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Ways to Transform Your Small Bedroom and Make It Look Big

Written by Posted On Thursday, 08 November 2018 00:07

Don't feel frustrated when you have a small bedroom. Not everyone has the luxury of space at home. The key is to make the most out of whatever area you have. Besides, if you are creative enough, even with a little space, you can still have a fantastic bedroom. Remember these tips when deciding what to do.

Create space

Putting your furniture to the side helps create space in your bedroom. You need that space to create an illusion that the place is enormous. However, pushing the furniture against the wall is not always the best way to deal with this issue. You also need to angle your bed and other furniture to maximize the space.

Use light colours

When you paint your walls with light hues, you create an illusion of space. You also make the outdoor area and indoor space seem seamless. The best options are white, cream, light blues, and pale grays. They promote an airy feel, whereas black, navy blue, and other dark colours, make it feel enclosed.

Be smart in buying furniture

Invest in multi-functional furniture. You can find a bed with drawers at the bottom for storage purposes. You can also buy an ottoman that serves as a storage unit. You can also find a closet with several compartments to allow more items inside.

Don’t forget the mirrors

When you have mirrors in your bedroom, they help make the place look bigger than it is. Mirrors reflect the space in front of them. Therefore, they create an illusion that there is still more behind them. Mirrors also have practical uses, so you won’t mind having them.

Leave the windows uncovered

If you don't worry about the heat inside your room, skip the drapes. Darkness creates a smaller space. If you want the bedroom to look big, you need to allow the natural landscape outside to be a part of your decoration. The airy feel outdoors will help make your bedroom feel the same.

Remove what you don’t need

Your bedroom also serves as your storage room in many instances. In doing so, you make the place dirty and compressed. Learn how to let go of things you don’t need. You can donate them to charity if you feel bad throwing them out. The point is that you don’t need a lot of things in your bedroom if they will make it messy. A minimalist approach is perfect for small bedrooms.

Arrange things by color and height

The way you decorate things inside your bedroom could also affect the space. If you put items together of the same color or the same height, you can turn potential clutter into amazing decorations.

Given these interior design tips, you don't need to feel bad about having a small bedroom space. A lot of people don't have the luxury of having a spacious home. However, with their ability to decorate the place, their house feels more spacious. You can do this to your bedroom with proper planning and creative thinking.

Listing Additional Info

  • State: California
  • Address: Avlon Park
  • City: Avlon
  • Zipcode: 08242
  • SOLD: no
  • MLS #: 4458967512
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