I have been at Disney for a week already. I can’t believe it. For today’s post I wanted to give you guys a list of items to pack for your room. While Flamingo Crossings does provide some items in the apartment, I wanted to include some things I highly recommend bringing. Some of these items are based on preference and you don’t have to purchase them if you don’t want too.
Let’s get into it!
You are going to spend the most time in your costume, but you obviously need clothes for the days you're not working and for specific events.
T-shirts, blouses, tops
Shorts, jeans, skirts
Sweaters, sweatshirts, jackets
While Florida doesn't get particularly cold, its still a good idea to pack light jackets like a rain coat or jean jacket.
Business causal clothing
For Traditions and other training events you need to be dressed in business casual clothing. You don't need a ton of options but I would pack a couple outfits just in case.
Gym shoes, dress shoes, sandals
Park bag (crossbody, backpack, tote bag)
Hats and Minnie Ears
Each apartment layout comes with some communal items in the kitchen. That includes a couple plates, bowls, cups, utensils, and pots and pans to share between roommates. The following items are mostly necessary with some extra items.
Reusable water bottles/cups/travel mugs
Cooking utensils (cooking spoons, spatulas, tongs)
Measuring cups/measuring spoons
Small kitchen appliances (toaster, toaster oven, blender)
These items are based on preference, while some are provided in the apartment, I chose to pack an additional set of plates and cups for myself
These items is also based on preference. The apartment comes with a few of these items, but I chose to bring additional pans for my own use.
Cleaning supplies (dish soap, drying mat, paper towels)
Depending on the layout of your apartment you may share a bathroom or have your own bathroom. These items cover both shared and single bathrooms.
Sink storage (toothbrush holder, soap dish, makeup brush holder)
Cleaning supplies (sponges, rags, bathroom cleaner, toilet brush)
Toiletries (body wash, shampoo, conditioner, face wash)
Hair tools (hair dryer, curling iron, flat iron)
Medication/first aid (Tylenol, Advil, band-aids, menstrual supplies)
While you might not be spending a ton of time in your bedroom, I think its important to create a space that you can decompress in and enjoy. I brought things that I thought would help me create the best space for me.
Bed sheets (twin xl for a 2x2 or full xl for 4x2/4x4)
Each bedroom type comes with a drawer you can lock. I would recommend buying some sort of lock for that drawer to keep your valuables in.
Closet storage (hanging storage, bins, shoe rack)
Each room comes a large closet. 2x2 come with a closet for each roommate. I would recommend bringing some sort of extra storage to help keep your closet clean.
Decorations (lights, posters, photos)
I purchased an Archive Sunday collage for my room and absolutely love it! It was the one thing I knew I had to have for my bedroom.
These items are some that I definitely recommend that were outside of the other categories I had.
Electronics (headphones, gaming consoles, computers)
I like to write down everything in a calendar. I have a planner and calendar I brought. This maybe isn't a necessity for everyone but it definitely is one for me.
Roommate gifts are not mandatory but I love giving gifts and bought a couple things for my new roommates.
Command Hooks are great for everything. I use them to hang up towels, my keys and bags. I would wait until you were in your room to see how many you need but I would highly recommend bringing some.
Obviously your packing list will be more tailored to your own needs. I think my best recommendation is to pack the absolute necessities and try to leave the last minute items for your move in day. Let me know if you'd like to see a room tour or tour of Flamingo Crossings!
Until next time!