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October 13th, 2015 by MichiganLiving Things To Do to Achieve The Perfect Bedroom Layout

One of the biggest problems that you can ever encounter when moving into a house for rent is the small bedroom space. We all know how important it is for you to keep your bedroom as peaceful, clutter-free and relaxing as possible so you can achieve the rest that you need after a long day at work.

Sadly, a crowded, improperly arranged and messy bedroom will leave you no room for rest. Because of this, you have to ensure that you will do everything you need to do to achieve the perfect layout for your bedroom. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

Use only the furniture that you need.

Bedroom 5

Since you do not have lots of space in your room, then it is a must that you stick only to the items that you need. The smaller the room is, the lesser the furniture you can place in it. This is why you must make sure that you will place only what you need– not everything that you want.

Draw your idea.

Bedroom 1

It is recommended that you try out different bedroom layouts. However, pushing your furniture from one corner to the other is not a good idea. One good way to test out layouts is by putting your ideas in a paper. Try to get the measurements of your biggest pieces of furniture and the dimension of your bedroom then plan the layout accordingly. If you think you are not artistic enough, you can try using different home design apps.

Always think about function.

Bedroom 2

When arranging the layout of your bedroom, one of the things that you should consider is your lifestyle and your daily routine. It’s not just about the aesthetics– it should be about the function too.

Start with the bed.

Bedroom 3

When you are ready to start arranging your furniture inside your bedroom, then we recommend that you focus on the bed first. When you take a look at different bedrooms, the beds are usually backed up against the walls. When you have limited space, you may have to break such rules from time to time. Just simply find a spot which you think would work well for your daily routine and personal preferences. Just make sure that your bed won’t get in the way of your cabinets and drawers.

Begin with the bigger ones.

Bedroom 4

Once you have finalized where you will place your bed, then you can move on to the other aspects of your bedroom. We recommend that you start with arranging the bigger items followed only by the smaller ones. It is best that you proceed with finding a place for your dresser, then your bedside table, desks, so on and so forth.

Planning the layout of your bedroom is an art. This is most especially true if you have limited bedroom space in your house. Keep the tips given above in mind so you can be able to increase your chances of planning the perfect layout.

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63 responses to “Things To Do to Achieve The Perfect Bedroom Layout”

  1. Wow, I like all the bedroom layout can’t seem to choose which one is better thanks for sharing.

  2. Chanelle says:

    Love this. I’ve been planning on re-decorating my room. This helped a lot. Thank you.

  3. Elizabeth O. says:

    Great ideas! I really need to clean out my bedroom and make sure that I stick to the furniture that I need and nothing more.

  4. Karlyn Cruz says:

    We have a few pieces of furniture that have been placed in our bedroom, simply because they have no other place to go. I would like to boot them out the door so that I can change the bedroom layout.

  5. Claudette says:

    I like the headline, “Use only what you need.” That is what I have done but I am sure with your tips I could always improve.

  6. Um, those bedrooms are all gorgeous!
    Mine is pretty big, about 12×14 or 12×16, but my apt. as a whole is small (670 sq feet).

  7. Michelle says:

    Really great examples of room arrangements. I love rearranging my bedroom however we have 2 long dressers since my husband and I have to many clothes. So unfortunately there’s not a lot of room left on where to put everything especially since we have a big window and a door wall in our bedroom. But reading this is making me think of how we can rearrange everything. Thanks for the tips they are pretty helpful.

  8. Urvi says:

    I love your pictures… All layout are wonderful. Need to figure out size of bedroom and incorporate accordingly. Thanks for sharing

  9. Lisa Martens says:

    Wow, all the bedrooms are beautiful. These are all great tips. I agree that pushing the bed against a wall is not the easiest way to use your bed but I have definitely lived in a couple places where it was the only option. So glad that’s not the case anymore!

  10. Liz Mays says:

    Starting with the bed is so smart since it usually takes up the most space. I like the idea of thinking of function first.

  11. Melissa says:

    My bedroom has a strange layout because of where the windows are. So, the furniture is all placed where it makes most sense. Thankfully, it doesn’t look horrible. It’s just messy!

  12. Keikilani says:

    Love your tips and ideas. Our problem is we don’t really have a closet. Just a non-functioning built in wardrobe. I would love to rip it out and start over.

  13. Carrie says:

    These rooms are awesome! I wish we had the ability to paint but with renting right now we are restircted. someday when we buy this will be forever in my head thank you!

  14. Mardene Carr says:

    This is totally my kind of post…I do not like small bedrooms at all but to know how to decorate them is most welcome

  15. Jenn says:

    Great tips. Our bedroom is an odd size, so we’re pretty much stuck with where everything is for now. Also, these photos are stunning.

  16. Crystal says:

    I just got rid of half of my clothes since my closet is so much smaller. You have to be nifty on thinking of storage ideas.

  17. Betsy says:

    Great tips! I can use these in my house too.

  18. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    I am only in there to sleep, so I don’t have a specific set up in mine.

  19. These are all so beautiful! I’m not good at interior design, but these make me want to, at least, try 🙂

  20. Amanda says:

    Thanks for the tips! We live in an apartment and our bedroom is probably smaller than most peoples, since we decided to give the kids the bigger bedroom now that they share a room.

  21. Jesica H says:

    I always have ideas, but no vision, only what I want a space to feel like! It gets really frustrating, especially because we just recently moved into a new house! I really need to hire some people to just do it lol!

