When it comes to successfully arranging the bedroom furniture in your home in order to create a great design, there are some specifics that you have to keep in mind. You cannot simply place each piece of bedroom furniture in the room in the first place that it fits, and hope for the best.
Ideally, you should avoid moving any pieces of furniture in a room without considering the practicality of it. What might seem like a good move may develop into something of a nightmare – especially if you find you don’t have enough room to actually move properly. Therefore, if you put some careful consideration into the placement of existing fixtures, windows and doors in your room, you’ll be able to develop a perfect bedroom layout.
Where To Place Certain Pieces
When it comes to placing bedroom furniture in specific places, the construction of the room will tell you where the items of furniture should be. When you open the door, the bed should be placed against the further most wall. This is because if the bed is anywhere against a wall that is close to the door, you will feel like you are walking in to an enclosed space. Bedroom furniture serves a purpose, and it must be placed in a way that leaves the space of the bedroom open enough to move about freely without hindrance from the furniture.
Another telling feature in the placement is electricity access. You need electricity supplies to power bedside lamps, televisions, alarm clocks and so on. Once you’ve located the sockets in your room, naturally the nightstands, beside cabinets and TV stands will automatically find their place. You need to have a good selection of lighting in the bedroom, especially if you don’t have a lot of natural light flowing into the room. The lamps will illuminate the room.
You should ensure any tall pieces of furniture are positioned opposite from each other. Doing this will even out the weight of the room – giving it a much more spread out feel.
How This Will Benefit You
By arranging your furniture in the most free flowing and logical way based on the construction of the room, you are opening yourself up to being able to really take advantage of the usable space in your bedroom. The worst thing that you could do is take a beautifully constructed bedroom living space and cram your furniture in there with no regard to flow or design.
You spend a significant amount of your day in your bedroom, whether you realise it or not. Having the furniture in a clutter will not allow you to totally unplug when you are trying to sleep and rejuvenate your body from the busy day before.
Instead, take a moment before you even move any of the furniture in and evaluate the placement of the electrical sockets, the windows, and the doors. This will greatly help you to uncover the intended layout of the bedroom in order to place your furniture in the most logical manner, and this will greatly benefit you in the long run.
Louisa Jenkins is an interior design expert. She regularly advises people on how to decorate their homes – from arranging Dunelm bedroom furniture to painting a lounge.