It has become a good tradition in modern new buildings to design spacious dressing rooms with an entrance from the bedroom. After all, a sufficient amount of space for storing clothes and shoes helps both maintain order and increase the wear life of things. Unfortunately, still many apartments remain without such a useful utility area. That is why we will devote today’s topic to arranging a wardrobe in small bedrooms..
How to make a dressing room in a small bedroom
As for the inner content of the dressing room, this question is rather individual. Here are some guidelines for storing things to consider when designing a dressing room. But keep in mind that after reading this list, you will most likely have to find a reasonable compromise, otherwise the dressing room risks taking up the entire bedroom area..
Recommended in the dressing room:
- pipe for hanging short items on hangers
- pipe for hanging short items on hangers
- 3 drawers for underwear per person
- shelves for storing sportswear
- drawer with small compartments for storing watches, belts and jewelry
- hooks for bags or belts
- upper shelf for suitcase and off-season items
- open shelves for shoes – maximum 2 rows deep
Mobile wardrobe in the room
If you don’t have a lot of things, a mobile hanger may well be suitable for storing the main wardrobe that is used in this season. Place shoes under it, and hang handbags on one of the edges..
This method retains a certain spirit of the fashion industry, so people working in the field of fashion and beauty use it with pleasure..
Make a niche for the built-in wardrobe
If your bedroom was originally rectangular, you yourself can mount a wall during the renovation phase, into which the wardrobe will later hide. All that will be needed is to order fittings for internal filling of the appropriate size and decide on the appearance of the sashes. Cover the wall you built with the same materials as all other walls in the bedroom..
And it would also be good to lower the ceiling inside the formed niche to the height of the ceiling molding – this will give you the opportunity to carefully stick it afterwards. Then you will get the full feeling that the cabinet is built.
Make use of the headboard space
If you don’t have a phobia of relatively tall cabinets on either side of the headboard and even shelves above it, this option will be one of the most interesting. Indeed, in almost any bedroom, the contents of the bedside tables can be stored on a shelf above the headboard..
But on the sides you can build two large full-fledged wardrobes. And while you are automatically «shared» territory and you will not be confused, where is whose shelf.
Mirrors in the bedroom
In a small room, a very correct solution would be to use mirrored surfaces. An undeniable advantage is a significant visual increase in space. The disadvantage of this solution is that the mirror still needs to be carefully looked after and often wiped clean (((
Make a glass partition in the bedroom
A glass partition can be an original and bold solution. In this case, the glass can be either completely transparent or frosted to a greater or lesser extent. Such a layout will very carefully save precious square meters and visually will not divide the bedroom and wardrobe into two zones..
Please note – in sliding systems in the dressing room, it is better not to put the guides on the floor, but leave them only on the ceiling
Save space with sliding systems
Whichever method of positioning the wardrobe system you choose, consider using sliding doors instead of swing doors. They save space in the room by not requiring an opening radius.
Make a wall at the border of spaces
If your small room has the shape of a rectangle significantly elongated to one side, this method will also be good from the point of view of bringing the space to the most correct proportion. You can mount both a wall and an open rack in the middle of the room, to which the bed will adjoin by the headboard.
Advice: If you decide to build a similar structure in your bedroom, be sure to check the ratio of the space for the passage on each side – it must be at least 1 meter, as well as the width of the partition, to which you will later attach the bed – this length must be at least 160 cm.
Open wardrobe systems
When there is very little space, it is best not to steal space with doors, partitions and other vertical «delimiters». Order a quality open wardrobe system.
A screen or curtain is a way to create a secluded space
With the open wardrobe system we talked about earlier, or with just a mobile hanger, you still need a place to change. Such a secluded corner can be created using a screen..
Choose the one that best suits your interior and can place it anywhere in the bedroom. The screen always looks very picturesque and in addition to its functionality, it will also become an excellent decor element in your bedroom..