Our design ideas for small bedroom interiors are not over the top but give you ample room to play around with.
Small space dwellers assemble! If you are looking for a bedroom makeover but doubt the space you have to work with, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve curated a bunch of attractive small bedroom designs which prove that small can be beautiful too. And you don’t need to do much to design a beautiful bedroom either!
Your small bedroom can be a blessing for a good night’s sleep. For that, you need to keep electronic gadgets such as the TV, computer, internet out of the bedroom so it does not disturb your sleep pattern. The less you do in your bedroom the more sleep you get. How’s that as a starting point for selecting a smart small bedroom design?
Eager to embrace your small bedroom? Read on for our design tips to make the most with layout, decor, and design inspiration.
Stick To A Simple Layout
There is no magical formula for small bedroom layouts. The first tip is to set your bed against the main wall. Avoid getting too experimental with the placement of furniture. By this we mean do not think of floating your bed in the heart of your bedroom or at an edge in the corner. This kind of placement only makes a bedroom appear crowded. Also, it is not a bad idea to place your bed in the centre of the main wall (instead of placing it against an adjoining side wall). Ensure there is enough space on either side of your bed to walk around (so you don’t bump into things) and of course to make your bed! Simple layouts are functional and fun. Trust us it is a great idea!
Don’t Be Scared Of Dark Colours
Don’t fear the dark! Yes, small bedrooms can be painted in dark colours too. So go wild and do not restrict yourself to plain whites or neutral colour palettes when it comes to your bedroom walls. Painting a small bedroom ash grey, teal or olive green can make it incredibly chic and make it look bigger and brighter too. However, what is essential to note is that whether you opt for a moody shade or stick to a sharp hues your bedroom needs a whole lot of lighting. Good lighting prevents a room from looking dull and claustrophobic. Overhead lights like chandeliers or pendant lights apart from bedside or deck lamps and reading sconces makes the overall ambience quite vibrant.
Choose The Right Cupboard
Well designed cupboards keep small bedrooms clutter-free. Bedrooms with attached wardrobes provide a lot of space compared to conventional iron almirahs that eat up most of the floor area. While choosing your cupboard design ensure it offers multiple cabinets and drawers to store everything for a clutter-free environment.
Give Your Bed A Second Job
Have you ever seen a bed that can store stuff? Yes, that’s the second job of beds we are talking about. When you have limited space, but you can’t stop shopping, you must figure out ways to store all those snazzy new things. A bed with inbuilt storage at the base is an ideal pick. Such beds give you storage options to fit in your trolley, comforters, winter wear or just anything that needs some space to rest. Cool isn’t it?
Have You Heard Of Illusions?
One of our favourite small bedroom design ideas is to create an illusion of space. Hanging sheers as close to your bedroom ceiling as possible is a trick that undoubtedly works to make your small bedroom appear bigger. While you’re at it, match curtains to the colour palette of the wall. This is another trick to create an illusion of space because contrasting colours make a bedroom look smaller. So go sheer!
Cut The Clutter Out
Even the largest room in the world won’t be appealing in comfort or style if it’s packed with stuff. Keeping your bedroom tidy and clean is the best design hack anyone can give you. You can still do up your small bedroom just like you would do to a larger room – only if it is clean. And keeping your bedroom clear of clutter is really a no-brainer. An organised bedroom looks appealing, provides ample space to move around freely and makes your bedroom look more spacious.
Go Big With Small Bedroom Interiors
It’s always good mixing it up when it comes to modern small bedroom interiors. A big canopy bed or a murphy be