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How to Decorate a Small Bedroom

Updated on November 13, 2014

Decorating for Small Space Rooms

Decorating for small space can be a daunting task, but with many tips and trick provided by the experts and online materials, we can now decorate a small space into its fullest. To turn your small bedroom into a beautiful retreat, here we have collected super ideas about how to decorate a small bedroom. Check them out!

Great look for a small traditional master bedroom
Great look for a small traditional master bedroom | Source
Creative Storage Ideas
Creative Storage Ideas | Source

Step 1 : Create focal point

Every room in the house needs an eye-catching element that incorporates the whole design theme of the room into one spot. For many reasons, the bed is main focal point in the bedroom. You can install beautiful tall headboard to give more statement and put bold pillows on it. You can play with the bed sheet too as the main point of your room. Patterned blanket and pillow sheets are cool ideas. Another focal point for small bedroom is likely the window. To avoid of having two focal points in such small space, you can place your bed next to window, so they both can blend beautifully or you can choose to dress up one of them; give your bed a stunning bed linen or dress your window with statement curtain.

Step 2 : Pick color scheme

There is no exact formula for the best wall color for small bedroom. It is your personal things to choose the right color; you can paint the walls with light-colored colors, like baby blue, white or peach to give more lively feels to the room or to choose dark color like chocolate browns or berry reds for warmth and cozy feels to the room. You can go as bold as you want when it come to paint colors.

Gray, White Color Scheme

Gray Modern Bedroom
Gray Modern Bedroom | Source
Taupe bedroom
Taupe bedroom | Source

Perfect Wall Colors for Small Bedrooms

Are you looking for perfect color scheme for small space room? There are plenty of perfect color ideas to make your small space room look beautiful. The rest of this article will provide you with insights of the how to decorate small bedroom without the need for architects to help you.

  1. Neutrals
  2. Greens
  3. Soothing Blue
  4. Espresso

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Step 3 : Let it opens

When you stuffed your small bedroom with too much furniture, you bedroom will look cramped. It is always tempting to have large bed, big wardrobe and etc, but because you have limited space it looks awkward to put big-sized furniture to be fitted in small space. Just leave some space open to make your room looks larger.

Make a Small Room Look Bigger


Step 4 : Sneak In Storage

In small bedroom, every inch is valuable. You can use free space to store your belongings. You can keep luggage under your bed, put boxes on the floor to keep shoes or other stuff. You also can use chest`s drawer to store small things like watch, jewelries, etc. You can install floating shelves as another storage options.

Attached bookshelf on the wall

This tips is always the most favorite one. Attached bookshelf on the wall does save a lot of space in your tiny bedroom and use your walls instead. You do not need to buy another bookshelf to put your books and laptop. You can also create your own desk with it. Who doesn’t love doing anything on bed anyway?

Buy furnitures with a lot of storages

Have you ever thought of hidden bedroom as the solution? This furniture combines bed, cupboard, desk, and wardrobe. You just need to lift your bed when you are not in your room and pull it off when you are going to sleep. You will save enough space on the floor to gather with your friends doing the assignment or only chill.

Creative Storage for Small Bedroom

Nice Bed Frames with Storage
Nice Bed Frames with Storage | Source

Step 5 : Mirror to make it wider

You can fool your room to be wider with mirror. It creates a bigger size from the actual size. Put your mirror on the wall where people stare most of the time. If I can say, in the middle of the room. It feels like you have another space on the other side of your room.


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      4 years ago

      Very nice ideas

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      Chin chin 

      4 years ago from Philippines

      I like that bed frame with lots of drawers and storage space. Maybe when we get to upgrade our bedroom, we will have that.

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      John Hollywood 

      4 years ago from Hollywood, CA

      Wonderful and practical article. I'm going to share!

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      4 years ago

      You definitely need to get creative with storage for sure! Good tips!

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      4 years ago

      thanks for this information. it will help me to re-decorate my room.


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