  22. Those are all great rooms. A good layout is a bedroom is so important. You want your bedroom to be cozy, not an obstacle course.

  23. Sarah Bailey says:

    These sound like such great ideas, I really need to work out on a better layout for my bedroom. x

  24. Julie George says:

    Finding the perfect layout for any room big or small can make a would of difference! Absolutely love these bedroom pics, they are very inspiring!

  25. tara pittman says:

    My bed room looks so clutter and drab. These look so much better.

  26. Jeanette says:

    We just moved into a house that is much smaller than our last house. We got rid of so much stuff. We try our hardest to keep it clutter free because this house is SO much smaller than the old one.

  27. OMG. that iron rod bed. So beautiful. I have moved my daughter’s bed several times since we bought our house a year and a half ago. I dont know why Im never happy with it…

  28. Thanks for the great tips! i really need to re-work my bedroom!

  29. Shann says:

    Great tips! I especially like the one about drawing it out first. We have a very small bedroom so this is helpful.

  30. dana vento says:

    Laying out a bedroom is so important and not overcrowding is key!

  31. Those bedrooms are so lovely and neat and organized. I must try to practice minimalism! Thanks for the inspiration.

  32. Karlyn Cruz says:

    I love the simplicity of these bedrooms. I need to get some of the clutter, mostly extra unneeded furniture, out of my bedroom.

  33. Erika says:

    These are all great ideas

  34. victoria says:

    I love all of these the bedroom was looks so elegant. Our bedroom was need to update thanks for sharing

  35. Ashley says:

    Great timing! We’ll be rearranging our bedroom this weekend. Thanks for the tips.

  36. Mykidsguide says:

    These are awesome tips. I love how neat and organized these rooms are. This is a good reminder that I should start taking out all the clutter in our bedroom.

  37. All the rooms are gorgeous. I love that there is so much space. I really need to declutter.

  38. Angie Scheie says:

    This post awakened my dream of having a four post bed. I have always wanted one, and the dream hasn’t died. Helpful post!

  39. These are all great ideas! I wish I had the option of moving my bed but it literally only fits in one spot in our small room.

  40. My last apartment had a tiny master bedroom. It was fun arranging that room. There was only a few options with a queen bed. I’m thankful I have a huge master bedroom now.

  41. These are great tips. I am having a hard time figuring out the best layout for my bedroom. I think i need to get rid of a few pieces.

  42. Dad of Divas says:

    Love these practical ideas and tips. I am going to share them with some students that I know as I think that they would really benefit from the information!

  43. Jaime Nicole says:

    We need some help with this for certain. I don’t have a clue where to start with our room and it has been a blank canvas for almost 2 years 🙁

  44. A GEEK DADDY says:

    Are bedroom layout always seems squeezed. We don’t have good placement of windows and built-in cabinets aligned with the closets to let us maximize the space. You are so right about making sure everything revolves around placing the bed in the best location. As always some good tips from your blog in this post!

  45. A GEEK DADDY says:

    ooops I was typing fast … I meant to start off with “our” – I really do know how to spell 🙂

  46. Britni says:

    These are really great layout options. My problem is to much stuff! I am in the process of getting rid of things because my bedroom just fills over run. Seeing these nice, clean rooms makes me want to keep working at it!

  47. Jeanine says:

    How gorgeous are all of those bedrooms? I love them all ours wouldn’t ever get to looking like that! Maybe one day, they do look perfect!

  48. Rachel says:

    Thanks for the tips. I think these are important even for large rooms m

  49. I am a professional organizer as well as a blogger and I always want to start in a person’s bedroom if they have a full house organizing project. There is no question that getting a bedroom organized and clutter free creates a calm and peaceful space. I could not agree with you more.

  50. Julia says:

    Great tips! I think I have my room positioned where I want it. Now all I need to do is replace my old curtains and get some wall decor

  51. HilLesha says:

    I’m in the midst of redecorating my bedroom, so I found these tips to be very helpful. Thanks for sharing!

  52. As a renter in NYC I have a super small apartment so bedroom space and closet space are at a premium already it is challenging to find the layout that gives me the look of wider space than I actually have! Thanks for the ideas.

  53. Rosey says:

    I could have used this info in my old place. Man did we ever have challenges with our bedroom there.

  54. K. Lee Banks says:

    Those bedroom layout pics remind me of the ones I see on HGTV. All gorgeous, but we have such a small bedroom, I don’t think any of them would work.

  55. Anna C. says:

    Bedrooms are the hardest to decor! But these are just beautiful!
    Thank you for the inspiration 😀

  56. Olga says:

    I never thought of drawing out possible layouts prior to the move. I will be moving soon and will definitely be trying out these tips.

  57. At the moment I live in a very small box room so I defo need more space. Have you got any tips for choosing a new house?

  58. Shannon says:

    These are some great tips! I want to rearrange my rooms but wasn’t sure where to start – thanks!

  59. Becki says:

    Very pretty room layouts 🙂 Our bed definitely ended up where it is because of function. One wall of our room is too cold to be against!

  60. Lisa says:

    We need to redo our bedroom right now. I’ll kee this advice in mind!

  61. Krystal says:

    I love those bedrooms 🙂 I really need to re-do my bedroom

  62. Heather says:

    And that’s why I think designers are worth the money!

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