How to Decorate a Bedroom & Maximize Space?

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September 6, 2016 • DIYLifestyle

Short in space? That’s the way to decorate a bedroom!

Learn how to maximize your bedroom space to create a tranquil oasis in which you can relax and unwind.

Since smaller apartments have become more and more popular in the recent years, it must be furnished accordingly.
Therefore, it is recommended to use smaller furniture, that takes less space. As for larger items, it should be limited to accessories, such as a large lamp or a painting on the wall.

While exploring design ideas for small bedroom interiors with a clever layout, keep in mind that light colors are a lot more efficient than dark ones in enhancing the feeling of space.

A key element when you decorate a bedroom is colors. Colors are extremely effective and better selecting Relaxing, Balanced Colors
According to Feng Shui, warm colors reminiscent of skin tones are thought to be soothing, such as cream, peach, beige, yellow, coral, tan or cocoa.
Light blues, greens and lavenders are considered to be restful and conducive to sleep.
But too many cool colors, such as grays, blues or stark whites are believed to interfere with relaxation. A balance of 50% warm skin tones and 50% cool blues, greens or lavenders is often suggested.

As appealing as it might seem, a king-size bed will take up a lot of space, so a good plan is to reduce the size of the bed and fill the void with practical furniture accessories.
Storage space is always an issue so better utilize the area under the bed with underbed storage containers like these ones from Target.

Some designers recommend to have a mirror or even few mirrors in a small bedroom, But according to Feng Shui, mirrors in bedrooms are highly mot recommended, especially not a mirror facing the bed. (a mirror that reflects your body while you are in bed).

You probably ask yourself Why?
Well, you’ll have to read more about Feng Shui but talking solely about this matter, a mirror facing the bed directly depletes your personal energy when you need it the most: at nighttime when your body is doing most of its repair work. A mirror facing your bed is also said to bring the energy of the third party into your intimate relationship.

In fact, according Feng-Shui, one shouldn’t use the under-bed space as storage but hey, we need a storage space!!!
But without mirrors in bedroom- I can live with that!

Don’t feel overwhelmed if your bedroom has many of the Feng Shui don’ts. It’s almost impossible, unless you’re designing your home from the ground up, to have your rooms adhere to all Feng Shui guidelines.

These being said, enjoy making your bedroom as cozy and as functional as possible and to your best to reduce clutter. Especially if it is a small spaces.

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