If you have a small bedroom with a full bed, arrange your bedroom with furniture wisely so as to make the maximum use of space. I do not recommend utilizing the space under the bed to store stuff because you will need to move the bed every time you need something from there. Instead, create drawers in an empty wall which is parallel to your bed. This way, you can store small items such as dresser in it whereas large items can be stored at a corner of your room.
How to Place a Full Bed in A Small Room
When arranging a small bedroom, placing a full size bed in it is not practical and ends up taking up most of your floor space. An ideal arrangement would be to place a full size bed against a wall that has at least 2 feet of unused vertical space above or below it so that you can store extra blankets and pillows for guests conveniently above or below the bed. If you do not have any extra floor space, then place your mattress directly on the floor by using pieces of wooden or metal frame to raise it slightly from the floor.
Creating as Much Storage Space as Possible in a Small Room
It is a good practice to make maximum use of every inch of your floor space when arranging a small bedroom. This means that you should aim at getting furniture items with built-in storage capacity and reduce the number of items that need to be stored on the floor. For example, use bedside cabinets instead of bedside tables and opt for chairs with storage spaces. Use hooks on the walls of the room instead of placing regular-sized cabinets.
If you have a small walk-in closet, then install shelves on its walls and use cube storage units for shoes and folded clothes. An unused corner next to a headboard is an excellent place for installing shelves and cube-shaped boxes that can be used to store books, magazines and other things. Use hooks or nails on the walls of your bedroom to store items like coats and bags while using slanted hangers to maximize storage capacity of your closet. A shoe rack near your bed is also a good option if you do not have enough floor space in your room to keep all your shoes.
The Painting Can Make A Small Room Look Bigger
Paint plays an important role in creating an illusion of space – choose light colors such as white, cream or pastel shades for wall paint as they give a feeling of more space than bold dark colors like black or red which contract the area they cover by reducing the amount of light coming in.
If you have a small area of your living room then you can use mirrors to make it look bigger. You can install mirrors on the opposite wall of your room to double its size or use them in different places of your living room to appear larger and create the illusion of space. Mirrors also reflect light, which helps to avoid dark areas and make the room brighter and spacious. Use curtains with sheer fabric or lace as they are also great at making a narrow space appear bigger than it actually is because they let in more light while still maintaining privacy.
Can Windows Do the Trick?
If you want to make your room look bigger and brighter at the same time then you can go for large windows. But remember, the larger the windows are the more light creeps in and makes your space appear open and spacious. Also, do not fit tiny windows in different spaces as they only serve to shrink your room visually. When selecting a window for a small room try to choose one that is multi-paneled so that it can let in ample amount of light while still allowing you privacy.
Placement of Furniture
It’s no secret that placing a sofa right against a wall makes an area feel smaller but what you might not know is that it also works against furniture like bookcases and cabinets. To avoid making the room feel cramped place furniture away from walls. Keep in mind that less furniture means more air space which makes a room look bigger. The same rule applies to mirrors as well; keep them out of corners or usethem to reflect a pleasant view outside.
It’s important to note that only you can make your small room appear bigger. The key to making every inch of your bedroom feel comfortable is in the design aspects like wall art, colors, furniture theme and the use of accessories like lights and decorative mirrors. Choosing colors that are somewhat neutral allows your room to have a unified appearance while still being able to make a bold statement about your personality. Unlike paintings, photos and artwork it’s easier for these kinds of decorations to blend into any kind of style but can still enhance it at the same time.