43 unusual dorm room accessories for the coolest room on campus

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Whether you are heading off to college, know someone who is or just looking for a fun room makeover, the right home accessories can make all the difference.

Functional products, smart pops of color and super comfy adornments can give even the smallest spaces big personality and keep you organized all the while.

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These affordable finds can give a lifeless dorm (or any other in-need room) the kick it needs to bring a smile to your face every morning -- and for that, they are must-haves!

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UncommonGoods Rubber Band Pillow, $75, available at UncommonGoods

Urban Outfitters Metal Photo Clip String Set, $14, available at Urban Outfitters

4040 Locust Word Scramble Laundry Bag, $34, available at Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters Picture Frame Set, $49, available at Urban Outfitters

Threshold™ Starburst Mirror Set (3 Pieces), $24.99, available at Target

Urban Outfitters Agate Night Light, $18, available at Urban Outfitters

UncommonGoods Percy The Pencil Porcupine, $19, available at UncommonGoods

Michael Mullan Good Things Are Going To Happen, starting at $11.99, available at AllPosters.com
Urban Outfitters Modern Wall Shelf, $29 (2 for $40), available at Urban Outfitters

Crosley X UO Cruiser Briefcase Portable Vinyl Record Player, $99, available at Urban Outfitters

Garland Southwest Rug (5'X7'), $59.99, available at Target

Catherine Campbell For DENY Wordless Knowledge Duvet Cover, $129-$169, available at Urban Outfitters

Target Bulletin Board with Chalkboard and Hooks, $29.99, available at Target

Plum & Bow Gold Butterfly Chair Cover, $69, available at Urban Outfitters

Paul and Sue Bergstrom Gourd Amplifier, $100, available at UncommonGoods

Plum & Bow Alia Duvet Cover, $169-$199, available at Urban Outfitters
Duy Huynh Boundlessness in Bloom, starting at $28.99, available at Art.com

4040 Locust Teeny Table Lamp, $39, available at Urban Outfitters

UncommonGoods Owl Eyeglass Holder, $24, available at UncommonGoods
Urban Outfitters Wire Wall Grid, $49, available at Urban Outfitters

Nate Berkus™ Metallic Triangle Decorative Pillow, $23.74, available at Target

UncommonGoods Message in A Bottle Flash Drive, $28, available at UncommonGoods

Holli Zollinger For DENY Natural Plus Duvet Cover, $129-$169, available at Urban Outfitters

Charmaine Olivia Deer Wearing Gym Socks, starting at $14.99, available at Art.com

Tracy Gemme Home State Pillows, $78, available at UncommonGoods

UncommonGoods Staple-Less Staplers (Set of 2), $16, available at UncommonGoods

Adesso Dune Floorchiere, $61.19, available at Target

Callie Meaney Literary Candles, $16, available at UncommonGoods

Myles and Heather Geyman Bedside Smartphone Vase, $32.00, available at UncommonGoods

Margaret Taylor Repurposed Layered Wood Frames, $34, available at UncommonGoods

Andrea Brown Bike Doormat, $25, available at UncommonGoods

Target Deco Scallop Bedding Collection, $66.49-$94.99, available at Target

UncommonGoods Paper Pots, $39, available at UncommonGoods

Michael Mullan USA Modern Blue, starting at $23.99, available at Art.com

UncommonGoods Suspension Bridge Shelf, $80, available at UncommonGoods

Target Cement Cats Bookend Set, $22.09, available at Target

Target Solid Shade Ceramic Lamp, $25.49, available at Target

Xhilaration™ Star Reversible Comforter Set, $33.24-$42.74, available at Target

Mishel Valenton For DENY Dandelions Duvet Cover, $129-$169, available at Urban Outfitters

UncommonGoods Cork Globe, $129, available at UncommonGoods

UncommonGoods iPhone Charger Sticker Faces Set, $12.95, available at UncommonGoods

Magical Thinking Geo Chevron Duvet Cover, $89-$110, available at Urban Outfitters

Graham Bergh Bike Chain Bottle Opener, $10, available at UncommonGoods

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Click through this slideshow for some back to school supply inspiration before you hit the stores. 

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Make sure your young artist has plenty of colored pencils this school year. 

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Any budding mathlete needs a protractor, compass, and plenty of pencils. 

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Be sure to stay organized with plenty of binders and file folders!

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A neat desk starts with all the right supplies in all the right places.

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Make sure you snag a pencil holder to keep track of all your writing utensils. 

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Gearing up for art class? Grab a new set of paint brushes before the school year begins.

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Composition notebooks are a must for any young writer.

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Make sure to get a stylish but sturdy new backpack to carry all these supplies!

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An assignment notebook or planner is sure to help you get everything done on time.

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Don't forget an iconic pink eraser! Pencil-top erasers are never enough.

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And of course, don't forget to assure all summer reading is finished before the first day!

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