptop table
  • Desk Organizers: pen/pencil holder, scissors, tape, tape dispenser, binder/paper clips, staples/stapler and remover, desk lamp, small fan, alarm clock, mirror
  • For the Bath: shower caddy, flip flops for shower, towels, laundry bags or hamper, ironing board, iron
  • For on the Wall: White board, Dry erase markers, magnets, magnet board, and/or thumbtacks, cork board, fabric file folders for back of chair, on side of bed or wall
  • For electronics: Cord organizers, phone/i-pad charger, fabric holder for phone when charging,surge protectors, batteries
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Clever dorm room storage shelves. From www.prudentbaby.com

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Shabby Chic dorm room bulletin board. From www.2.bp.blogspot.com.

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Darling tin can pen and pencil holders. From www.blissfulroots.blogspot.com. 

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Pretty patterned white, pink and green chair/ottoman. From www.livingwithpunks.com. 

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Summer poolside drinks

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Pineapple upside down cake daiquiri. Pinned from www.slimpickinskitchen.com

Enjoy these fantastic summer drinks, poolside! Includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There are as beautiful as they are tasty.

 

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Blue Sparkling Star: 2 oz orange infused vodka, 2 oz blue curaçao, champagne. Rim champagne glasses with blue sanding sugar. Pour 1 oz orange vodka into each glass. Add 1 oz blue curaçao. Top each glass with champagne.Pinned from www.daydreamerdesserts.com.

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Lime Sherbet Margaritas. Pinned from www.betterrecipes.com.

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Purple Martini: 3 oz Vodka, 1 1/2 oz cranberry juice, ½ oz blue Curacao liqueur, ½ oz sweet & sour mix, ½ can of clear soda (7-up) Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake gently. Serve in a chilled glasses. Pinned from www.raindropsnroses.tumblr.com

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Dorm Room Essentials

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Darling mouse pad made from a piece of cork board and a fun print fabric. How to @ http://www.shelterness.com

Here are some great ideas for Do-it-Yourself dorm room storage. Fun ideas for you and your student can make together before leaving the nest for college. Or surprise your college student with a few of your favorites.

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Pretty binder clips, DIY @ http://sewcakemake.blogspot.com

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Empty tin cans covered with scrapbook paper and embellished with ribbon, paper flowers, and an initial. Great for a college dorm room.
DIY directions at http://sewcakemake.blogspot.com.

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Classic dorm room decor: wooden crates. 

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