Spring Cleaning!

This post is for those who have been suffering through the cold weather climates. The snow warriors who have put up with the grueling temperatures, the icy sidewalks, and relentless flurry of that four-letter word, sn*w.

The end is in sight.

Before we can break out the shorts and the shades, we have to roll up our sleeves and make our winter cocoon presentable again. Yes, that means fighting for every inch of living space and bringing the spring spirit directly into the dorm room! More...

How to – Make a DIY Chalkboard from a Thrift Store Painting

Are you looking for an affordable and fun project to spruce up your dorm or apartment? Why not make a chalkboard that you can use over and over again? We’ve got the low-down on how to do it and how to decorate it!

We found an old painting at a thrift store for less than $10. This painting had a great frame as well, but was not in the best condition. We knew with a little TLC, it could be a great addition to any décor!

Necessary Supplies:

  • Old painting or picture frame fitted with plywood
  • Paint thinner
  • Foam paint brush or regular paint brush
  • Sandpaper
  • Painters tape
  • Chalkboard paint
  • Scrap paper/newspaper (if using)
  • Colored spray paint (if using) More...

Thank You, Red Cross!

I went to the American Red Cross in Columbus on Wednesday to make a donation on behalf of TextbookRush: $1,000.

It’s an indescribable feeling when you realize you work for an organization that recognizes the importance of helping others.  TextbookRush understands the value of the Red Cross.  The Red Cross is more than just blood drives.  They are more than just disaster relief.  They are the people that help communities and individuals on a day-to-day basis More...

Get a Gold in Olympic Viewing

If you don’t live under a rock, you’ve probably been hearing the horror stories coming from the early arrivals at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Tap water is yellow, there is a mass pillow shortage, and people are trading light bulbs for doorknobs.

Within those startling headlines, there a few stories that hold some significance, and also pertain to the games themselves. Here are our three top headlines you need to know as the games get underway. More...