It’s time to kick back, relax, and get lazy with us! That’s right -- we’re talking pillows. From essential bed pillows to accent pieces, pillows are one of the top items you should focus on when designing your dorm room. We’ve picked out our top seven favorite pillows to complete your dorm aesthetic (or pillow fort!).
While we may love living the #dormlife, we seriously hate dorm beds. After years and years of other people sleeping on them, you’re lucky if you find one mattress that’s even a bit comfortable. But we’re making a stand: NO MORE STIFF DORM BEDS EVER! Instead, we’re investing in our goodnight sleep by transforming our bed into the palace it should be. Here’s how.
No matter if you're shopping for your first college dorm, suite, or university apartment, you can celebrate the warm nights of the first few weeks of freshman year with one of our four bedding Value Pak faves! Bold patterns and bright colors are the name of the game – perfect for showing off your personality and style. From essentials such as sheets, comforters, and even electronics, your #RoomGoals start now, just in time for your first night in, complete with everything you need for your dream dorm room!
While living in the college dorm, you may already be aware of the need to wash your sheets once every week or every two weeks. When washing your bedding, your pillowcases get thrown into the mix. But have you ever considered the need to wash the pillows themselves? You may be wondering why this would be necessary, and there are hundreds of responses to this in the form of dust mites and bacteria that tend to collect in the crevices of your pillow, unseen. This can cause extreme allergic reactions and even asthma. In addition to dust mites, dead skin cells and bacteria can also get trapped in your pillows and contribute to acne. Living in a dorm increases the risk of bacteria and dust mites collecting in your pillows as a result of a small, shared space and old buildings. You have the option to replace your pillows every few months or so, but that can get expensive. But don’t worry, washing your pillows is quite simple, and you can use the washing machine in your own dorm building.
Your bed in your dorm room serves many functions in addition to being a vehicle for sleeping. After all, due to limited space and overall convenience, your bed may turn into the main place you sit, study, watch movies and overall hangout. To make sure that the mattress is up to the task, equip it with more than merely twin xl sheets and pillows.
In order to accommodate the many different kinds of students that reside within its walls, dorm rooms are usually void of personality. Decked out in whites and creams, they are essentially blank slates for you to design and work with. Linens are the best way to swiftly add a bit of personality in such a space. However, some looks go out of fashion quickly. Check out these five essential linen looks to get some longevity—without sacrificing style.
If you live in area that experiences seasons, you know that once the weather warms up, your everyday belongings start getting lighter. We’re not just talking about swapping out coats and sweaters for shorts and tank tops. When temperatures begin to rise, everything including our bedding loses a couple layers. Now that you are in college and no longer have the luxury of having a personal maid service—aka, your mom—things like transitioning your bedding to match the seasons becomes your responsibility. To help you, below are some tips to help make sure your bed is ready for the fall, winter, and summer months.
Moving out for your first time and moving in to college can be an amazingly exciting and nerve-wracking experience. You're so excited to move out on your own and meet new people but on the same token, you're scared and a bit apprehensive about what will soon ensue. Firstly, don't be scared! You're going to have an amazing time at college and you'll meet new people that will really help shape you as a person. Embrace the opportunity with open arms. You're going to learn so much about yourself while you're gone, and really gain that independence you've heard oh-so-much about.With all of these things running through your brain; moving out, being independent, managing finances, packing for school, etc, the last thing you want to worry about is getting to your dorm and realizing your bedding doesn't fit appropriately.