Unless you are lucky enough to have a huge home with large rooms throughout, chances are that your bedrooms won’t be as large as you want them. For this reason, it is important to get the most out of every bit of space in the bedroom. With most designers and interior specialists outlining that a bedroom should have a reading area and a space to work, it results in people feeling like their room is even smaller when they struggle to fit anything in them. For this reason, we will outline some of the areas of your bedroom where you can maximise space.

One area that stands out is that most people want a king-size bed, but this certainly isn’t a necessity. The first thing you should do before making the most out of your space is to completely declutter your room. This means getting rid of anything damaged or stuff you have used in a while. The benefit to this is you may find that it gives you more space straight away.

Remove standalone furniture from your bedroom

When you first move into a space it may be the cheaper option to purchase standalone furniture, but the issue with this is that they are often bulky and waste a lot of space. They often don’t sit flush with the walls and they also leave a lot of space above the wardrobes and all around them. When you have the budget, the first thing you should invest in is built-in furniture. This will help to maximise your storage space as well as make the room look a lot tidier. If you have luxury clothing such as your premium hoodie and other street clothing, this makes your wardrobe look more organised and compartmental which is exactly what you want when you have a range of styles.

How To Get More Space In Your Bedroom

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Use a range of storage options

When you have a limited amount of space it can be difficult to have solid-state storage units, so by thinking outside the box you will be able to take advantage of every nook and cranny that you have. There are many innovative storage ideas that you can adopt for your bedrooms such as tabletops, open storage units, baskets on top of your wardrobe, boxes under the bed and compartments in your drawers for your jewellery and other items. You will be amazed at how much more space you can make when you think outside the box.

How To Get More Space In Your Bedroom

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Take advantage of floating shelving units

If you enjoy having things on display such as books or sentimental items that you would like to show, floating shelves are a perfect option. Not only will you be able to store display items and make the room more personalised, but you will also be able to have your clothes on display such as your hat collection, jewellery or even some plants to help purify the bedroom. This will remove clutter from wherever you originally had them stored which will create more space for other items such as storage units.

How To Get More Space In Your Bedroom

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Minimalist interior design

It’s all too tempting to have all your things on display in your bedroom, but the truth is that it isn’t the best way to go with a small bedroom. Instead, pair everything down and keep it understated with just your most treasured items. By keeping down to a minimum, of plain items, you will find that you have more space in the bedroom. For example, keep the bed as your statement piece by creating a beautiful throw and cushions. If you have the options to do so, install built-in furniture for additional storage, but this is also a great way to keep everything minimalist.

How To Get More Space In Your Bedroom

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Maximise under-the-bed storage

If you are looking for more floor space, then leaving the under-the-bed free is best for storage boxes. But if you really want to make the most out of your space, then having under bed storage is essential. It literally adds an extra space and has many benefits.  If you don’t have any storage under your bed, there are a few options for you.

The first is to invest in a bed with under-storage. The next option for this is to lift your bed and buy storage units to fit under it. You can spray these in any colour too so it looks uniform with your bedroom. The final option, if you are feeling crafty is to DIY under-bed storage by creating shelving units and drawers which your bed can then go on top of.

How To Get More Space In Your Bedroom

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Organise your dresser to perfection

When you have a small space, it can often feel very cluttered. This is where some nifty organisation skills come in handy. Drawer dividers come in extremely helpful when you have limited space as it gives everything a designated space which in turn helps know where everything is and allows you to access it easily, instead of having to rummage through everything. Other options can include vacuum bags for your out-of-season clothing as this significantly reduces the volume of the clothes and makes them less bulky.

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There are many nifty storage and organisation ideas to use, but by following some of these tips you will find that you already have a lot more space. Use drawer compartments and be smart with your space.