Planning tips for a small room

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The layout of a small room can be a real headache. Fortunately, there are many tips to save space while getting a harmonious rendering. In addition to providing a decorative and functional arrangement, these ideas transform a small space into a comfortable and cozy cocoon.

A practical bed

The furnishings must be well thought out to avoid cluttering a small room. Essential, the bed is to choose with care. There are several types of sleeping arrangements that are perfect for a small surface room.

The layout of the bed and furniture in a small room must be well thought out to avoid overloading the room - IkeaThe layout of the bed and furniture in a small room must be well thought out to avoid overloading the room – Ikea

  • The trundle bed

 

With an ingenious device for concealing a second bedding in the drawer that equips, the trundle bed is a practical sleeping solution. Indeed, it turns into a jiffy in an extra bed that can accommodate friends passing. If you do not want extra bedding, the drawer can be used to store all kinds of things like books, toys, laundry, etc. The trundle bed comes in a multitude of materials and styles to satisfy all the desires decor: natural wood, metal, modern, cozy, etc. There are also models with side opening that can be raised to provide two beds of the same height. Easily replacing convertible sofas,

 

  • The bunk bed

 

The bunk bed is ideal for a small child’s room. Clearing the space on the floor, it offers significant space savings for a playground and the installation of other furniture such as a bedside table or a small desk. The bunk bed also allows you to structure a room to save the maximum square meters. Its playful side will not fail to charm the little ones. Available in all styles, it is suitable for all decorating desires: classic, natural, contemporary, etc. The bunk bed is a great alternative for a spacy little room. Some models even have transformable options for optimal use.

A sleeping room corner and elevated

The position of the bed is also a criterion to consider in the development of a small room. To save space, it is recommended to install the bed in a corner of the room. The simple bed installed on the side is in keeping with the latest trends in terms of space optimization. For a cozy atmosphere, just bet on bedding soft colors and made from natural materials. To accentuate the comfort of sleeping, nothing like a pile of cushions. In addition, it is advisable to play on the height to clear the maximum space on the ground. A raised bed in a corner with built-in storage is the perfect solution for a clean room in a small space.

Storage on the walls

The hanging furniture is perfect to avoid overloading the floor. Shelves, small bedside tables or even stand-alone consoles are all practical and clever. In addition to dressing the walls, they clear the visual field and open the space.

Suspended furniture covers the walls and avoids overloading the floor - Ikea Suspended furniture covers the walls and avoids overloading the floor – Ikea

  • Wall shelves

 

Available in a multitude of shapes and materials, these storage units are chosen according to the style to be introduced in the room: wood for a sober and natural atmosphere, rattan for a vintage touch, metal for an industrial style, glass for a rendering design, etc.

The wall shelves, in addition to saving space, add decorative elements to the room - Ikea The wall shelves, in addition to saving space, add decorative elements to the room. They can replace night tables easily. – Ikea

  • Suspended bedside tables

 

Nothing like a bedside wall mounted to inject a modern touch to a small room. In addition to improving the style of the room, this furniture offers practical storage.

 

  • Consoles without feet

 

Footless consoles also create a modern interior design while providing a convenient and space-saving work space. For more convenience, it is advisable to choose models with drawers.

Light colors

If dark colors are known to promote falling asleep, they are not recommended in a small room since they visually reduce the space. To enlarge a confined room, it must be made brighter. To do this, it is recommended to favor light tones. In addition, it is important to choose a lighter floor color than the ceiling to accentuate the impression of enlargement.

 

  • Blue and white

 

White is the preferred color to give the illusion of a larger room. If it is chosen in a light shade, the blue also makes it possible to enlarge a small space.

 

  • Pastel colors

 

Pastel colors allow the light to be reflected more easily. From powdery pink to pale green to more neutral colors such as cream or sand, anything is allowed to visually enlarge a small room.

Pastel colors are soothing and enlarge the room - Zara Home Pastel colors are soothing and enlarge the room – Zara Home

The tip of the mirror

Recognized to virtually expand a confined space, the mirror is the deco accessory in a small room. Coupled with warm lighting, it adds cachet to the room. The models integrated in the cabinet, the versions to put against a wall or the hanging mirrors are all interesting alternatives.