So, you’ve got that spare bedroom in your home. Maybe you’ve got it set up as a rudimentary guest bedroom? Maybe you’re just using it for storage? Is it just empty? What are you thinking! You may think that it’s impossible to do anything with that small space, but the truth is exactly the opposite. There are so many different designs that you can consider that will get the most out of your small bedroom.
Naturally, when you’re talking about a small bedroom, storage options are going to be at a premium. In many of the examples included here, you’ll find a number of different storage solutions that can help you to maximize space. Of course, you also won’t be able to fit in a huge bed. Regardless, you can still come up with a solution for the bed in your small bedroom that’s every bit as comfortable as something else!
So don’t let your small bedroom (or bedrooms) go neglected. Get some inspiration from these 23 awesome small bedroom designs. Without a doubt, you’re sure to find something that will point you in the right direction for extracting the maximum value from that space!
1. Under Bed
As you might expect, using the space underneath the bed is paramount when crafting an efficient small bedroom design.
When working with a small bedroom, you want to incorporate color in order to add some life to the space.
3. Stacking Beds
If you’re using your small bedroom as a guest bedroom, consider having beds like this, as it will allow you to accommodate more people!
Dark colors for cabinetry, the walls and bed linens can help to make a small bedroom a cozy, sleepy place to be!
If your small bedroom is to become a children’s bedroom, then you’ll want to use built-in shelves so your child can keep things tidy!
6. Useful Furniture
It may not be evident at first, but the bed in this small bedroom actually folds out from the cabinetry at right.
7. Color Scheme
Again, you can see how an attractive color scheme can make a small bedroom appear much larger than it is.
Storage units like the one you see above are essentially a must for small bedrooms!
Even with an extremely small bedroom, you can still manage a full-size or larger bed if you opt for unconventional placement.
You may not think bunk beds are appropriate for adults, but who can really say no? And, they really open up space in your small bedroom design.
11. Speaking of Bunking
Here you see an extremely small bedroom design that’s capable of sleeping two people. It just goes to show that anything is possible!
Perhaps more so than with any other room in your home, it’s important to add vibrancy to the design of your small bedroom.
13. Day Bed
The day bed is always an excellent choice when you’re coming up with a design for your small bedroom.
14. Mirror, Mirror
Adding a mirror to a small room to increase the sense of space is the oldest trick in the book, and it’s one you shouldn’t forget with your small bedroom design!
15. Platform Bed
Hey, if your small bedroom is purely for sleep, you might as well make that sleeping space as comfortable as it possibly can be!
16. Let in the Light
Part of making a small bedroom design attractive is in finding ways to let natural light shine through.
The accent wall in this small bedroom design really makes the space and pop. And, did you notice the projector screen overhead?
18. Getting It Right
There’s no doubt about it; this is one small bedroom design that gets the storage situation completely right!
19. Be Different
Even with the limited space of a small bedroom, you can do with a lot with the design to let the room shine.
It’s important with a small bedroom design that the functional and aesthetic design choices work together seamlessly.
If there’s truly only room for the bed, then make sure that you use attractive and eye-catching linens in your small bedroom.
22. Making Lemonade
The design choices of this small room take the lack-of-space lemons and turn them into delicious lemonade. Wouldn’t you enjoy sleeping in that bed?
23. The Sky Is The Limit!
As you’ve seen, there’s plenty that can be done with even the smallest bedroom. So, flex your imagination, and find the perfect design for your small bedroom!
24. Drawing the Eye
In a long and thin small bedroom, you have to find ways of creating visual excitement. Notice how the blue accent wall above the bed totally draws the eye.
25. Built-Ins Galore
Looking to get the most storage space possible in the smallest of bedrooms? Then lets just say built-ins galore are going to be your friends.
26. Hanging Cabinets
If you don’t want to cover your walls in built-ins, you could do something like this. Hanging cabinets preserve floor space, all while giving you the storage you need.
27. The Daybed
For a small guest bedroom or even a kid’s bedroom, the daybed makes perfect sense. Also, the cornered desk in this small bedroom is smart too!
28. Another Example
Here’s another example of a small bedroom design that utilizes the daybed. Here, though, lots of storage has been included both above and below the bed!
29. The Foot of the Bed
We love how these homeowners put a giant chest at the foot of their bed! It offers storage and a place to display books!
30. Brightening It Up
Small bedrooms can be nice because they’re cozy. However that coziness can sometimes feel stifling. Bright colors can help a lot in terms of ameliorating this.
31. The Attic Bedroom
Adding a bedroom in the attic can be a great way to expand your home. We love this attic bedroom that uses two twin beds on either side of a casement window. Perfect for guests!
32. One Under the Other
Want a guest bedroom that can accommodate two people, but there’s not enough room for two beds? Why not do something like this, then?
33. The Wrap Around
This small child’s bedroom makes the most out of the space allotted. The wrap around furniture, which goes from a desk, to shelves, and then to a bunk bed is perfect!
34. Into the Corner
Want to fit a larger bed into a small bedroom space? All you have to do is push that bed into the corner!
Small bedrooms will typically come without closets. That’s why floor-to-ceiling wardrobes with slim profiles can be great!
36. Floating the Bed
Rather than cornering the bed in small bedroom, it is possible to float it. That’s exactly what’s going on in this small contemporary bedroom design.
Rather than going for an in-your-face bedframe in a small bedroom, it’s almost always best to go for something minimal.
Looking to give a small bedroom design a signature look? Then wallpaper for one accent wall could be just the thing that the doctor ordered!