12 Must-Have, Super Fun Back-to-School Necessities

Whether you’ve already moved into your dorm room or are just getting ready to send your kids down the street to the local school, we thought we might provide a bit of inspiration. Check out these 12 colorful, functional back-to-school necessities that caught our attention. We won’t tell if you pick them up for yourself instead!

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12 Must-Have, Super Fun Back-to-School Necessities

1. Self-Adhesive Colored Beech Wall Hooks by Woodstox Home Accessories (available in a rainbow of colors)
2. Poppin Dodecahedron Sticky Memo Ball
3. Umbra Studio Estique Over the Door Hook (currently on sale)
4. Calpak Padded Laptop Sleeve
5. SONOS Roam Portable Speaker
6. Courant MAG:2 Essentials
7. Pineider x Poltrona Frau A4 Notepad Holder
8. Dusen Dusen Pattern Bin
9. Tempaper & Co. Mod Geo Peel and Stick Wallpaper
10. MUJI USB Desk Fan
11. Moleskine UO Exclusive Fluorescence Journal
12. BAGGU Bath Towel

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Kelly Beall is Director of Branded Content at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based writer and designer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, from Fashion Plates to MoMA and far beyond. When not searching out the visual arts, she's likely sharing her favorite finds with others. Kelly can also be found tracking down new music, teaching herself to play the ukulele, or on the couch with her three pets – Bebe, Rainey, and Remy. Find her @designcrush on social.