Small Space Bedroom Decorating Ideas
So your bedroom is the size of a matchbox. Small and cramped, itís a struggle just to fit your body in at night, and then, the walls close in on you, the
claustrophobia, and the terror.
Donít despair! It is possible to make peace with even the tiniest of bedrooms using a few visual tricks, and some common sense organizational strategies. The
idea is to maximize the space you have, and simulate the space you donít, in order to create a comfortable and inviting environment.
The worst thing you can do in a small space is to fill it with big things.
Towering dressers, overbearing armoires, closets, cabinets, and drawers which
reach for the ceiling will only serve to make the room feel cramped. The size of
the piece, compared to the space available, makes the piece seem bigger than it
really is, and makes the space feel smaller.
Instead, select tiny, dainty furnishings. Smaller items will create the illusion
that the room is actually bigger than it is. Using the relative size of the one
to the other is a trick of perspective that can serve to create a wealth of
Most people decorating a small space focus on the negative aspects, the cramped
feeling, the lack of room, and the fact that they have to be very selective
about any decorative pieces that they can display. However you have to remember
that a small bedroom does have at least one thing going for it, its cozy.
The tiny walls of the room arenít necessarily collapsing in on you; they could
be opening their arms to embrace you. The close atmosphere might just be the
feeling of the room snuggling you in, and keeping you warm and safe.
By focusing on the negative aspects, people lose the ability to be proactive
about the space. However if you keep the coziness factor in mind, you can
actually use the features of the room to your advantage, making it a warm and
inviting haven, or even a romantic cuddle cove, far away from the worries of the
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