Dorm Life: Cool Stuff to Get a Music Lover’s Room
Putting a school dorm room in your own space may seem challenging at first. It’s a place with bare white walls, generic furniture, miniature windows, old carpets — and you’ll be moving out again in 9 months. Nonetheless, it’s also your first home away from home and at which you’re going to be analyzing your bum off, so coming up with decoration that suits your style would be well worth the attempt. Plus it can be quite fun, too.
Here’s a small help for someone led to the dorms who’s also a musician or music fan. Hall mates allowing, there might be a little practicing in here, too, so check out these ideas to help make it an inspirational area:
Stage Floor Lamp – $129
This is the perfect accessory for an outstanding performance. Only turn these Stage Floor Lamps on full blast, and stone your personal concert, or even better, light your assignments.
The Container Store
Footlocker with Tray – $99
Instead of going with the typical clear plastic storage containers, try out a storage option that’s worthy of their roughest roadie. These brightly colored foot lockers were built to last, and also have a push-button key system to lock away prized possessions.
Practice your tunes in style with these vintage-styled music stands. They double as a pleasure pop of decoration and are compact enough for a small practice area. With a stand as smart as this in your dorm, maybe your roommate won’t obey the occasional early morning practice session?
Plattan Plus Plus DK Grey Headphones – $70
Equipping yourself from the anger of your hall mates and buy a great set of cans rather than a pair of beat blasting speakers. The Plattan headphones from UrbanEars provide a shout-out to the past using their simple, retro style. They’re comfy for long term sessions and come in a broad assortment of great matte colours.
Splatter at D Minor Wall Decal – $38
Temporary and super cool, this wall sticker is the perfect accessory for a musician’s dorm room. What could make it much cooler than it actually is? Well, the design is part of a competition through internet T-shirt maker Threadless — where young designers submit t-shirt design suggestions for voting, as well as the winners are manufactured.
Hamilton Beach Ensemble Automatic Drip Coffeemaker – $39.99
This coffee maker has been created for dorm rooms: it’s affordable, it’s compact, it makes great coffee, it sheds quickly, it warms up right away, and it’s great looking. For the morning after your late-night jam (or just listening to music til dawn), just program the automated drip and wake up to the smell of freshly brewing coffee.
Fatboy® the first – $239
No musician’s area is complete without comfortable floorspace for lovers and fellow jam-session attendees to plop down. These Fatboy bean bags are comfortable, durable, and easy to clean up from some other midnight pizza delivery accidents.
Guitar Case – GBP 69
Do not let your guitar sit under your bed in its present beat-up case. With this particular pattern, your case automatically becomes a practical piece of decor in your own doorstep. The case itself is made from a sturdy canvas using a leather handle and powerful straps to carry it on your back for trips across campus.
Rock ‘N Read Bookends – $27.99
These sturdy resin bookends are great conversation pieces. The quirky design is strong enough to hold up your vinyl and keep them easy to access and view.
Room Essentials Jersey Sheet Set – $24.99
When your roommate is watching Friends reruns until 3 in the morning, you won’t have a problem falling asleep in these comfy jersey sheets. Made from the same material as your favourite t-shirt, you’ll feel just as comfortable sliding into them in the end of a very long moment. Do not forget to get them at a Twin XL!
DwellStudio for Target Orbit Bedding Series – $59.99
Obviously, now you need a comfy duvet to top off your soft, jersey sheets. Picking a duvet at a coordinating picture and bright layout is a ideal way to add a bold fashion statement to a room without having to add a lot of work. This duvet from DwellStudio, adds a daring pop at a fun, classy style.
Toys R Us
Red Woodstock Poster – $9.99
No audio lover’s dorm area is complete with no a timeless concert poster or two. And what greater concert to pay tribute than Woodstock?
The Container Store
Page’Up – $6.99
Need a small help coordinating your sheets of audio? Getting course assignments, orchestra music, and your own compostions mixed up? The Page ‘Up resembles an extra set of hands. It holds up to 15 sheets of paper in a comfortable reading height — ideal for unexpected bouts of inspiration whilst practicing the guitar, and the occasional bit of homework. And do not they sort of look like guitar picks?
Emerson Dry Erase Door Compact Fridge – $89.99
Unless you’re among the lucky few who already have fridges in their own dorm rooms, then a mini-fridge is a must-have for faculty living. This dry-erase model (in black!) Lets you tend to your artistic side and depart passive-aggressive notes telling your roommate to quit drinking your milk.
Offi & Company Mini Bent Ply Stand – $29
Store your old CDs and DVDs in a sense a bit different with this curvy plywood instance from YLiving. It’s a great way to emphasize your incredible audio understanding.
Director’s Chair – $50.93
Away to direct your music? Or perhaps you only need a more “thinking chair” for inspiration? Either way, this manager’s seat is bound to remind you of your own star possible. Consider using it instead of a desk chair to bring the identical power-through mentality for your homework!
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