Is your bedroom a little on the small side? Fear not! I’m here with a blog post full of ideas to maximise the space in your tiny room and create more storage at the same time. With some clever space saving furniture you’ll be able to stop moaning about the lack of space and start learning to use the space more effectively.
Here’s some perfect space saving furniture ideas for a small bedroom:
Looking for space saving beds for small rooms? Have you seen the amazing new TV Beds? They’re great for any bedroom, not just a small one. These cleverly designed beds conceal a TV in the end that can be raised when needed and hidden within the end of the bed frame when not. Not only does this save your bedroom from looking like another lounge, but it’s a brilliant space saver for small rooms.
If you have space under your bed then consider some pull out (on wheels for ease) storage drawers. These can be used instead of a chest of drawers to store jeans, jumpers and even smalls whilst not taking up any extra bedroom space. If you prefer a divan or TV Bed then choose one with built in drawers and storage underneath.
Floor to ceiling wardrobe
Every inch of space is precious when you have limited space, plus you still want to have some clear areas so your room doesn’t feel claustrophobic or like a furniture shop. Instead of wasting the gap above a wardrobe, have floor to ceiling cupboards to utilise the entire area. This could save having a chest of drawers taking up valuable space or it could even mean a narrower wardrobe as it gives you more room vertically rather than horizontally. With such a tall wardrobe you may be able to have two rails of clothes instead of one.
Mirrors will give the illusion of a larger room, making it feel less cramped. Consider getting wardrobes with mirrors to save even more space and give our clothes closet a multifunction. Saving space is maximised if you can find more than one use for a piece of furniture.
Get creative with shelves
Really high up shelves, if done properly, can look really stylish and add interest to a room. Have some cool devil’s ivy plants draping down to make them into a feature and not just somewhere to store your knick-knacks. If you’ve no room for a bedside cabinet, add a corner shelf or shelves above the bed instead. Install a radiator shelf or even better; hide the ugly thing with an entire radiator cover which doubles up as a shelf too. This gives some extra storage and display space whilst making your room look a little nicer and cosier.
Instead of small bedside drawers, add a small bedside table instead that can triple up as a nightstand, dresser and even a desk. Something with a narrow drawer underneath to keep it clutter free and add a shelf and mirror up above to be able to use it as a dresser. Slide a stool underneath if there's enough space and use it as your dresser and desk too! Or how about a custom handmade bedside table that can be made to your size requirements?
If floor space is at a premium, consider installing floating shelves on your walls. These shelves are mounted directly onto the wall without any visible brackets, creating a sleek and minimalist look. They provide additional storage space for books, decorative items, or even small plants, without taking up valuable floor space. Arrange them in a creative pattern or stagger them at different heights to add visual interest to your room.
Another great space-saving solution for a small bedroom is to invest in fold-out furniture. Look for fold-out desks, chairs, or tables that can be easily tucked away when not in use. These versatile pieces are perfect for small bedrooms, as they can be folded up and stored against the wall, freeing up valuable floor space. When you need to use them, simply unfold and voila! You have a functional workspace or dining area.
Maximise the vertical space in your bedroom by utilising wall-mounted organisers. Install hooks or pegboards to hang jewellery, accessories, or even small baskets for storing miscellaneous items. This keeps your belongings within reach while freeing up surface areas like dressers or bedside tables. You can also consider installing a wall-mounted shoe rack or a series of hooks for hanging coats and bags, keeping your floor clear and preventing clutter. When it comes to space saving ideas for small bedrooms, it pays to think vertically.
When space is limited, multi-functional furniture is your best friend. Look for pieces that serve multiple purposes, such as ottomans with built-in storage, bed frames with drawers underneath, or a compact sofa that can be transformed into a guest bed. These clever designs allow you to maximise storage while providing functionality for different needs. By investing in multi-functional furniture, you can eliminate the need for separate storage units and create a more streamlined and organised space.
Utilise the back of the door
Don't overlook the potential storage space on the back of your bedroom door. Install hooks or over-the-door organisers to hang towels, robes, bags, or even a shoe rack. This often unused area can be a great spot for keeping frequently used items easily accessible without cluttering up the rest of the room. Just make sure the door can still open and close smoothly without any obstructions.
Alternatively, consider out-of-home storage solutions
While space saving bedroom furniture can do a lot for your home, sometimes there isn't enough room to conceal larger items. If you enjoy an active lifestyle, your flat might not be able to comfortably hold your hiking backpacks, surfboards or biking equipment among many other things. The sizes of properties in cities like London don't help.
For this case, it might be better to look for storage solutions in your local neighbourhood. Self-storage in Harrow can comfortably hold bulkier items from sports gear to unused furniture. It can work alongside your spacing-saving furniture and help create a more spacious home.
Remember, when it comes to maximising space in a small bedroom, it's all about being creative and thinking outside the box. Look for furniture that serves multiple purposes, utilise vertical space, and find clever storage solutions. With these space saving bedroom ideas, you can transform your tiny bedroom into a functional and organized oasis that feels much larger than it actually is.
So, embrace the challenge and turn your small space into a cosy haven that reflects your style and personality.With a little imagination and some cleverly designed furniture, you’ll be able to save space in the smallest of bedrooms.