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10 things under $10: Dorm room treasures

Bring style (and order) to your room

1. Cabana Jewel Flatweave Area Rug Give your floor some flavor while keeping it clean with this 21-by-34-foot striped rug. Target, $7.99.

2. Hurricane Lamp The Victorian design of this lamp adds elegance, and light, to any room. Hecht's, $9.99.

3. Rope Light This 24-foot illuminating rope is a great alternative to the residence halls' garish florescent ceiling fixtures. Target, $9.99.

4. Beechwood Folding Bed Tray Treat yourself to breakfast in bed with this wooden foldable tray, equipped with a spill-protective surface. Bed, Bath & Beyond, $9.99.

5. Universal Storage Basket This small, stackable basket can serve as anything from a shower caddy to a CD holder. It comes in a variety of colors. Linens 'n Things, $4.99.

6. Over-the-door Chrome Hook These sturdy gleaming chrome hooks can support heavy coats, wet towels, even your book-filled backpack. Hold Everything, $9 and up.

7. Posters Beyond The Wall in Georgetown offers a wide variety of posters featuring bands to political figures for less than $10.

8. Burnes Arizona Wood Collage Picture Frame Remember all those wonderful college moments in style with this frame that holds five pictures. Linens 'n Things $7.99.

9. CyberPower All Purpose Electronic Surge Protector Take care of your electronics with this six-plug piece that boasts a $20,000 warranty. BestBuy, $7.99.

10. Assorted Dry Erase Markers Show off your artistic ability or just leave you friend a message with this colorful four-pak. Staples, $3.49.

LOCATIONS Linens and Things: Friendship Centre 53rd Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Beyond the Walls: M Street between 32nd and 33rd streets. Hechts: 54th Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Target: 6100 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, Va. Bed, Bath, and Beyond: Pentagon Row, 900 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va. Hold Everything: 4345 Wisconsin Ave. Staples: 6800 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, Md.

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