Boy’s College Dorm/ Apartment Ideas

The time has come to send your precious one off to college,  you want to create a nice cozy apartment or dorm without breaking the bank.  I’ve shopped around for a few affordable, yet very cool ideas to make his space a home.  I started with the guys apartment/ dorm because we all know they are difficult to shop for and the options are more limited than with the girls.  The majority of this blog post was found at Urban Outfitters,  check out their site for more ideas.

via  This is the cutest and an absolute must for the boys, a perfect daily reminder!

via  This Privacy Pop Bed Tent is designed to provide a snug fit over most common twin, twin XL, and full beds. The tent has zippered doors on both sides and plenty of room to move around. Mesh windows allow for airflow and light. An opening for cords allows cell phone or laptop users to charge and use electronics while in bed. When not in use, this bed cover folds flat and stows in a compact carrying bag, making it easy to store and travel with.  Prices start at $119.  This would also be ideal  if your roommate is a night owl or you just need some privacy.

via    Woven cotton tapestry topped with an image by photographer Laura Kicey. Perfect for topping a bed, couch, wall or favorite chair. Fits Full/Queen measuring 100″l, 84″w  Priced at $59.00  Urban Outfitters has several different cool tapestries depending on the theme you are looking for.  This is an affordable way to create a statement wall without using paint or wallpaper.

via    Another tapestry option, priced at $69.

via  This tapestry would look over a bed, it’s priced at $59.

via  Notice how this tapestry is used as a room divider for additional privacy.

via  Cotton rug woven in a hypnotizing offset-stripe design.  I selected this bold yet neutral rug to go with the tapestry and wall decals.  Prices starting at $29-$89.

via   This cardboard buck trophy-making kit by Cardboard Safari, which includes illustrated instructions and eight pieces of black corrugated cardboard, laser-cut and ready for you to assemble.   Priced at $29.99

via   These Power Bed Risers raise beds 7″ off the floor to increase under-the-bed storage space.  One bed riser features twin 110-volt, 15-amp grounded power outlets, as well as twin USB 5-volt DC outlets with charging light for convenient charging of handheld devices.  There is a 6′  cord plugs into the nearest outlet.  Priced at $29.99.

via  Industrial-inspired pendant in caged metal, comes complete with a cord kit.  This pendant is a great option if you don’t have the floor or desktop space for a lamp.  Priced at $49.

via  This is cute bedding for your young man, the pendants are a nice addition, see above picture for pendant details.  Bedding priced at $69 — $99.

via  Versatile metal side table that doubles as a TV tray.  Finished with handle cutouts for no-fuss portability.  Measurement are length: 14.8″- width: 14.8″- height: 14.8″.  Priced at $39 and comes in a variety of colors!

via   This whimsy wall decal in repositionable vinyl – instantly adds a fun, rustic touch to any space. Perfect for sprucing up any dorm room.  Measures – Length: 16″- Height: 34″.  Priced at $18.

via  Measures- Length: 32″- Height: 48″ and priced at $62. This decal would look great paired with the antelope decal shown above or alone.  A perfect purchase for all you BAMA fans, it makes a grand statement!

via  This decal measures  length: 42″- height: 26″.  Priced at $26.00

via  Cut down on clutter by hanging a few invisible bookshelves.  These measure 5.5″w, 7″d, 6.5″h  This powder coated steel shelf hides underneath stacks of books, giving them the apparent ability to float. Mounting hardware included.Holds up to 15lbs.  Priced at 2 for $25.

via  Hanging bike rack crafted from powder-coated steel.  Holds 1 bike (not included), ideal for small spaces, and an essential for your college student. Priced at $49.00.

via   Add a cool fish to your sons room to make his space feel like home.

via  This simple, yet functional futon comes in multiple colors, with good reviews.  It would look great in any dorm or apartment.  Transform this lounger into a comfortable bed in minutes for overnight guests.  Priced at $99.

via  If the futon is not what you’re looking for, check out this 6′ media lounger.  Priced at $99.


via  Priced at $54.

via  This bath mat is priced at $24,  and would look great paired with the shower curtain shown above.

I hope you have enjoyed this blog post and it has given you a few ideas.  Please let me know if I can help you in any of your decorating needs.  Thank-you for following my blog, don’t forget to subscribe and share with your friends.  Have a great weekend!


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