8 ThinkGeek Sale Items to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home


If you're at a loss for how to turn your college dorm room into a space you'll actually like, it's time to check out ThinkGeek's Back to School Sale, where you'll find up to 83% off a selection of toys, gadgets, and housewares until August 31. (Bonus: Bag a Timmy Tattoos Unisex 18th Anniversary T-Shirt for free with orders of $50 or more via coupon code "INKED". You'll need to add the T-shirt to your cart.) Shipping adds $5.95, although orders of $75 or more bag free shipping.

We've chosen eight items to strengthen your dorm decor game.

8 ThinkGeek Sale Items to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Genius Billionaire Playboy Philanthropist Refrigerator

Iron Man Mini Fridge for $49.99 (a low by $9)

Even if you already have a regular mini fridge, this portable one might be worth the investment. It can keep up to six cans cold or function as a food warmer. You can even grab it by the carry handle and plug it up in your car for handy snacks when you're on the go.

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Get Popping

Gourmet Popping Candy 3-Pack for $4.99 ($5 off)

Few dorms have a complete kitchen, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge your cravings. Keep these bacon, beer, and wasabi candies in your drawer, and enjoy your favorite flavors any time the mood strikes.

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Brilliant Block

SuperNova Light Cube Bluetooth Speaker for $39.99 ($40 off)

Make the most of your space with this multitasking device. Not only will it play your music via Bluetooth or auxiliary, but it'll also provide a light show that'll make even dull cinder block walls pleasant to look at. Even better, with 36 different modes, you can choose the color and pattern of the lights.

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Magical Meals

Elodie Unicorn Ramen Bowl for $24.99 ($3 off)

Ramen is a staple of the college diet. Consume it in style with this set of two magical bowls. (Why two? So you can share with a friend or go twice as long before doing dishes!) For peak convenience, you can toss your instant noodles in and microwave them without breaking them up.

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Socket Droid

Star Wars R2-D2 USB Wall Charger for $9.99 (a low by $3)

Your phone is your lifeline for social happenings (and to your family — call your mom!), so avoid FOMO by keeping it charged. This charger lights up when receiving power so you know it's working, and the two USB ports mean you can also top off a tablet or a buddy's device.

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Trash Panda Pal

Rocket Raccoon Backpack Buddy for $14.99 ($25 off)

Before it gets cold, there's fun to be had and friends to be made on the quad. Rocket will help you transport whatever you need (Laptop for movies? Water bottle? Dancing Baby Groot?) for maximum recreation.

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Baker Street Blanket

Sherlock 221B Doorframe Blanket for $12.99 (a low by $11)

The thermostat can be an issue in shared habitation spaces. If your roommate likes it cold, save some strife by taking a page from Sherlock's book and grab a throw. At 50" x 88", this blanket is big enough to snuggle and keep you cozy down to your toes.

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Old-School Suds

8-Bit Soap Set for $19.99 ($5 off)

There are plenty of perks to being out on your own, like the freedom to set your own bedtime. But there are also new challenges, like buying your own perishable household necessities. Luckily, even soap can be a fun purchase with this game-inspired set, which features vanilla and woody scents.

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Readers, what's your best tip for dressing up a dorm room? Will you be shopping ThinkGeek's Back to School Sale? Let us know in the comments!

DealNews Contributing Writer

Elizabeth Zimmerman is a former Associate Editor at DealNews. She specializes in tap dancing, wearing a lot of colors, making cakes, and sneaking Beatles references into deals. Goo goo g'joob.
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