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8 Best College Dorm Bedding and Bath Essentials for 2022

Your dorm will be your home throughout your time in college, and it’s incredibly important to make it feel as comfortable as possible. It will be your space to relax and recharge after a long day, a place to do your schoolwork, and likely a spot to socialize as well.

Read on for our curated list of the best bedding and bath essentials that every college student must have in their dorm in 2022.

Styling Ideas For Your Master Bedroom
So, if you are like me, your bedroom tends to be your safe space, the place where you leave everything at the door and recharge, heal, and relax. That being said, why not take the time to create a space that can become your escape from the world? Lucky for you, I know some great ways to design your space in a way that allows for total relaxation and a euphoric experience. Let's totally zen out, and find the perfect style to fit your self-care needs!

My bedroom has undergone multiple styles and décor overhauls, leading me to a unique style encompassing my favorite designs throughout the ages. While questioning how fiscally responsible all these changes are, I can finally say that my personal oasis is finally complete.
How To Keep Your Bedding Clean When You Have Pets
If you enjoy sharing your bed with your furry friends at home, you know what a challenge it can be to keep your bedding clean. Dogs and cats can leave behind fur and pet dander that may cause allergies, carry...
Ways To Put On A Duvet Cover
Duvet covers offer versatility and comfort and are an excellent option for your bedding set. However, getting duvet covers on can sometimes appear tricky. Avoid frustrations with your duvet cover! Let us guide you through the easiest methods of getting that duvet cover on so you can enjoy your beautiful bedding.
How To Update Your Kid’s Bedroom
Updating your kid’s bedroom doesn’t have to look like an HGTV project gone wrong. Instead, take advantage of these simple changes that will last with them through all ages and stages. 
The Best Plants For Your Bedroom

Plants have so many qualities to them that not only help with our everyday lives but can also brighten a room in so many ways, especially when pairing your plants with your furniture and most importantly, your beddingLet’s get into some specifics about plants, not only do they provide air quality but they change our moods in a good way!

The Best Sleep Tracking Apps for the Best Night's Sleep
With the plethora of tech wearables available to the public, many already own a sleep tracker without knowing. Not all trackers are made equal; some clearly stand out over the others. It is also worth noting that not everyone wants to wear something tech in bed; I have you covered with some alternatives to track your sleep without having that clingy tech on you like a crush that won't leave you alone.  
How To Make Your Bedroom Feel Bigger
No matter the reason, if your bedroom feels smaller than you’d like, there are many ways you can open it up without major renovations. You can transform your space with lighting, furniture, window treatments, wall décor, and bedding. Keep reading to learn our top tips for transforming your humble abode into a peaceful retreat fit for a queen.
How To Pick The Right Bed Sheets Based On The Way You Sleep
Did you know that your bed sheets play just as big a role in having that needed rest you crave? Yes, your bed sheets can determine how restful your body will feel, not to mention the functionalities of the materials that will aid in a snooze-filled night. Find the perfect material for your good night's sleep.
How Often Should You Wash Your Cotton Sheets?
You got all your essentials ready for a relaxing night. Netflix, snacks, and some wine; you finally slide into bed, only to be confronted by the horrid realization that you have not washed your sheets in, uh, the longest time ever! Although, how often should you wash your cotton sheets?
The Best Scents for A Good Night's Sleep
After a stressful day, few things in life can be as rejuvenating and energizing as a restful night’s sleep. While fluffy pillows, pristine white sheets, cotton quilts, and a pitch-dark bedroom can help you drift off with ease, there’s one often overlooked, easy, and inexpensive tool you can add to your nightly routine. Wondering what they are? Scents!
How To Style Your Bedroom With Pops Of Color

All these websites and apps give us tips and tricks, secrets, hacks to mix and match, diversify, and create a one-of-kind bedroom that represents who we are, so I'm sure most of you are asking, "Where do I start?"

Well, that's where I come in to give you the tidbits of information needed to make that bedroom of yours the topic of conversation.

5 Ways To Decorate Your Bedroom With Color

Picture this, you walk into your local store that not only sells the groceries you’re looking for but beautiful home décor and knickknack’s that you’re dying to take home with you. You look to your checklist of items you need to purchase and realize that beautiful black lamp with gold trim finishes you’ve been eyeing is not on that checklist, what to do, what to do?

My suggestion, buy it!

Color Combos To Try in 2022
Combining colors that will make striking statements and what better way than to do so then in 2022, the year of revolution and expansion, we are here to expand our creativity and revolutionize how we see color and how it can be used to show originality and individuality.
Ultimate Checklist For Your Guest Bedroom
Now, if you’re anything like me, I always prefer having a two-bedroom home, the reason being for the simple fact that I can convert that secondary room into an office/guest room, it’s a fabulous combination, and it allows one to explore many options in diversifying a guest room. That being said, we want to make our guests feel welcomed when having a guest room, and this is where an organized checklist comes into play when inviting guests to stay the night.
Tips To Improve Your Nightly Routine

Morning routines and caffeine are often hailed as sure-shot mantras for success, and it can be easy to take the benefits of sleep for granted. The truth is, a good night routine is one of the effortless ways of improving your sleep quality and your overall health.

Even simple things like comfy bedding, fluffy pillows, and soft linens can help you drift off with ease and set you up for the following day.

How to Care For Your Towels

One of the most frequently used items in your home is your towels. Bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, etc. are all used daily for your personal hygiene needs. So when you get up in the morning to shower or end the day with a good face wash, you want to use towels that are cozy, comfortable, and durable. You want soft, luxurious towels. So, you will want to make sure those towels are cared for so they remain soft and cozy. 


Percale Cotton 101: The Ultimate Guide
Have you been searching for the perfect bedding, only to end up confused and overwhelmed? The textile industry is full of technical terms and jargon that are sure to make the average consumers head spin. Percale cotton is extremely popular and for good reason but how do you know if it’s the right bedding for you? Luckily, our team at SouthShore Fine Linens has you covered. Read on to learn everything you need to know before taking the plunge and investing in Percale bedding. 
Southshore Fine Linens 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a long and difficult year for all of us. At Southshore Fine Linens we believe that we are all in this together and that everyone deserves a little bit of rest and relaxation. This holiday season may look and feel a little bit different and the way we celebrate with our loved ones might not be the same but we are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality bedding and bath at the very best price. Nothing says I love you like a great night’s rest. Treat your loved ones this holiday season to the coziest comforters, quilts, and duvet cover sets, the softest sheet sets, and most luxurious plush towels without breaking the bank.
Expert Tips to Help You Decorate Your Bedroom on a Budget

If you’re tired of your old bedroom aesthetic, you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars or redo your entire bedroom to give it a fresh, new look.

These simple bedroom decorating ideas are easy and affordable, so why not get it at and create a new vibe?

How To Decorate Your Dorm On A Budget

Most dorm rooms come with a bed, a desk and chair, a bookcase; a dresser and either a closet or wardrobe. Space is tight and storage is definitely an issue, so you need to maximize every inch.

Plus, you usually can’t use nails on the walls or the walls might be concrete block making it hard to hang anything. Here’s how you can tackle the challenge and create an amazing dorm room on a budget.