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Decorating Ideas for College Dorm Rooms

It's August already!  And it's that time of year again when the kids will be going back to school! For a lot parents, you're breathing a sigh of relief that the kids will be back in school again. But if you have a son or daughter who is going away to college for the first time, you may be feeling some trepidation. Most teenagers are anxious for a new adventure and to be free from their parent's watchful eye. However, they may also be feeling a little uneasy about being away from home for the first time. If this is the case and your teenager wants to make his/her dorm room more cozy, here are a few tips on making their new abode feel more like home: 1. Purchase a twin-sized comforter in their favorite color or design -- most dorm room beds are extra-long twin beds; 2. Buy rod pocket curtains for the windows (of course, color-coordinated with the bed comforter!); 3. Buy a spring curtain rod (it fits inside the window frame - no need to drill holes in the window frame