Book Giveaway - Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects

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Enter to win your copy of Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects.

Enter to win your copy of Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects.

Photo: Courtesy of Chronicle Books

This week we are giving away a copy of Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects, written by Theresa Gonzalez and CraftStylish editor Nicole Smith.

Leave a comment on this post by 11:59 pm, Tuesday, June 23rd, and you could win your own copy of this great new book!

A winner will be chosen at random and announced on Wednesday, June 24th.

After you enter to win check out this Argyle Fleece Throw project from
Dorm Decor: Remake Your Space with More Than 35 Projects.

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Comments (165)

rubicat writes: Looks like a fun pattern to try. I'd love a chance to win the book - grandkids going to school this year!
Posted: 3:50 pm on September 4th
JustNicole03 writes: OMGosh, Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing! :-)
Posted: 1:01 am on November 7th
judystolz writes: Great looking blanket/quilt on the front cover......great introduction to the book!
Posted: 8:26 pm on August 20th
lheslep writes: This book is just the ticket! My kids (2) are starting college this year, and I need some ideas.
Posted: 1:52 pm on July 27th
riehlcowz writes: My daughter leaves for her freshman year of college third week of August. Would love some ideas!
Posted: 5:00 pm on July 11th
melissah writes: My son is off to college this year. I could get some use out of this!
Posted: 10:08 am on July 1st
PamelaO writes: I like the layout and colors of the book cover! My daughter would love this book. She will be a freshman this fall and will live in the college dorm. I can see her head spinning with ideas to decorate her room.
Posted: 4:17 pm on June 24th
bcline42 writes: I'm getting ready to move into my first apartment/dorm next semester, and would love to have a copy of this book!
Posted: 4:52 pm on June 23rd
jschwender writes: Oh, I love that throw, that would be great in my dorm room!
Posted: 4:30 pm on June 23rd
terih writes: oooh, pick me! pick me! Love it. Have million ideas.
Posted: 12:41 pm on June 23rd
Cosmic_muffin writes: I'll be transferring to a university in a semester or two, something like this would be great when I need a distraction from all of my school work.
Posted: 10:44 am on June 23rd
DarlaH writes: I don't live in a dorm, but I live in a rental apartment and I need to decorate on a budget. This looks awesome.
Posted: 11:25 pm on June 22nd
dlipsky writes: Looks like a great book, my daughter would love some of the ideas. It would be nice to have a copy.
Posted: 10:45 pm on June 22nd
annapsaunders writes: My campus apartment could use new life!
Posted: 9:16 pm on June 22nd
myseekai writes: This book looks really amazing!
Posted: 6:49 pm on June 22nd
vacabella writes: i have a small apartment and waaaaay too much stuff. This would be a great way to get ideas for organizing my space (which i'm not terribly good at on my own!).
Posted: 6:45 pm on June 22nd
gracie_girl writes: Looks cool to me....Great for casual spaces.
Posted: 3:52 pm on June 22nd
bicyclegirl writes: I would love it!!
Posted: 2:48 pm on June 22nd
ambraqi writes: Yes please!!! I've been wanting this book!!!
Posted: 12:10 pm on June 22nd
Miss_Specs writes: Wow! we just moved to a smaller house than the one we're used to and I'd LOVE to maximize the space here! It seems like an awesome book!
Posted: 9:50 am on June 22nd
k23 writes: I would love having this book so that I could help my nieces learn to sew things they could actually use! They are not interested in learning to sew skirts or easy tops, but dorm decor? We're talking happy!!
Posted: 9:11 am on June 22nd
Tattyhousehastings writes: Oooh, I'd love this, yes, please.
Posted: 7:53 am on June 22nd
MrsBloch writes: What a book! - would love to own one...
Posted: 4:43 am on June 22nd
csapp writes: This would definitely be a great book to have, especially when you are working with a tiny space and can't afford fancy furniture. Hope I win!
Posted: 3:11 am on June 22nd
twdm3 writes: this looks fantastic! i've been trying to figure out stuff like this for the past two years i've been at school!
Posted: 1:19 am on June 22nd
pinkamingo writes: Super cute!
Posted: 12:00 am on June 22nd
Janie22 writes: Oooh I could make some fab things out of this book for my girls' room!
Posted: 11:26 pm on June 21st
Mandap writes: Great way to jazz up the bland dorm rooms they give college students!
Posted: 10:54 pm on June 21st
ErinBassett writes: Looks like a great book!!
Posted: 10:02 pm on June 21st
christyalex writes: great book! right on time with a daughter going to college in the fall!
Posted: 9:35 pm on June 21st
keepsmiling288 writes: I would love this book! I'm moving into a student apartment in August and am trying to decorate on a budget. Always looking for new craft ideas :)
Posted: 7:48 pm on June 21st
sadie88 writes: I can't wait to win this book and redo my niece's dorm room! She would love it and so would I!! I'm sure there are many ideas in this book that I've never even thought up!
Posted: 7:21 pm on June 21st
KBQ writes: Yes please!
Posted: 7:08 pm on June 21st
no_time_to_sew writes: This looks like it would contain great ideas for a teen's room or a guest room for visiting young adults.
Posted: 3:57 pm on June 21st
thorisdesigns writes: i'd love this book! hope i win.

