Add Character to Even the Smallest Bedroom
Posted June 15, 2014


All bedrooms aren't created equal, but each should have a chance to reflect the owners personal sense of style. Below are several suggestions to make even the smallest bedroom (or any other bedroom) stand out more.

Mirrors can actually help make a room look larger. You can hang a large mirror on a bare wall or group several like mirrors together. For a more personalized look, try painting the frames the same color, creating an organized look without being cluttered. You can also paint the frames in several different colors, maybe using pastel or bright colors.

Utilize the space underneath the bed. Woven baskets are plentiful in discount stores as well as craft stores. Purchase several, measuring then to fit, so placing and removing them from under the bed is easy and convenient. If they're visible from the room, you can dress them up by spray painting them to match other items in the room.

The way in which a bed is placed in a room can provide more space as well as a chance to add more decorative items so use your imagination. Just don’t place it too close to the door. A striped rug placed under the bed can also make the room look larger.

Consider furniture with multiple purposes, such as a daybed to be used as seating as well as sleeping. Consider lofting the bed and using the space below for a desk area, placing a dresser, or putting in custom built cabinetry.

Light colored walls are good for a small room, but you can also wallpaper or paint one wall a different color to add special accent to the room. Add decorative items, a bedspread and sheet set or other items in complementing colors. Go to your local Home Improvement store and pick out paint sample cards with colors you find pleasing and go from there!

Posted By: Michelle Keaton-Barrow
June 15, 2014 09:35 PM




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