More storage in your bedroom is always great, right? Well, there is a catch. You are dealing with a pretty finite area that can only hold so much. That is why you should follow these tips and tricks to make all of your needed belongings fit. Although, there may still be a need to downsize. Should this be the case, you should first and foremost, learn how to cope with downsizing before you move any further.
Add more storage in your bedroom by installing floating shelves
Floating shelves are great. They can be very discrete and hold many of your items. Aside from that, if you decide to DIY floating shelves the process is very easy and fairly cheap. Additionally, with these shelves, there are many possibilities if you are looking to put some flowers or decorations in your bedroom.
Since one of the first things you should do when moving into a new home is to unpack essentials which include your bathroom and bedroom, you can easily see why installing floating shelves is a great idea when it comes to making more storage in your bedroom. Aside from that, they will free up floor space. Consequently, this will allow more natural light to flow through the room, visually expanding it.
On other thing you might want to consider is puting shelves along the perimeter of the walls. There is about 30 or so centimeters (12 inches) of unused space between the top of the door and your celing. That means that you will have plenty of room there.
To make more storage in your bedroom you are going to need…
… Believe it or not – hooks. Not for fishing, not for drying meat, but for hanging different items. There is a variety of options when you choose hooks. For example, you can choose wooden or plastic ones. Also, you can decide between those that need to be mounted in place using power tools and those that have self-sticking backsides. Regardless of your choice, they will function perfectly for different items.
Hooks can be of great use to store toiletries, yoga mats, shoes, clothes, jewelry, bags, etc. The options are literally limitless. To be honest, anything hangable can be put on hooks and be ready at a moment’s notice. Also, the installation process is very easy. If you are worried that your walls might get damaged, there is an easy solution. While doing some home improvement projects, do a paint job in the room and then do the hook-mounting.
Other tips and tricks
These are your two best options when it comes to making more storage in your bedroom. Aside from these, there are multiple options that you can utilize to solve this issue:
- Use drawer organizers to maximize your drawer storage
- Get a pegboard organizer and mount it to the wall
- Install a foldable desk
- Bookshelves can be used as a headboard
- Choose a headboard with storage
The tips are cheap, easy to do, and yield great results!