Posted: 3:04 pm on June 21st
mmuschka writes: Ideas are priceless! I've got my fingers crossed!
Posted: 6:25 am on June 21st
tianna writes: I don't have a dorm, but i still think this would be great for my place. thanks!
Posted: 6:51 pm on June 19th
tianna writes: This looks great even for non-dorm use. Thanks for a great giveaway!
Posted: 6:49 pm on June 19th
09Mia writes: Good things come in 3's..
Posted: 4:56 pm on June 19th
09Mia writes: Every wish comes true..I may be getting my own sewing machine soon, so I really do need this book. I am SO EXCITED!!Thanks craftstylish. You are the best.
Posted: 4:54 pm on June 19th
09Mia writes: I KNEEEAD this book!! Thanks.
Posted: 4:51 pm on June 19th
Hopefullysilent writes: So cute! Can't wait to make one.
Posted: 4:10 pm on June 19th
spoonbaby writes: This is adorable! I'm going back to school in the fall, so this would be great!
Posted: 2:49 pm on June 19th
tillylilly writes: Love It!
Posted: 1:04 pm on June 19th
superh2ogirl writes: Oooh I Love all the colors!
Posted: 12:38 pm on June 19th
allisonson88 writes: This looks like such a great book! Full of wonderful ideas!
Posted: 11:00 am on June 19th
swinginmartinis writes: Well, I've been out of the dorms for ten years, but that doesn't mean my guest room (or even MY room) won't appreciate a little co-ed love!
Posted: 10:32 am on June 19th
mandaleighta writes: I love this! This book looks perfect for sprucing up the old dorm, and gives a whole bunch of unique graduation gift ideas!
Posted: 9:19 am on June 19th
peggyv writes: I just got back from new student orientation at my son's college. Unfortunately, he's been assigned to the "party" dorm! The rooms are so small and bleak I'd like to find a way to cheer it up.
Posted: 9:17 am on June 19th
pantalones writes: Finally a book with great ideas for dorm design - i've seen many rooms that need the help!
Posted: 10:59 pm on June 18th
oliphia writes: awesome! i'm going to make the argyle throw for my little brother.
Posted: 9:05 pm on June 18th
MsJen writes: Looks like so much fun! Hope I win >.<
Posted: 7:18 pm on June 18th
09Mia writes: I would like to see some of these dorm ideas in the magazine also! Looks very popular!
Posted: 6:15 pm on June 18th
09Mia writes: Thanks for such a fantastic book! Count me in!
Posted: 6:13 pm on June 18th
09Mia writes: OK I will try for 2.
Posted: 6:09 pm on June 18th
09Mia writes: Please pick me! I am a poor college student in need of a room makeover! Promise to use it!!!
Posted: 6:05 pm on June 18th
ilysteen writes: I would love to have this book, especially because I'm a college sophomore and I dont want to spend another year in a non-homey dorm room again
Posted: 5:33 pm on June 18th
matthies_mama writes: What a great book! That bean bag chair looks so inviting.
Posted: 4:45 pm on June 18th
KatherineAnne writes: I hope I win!! Looks great.
Posted: 4:43 pm on June 18th
Neats writes: I just took one look at the Argyle throw and knew that I just had to possess this book!
Posted: 2:55 pm on June 18th
RaggedyMaker writes: Wow!! This is great! My daughter goes off to college this fall!
Posted: 2:49 pm on June 18th
myidJO writes: wonderful ideas that will appeal to a wide range of ages & styles! Thanks for offering the contest
Posted: 2:47 pm on June 18th
jeannearis writes: This is a great project! Depending on the colors you use, it could be suitable for anyone from baby up to a senior--and NOT a senior in college. (Just for the record, my mother (88) loves polarfleece because it is warm and washes so beautifully. Thanks for a great idea.
Posted: 1:20 pm on June 18th
gypsyeye writes: I bet there are so many projects in that book that would great for so many other spaces besides just dorm rooms. Who doesn't want to redecorate at least one room for less!!
Posted: 12:44 pm on June 18th
Foudefafa writes: What a neat book!
Posted: 12:11 pm on June 18th
beckysews writes: Dorm room? The stuff in this book would look great in any room!
Posted: 12:03 pm on June 18th
Susancnw writes: Like everyone else, I have a daughter going away to college and this would be so sweet...she'd love this.
Posted: 11:57 am on June 18th
ThereSheBlogs writes: I'm liking the pillow projects.
Posted: 11:09 am on June 18th
Unique2wh0 writes: Awesome idea!! Please count me in.

