Kind of a fun idea. Even if you don't have a dorm there are some really cute DIY projects *This old cardboard shoe box can be transformed into a pretty organizer for your ugly cords.
woven basket - picture only, link goes to foriegn language website
Turn a cardboard box into a fun storage bin or fill it with party favors at a party, etc. (I use boxes for everything; this idea will really come in handy around my house
DIY Wonderful and Useful Hacks For Your Home Interior