Organizing Ideas

Back to school survival guide

Back to school survival guide

Back to school survival guide Author: Style At Home

Organizing Ideas

Back to school survival guide

We're getting ready for back to school by rounding up the top tips for organizing a dorm room, backpack and lunch bag for all of your educational needs during a jam-packed September.

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Organizing your workspace: The desk
Your handy home office space needs to be a quiet, comfortable place to study and work. Relax with a modern piece of office furniture boasting lots of tabletop space for learning in style.

For more back to school office organizing tips, click here.

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Healthy school lunch ideas: Goat cheese and sundried tomato loaf
Eating a hearty meal on the first day of school allows your mind and body to flourish. This delicious goat cheese and sundried tomato bread is a light and healthy recipe for your study break. Pack your freshly baked loaf in a cute lunch bag and you're on your way to making the grade.

Learn how to make this and five more delicious and nutritious back to school lunches here.


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Back to school essentials: The pocketwatch clock

Time is of the essence when back to school season rolls around. Whether you're running to catch the schoolbus or having a late night study session in your decorated dorm room, an old-school timepiece on display is a study necessity. 

For nine more back to school essentials, click here.

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Pretty school accessories: The leather journal

Running from class to class or keeping track of your child's extra-curriculars can be a challenge. With this gorgeous leather journal, taking notes on pretty stationery has never been so fashionable. (Insider tip: Leave the journal in your study space as a home office accessory for quick reminders.)

For 11 more back to school accessories, click here.
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Cool and colourful dorm decor: The wall decor

Give your dorm room a sweet and sophisticated touch by decorating with an origami wall tattoo. The decorative cranes are a unique alternative to wallpaper and will make your stylish study space the most beautiful in the dorm.

For more fun dorm decor ideas, click here.

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Back to school organizing tips: The wall organizer
Clean up, organize your desk and make room for your study space essentials by using a decorative organizer to fill blank office walls.

For more ways to get organized for back to school, click here.


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