There’s no reason dorm rooms need to be boring. Eight ways to add pop and personality.

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There’s no reason dorm rooms need to be boring.

If your child is complaining about their state of affairs in campus housing, offer some aid. They can move the furniture around, add lots of color and let their personality shine through. Here are some fun products you can provide to give their room a boost.

Deny Designs Kal Barteski Superheroes & Rockstars Throw Pillow (on sale for $63 at target.com). They’ll feel the power with this fun throw pillow that will brighten a bed and provide a dose of inspiration.

Kate Spade New York Laundry Bag ($46 at amazon.com). If their laundry is going to hang out for a while, make sure it’s dressed up in a pretty bag.

Privacy Pop Bed Tent ($130 for a twin XL at privacypop.com). Give them some much-needed privacy with the addition of this tent. They simply zip it closed when they need to sleep, read or just take some space.

Chemex 6-Cup Pour Over Coffee Maker ($44 at bedbathandbeyond.com). For late-night study sessions, they’re going to need an easy-to-use coffee maker that’ll brew a ton of joe. This is it.

Clockwise from top left:    Text Guy Learn From Everyone Rug, starting at $35; Chemex 6-Cup Pour Over Coffee Maker, $44; Ikea Bastis Hooks, $3 for six
Clockwise from top left: Text Guy Learn From Everyone Rug, starting at $35; Chemex 6-Cup Pour Over Coffee Maker, $44; Ikea Bastis Hooks, $3 for six

Rohini Daybed Cushion ($159 at urbanoutfitters.com). This will soon become their study area/guest bed/breakfast nook/couch/post-party crash pad. Six colors are available.

Ikea Bastis Hooks ($3 for six). Add some personality with these fun and functional rubber wall hooks.

Viv + Rae Kathlyn Table Lamp ($43 at allmodern.com). This bright-orange lamp inspired by a spilled paint can is whimsical, clever and perfect for a college desk. It blends with a modern, minimalist or playful room. Other colors are also available.

Text Guy Learn From Everyone Rug (starting at $35 at society6.com). This artist-designed rug keeps their carpets clean with a philosophical touch.

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