By Amanda Brown
A cooler may work as a chair and the box your books came in could pass for a table, but where’s the oomph in that? Buying furniture for your dorm or apartment is one of the coolest parts about college. You finally get the opportunity to create your perfect space–just the way you want it. That little dose of personality that says I live here. It’s time to take your crib up a notch.
It’s time to take your crib up a notch. And luckily, it doesn’t necessarily have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of deals you can find around the web if you know where to look.
Here are 6 places you can find college furniture to add some spice to your space.
Dormify has a wide array of trendy, one-of-a-kind dorm room furniture and decor. This store makes coordinating your pad easy by allowing you to see and purchase fully decorated rooms.
Amazon is a staple when it comes to shopping for college. It features a wide variety of every back to school essential including furniture for your dorm room or apartment. The best part is that Amazon offers free shipping for students with Prime Student.
For those of you who have a thing for organization, The Container Store is a dream come true. Here you will find everything you need to create an organized space for studying, and a Pinterest-worthy closet.
Everything on dormco.com is suitably designed for college dorm rooms. Here you can find everything from plush dorm sofas and funky wall tapestries to a wide array of dorm trunks for extra storage space. Not to mention shipping is always only $2.95 regardless of the size of your order.
CORT furniture is a furniture rental company specifically for college students moving into apartments while attending school. CORT gives you the option to rent furniture instead of buying it and delivers it to your apartment or dorm room. Renting furniture allows you to save money and makes moving a much swifter process.
Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without the one and only Target. Target has a dorm room furniture line that’s both bold and affordable. Now Target has an interactive tool called the Made For U College Styler that allows you to create a customized dorm room that you can shop from your phone or laptop.