Smart Design Tips for Small Bedrooms

If designed correctly, smaller bedrooms can actually show more charm and style than they’re given credit. Here are a few design and space saving tips to help you embrace your small bedroom.

Small Bedroom
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Skip the Headboard

The headboard takes up too much space. Add a personal touch by choosing a bold wallpaper or hang a large painting or photo above your bed.
animal wallpaper
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Think, Jewelry Box 

Similar to a jewelry box, paint the walls with bright and bold colors or patterned wallpaper. Choose a charming light fixture instead of your average floor lamp, like a chandelier, and decorate with fancy framed mirrors. Use your small bedroom to make a statement. 

Tall Windtall windowows Small Series
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Add Height

 

Hang window treatments closer to the ceiling to make the room appear taller. Keep the drapes light and airy to bring in the natural light.

storage bed
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Storage Bed

If you’re in the market for a new bed, consider a bed with builtin drawers underneath for extra storage. Or raise your bed with bed risers, they’ll give your bed an extra lift so you have more room to store things underneath. 

wall shelves
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Magical Floating Shelves

Floating shelves don’t take up any floor space and can be transformed into many different things. Use them as a nightstand, an entry table by the door, a bookcase, a laptop desk, etc. Wrap them in wall paper for a more decorative look or spray paint them with metallic colors. The possibilities are endless!