If you live in an apartment with a small bedroom, then you might find it difficult to have enough storage for your clothes. This becomes an even bigger problem if you have a large selection of clothes like Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City. Unfortunately dumping your clothes is not an option and not everyone has the luxury of having a walk-in-closet for storing their clothes, shoes and accessories. But the good news is that many designers have come up with wardrobes for small bedrooms that are compact, modern and helps you in your storage needs. A small bedroom can be made more beautiful, if you have a proportionate wardrobe to match and no clothes spilling out from boxes and chests. There are many designs and styles of wardrobes for small bedrooms.
Wardrobe Ideas for Small Bedrooms
If you have any antique wardrobe that you might have bought from the flea market or inherited from your grandmother, you might find it difficult to place it in your tiny bedroom. There is no reason to part with it yet, as with some great ideas you can use this antique furniture in your bedroom. The best way to use such a huge wooden wardrobe is to make it the focal point of your bedroom. Get rid of any other furniture like chests, stools and chairs from the bedroom, as too many small bedroom furniture will make your bedroom look claustrophobic. Place the antique wardrobe in a corner of your bedroom, away from the bed. Ask your carpenter to take down extra shelves that serve no purpose and install a solid rod for hanging your expensive jackets and skirts. Also get the carpenter to install some hooks on the door of the wardrobe for hanging belts and scarves. If there are no drawers, then it is best that you get two drawers installed with drawer dividers to store lingerie, ties and handkerchiefs. Installing modern closet shelving system will help you to organize your wardrobe better.
Ceiling to Floor Built-in Wardrobe
If you don’t own any old wardrobe and are thinking of buying one, then one of the best wardrobes for small bedrooms is full length wardrobes that come up to the ceiling. You can use the space above, for storing less frequently used items like sweaters, raincoats and handbags. Built-in wardrobes are a great option for small bedrooms. They give the bedroom a streamlined appearance and they are available in a variety of woods like oak, redwood or maple. Built-in wardrobes save space, are functional and you can keep your bedroom neat and clutter free.
Sliding Door Wardrobe
Wardrobes that come with sliding doors or sliding door wardrobes as they are popularly known, are ideal for a bedroom that is not very spacious. Since these wardrobes do not have hinged doors, they take up less space and hence gives the bedroom an uncluttered look and an airy atmosphere. The sliding closet doors are generally made of frosted glass or highly polished metal. You can even purchase sliding door wardrobes with mirrors. Wardrobes with sliding doors are a great option when you have limited space, and the best thing about them is that they can be custom-made according to your requirements.
Free Standing Wardrobe
A compact free standing wardrobe is one of the best investments that you can make for your small bedroom. A good idea is to paint the freestanding wardrobe in pristine white color. This will make the bedroom look neat and more spacious. So paint the wardrobe in light pastel colors like lavender, light yellow or peach that matches with the walls. Having a color scheme that is light and cool will visually make the bedroom appear larger. You can opt for either a two-door or three-door white cupboard for your small bedroom.
Storage is a very important aspect of decorating your home, and with the right wardrobe you can keep your room neat and tidy. The wardrobe is one of the most important bedroom furniture after the bed, so choose yours with care.