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10 small bedroom ideas to make your room look spacious

Small bedrooms lack space, so being inventive with furniture arrangement and storage will ensure you utilize the space well. Decoration and function have to be balanced especially carefully in smaller spaces, so they do not become overwhelming. Here are some small bedroom ideas to inspire you.

1. How to decorate a small bedroom with platforms

Building platforms and sliding the bed underneath, as an alternative to setting it on top, is a great way to save space in a small bedroom. This room manages to fit two entire bedroom sets because of this design, without becoming crowded. Image by

How to decorate a small bedroom with platforms

2. Stackable bed for small bedroom design

Purchasing a multi-function piece of furniture such as these examples frees up floor space for playing or trying on clothes. There is plenty of storage in this unit as well, creating even more space on the floor for other things. Image by

Stackable bed for small bedroom design

3. Lofted bed for small bedroom decoration

For older kids or teens, you can raise the bed and place a desk or workstation underneath. This dorm-style setup is better for older kids, because of the ladder climbing. The desk can be part of them bed, or you can buy a raised bed and use a desk you already own. Image by

Lofted bed for small bedroom decoration

4. Monochromatic color

Sticking to one color unifies the room and helps it looks more spacious. Colors help define space so they tend to make a small room look blocky or chopped up. However, to add some interest and dimension, use different shades of the same color along with neutrals like white and black. This example uses yellow, a nice bright color. Image by

Monochromatic color for small bedroom design

5. Decorating Small Bedroom by Keeping Bed at Center

Making the bed a focal point by placing it in the center of room can help the whole room appear more spacious. In this example, there isn’t much room around the bed, but it still looks large. Image by

Decorating Small Bedroom by Keeping Bed at Center

6. Wall Mounted Storage

Placing storage up on the wall has a great effect on making the floor look larger. Open shelves will give the appearance of even more space than closed cabinets, but they often require more work to keep organized. Choose one based on your personal preference. Image by

Wall Mounted Storage for small bedroom

7. Loft Bedroom

Children do not have to be the only ones with a loft bed. This solution can work wonderfully for adults. This example has the baby’s crib right underneath for quick access and ability to watch over the baby. In small apartments, the loft can be the main sleeping space, saving room because there is no need for an additional room on the main level. Image by

Loft Bedroom

8. Paint color ideas for small bedrooms

Lighter colors are thought to open up a space better than darker ones. If your favorite color is dark, you can use it, but try to balance it with white linens as seen here. Image by

Paint color ideas for small bedrooms

9. Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas Using Patterns

Smaller prints fit the scale of a small room. Repeat the pattern in more than one space to help unify the room and it will look larger. The bedspread and curtains is a common example.  Image by

Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas Using Patterns

10. Bedroom ideas for small rooms with sunlight

Natural light goes a long way in making a room seem larger. If you have a large window, try not to block it with furniture. If your room lacks sunlight, consider lamps or even a solar tube. Image by

Bedroom ideas for small rooms with sunlight

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  1. I like the bedroom 9, its a great look with a big window.

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