How to Maximise Space in a Small Bedroom
If, like many of us, you live in a flat, apartment or small house, you may have some space issues in the bedroom.
Unfortunately, a common feature of newer properties and city apartments is that they tend to have smaller
bedrooms than we may like. Once you’ve added a bed and some storage for your clothes, you may find that there
isn’t much space left for anything else.
If this sounds like a problem you’re living with then it’s time to get creative with your interior design and bedroom
furniture, because having a small bedroom shouldn’t mean you have to compromise on light and luxury.
Choose your furniture carefully
It’s the essential pieces of furniture in a bedroom which take up most of the space, but you still need a bed,
bedside tables, a wardrobe and other storage solutions. The key to choosing these though is not to buy bigger
than you need and make sure that your bedroom furniture is working for you. So for example, mirrored bedroom
furniture helps to maximise light, a built in wardrobe saves space in awkwardly shaped rooms and beds with
inbuilt storage will save on floor space.
Consider mirrored bedroom furniture
An interior designers dream, mirrored bedroom furniture is the ideal solution for maximising space and light in
small or dark bedrooms. With the simple addition of a few key pieces of mirrored bedroom furniture, such as a
dressing table or chest of drawers, your bedroom will be filled with light when you open the curtains in the
morning. They will also reflect candles and soft lighting in the evenings, not only making your room feel bigger,
but helping to create a romantic and classy aesthetic as well.
The addition of mirrors on the walls or mirrored wardrobes will also work with mirrored bedroom furniture to
help solve particularly dark and small rooms.
Tricks to maximise light
Without knocking down walls, you probably can’t physically make your bedroom any bigger. But there are many
simple things you can do to play with light to give the impression of a larger room. Light and fresh colours on the
walls help to expand the room (reds and dark colours draw the light in and make a room look smaller), mirrors
and mirrored bedroom furniture maximise light, and a feature wall or painting will draw the eye away from the
size of the room.
Keep your design simple
If you have a small bedroom, stay away from overly fussy or ornate furniture. Keep your pieces contemporary,
minimal and matching. The modern finish to mirrored bedroom furniture, for example, or the clean lines of a
contemporary wooden bed frame will help keep your room uncluttered without compromising on style.
Your bedroom should be a haven of peace and relaxation. And no matter what the size of your bedroom, this can
always be achieved with some careful planning and the right ‘key’ pieces, such as mirrored bedroom furniture,
space saving storage solutions and a coat of paint.