5 Stylish Ways to Thrive in a Tiny Bedroom

5 Stylish Ways to Thrive in a Tiny Bedroom

Adrienne Breaux
May 27, 2015

Tiny bedrooms don't have to be a bummer; in fact a small bedroom can up the feeling of coziness, making your sleep space a stunning and stylish spot to float off to snoozeland. But if you're worried about not being able to add your personality or feeling a little too claustrophobic, stick to these five stylish and real-world tested ways to thrive in a tiny bedroom.

Make use of all your space

From creating a small loft if you have a high ceiling, to DIYing a bed with built-in storage to making a closet in whatever corner you've got open, those who thrive in bedrooms without a lot of square footage do so by using up all the space they have, not so they can stuff more stuff into a small space, but so that the space they do have functions more smoothly.

Let the bed do the style/pattern/color talking

If the walls feel like they're closing in on you in your small space, consider leaving them blank and as resting spots for the eyes, while you focus your color and pattern play on the main focal point of a small bedroom, the bed.

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Or not

Of course there's also another option in very small bedrooms, and that's blasting big scale pattern or graphics all over your wall surfaces. This visual spectacle isn't for everyone, but it can result in a bold space that helps distract from a small size.

Wall-mount it

Wall-mount light fixtures. Wall-mount your nightstand. Wall-mount storage objects like shelves and cabinets. Get things off the floor and out of the way when you live in a small bedroom and you'll have a room that feels a little more airy.

Highlight the cozy/nest-like feel

Why fight the flow? If your bedroom area is already feeling nest-like, go in that direction by really piling on the textures, pillows, cushions and curtains to underscore the cozy feel.

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