Posted: 10:57 am on June 18th
Persia writes: I would love to try some of these patterns for my room!
Posted: 10:37 am on June 18th
CatherineCornelia writes: I would love to win this book. The projects will work equally well for redoing my girls room. Thanks for the chance to win.
Posted: 10:32 am on June 18th
Paws2 writes: I would LOVE to own this awesome book !!!!!!
Posted: 9:56 am on June 18th
sxctrackie101 writes: The winner is chosen the day of my high school graduation! I love the argyle fleece throw and I can't wait to see other projects!
Posted: 9:54 am on June 18th
brandiel writes: I would love to have this book for my daughter who is going off to college in the fall...!!!!
Posted: 9:37 am on June 18th
rosemaryschild writes: Great Looks - All spaces, not just for dorms!
Posted: 9:01 am on June 18th
wdworkman writes: I would love this book. Pick me!!
Posted: 8:28 am on June 18th
CinWaldrop writes: This looks like it's filled with cool ideas. Would love to make stuff for some missionary friends
Posted: 6:29 am on June 18th
PaulaLemos writes: This is a very timely giveaway; I'm decorating our room and this would certainly be a great help. Thanks!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com
Posted: 5:56 am on June 18th
KraftyKatKid writes: My best friend's daughter and my youngest niece are both headed to college in the fall. This book would absolutely help me create each of them the perfect send off gift!!! COOL!!!!
Posted: 5:34 am on June 18th
cirone writes: what a neat sounding book! the projects on the cover look great, especially the oversized pinwheel sitting tuft thing.
Posted: 12:49 am on June 18th
VeronicaMade writes: This looks like a really cool book. I wish this had been around when I was in college.
Posted: 12:25 am on June 18th
allnewandbrilliant writes: A great book for granddaughter to prepare for college dorm!
Posted: 10:30 pm on June 17th
ShereeS writes: I'd love to be entered for a chance to win..looks like a great book!
Posted: 10:28 pm on June 17th
ILuvIdeas writes: This looks like a great gift idea for the high school graduate!
Posted: 10:22 pm on June 17th
dconnon writes: Looks like a fun book! :)
Posted: 9:33 pm on June 17th
Minderkin writes: Looks like an amazing book! :)
Posted: 9:24 pm on June 17th
arin626 writes: Looks like a nice book. I have a few college age cousins I would love to make gifts for!
Posted: 9:09 pm on June 17th
alicerules writes: This seems to be a great book. I think this would be perfect for my daughter and I do to together before she goes away to college. By doing this i would create memories in everything that she could look at and not be so home sick.
Posted: 8:50 pm on June 17th
alicerules writes: This seems to be a great book. I think this would be perfect for my daughter and I do to together before she goes away to college. By doing this i would create memories in everything that she could look at and not be so home sick.
Posted: 8:48 pm on June 17th
Maureclaire writes: My apartment is as small as a dorm ! I NEED that book !!! LOL
Posted: 8:32 pm on June 17th
creativechris writes: Have the perfect college freshman to sew for....I hope I win!
Posted: 8:10 pm on June 17th
Star55 writes: This book would be perfect for redecorating!
Posted: 8:06 pm on June 17th
applewench writes: I have 4 grandkids who would love the big pillow and other things. They will be on their way to college soon enough. I might as well get started.
Posted: 7:52 pm on June 17th
maf writes: This big pillow is my daughters's dreams! yeah!
Posted: 7:44 pm on June 17th
Beazzy writes: I can not wait to share this with my niece. It will be perfect for her college dorm
Posted: 7:41 pm on June 17th
sandycampsewing writes: This book would be a big hit in our family! If I don't win, I'm gonna buy it!
Posted: 7:36 pm on June 17th
ladyhummingbird writes: Should I make bermuda bag cover to match my argyle throw?
Posted: 7:16 pm on June 17th
celticangel writes: I love to sew and to win this book would be awesome!!!!
Posted: 7:10 pm on June 17th
teacupjoy writes: Fingers crossed!!
Posted: 7:08 pm on June 17th
Iamcarole writes: Trying and trying to submit... to say I love this book!
Posted: 6:55 pm on June 17th
Iamcarole writes: oooh.... way too cool!
Would love to have that book!
Posted: 6:54 pm on June 17th
Iamcarole writes: Oooohhh.. would love to have this book...
looks real interesting!!
Posted: 6:52 pm on June 17th
croqzine writes: I definitely want to get my hands on this book!
Posted: 6:27 pm on June 17th
Jonquil writes: What a wonderful idea; I'd love to give this to my sophomore daughter!
Posted: 6:10 pm on June 17th
eveh writes: OMGosh! You have got to see that Moose Head on the wall. Go to Amazon and look at that. I am so going to do that first thing. Now where the heck do you get a moose head to cover? Maybe Sarah Palin can shoot me one. ; )..just kidding.
Posted: 4:32 pm on June 17th
eveh writes: My birthday is June 23 and like my family always says, "Just give her a craft book", when anyone asks for ideas for presents for me. I have never met a craft book I didn't love and someday I fully intend to make that postage stamp quilt but in the meantime, I love quick and easy projects like these.
Posted: 4:28 pm on June 17th
stacysews writes: I've had a chance to browse through this book at the bookstore the other day and LOVE it! I'd definitely love to win a copy!
Posted: 2:23 pm on June 17th
pianopurl writes: This book would be put to great use next year when I go to college! (And this year for my brother..)
Posted: 2:04 pm on June 17th
claygoddess writes: This is a book I would love to have to use in creating things for our college bound students from the church it looks very interesting.
Posted: 2:02 pm on June 17th
cheffaithb writes: Great book, love the fleece throw featured on web site, would love to have the book!
Posted: 1:37 pm on June 17th
jessawesome writes: I love this kind of book, and would be very happy to win it! :)
Posted: 1:30 pm on June 17th
NotWendy writes: What a cute project. I have several large remnants of fleece that would make a great baby blanket - why should college kids get all the swag? :)

