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10 Ways To Upgrade Your Dorm Bed

Don't listen to the haters, dorm beds can be just as good as regular beds. Maybe even better. Get the goods at Target.

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1. Build an elaborate loft.

You will be the coolest kid on campus for this.
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You will be the coolest kid on campus for this.

2. Double down on the animal swag.

We're talking animal prints, animal posters, stuffed animals and furry sheets. Add some camo to bring the look together.
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We're talking animal prints, animal posters, stuffed animals and furry sheets. Add some camo to bring the look together.

3. This homemade cat quilt could also work.

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4. Padding, padding, padding.

Two layers oughta work. Memory foam is basically essential.
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Two layers oughta work. Memory foam is basically essential.

5. Spray your bed with lavender!

Make some lavender spray for your sheets. It'll feel like falling into a sleepy garden each time you get into bed. Here's how.
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Make some lavender spray for your sheets. It'll feel like falling into a sleepy garden each time you get into bed. Here's how.

6. Bed. Risers.

You'll feel like royalty being so high in the air. Also, storage.
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You'll feel like royalty being so high in the air. Also, storage.

7. Make your own headboard!

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(it's not that hard!)

Here's how.
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Here's how.

8. Also make a DIY canopy.

No pink, no butterflies. Keep it classy. Also, add some string lights—it looks really whimsical.
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No pink, no butterflies. Keep it classy. Also, add some string lights—it looks really whimsical.

9. Put a fuzzy rug by your bed.

So when you step out your feet are still in heaven.
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So when you step out your feet are still in heaven.

10. Or just push two beds together to make a king size!

Ahhh luxury.
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Ahhh luxury.