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Design Dilemma: Making the Most of a Small Bedroom

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Yes, tight bedrooms can sometimes feel frustrating, but they can also be an opportunity. Here’s the chance to create a restful, peaceful space, without spending a lot on furniture and knick-knacks. The main order of business in a small bedroom is to use space efficiently. We’re found some great examples of small bedrooms that manage to do just that, by relying on a few key principles.

1). They make use of built-ins.

Below, a built-in bookcase and nightstands help keep a small room efficient and uncluttered.

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In the pictures above and below, wall-mounted nightstands,  cabinets and drawers underneath the bed keep tight rooms feeling surprisingly spacious.

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And the same concept goes in this space:

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And here too:

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2) They dispense with two nightstands, or any nightstands.
Yes, nightstands can come in handy. But do you really need two of them? Take a look below:

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3) They make use of “tricks.” Two very good ones include, mounting mirrors, and using¬† furniture that takes up no visual space. For instance:

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A lucite bed keeps a small bedroom feeling as nearly expansive as the view:

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Another trick, where its possible, is to use a daybed that can act as both a sofa and a bed in tight quarters:

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4) And here is probably the most important principle of all — just because a bedroom is small doesn’t mean it has to be neglected. A small bedroom can and should have its own drama too.
Examples?

Below, the dark walls and pendant lights exude sexiness:

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The bedroom below is tiny, but the chandelier, patterned headboard, drapes hung from the ceiling and zebra-print rug provide flare and show care, nonetheless:

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And below, it’s just one dramatic abstract painting hung above a simple white bed that provides all the drama necessary:

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And here’s a bedroom that’s taken the opposite route to drama, using brightly patterned bedding, pendant lamps and a patterned canvas on the wall that stands in as a headboard:

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So you see, it’s really not so hard. Small bedrooms can sometimes be daunting, but if you think carefully about storage, pare down on furniture and add a few dramatic touches, you’ll create a spot that will not only work well, but exude style. Buona notte!

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