For people who live in houses with modest proportions, it just makes sense to save as much space possible. The good news is that you can do this by saving up on your bed!
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1. Murphy bed
It’s a bed that can be stored vertically or horizontally against the wall when not in use, thereby freeing up floor space for other activities.
When folded up, it looks like a normal cabinet or closet door. Just open it up and voila! You have a bed.
Dimensions Width: 85.4 cm (33.6 in), Height: 193 cm (76 in), Depth: 209 cm (82.2 in)
2. Loft bed
A loft bed is basically a bunk bed without the bottom bunk. This means that the space underneath can be used for other purposes, like a home office, extra storage, or even a seating area.
This is especially useful if you have high ceilings. By raising your bed up, you effectively make room for storage or seating area underneath it.Just make sure you havee a stable ladder to get up and down! Loft beds are also great space-savers, as they raise the bed off the ground and often come with built-in storage underneath.
Dimensions Width: 97 cm (38 in), Height: 168.5 cm (66.3 in), Depth: 206.5 cm (81.4 in)
3. Day bed
It’s essentially a sofa that can double as a bed which perfect for small spaces because it doesn’t take up much room when not in use, but can easily accommodate guests (or yourself) when needed. Daybeds are another good option, as they can be used as both a seating area and a guest bed.
Plus, they often come with built-in storage underneath, which is great for small spaces.
Dimensions Width: 80 cm (31.5 in), Height: 100 cm (39.4 in), Depth: 200 cm (78.7 in)
4. Trundle bed
A trundle bed is a smaller bed that can be stored underneath another bed. They’re perfect for kids’ rooms because they can be used as both a bed and a play space during the day.
And when it’s time for bed, just pull out the trundle bed and you’re all set!
Dimensions Width: 75 cm (29.5 in), Height: 15 cm (5.9 in), Depth: 190 cm (74.8 in)
5. Folding bed
A folding bed is exactly what it sounds like — a bed that can be folded up and stored away when not in use. They’re perfect for small spaces because they don’t take up much room and can easily be stored away.
Plus, they’re usually pretty inexpensive.
6. Futon bed
A futon is a traditional Japanese-style bed. It is typically made of a wooden frame with a thin mattress that can be folded up and stored away during the day.
They take up very little room and can easily be stored away when not in use.
7. Camping bed
It’s perfect for guests since it can be set up in minutes.
Camping beds come in all different shapes and sizes, so you’ll definitely be able to find one that fits your space perfectly.
8. Sofa bed
A sofa bed is a sofa that can be easily converted into a bed. There are many types of sofa beds, but the most common are the pull-out sofa bed and the futon.
A pull-out sofa bed is a type of sofa that has a frame that folds out into a bed. They are usually made with a metal or wood frame and a mattress that can be pulled out when needed.
9. Air bed
An air bed is an inflatable bed that can be easily stored away when not in use and doesn’t take up much room and can easily be stored away.
10. Storage bed frame
It’s a bed frame with built-in storage, doesn’t take up much room and can be used to store away extra blankets, pillows, or clothes.
11. Bunk bed
A bunk bed is a type of bed where two beds are stacked on top of each other, perfect for small spaces.
12. IKEA hack bed
An IKEA hack bed is a bed that has been modified or customized using IKEA furniture. IKEA hacks are perfect for small spaces because they’re usually pretty inexpensive and can be easily customized to fit your space.
13. Pallet bed
A pallet bed is a type of bed that is made out of pallets, which are sturdy wooden boards typically used in shipping and construction.
14. Miniature bed
A miniature bed is a reduced size bed, popular in Japan and other Asian countries. These beds are often used by children or by adults in small apartments. They are also popular among university students and people who live in small spaces such as RVs, caravans, and boats.
15. Ottoman bed
An ottoman bed is a bed that has a built-in storage ottoman. An ottoman bed is built with gas-lifting hydraulics underneat which allow it to easily be lifted up and stored away.
16. Twin XL bed
A twin XL bed is a bed that is the same size as a twin bed but with an extra long mattress, perfect for small spaces because it doesn’t take up much room.
A convertible chair is a chair that can be easily converted into a bed, perfect for small spaces because it doesn’t take up much room when not in use.
18.Platform Corner Bed
This type of bed takes up very little space because it is placed in the corner of the room. It usually has storage underneath it as well, which is perfect for small spaces.
Tips for Decorating Small Bedrooms
1. Keep the palette neutral usually like white, black, gray, and beige to make the room feel larger and more serene.
2 . Introduce texture to add visual interest and dimension like textured wallpaper, using different fabrics for the bedding and curtains, and adding a rug.
3 . Go vertical with art and mirrors.
4. Create the illusion of more space with transparent furniture is made of glass or clear plastic. This type feel more spacious because it takes up less visual space.
5 . Use multifunctional pieces whenever possible.
6. Keep it simple.
7. Take advantage of unused spaces.
8. Think outside the bed.
9. Consider every inch of wall space.
10. Make storage a priority.
11. Use light-colored wood for furniture to keep the room feeling airy and open.
12. Avoid clutter by storing away extra items in storage baskets or containers.
13. Use bright, overhead lighting to make the room feel more open and welcoming.
14. Paint the walls in a light color to make the room feel larger and more serene.
15. Hang curtains close to the ceiling to make the room feel taller.