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September 15, 2016

Transform Your Dorm Room With Less Than $15

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Your dorm room will quickly become the place you feel the most comfortable in on campus. When you come back to your room or apartment after a long day of classes or a botched exam, you just want peace. Here are some easy and inexpensive tips and DIYs that will help you turn your dorm room or apartment into somethin’ dreamy.
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Lifestyle
October 24, 2014

FYI: Magical Workspaces

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The most annoying expression of all time MAY be “cluttered desk, cluttered mind”. For most of us, a desk is bought with the expectation that it will be the surface where we write the next great American novel, memorize every digit of pi, or discover the cure for an international epidemic. These dreams usually plummet shortly after purchasing said desk (when it quickly becomes stained with nail polish and microwave pasta. This can’t be true for just me, right?)

Catch some well-deserved design envy for these magical offices, that don’t just serve as workspaces, but will actually inspire you to GETCHO $H!T DUN. read more…

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November 8, 2013

10 Things To Use Nail Polish For Other Than Nails

We are all about finding multipurpose uses for household products that we already own. (See Beauty Product Life Hacks) Since nail polish is pretty much a staple in every house in America, we explore 10 other ways we can use other than for our nails. read more…

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Lifestyle
October 29, 2013

HOW TO: Decorate Your Room Like You're In The 90s

The 90s were a decade that brought us a plethora of goodness: The Spice Girls, Beanie Babies, slap bracelets, Dunkaroos, Full House, tearaway pants and, arguably most importantly, Aaron Carter. As a product of these SunnyD fueled times, I had the luxury of growing up during the height of 90s design, which was reflected in the sophisticated aesthetic of my pre-teen bedroom. From inflatable furniture to fuzzy-framed pictures, here’s a serious guide on how to model your crash pad like you’re back in the 90s. read more…

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Lifestyle
August 28, 2013

Pimp My Res: 8 DIYs For Dorm Room Living

Some scholarly dude somewhere once proclaimed that our environments influence our mood and abilities. Translation: a good study space gets you that much closer to the A’s. This likely also means I’d be a wizard too if my school library looked more like Hogwarts… I digress…. Here’s a thought: instead of lonnnng, lifeless hours in the lib reading about blah blah blah, we should retreat to our comfy-cozy sanctuaries also known as The Dorms. You laugh now, but wait ’till you see the endless possibilities of DIY magic (also, Wizard magic)! Eclectic wall hangings and things from the earth give your drab dorm a study-friendly vibe. Grab some paintbrushes and roll up your sleeves. It time to get your Martha Stewart on in the name of academia, because these seven dorm room DIYs are… well… cool for school. read more…

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Lifestyle
August 11, 2013

Sunday Morning Moodboard: 21 Shades of Black

When it comes to making aesthetic decisions, shades more often than not take the cake over colour. Since we’ve already dedicated a moodboard to the beautiful shade of white, this time we’re traveling to the opposite end of the spectrum and offering you a visual treat in all things black. Here you go early risers, something to awake to, with unfortunately a very tired title… sorry guys! read more…

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Lifestyle
June 7, 2013

5 Ways To DIY Old Denim

It’s that time of year again – spring cleaning. This means you’ll be undoubtably hacking through your closets and ditching the items you’ll probably never wear again. I’ll admit there’s nothing more satisfying than donating garbage bags full of clothes and being left with a clutter-less wardrobe, but something that is equally satisfying is discovering forgotten gems in your very own bedroom. We’ve found these 5 DIY’s to get your jean juices flowing, and make you think twice before you throw out your old denim.  read more…

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Lifestyle
September 5, 2012

DIY Ideas That’ll Take Your Dorm Room From Flat To Fabulous

Make the most of your living space this new school year with these four easy and inexpensive DIY projects: read more…

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Lifestyle
April 24, 2012

TOP 10: The Coolest iPod Docks Money Can Buy

These speakers that we’re about to show you aren’t just functional for the purpose of listening to music, but they are also super-duper-visually-cool. Well, why settle when you can get one of these? read more…

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Lifestyle
February 7, 2012

10 Supercool Light Fixtures to DIY

Trade your boring lamps with these interesting light fixtures. Best part? Most of them are DIY-able. read more…

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