When you help move your teen into college, you will focus on the dorm room bed, the weirdly elevated, twin XL-length bed. You will do this because, more than anything, you want that bed to be filled with all the good things that remind your child of home. As you add each layer and smooth out all the wrinkles, you will silently hope you are adding a protective coating of love as you transform the industrial-strength bed into your kid’s “home.”
And when you finally pat down the finished, well-made bed, you will try your hardest not to cry.
To help you with the dorm room shopping in your future, we asked our Grown and Flown Parents what their kids loved and used the most for their dorm room beds and the following are some of their very best ideas.
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Best Dorm Room Bed Ideas
puredown Goose Down Feather Pillows for Sleeping Down Pillow Jumbo Cotton Pillow Cover for Siding Sleeping Set of 2
The Nest Pillow gets top ratings.
AllerEase Bed Bug Barrier Protection Kit XL Twin — Zippered Mattress and Pillow Protector (XL Twin)
Smart Sheets® Brushed Microfiber 3-Piece Bedding Set, Luxurious, Soft & Durable, Deep Pockets, Hypoallergenic Sheet & Pillowcase Set, Fitted Bed Sheets with Side Storage Pockets – Twin XL, Grey
AmazonBasics Reversible Microfiber Comforter – Twin/Twin Extra-Long, Navy Blue
Call Mom Pillow Case
Noahas Super Soft Modern Shag Area Rugs Fluffy Living Room Carpet Comfy Bedroom Home Decorate Floor Kids Playing Mat 4 Feet by 5.3 Feet
3 Drawer Cart
Headside Storage Caddy – Black
LED String Lights with Photo Clips
Bose Wireless Headphones, Noise Cancelling
Loud Dual Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker
Bed Risers with Outlets and USB Ports
Clip on Fan
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