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    Aug 19, 2017

    23 Things That'll Help You Have The Coolest Locker In School

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    1. Add a carpet to make your locker feel more like home.

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    Promising review: "So cute. I can't wait for school to start. We bought this for my niece who starts middle school soon. She loves it! Great gift for kids getting their lockers for the first time!" —LeslieNT

    Get the polka dots on PBTeen for $9 or the shag on Amazon for $14.48.

    2. Keep pens and pencils handy with a helpful—and adorable—mint holder.

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    Pair with a matching mint basket and cup.

    Get it on Target for $4.99.

    3. Make the most of the space you have with a locker shelf.

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    Promising review: "The shelf provides lots of storage, great for organization, gives you up to three compartments to store books and other items. It's easy to set up/take down and it can hold lots of books. I love this product." —lanes

    Get it from The Container Store for $24.99.

    4. Bring some nature to the locker scene with a magnetic vase for holding a flower (ideally a fake one).

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    You could hypothetically just keep bringing in flowers, but who wants a wilted flower in their locker?

    Get it from The Container Store for $4.99.

    5. Install a magnetic chandelier with a motion sensor light to class up the joint.

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    Is this a locker or a ballroom?

    Get it from Five Below for $5 (available in two colors).

    6. Wrap items in washi tape if the original color isn't to your liking.

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    Dull mirrors, cups, and other accessories can instantly become flashy and fun with a layer of tape.

    Promising review: "This washi tape set is amazing. All of the print designs are so cute; it's hard to pick a favorite! They're great quality with good adhesive. The designs show through and look even better in person! You won't be disappointed." —Ele

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

    7. Add some color with some magnetic LED lights.

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    Promising review: "Pretty cool little magnets. The lights are a lot brighter than I thought they would be. They already come with batteries so you're ready to go." —Amaya

    Get it on Amazon for $14.95.

    8. Cover the walls with removable wallpaper to add some personality.

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    The set comes with three vinyl decals that are easily applied and removed.

    Get it on PBTeen for $19 (available in three styles).

    9. Stick some planetary magnets on the door for some out of this world decor.

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    These magnets are science teacher approved.

    Promising review: "These magnets are the best. My boy immediately loved it and told me about the planets he learned at school. They're a great gift and great tool for hanging notes and drawings on the refrigerator." —RKH

    Get it on Amazon for $14.99.

    10. Or make your own using plain, industrial magnets.

    Also science teacher approved.

    Get the tutorial on Yellow Brick Home.

    11. Add a little sparkle to getting out textbooks with battery powered string lights.

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    Make sure if you add lights, they're LED and don't heat up. Burning down the gym isn't really an option, unless there's vampires in there.

    Get it on Amazon for $15.95.

    12. Make your locker look bigger with a classic trick—adding a mirror.

    amazon.com, pbteen.com

    Promising review: "This really is unbreakable! We have it outside in a chicken coop (for chicken entertainment), and we have seen them stare at it for hours! It doesn't fog up or get dirty, even though we live in Colorado with rain, snow, and wind. It's hanging with just a small zip tie with no problem because it's very light." —Amazon Customer

    Get the simple mirror on Amazon for $9.99 or the makeup brush holding mirror on PBTeen for $14.99 (available in two colors).

    13. Start a party with adisco ball for the top of your locker.

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    See kids??? School is fun!

    Get it on Target for $14.99.

    14. Construct elegant poetry with magnetic words.

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    Promising review: "This is a really nice little set. My daughter and I have enjoyed mixing and matching to create our own little verses." —Amazon Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $8.95 (available in multiple themes).

    15. Hit the bullseye with this dart board magnet—it'll keep all your metal items in sight.

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    Get it on Asos for $16.

    16. Stick gold polka dots on the walls for some kitschy charm.

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    Promising review: "This is a great design that goes on very easily and can be pulled back to adjust placement. It's nice and thick so it doesn't rip when applying and lays well over parts of the locker that aren't perfectly flat or smooth (like little screws and vent slots). Also, the magnetic locker accessories still work perfectly over it." —savvygirl007

    Get it on The Container Store for $9.99.

    17. Show off pictures with a clothespin and sloth paperclips.

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    Promising review: "These are awesome if you like sloths. They're great quality and just so cute. They come with the green string that's not attached to the clips, in case you want to use the clips by themselves, which is what I do. The rubber sloths are just as pictured and well attached to the clips. I use them every day on my work folders and would buy them again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $7.65.

    18. Leave notes and reminders for later with fun, dry erase word bubble magnets.

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    This is the first step towards your ventriloquism routine with your locker. It's gonna be a hit at the talent show.

    Get it on The Container Store for $8.99.

    19. Go for a Santa Fe decor style and add some bold cactus magnets.

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    Get six from ByPryorArrangement on Etsy for $13.30 (available in five color options).

    20. Become a fairy princess with removable butterfly decals.

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    Promising review: "These 3D stickers are fun and super easy to do. Overall, super cute for a little girls room and great for adding dimension to a boring space." —Crystal3052

    Get it on Amazon for $8.99.

    21. Hide any unwanted smells with an air freshener based on the world's greatest Hide and Seek champ.

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    Promising review: "I got these for party-favors at our son's Bigfoot birthday. Its a nice woodsy smell. Not disgusting like Bigfoot smells in real life." —Jerilyn

    Get it on Amazon for $5.35.

    22. Practice your Scrabble skills with magnetic letter pieces.

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    Promising review: "So much fun! We love it and our guests always enjoy it! It's so fun to make your own crosswords." —Dan Klenosky

    Get it on Amazon for $27.99 or Box Lunch for $19.50.

    23. And feel like an old-school movie theater owner with this magnetic peg board.

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    Perfect for people who have the patience to pop out each little letter.

    Get it on Asos for $13.

    These products are to die for!

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