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Pink, Green, & Utterly Organized | Dorm Ditto #2

(The above dorm is an image that I found on Photobucket... so unfortunately I do not know how to properly credit the source. From digging around on the internet, however, I believe that it originates from The Container Store . If anyone knows anything different, feel free to let me know so I can cite the photo properly.) Color & Pattern: This dorm sticks to a two color scheme of pink and green with white accents. One roommate's bed and desk are done in pink, while the other roommate's stuff is green. This is a simple design to distinguish separate spaces in the dorm room. All patterns in the room are kept to a minimum, making the space straightforward and uncluttered by prints. Storage: This room has no shortage of storage solutions! (Which is probably due to the fact that it was outfitted in its near entirety by The Container Store .) There's a place for everything to be stowed away... and it all centers around the desk area. Check out all of those magazine

Girls' Night In

Above: Girls listening to records in a 1958 dorm. (Photo credit: William M. Rittase, image found here .) ♥Amore

Purple, White, & Red All Over | Dorm Ditto #1

(The above dorm is an image that I found on Photobucket... so unfortunately I do not know how to properly credit the source. If anyone knows, feel free to let me know so that I can cite the image.) Color & Pattern: I love the color scheme of the above dorm. The students kept it simple and limited the room to purple, red, white, and black. The solid comforters are spruced up by the cheery polka-dotted bedsheets. The zebra-print rug is a burst of bold pattern in the room. By keeping everything else solid or subdued in print, the room isn't overwhelmed by patterns. Storage: See all those little red and white bins? They make great storage. They can stow away anything from magazines, textbooks, and binders to shoes, dvd's & cd's, and snacks. Things that would otherwise clutter the room are kept out of site but within easy reach. Seating: By lofting the beds, the students allowed enough room to bring in that comfy purple futon, which is decked out with two thro