15 Awesome Dorm Room Essentials

Take it in: the sweet smell of a new dorm room. Not so nice? Ok, well, you might need an air freshener. But as soon as you get over the smell it's time to start decorating—after all, this isn’t your childhood bedroom in Mom and Dad’s house, but your first real chance to decorate your own space as you see fit. Pick up some basics like extra-long twin sheets, and show your personality with pillowslighting, and posters. And if your roommate isn't on board with your decorating scheme, just send them to us and we'll sort them out.