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Small bedroom tips: Designing a small space

by A & K Real Estate 10/30/2022

Designing a small space can be challenging. When you want to add style and comfort to a room with little square footage, every design decision becomes more important. Small bedrooms can be especially tricky to decorate without making them feel cramped. To help, here are some ideas for decorating a small bedroom:

Layout matters

If you're decorating a small bedroom, it can be beneficial to consider non-traditional layout options. If you arrange your furniture in the right way, you can make the room feel larger and more comfortable even when taking up the same amount of square footage. Try placing all the furniture on either side of the room rather than facing the door. Doing so will draw your attention to the free space rather than the furniture itself, giving the illusion of a larger room.

Go for multifunctional

Multifunctional furnishings are key to decorating a small bedroom. Drawers and other storage solutions built into the bed are the best way to begin, as the bed is typically the largest piece in the room. More ways to make your furnishings double-duty include using a shelving unit as a headboard and opting for seating with hidden storage.

Create the illusion of more space

There are many decorating tricks you can use to make a room seem larger than it really is. One common strategy is to use one or more mirrors to reflect light and create the illusion of more space. Other options include choosing low-sitting furniture and hanging window treatments from above the window frame. Hang or wall-mount your lighting rather than use floor or table lamps, and you'll conserve space while making the room seem more expansive.

There are many clever ways to decorate a small space to make it stylish and comfortable without being cramped. Keep these tips in mind when decorating your own small bedroom to create the perfect fit.

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Hi, I am Karen Green, I want to give you a little history about A and K Real Estate. I got my real estate associate’s license 1996 and my Broker’s license in 2010. At that time I established A and K Real Estate. My husband, Albert, and I work as a team. Jointly we have over 35 years of real estate experience. We market and sell homes, lots, ranches and recreational properties.