When your bedroom starts to look and feel like an overpacked closet, you know you have a big problem waiting to explode in your face. Dealing with small spaces can be a big task, and you even begin to wonder where all the stuff in your room came from.
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But the last thing you want is to lose your sleeping sanctuary and all its riches. So, read on as we teach you 5 of the easiest DIY skills you need to manage your bedroom space.
Top 5 DIY Bedroom Storage Hacks
When it comes to home organization, the bedroom is one of the key areas to manage. Unless of course, you want to be sharing your bed with a heap of clothes and junk every night. Here are 5 ways to maximize every precious inch of space you’ve got.
1. Install A Storage Toolbelt
Do you ever notice how there are always socks hanging on walls during Christmas? Well, what if we told you this Christmas tradition is the inspiration for our first tip.
You see, the biggest problem with organizing your bedroom is the misplacement and scattered nature of your belongings. A quick way to fix this is to get a contractor’s toolbelt and hang it on the wall. This way, you have a collection of storage pockets for your personal items.
This is a great hack as well for top bunkers who want to avoid the stress of climbing up and down their bunks. Books, phones, keys, wallets, water bottles, etc., are all within reach with this handyman utility belt-inspired tool.
2. Pegboard That Wall
Still on the matter of organizing your stuff, what better way to do this than the installation of a pegboard on the walls? And this is such a cheat skill because, with the use of baskets and hooks, you can transform your walls into unique vertical spaces.
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Now, you don’t have to worry about how and where to keep things because everything has a home.
3. Bed Drawers
When searching for that extra bit of space, one area people often fail to look is under. In a bedroom, the bed already occupies a large portion. Since you can’t get rid of the bed, why not turn it into another storage unit?
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To do this, you have to add drawers to the foot of the bed. This allows you to maximize space in a unique and comfy way. You finally get some extra space for your clothes, books, and other necessities, all while keeping the number of compartments at a minimum.
4. Nightstand Racks
Another part of the room that can be utilized beyond its original purpose is your nightstand. Turning your nightstand into a storage unit can be made possible by adding small racks to the side. This allows you, the kids or even guests to have easy access to whatever they need at night.
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This not only saves you a ton of space but also gives your nightstand a purpose beyond holding night lights and picture frames. You also get to avoid those late-night walks to the fridge for water, win-win for all.
5. Get Rid of Excess Junk
Most times, the answer to maximizing your bedroom space is minimizing your bedroom content. Try to picture every item in your room in a black-or-white scenario. In short, get rid of excess and unwanted junk.
You don’t have to throw them all out. For example, when your kids are all grown, the toys they’ve outgrown can be placed in a chest and moved to the attic. This makes room for new stuff and preserves the old one.
These simple tips ensure you don’t walk around your room with the constant task of avoiding floor obstacles. Take advantage of them and maximize your bedroom space. After that, go ahead and reward yourself with a long nap.