How to Trick Out a Dorm Room

The thrill of starting college and moving out of one parents’ home can be swiftly undermined by the sight of your new dorm room. Concrete walls, dingy floor and lousy lighting – this is hardly an ivory tower! Don’t despair. With a little creativity and very little cash, you can transform your space from an institutional cell into a cozy campus retreat. Click on the preview above to expand the graphic and see some tips from Dawn Falcone, interior designer and professional organizer.


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