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21 Genius Ways to Organize a Small Bedroom

You’ve come to the right place if you live, just moved in, or are looking to organize your home! This post has a lot of great organizing tips for a bedroom.

Today, I have twenty-one great tips to declutter your bedroom! All the suggestions are price-friendly, and even most are renter-friendly.

I hope you enjoy these ideas to re-vamp your space or inspire you to try some new things. Now, onto the post.

ways to organize a small bedroom

1. Hang Clothes Behind the Mirror

Hang Clothes Behind the Mirror

This option may only be feasible for some, but if you can do so, it works wonderfully! It’s a great way to hang up a singular outfit or a few options for the week.

2. Use Double Duty Furniture

Use Double Duty Furniture

For small spaces anywhere, any piece of furniture you introduce into the room it should have a lot of flexibility in how it can serve you.

A piece that can function as two useful items simultaneously is best–like a bedside table and a bookshelf storage space.

3. Install Shelves Above Your Door

 Install Shelves Above Your Door

Dead space is another great opportunity to tuck in a shelf, lamp, or any other essential item. Above most doors, there’s at least some room for a shelf–homemade or storebought will do the job well.

4. Get a Scarf Hanger

Get a Scarf Hanger

If you’re someone who has a lot of clothes and accessories, specifically scarves or small-scale accessories, these hangers work great!

You can organize each hanger by season or by most used; they all tuck away perfectly into your closet.

These closet shelving ideas might also help you out!

5. Store Extra Blankets Under the Sofa

Store Extra Blankets Under the Sofa

Another space that can have a lot of dead space is below a bed! Whether you grab storage tubs or have a bed that has built-in storage, it’s a great big place to store all or most of your blankets.

Check out these other blanket storage ideas!

6. Use a Hanging Organizer to Store Clothes Vertically

Use a Hanging Organizer to Store Clothes Vertically

Closet space can get a little crowded quickly in the traditional standing way.

Adding a hanging organizer like this one can expand your closet space immensely or have your clothes for the week put out–it works great for both.

7. Use a Pegboard to Organize Accessories and Makeup

Use a Pegboard to Organize Accessories and Makeup

If your bedroom has a lot of or most of your accessories in one place, it can take a lot of work to keep it all in order.

Using a pegboard like this one can save you so much time hunting for all of your goodies throughout the day.

Check out these other brilliant ways to organize small items!

8. Use an Organizer to Store Ties

Use an Organizer to Store Ties

Smaller items always seem to make the most mess in a smaller space, like ties. To streamline the bunch of ties, or anything similar to it, is to put them into a divided organizer.

There are endless options out there, so make sure to do your research!

9. Take Advantage of Floating Shelves

Take Advantage of Floating Shelves

Floating shelves are a fun way to play with small rooms! Plan them out for essential spots throughout the room that will benefit its functionality.

If you don’t have space for end tables, a small floating shelf can work beautifully.

10. Use All Available Vertical Space

Use All Available Vertical Space

It may seem intimidating, but using the space vertically can truly help you live in your bedroom.

Take note of some options online that you like, and know that you’ll be able to pull off and then get to hunting for those pieces!

11. Keep Storage Boxes Under Your Bed

Keep Storage Boxes Under Your Bed

If you’re looking to store more than just one thing under your bed, consider some under-bed storage boxes. There are plenty of options out there, so have your measurements ready.

This is also one of the best college dorm room ideas!

12. Install Your Dresser Inside the Closet

Install Your Dresser Inside the Closet

Pieces of furniture that have a combination of closet and dresser can clean up the flow of your bedroom.

Alternatively, if you have a closet that can fit your dresser, push it in there; it’ll give you more space outside the closet.

13. Add Hooks to Your Closet

Add Hooks to Your Closet

Do you love a bag? Get them taken care of by adding fun hooks inside of your closet doors or tucked away places in your room.

Check out these other genius command hook hacks!

14. Use a Shoe Rest

Use a Shoe Rest

Shoes, shoes, shoes! A pair of shoes always seems to be in the way, doesn’t it?

Reduce the surface area of your shoe collection by half with these shoe rests, and thank me later. Pair boots with flats for even more space-saving action. 

15. Use Space Behind Your Door

 Use Space Behind Your Door

The back of any door is prime real estate for bags, coats, sweaters, etc. Add a cute or fun option and add your most reached for here.

For the renters, there are over-the-door hanging options without needing to screw into the door’s material.

Just make sure to either put some preventive constructs in to avoid damage or opt for only the essentials on the hooks.

16. Replace Your Bedside Lamp with the Hanging One

Replace Your Bedside Lamp with the Hanging One

Small bedrooms generally always lead to small side tables. That surface area is everything when you are comfy in bed, so keep it as available as possible and replace your lamp with a hanging one.

17. Keep a Tiny Side Table

Keep a Tiny Side Table

As we were just talking about, a tiny side table is still an essential element, although not very flexible with how much it can hold.

Regardless of the size of a table, as long as it can fit a few essentials, it means everything.

18. Use Storage Boxes with Labels

Use Storage Boxes with Labels

Clear storage bins that are labelable like these will change your storage game. If you swap wardrobes throughout the seasons, having bins that are labeled makes life so much easier in closets or attics.

19. Use Foldable Storage Boxes for Underwear

Use Foldable Storage Boxes for Underwear

Similar to ties, undergarments and underwear specifically can be found everywhere if not contained. Soft, flexible bins can help with organizing all those bits and bobs for the better.

Again, there are plenty of options out there, so make sure to do your research!

20. Get a Bed with Storage

Get a Bed with Storage

If you’re committing to revamping a small bedroom, a bed with built-in storage can make a space look more streamlined. To be clear, storage boxes underneath the bed does the job just as well!

Shop around to find what works best for your needs and wants.

21. Get a Bedside Table with Storage

Get a Bedside Table with Storage

A bedside table that has storage or a hidden bin is truly a best friend!

As you’ve probably seen, there are options for any age, style, and price range, so look for what will suit your needs and space best.

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Carol

Sunday 12th of May 2024

I need this, l have a very small room and too much STUFF... thanks for your help!

LaShunda

Wednesday 6th of March 2024

Great Ideas and very cost effective