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For many college kids, living in a dorm room is a rite of passage

While it’s exciting to move into your first home away from home, most dorm rooms are tiny—maxing out at only a couple hundred square feet! That’s just enough room for your desk, dresser, and twin bed, leaving you pressed for personal space. You’ll quickly realize that the key to living in a small space is organization. Whether you’re headed off to college, or you’re a parent getting your college kid ready for their first semester, we’ve gathered some of our favorite tips and tricks for keeping your dorm room in top shape. From clutter-busting desk caddies to clever storage hacks, when it comes to making the most out of your dorm room, use some of these room organization ideas and...

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By its very nature, a craft room has to be stocked with supplies—whether stacks of paper, fabric, ribbon, beads, clay, or paint—and it can quickly become a cluttered mess

It’s hard to feel inspired when your creative space is messy, unorganized, or you can’t find what you need. It’s essential to sort and store all your supplies in a way that’s both functional and attractive. From DIY organization ideas to tools that will help keep your space in order—like mason jars, pegboards, and everything in-between—read below for 20 of our favorite craft room organization ideas. 1. Craft Caddy A wooden desk caddy couldn’t be more perfect for keeping your craft station in order! The compartments are just the right size for stashing scissors, pens, markers, pencils, Post-it® Notes, and decorative paper. What’s more, you can customize it with a photo that inspires your creativity. 2. Color Coordinate A bunch of...

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DIY | Pretty Fall Leaves Wreath

The Fall wreath I created two years ago popped up in my photos over the weekend and upon seeing it and remembering how much I loved it, I was inspired to create another one this year.  I especially loved the simplicity of it and that's the vibe I'm trying to create on my front porch this year - with hopes of setting the stage for calm + cozy during a month that historically tends to be associated with chaos for our family. (three birthdays, Thanksgiving and prepping for Christmas makes for a crazy November).  We, (Ella, myself, and a friend of hers), collected beautiful leaves together over the weekend and then yesterday I grabbed my glue gun and created this...

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Fall – the season of warm colors is finally here as the leaves start to fall down from the trees and the nature around us begins to turn towards a reddish hue

It’s difficult to find someone who really does not like fall. After all, it is the coziest season of the year that has plenty of fun activities to offer. But perhaps this year, you want to spend fall mostly in and around your home. That’s alright though, decorating your home for fall is a special activity on its own, so why not indulge in it? Seasonal decor is always in, provided that you decorate for the actual or upcoming season, but how you use it and how much of it you use usually depends on two factors. Do you want to spend less money or less effort? I mean, that is the usual choice for most things, isn’t it? Well,...

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Clever & Easy Ways To Add A Feature To Any Room ♥

Image source   Deciding on how to decorate your home is such a fun experience. You get to start a project filled with things you love from start to finish and then get to admire and appreciate your efforts once it's all completed. One great way to make a statement with your decor is to create a feature in your rooms. This feature will draw the eye to one particular area of your rooms and will be a talking point for any guests to your home. Having a feature is a great way of creating a focal point for a room and then building the rest of the design scheme around this. Here are some clever and easy ways to...

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