Who am I kidding? The baby will have to fight the cats for it.
Posted: 12:25 pm on June 17th
Tideling writes: My little sister is moving to college next year, and I'd love to make her something fabulous to decorate her dorm room with.
Posted: 11:47 am on June 17th
sunnychan writes: Ow I would love to win this book! Thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 11:08 am on June 17th
ladygadava writes: I would love to have this book. I enjoy making things for my place and my oldest son will be getting a place of his own soon. My mind is already working on neat things to make for everyone.
Posted: 9:57 am on June 17th
TaraNicole writes: Would love some new ideas for small spaces!
Posted: 9:51 am on June 17th
Brav3N3wWorld writes: I'm also coveting that beanbag. Glad y'all are still doing giveaways.
Posted: 9:24 am on June 17th
DawnT writes: My daughter needs a room make-over and this would be perfect.
Posted: 9:08 am on June 17th
HappyHousewife writes: I don't live in a dorm (thank goodness), but Hubby and I do live in an itty bitty apartment. =)
Posted: 6:57 am on June 17th
baybelletrist writes: That looks like a great read. I'd love a copy!
Posted: 12:39 am on June 17th
TheDarkRat writes: That would be awesome. I'm redecorating my den, and I'm on a budget. That beanbag chair on the cover at least looks sweet.
Posted: 12:25 am on June 17th
SewPix writes: Hmmm.... Son leaves for college in August... Could be JUST WHAT I NEED!! ;D
Posted: 10:58 pm on June 16th
sewobsesso writes: Ooh, this looks like it has loads of tasty projects...I'm redoing my two of my kids rooms and this would be a fab resource as the space they have available is inversely proportional to the amount of stuff they have! Please please please let this book to wing its wonderous way to us...
Posted: 10:51 pm on June 16th
lynne_from_NC writes: It looks like it has some great ideas! My son just graduated on the 13th and I would love to have some decorating ideas for his room while he is in college.
Posted: 10:19 pm on June 16th
cebinc writes: Oh Wow! I would love to win this. It looks good!
Posted: 10:10 pm on June 16th
LittleRachel writes: This is my comment... :) Count me in!
Posted: 10:07 pm on June 16th
klbaroni writes: I flipped through this at the college bookstore where I work, and all the projects look beautiful! I know I could use a bunch of the ideas for my own (non-dorm, though still dorm-like in spirit) apartment.
Posted: 10:04 pm on June 16th
elbowyoyo writes: Oh, I would be all over that cool-looking bean bag!
Posted: 10:01 pm on June 16th
jenfurmishel writes: looks fab!!! hope i win :)
Posted: 8:32 pm on June 16th
CarolynJH writes: I would love to have this book for my granddaughter. It looks like it's crammed full of wonderful ideas!
Posted: 8:18 pm on June 16th
olga9999 writes: I would love that book is ideal for small apartments, not just college dorms. It looks a fabulous book
Posted: 7:33 pm on June 16th
Flippincool writes: What a great idea for a book! I'm so interested to see which projects they chose!
Posted: 7:05 pm on June 16th
Kaycie writes: My daughter is going away to college this year for the first time. We'd love the book!
Posted: 6:58 pm on June 16th
EEQamouse writes: I moved out of the door a couple years ago, but now that I'm in grad school, I'm still in a small, rented space. I'd love this book!
Posted: 6:50 pm on June 16th
NikkiP writes: Daughter starts college this fall--we need this book!

