Space-saving tips for your dorm room. When home is only 100 sq ft
Living in a dorm room inevitably means having very little space. It’s only a 100 sq ft room or less and you may have to share it with someone else. Your tiny dorm room looks like a shoe box, you left your comfortable space at home and you miss a lot of things you couldn’t squeeze into your luggage. Here are 10 space-saving tips for your dorm room, to help you create a pleasant space for yourself with everything you need.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. Under the bed
Back at home, you used to throw random things under your bed and forget about them, but in college this space is as valuable as the closet. Rise your bed and get enough plastic drawers to make the most of this space.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. Over the bed
Use the wall all along the bed for shelves and containers, use nails or string with clothes-pins. You can use this wall for most of your precious belonging, it will make a nice design.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The closet
Buy all the necessary accessories to use all the available space in the closet, including the doors and the upper space. This way, all the wardrobe comes in handy, in one single place, not thrown around in boxes or suitcases.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The desk
Carefully save space on your desk, because it will get messier and messier in time. Use the wall above it and the space under. Buy a good study lamp, a desk lamp that doesn’t require much storage space, that includes compartments for pencils, pens and other necessary things.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The fridge
You most likely have a small fridge in your dorm room. It can be risen on a set of drawers. On top of it you can place the microwave and another container for extra storage.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The door
A door rack is ideal for storing cosmetics and other things you frequently use. You can also use these door racks for shoes and save some space in the closet.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The corner
Save precious space using the corner of your dorm room. Use some beautiful corner shelves for your books, pictures or plants.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. Random free spaces
For the random spaces, in between your bed and your desk for example, use stacking drawers. Transparent, colorful ones are the best choice.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. The walls
Use any available surface on your walls to store stuff. From painted hooks you can create multi-functional wall shelves, on different levels. They will look better than any other monotonous shelf covering your wall.
Space-saving tips for your dorm room. Ottomans
Even your seats, used also as small tables when in need, can be used for storage. These ottomans will brighten your room.