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How to Make a Faux Fur Pouf for Under $40!

by M.E. Russell

Faux fur pouf DIY: Make this project for under $40!

I have a secret infatuation with faux fur. I'm the gal who raids the remnant bin at the fabric store for any and all furry fabrics. What I'm saving them for, I don't know. They're just so fun! The faux fur pouf is trending, but some of the nicer onces available to purchase are over $100. With back-to-school season upon us again, I wanted to find a way to make one of these fun and furry ottomans on the cheap. Keep reading to see how I made this one for under $40!     

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Back to School: Colorful Essentials for Happy Dorm Living!

by Capree K

Back to School: Colorful Essentials for Happy Dorm Living!

It's back to school season and for many starting or returning to college, a white cinder block room awaits.  Hooray for student housing!  Balancing school, jobs, and a social life is difficult enough, so we're making sure your home away from home is as non-depressing as possible.  We've rounded up a few of our favorite colorful essentials to make dorm life happy on the inside - and friendly on your student budget!   

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Dorm room makeovers that will help you get 8 hours of sleep!

by DIY Maven

Dorm room makeovers that will help you get 8 hours of sleep!

Hey dorm room inhabitants, are you feeling sleep deprived? Could be stress, too much partying or it could be your dorm room. We can't help you with the first two causes, but for the 3rd, keep on a-readin'.

 Sleeping through college (20 photos)

Dr. Michael J. Breus gives us his best sensory tips for making your dorm room sleep-friendly, which will, of course, improve your GPA, keep you from gaining that freshman 15

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Dorm Room Decor!

by DIY Maven

Dorm Room Decor!

Today we're excited to add a new on-going feature to the Curbly family: Dorm Room Decor. Just in time for back-to-school season, we've been scrounging the internets to find cool new projects and tips for living stylishly on campus. We're starting off with some great posts from the Curbly vault. So, without further ado, let's get started!

First up is this helpful video, "Dorm Room Essentials", which will get you thinking about dorm life and the...

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6 Plants for Dorm Rooms

by DIY Maven

Lavender In Pot

I read about a disturbing trend that involves college students adopting kitties at the beginning of the school year and then abandoning them when the year is over. Yeah, don't do that. Instead, how about getting yourself--or your college-bound kid-- a nice plant? They add color and life to a drab dorm room and, in some instances, might save your life! Okay, that last one

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Dorm Room Essentials

by DIY Maven

created on: 07/23/08

If you’re headed off to college or heading someone off to college this fall, here’s a great video that’ll get you thinking about dorm-room life and the challenges it presents. Even though space will–most likely–be at a premium, style doesn’t have to be!

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