It’s hard to really feel at home when you’re surrounded by clutter. Lack of storage space can be a frustrating problem when you really want to get organized but simply have nowhere to put your stuff! Some architectural elements such as spiral staircases can make storage and organization awkward as well. One of the most common spaces in the home that run out of storage is the bedroom. Here are a few ways you can make the most out of your small space.
1. Use Vertical Space
Bedroom furniture tends to be on the bulky side. Pieces such as the bed, dresser, nightstands, and other large items take up a lot of room. To combat this dilemma, us your vertical space more efficiently by hanging shelves. Vertical space is usually wasted, but there’s no reason not to take advantage of it!
2. Maximize Your Existing Storage
Also, make sure that your furniture is storage efficient. Choose a night stand with drawers rather than a standalone table, for example. There are many ways to go about implementing storage solutions in your furniture. Some beds frames even have built in drawers underneath.
3. Take Charge of Your Closet Space
Another spot where you can gain a lot of space is your closet. Closets are very often under utilized. Add shelving units and additional hanging rods where possible to gain newfound space for your clothes. Before altering your closet, take inventory of all of your clothing and accessories so you can set your ‘new’ closet up accordingly. Keeping the closet organized will ensure that you get the most efficient use out of it.
4. Consider a Muphy's Bed
Another great idea for saving space in the bedroom is to install a Murphy’s bed. These beds are typically kept vertically up against a wall during the day and then they are put in a horizontal position on the ground at night for sleeping. This way, you can open up a whole lot of space during the day instead of having to work around a large piece of furniture that is only used at night! The idea of a Murphy’s bed is especially great for adding space in a kid’s room. It allows children the necessary play space during the day while providing them with the necessary sleep space at night. Futons are another option to look at.
My name is Nisha Sharma, I represent a site called SimplyLoftLadders.co.uk. I love to write about home and design.
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