Dorm room decor, items for back-to-school

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Heading back to school and need some decorating inspiration? Here are some fun and creative dorm room decor and other items to liven up your home away from home.

Winking Eyes pillowcase set

Stylish and playful, the winking eye pillowcase set
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Stylish and playful, the winking eye pillowcase set will make your room stand out from the rest; $39.99 at etsy.com

Scratch Map

College can be a time to travel and
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College can be a time to travel and explore the world, and what better way to keep track of your travels with a scratch map; $26 to $40 at uncommongoods.com.

The Emily & Meritt No Nails Dry-Erase Weekly Calendar

Jot down all your weekly activities and future
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Jot down all your weekly activities and future plans with this dry-erase calendar; $30 at pbteen.com

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Latitude & Longitude Personalized Wood Sign

Personalize your dorm room with the latitude and
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Personalize your dorm room with the latitude and longitude coordinates of your home or somewhere special; $29.99 at personalizationmall.com

A Visual Compendium Of Hockey Jerseys

If you're a major sports fan, display the
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If you're a major sports fan, display the NHL jerseys from some of your favorite teams; $35 at dormify.com

Turn Off Your Straightener Decorative Doormat

For the all the times your parents aren't
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For the all the times your parents aren't there to remind you; $45 at etsy.com

New York Candle

Bring a little piece of home wherever you
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Bring a little piece of home wherever you go with the Homesick candle; $29.95 at homesickcandles.com.

Bed in a Tote Sets

Don't let dorm mattresses languish beneath boring bed
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Don't let dorm mattresses languish beneath boring bed linens. These polyester Bed in a Tote sets come in hundreds of designs, and feature a printed twin XL duvet cover, pillow sham, throw pillow and matching bag; $159 at denydesigns.com

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Umbra Hangit Photo Display

The Umbra Hangit Photo Display is a great
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The Umbra Hangit Photo Display is a great way to show off your memories, family and friends; $20 at amazon.com

Stay Awhile Hook

Hang college necessities with this welcoming hook; $18
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Hang college necessities with this welcoming hook; $18 at urbanoutfitters.com

Retro-style Vietnamese Coffee Maker

This small, retro-style stainless steel Vietnamese coffee maker
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This small, retro-style stainless steel Vietnamese coffee maker turns coarsely ground beans into freshly brewed coffee in its own little cup. It's only 4.5 inches high, and comes with a tamper; $30 at kikkerland.com

What Do You Meme? Adult Party Game

Memes have become a stable in the world
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Memes have become a stable in the world of millennials. In What do you meme?, pair a caption card and a meme photo card to come up with the funniest combination; $29.99 at amazon.com

10-Light Paper Ball LED String Light Set

Light up your living space with these fun
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Light up your living space with these fun patterned string lights; $14.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com

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Portable Bluetooth speaker

Take your tunes wherever you go with this
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Take your tunes wherever you go with this rechargeable, portable Bluetooth speaker. The tiny 3.5-inch-high speaker offers 10 hours of playback time for each charge, and it's also completely adorable; $60 at katespade.com

Storage Mirror

Have all your belongings in one place while
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Have all your belongings in one place while you get ready for class or a night out; $37.99 at target.com.

Namast'ay In Bed Pillow

Tell everyone how you really feel with this
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Tell everyone how you really feel with this statement bed pillow; $29 at dormify.com

Roku

Watch all your favorite streaming shows and movies
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Watch all your favorite streaming shows and movies with Roku; $29.99 at bestbuy.com.

Ultimate Ears - UE WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Play music throughout campus with this waterproof speaker
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Play music throughout campus with this waterproof speaker available in a variety of colors; $79.99 at bestbuy.com

Embroidered College Pillows

Rep your school pride with an embroidered college
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Rep your school pride with an embroidered college pillow; $158 at uncommongoods.com.

The Beard Bib

The must-have accessory for any college student living
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The must-have accessory for any college student living with roommates to keep the bathroom clean and neat after shaving; $29.99 at thebeardking.com.

Soft-sided Storage Boxes

Find a place for everything with these cotton/linen/polyester
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Find a place for everything with these cotton/linen/polyester storage boxes. Available in nine different sizes, with lids and without, they're perfect for storing everything that needs to be tucked away. From $12 to $28 at muji.us/store

Mini Refrigerator

This retro-style mini refrigerator (available in a variety
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This retro-style mini refrigerator (available in a variety of colors) features a door basket, ice cube tray, slide-out shelf and built-in bottle opener; $149 at urbanoutfitters.com.

Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition

Gamers can enjoy all their favorite old-school Nintendo
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Gamers can enjoy all their favorite old-school Nintendo games with the Nintendo Entertainment System; $249.99 at amazon.com.

TaoTronics Essential Oil Diffuser

Keep your room smelling fresh with an oil
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Keep your room smelling fresh with an oil diffuser and cleanse your room; $26.99 at amazon.com

Kan Jam Ultimate Disc Game

The essential party game for any tailgate or
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The essential party game for any tailgate or outdoor event; $38.55 at amazon.com.

Plastic Rocking Armchair

This Plastic Rocking Armchair will add a modern
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This Plastic Rocking Armchair will add a modern twist to your room; $120 at amazon.com

Giant Sneaker Beanbag Chair

Take something fun to school with you with
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Take something fun to school with you with a giant sneaker beanbag. The 2-foot-wide chair is small enough for dorm rooms and is filled with expanded polystyrene beads. The cover is made of polyester; $60 at wowworksnyc.com  

Cloudnola Flipping Out Clock

People will flip out at this unique way
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People will flip out at this unique way to tell time; $179 at urbanoutfitterscom

The Emily & Meritt Wash Me Laundry Backpack

A sweet reminder for the weeks you're dreading
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A sweet reminder for the weeks you're dreading to do laundry; $29 at pbteen.com

CapRack18 - Baseball Cap Holder

Store and display all your sport hats with
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Store and display all your sport hats with this cap holder that easily hooks on to any door; $10 at amazon.com

Quilted Dish Chair Light Gray

Sit back and relax after a long day
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Sit back and relax after a long day of studying with this dish chair; $28 at target.com

SunnyLife Table Top Tennis Game Ping Pong Set

Turn your dorm room into a gaming center
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Turn your dorm room into a gaming center for everyone on your floor with this ping pong set; Available in a pineapple and watermelon design for $35 at amazon.com

NFL Team Logo Complete Dart Cabinet Set

Get a dartboard with your favorite team logo
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Get a dartboard with your favorite team logo and revamp your dorm room; $169 at uncommongoods.com

Beer Cap Map Of The USA

Remember the brews from all your travels with
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Remember the brews from all your travels with the Beer Cap Map Of The USA; $24 at dormify.com.

GoSports CornHole Bean Bag Toss Game Set

Don't forget to bring along this popular lawn
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Don't forget to bring along this popular lawn game, perfect for school tailgates, events or just hanging around campus; $94.95 at Amazon.com

Wood Butterfly Chair

Surprisingly elegant and easy to convert from a
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Surprisingly elegant and easy to convert from a foldable chair into a permanent seating solution, the Wood Butterfly Chair in Black by Room Essentials is made from beechwood and features decorative hardware. The seat is made from cushioned linen, and attaches with straps; $69.99 at target.com and Target stores.

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