Posted: 6:05 pm on June 16th
nanscorner writes: I need a book like this my son is going away for the summer and I need some ideas to redo his room before he returns home. Cool book!
Posted: 5:18 pm on June 16th
ap1 writes: Looks like a great book for sorting out teenagers' rooms. Might even get him to sew ....
Posted: 4:49 pm on June 16th
gameshowbob writes: It's a great book! Pick me!
Posted: 4:40 pm on June 16th
LaurieJ writes: Ooooh, this looks so fun! Thanks for the chance to win it!!
Posted: 4:24 pm on June 16th
LaurieJ writes: oh, oh! how fun!!
Posted: 4:22 pm on June 16th
Plaid_Rose writes: Oh wow this book looks great! Perfect for university students; me and my friends! Thats awesome that you're giving this away.
Posted: 3:29 pm on June 16th
ElleG writes: This would be great because I'm moving!! This would help to decorate my new rooms!
Posted: 3:25 pm on June 16th
jamieneutron writes: Cool book...good luck everyone!
Posted: 3:15 pm on June 16th
Bonniedoo writes: Cool book...count me in!
Posted: 3:05 pm on June 16th
JacquieS writes: I have 4 kids rooms to decorate and would love some simple, changeable dorm style decor ideas to allow them to express themselves without emptying the bank account!

