Solutions for Small Bedrooms
Whether you ae re-designing or re-organizing your current house for looking to improve the design and organization in your new home there are many challenges that may arise, particularly for small bedrooms. Sometimes it is difficult to come up with creative ways to storage all of your belongings in such a small footprint for a bedroom. Here is a list of some storage solutions for a small bedroom:
Use Multiple Types of Storage
It is important that if you have a smaller size bedroom you make every square inch of space useful. In order to do that you need to ensure you have a variety of storage solutions throughout the entire space. A nightstand is a perfect piece of furniture which will allow you to do this. This piece of furniture has multiple functions such as a surface area, open and closed storage.
Downsize Your Furniture
When having a smaller space in the bedroom it is important that you minimize the amount of the furniture that is within the space. This will allow you to limit the visual clutter that may occur in these smaller rooms. However, this does not mean that you bed needs to be downsized as well. Instead look for piece that offer multiple storage solutions such as drawers or open shelving.
Pay Attention to Surfaces
In smaller bedrooms particularly those belonging to kids – the space doubles as a bedroom, play room and homework spot. With having multiple functions it means that the space can easily become overcrowded with supplies and knickknacks; making the room feels smaller and smaller. Try organizing the clutter and knickknacks through simple storage solutions such as smaller dishes, and larger trays with sides.
Use Your Walls
Hooks and shelves are great solutions to keep all of your clothes and accessories organized in the smaller space. By having a series of hooks it will keep outerwear or bags off the floor and organized.
Make Use of Every Nook
It is important to get creative when working with a smaller space. In a bedroom there are a multitude of solutions for making every square inch count. If you have a large window in the bedroom you might consider having a window seat bench which lids flips up to store blankets, pillows and anything else you have within the space.
Having designated zones within a bedroom is important especially if it is a small footprint or if it is a kid’s space.
You want to make the most of your closet space regardless of its size – or lack thereof. Most closets just have room for hanging and potentially one shelf. But by mixing in drawers, cubbies, cabinets and hanging bars you will be able to fit your personal needs within the bedroom.
Many headboards nowadays are come with built in storage. This is something which can help to utilize wall space and furniture within the smaller bedroom. You can have your personal belonging displayed on the open shelves or buy bins and baskets that will fit within the storage unit. This is also a great alternative for a night stand, as some bedrooms simply aren’t large enough for a nightstand.
Regardless of how small your bedroom footprint may be, there are a multitude of ways to store all of your belongings in an organized way. The most important thing you can do is to use every square inch of space in your bedroom to its fullest potential!