12 Dorm Room Must-Haves To Give ANY Room A+ Style

The new year is all about starting over — resolving to work out more, spend less, dress better. You know, the usual. But what about your personal space? For college students and apartment dwellers alike, decorating a small (often drab) space can be a serious challenge. But hey, we're starting over, right? Now that you've had a few weeks off from roommates, classes, and work in general, coming back to a cold, depressing home (if you can call it that) can be majorly depressing. But don't fret! We've found the best design-savvy buys to brighten up that drab space and turn it into the dreamy oasis you deserve. Pretty brilliant, no?
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Urban Outfitters Kaleidoscope Burst Percale Cotton Duvet Cover, $89, available at Urban Outfitters.
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IKEA Ursula Throw, $29.99, available at IKEA.
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Jonathan Adler Teal Metal Hand Bookends, $12.95, available at Barnes & Noble.
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PB Teen Tribal Dhurrie Rug, $129-$599, available at PB Teen.
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Barnes & Noble Decorative Metal Two Tier Letter Holder, $9.95, available at Barnes & Noble.
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Wake Up Frankie Shades of Damask Lamp Set, $111.95, available at Wake Up Frankie.
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Anthropologie Tender Falls Shower Curtain, $118, available at Anthropologie.
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Dormify Hashtag Pillow, $44, available at Dormify.
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The Container Store Baroque Storage Boxes, $12.99-$15.99, available at The Container Store.
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PB Teen Vintage Frame Pinboard, $99, available at PB Teen.
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CB2 Idle/Go 12" Clock, $149, available at CB2, 3307 M Street NW; 202-333-6204.
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Wake Up Frankie Bling Stapler, $23.20, available at Wake Up Frankie.