Thanks and here's hoping!
Posted: 2:52 pm on June 16th
jennimac05 writes: My sister needs this book! I would love to win it for her.

Posted: 2:48 pm on June 16th
JennieC writes: This book looks like it could be helpful for any small space makeovers.
Posted: 2:46 pm on June 16th
polrber182 writes: saw this book in the wild (b&n) and it has some fantastic ideas, dorm or not! Especially for small spaces. I'd love to have a copy!
Posted: 2:45 pm on June 16th
polrber182 writes: saw this book in the wild (b&n) and it has some fantastic ideas, dorm or not! Especially for small spaces. I'd love to have a copy!
Posted: 2:45 pm on June 16th
keylimez writes: Although I am out of the dorm...I think this book could give me some serious inspiration for our new apartment! :)
Posted: 2:29 pm on June 16th
ArguingLulu writes: Great book! I'll be moving from a large house to an apartment to go to seminary soon. That'd be perfect to help decorate in style!
Posted: 2:13 pm on June 16th
Sursi writes: Great idea! I've always lived in tiny places.
Posted: 1:57 pm on June 16th
KimHibler writes: This book looks so awesome! I hope I win it!
Posted: 1:53 pm on June 16th
Loralynn writes: What a great book! Good for all small spaces!
Posted: 1:44 pm on June 16th
urwen writes: OH!!! looks great1 my appartment is in huge need of some redecorating
Posted: 1:13 pm on June 16th
Minimeg writes: Awesome! My dorm needs a little bit of love.
Posted: 1:11 pm on June 16th
sensationalsuzyseams writes: Forget the dorm, I need to make some of these items for my own home. Always looking for easy.
Posted: 12:57 pm on June 16th
sewsavvy writes: Wish I had something like this when I was first starting out!
Posted: 12:47 pm on June 16th
BluGinhm writes: What a great book! I have several in my family in dorms or rooming houses or really dinky apartments that these projects would be great for! But just looking at the cover, I might want to make some of the projects for myself!
Posted: 12:37 pm on June 16th
jdunn writes: What a great opportunity for some mom-daughter, or in my case...aunt-niece, time to choose a project and choose fabric that SHE loves and then spend time this summer together making the dream come true!!!!
Posted: 12:15 pm on June 16th
Luceida writes: I want it!!!....
Posted: 12:08 pm on June 16th
D1NonlyAnnmarie writes: Oh that bean bag looks mighty comfy. My dogs would love it.
Posted: 11:53 am on June 16th
BobbiLynn writes: What a cool looking book! I bet there are some great ideas for more than just dorms too!
Posted: 11:46 am on June 16th
SassySeamstress writes: What a great idea. Have a daughter going away this year and this would be perfect for her!
Posted: 11:35 am on June 16th
angelwingz writes: Love it... fabulous!
Posted: 10:49 am on June 16th
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