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7 Things From Home Depot You Need in Your Room

I don’t know about you, but my favorite part of back-to-school is always dorm shopping. I love getting to unleash my inner Joanna Gaines and pick out the perfect pieces to create my dream room. Sometimes, I get a little carried away and find it difficult to create a cohesive look. This year, I may be living at home, but I’m letting my imagination run wild with Home Depot’s dorm styling guide.

Whether your style is boho or glam or anything in between, Home Depot has got you covered for back to school (away or at home). Their styling guide makes creating your dream room so easy, so you can spend more time enjoying it and less stressing about which rug will match your comforter. Below, shop my favorites for your new dream space.

[bf_image id="qfqwcs-1cqxgw-ahbvg1"] Mini fridge, homoedepot.com, $250, shop now

This retro-style mint green mini fridge is everything. Not only is it so cute, it even has a freezer compartment, perfect for storing your pints of Ben & Jerry’s (a study essential, IMO).

[bf_image id="qfqwcs-1cqxgw-2pd9af"] Portable speaker, homedepot.com, $60, shop now

In my opinion, a good speaker is a back to school essential. Whether you’re chilling in your dorm with friends or just trying to drown out the sound of your siblings across the hall, this Bluetooth speaker is your perfect companion.

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Cubbies, homedepot.com, $60, shop now

If you’re in need of some extra storage (who isn’t?), you need this storage shelf. It’s metal wire frame and wooden top is super chic and is the perfect place to store sunglasses, keys, and masks for when you’re running out the door. 

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String lights, homedepot.com, $13, shop now

What's a room without string lights? These pretty rose gold string lights are the perfect addition to any space where you want to add a cozy, tranquil vibe. 

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Pouf, homedepot.com, $50, shop now

A pouf is the room essential you never knew you needed. It serves as a functional piece of extra seating (or a stepping stool to boost yourself on to your elevated dorm bed) and adds a touch of boho style to any space. 

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Headboard, homedepot.com, $115, shop now

A colorful headboard is just the thing to give your room an instant refresh. I’m living for this one’s seafoam green hue and geometric shape. 

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Coffee maker and travel mug, homedepot.com, $23, shop now

If you can’t function without your morning coffee, this single serve coffee maker is for you. It even brews the coffee directly into a stainless steel travel mug, so you can grab it and go in the morning. 

No matter what your back to school situation looks like this year, you deserve a refresh.

Carli is a 2022 grad of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and served as the style section editor for Her Campus. After being a national style writer for Her Campus, she launched Her Campus FIT. A born and raised Jersey Girl, she is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan. In her spare time she loves running, jamming to Taylor Swift, and tracking down the best burgers. Find her on Instagram @carliannescloset.
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