10 Kids Bedroom Storage Ideas for Small Rooms
Yes, it is possible for a child's small bedroom to be tidy and uncluttered. The trick is to be thoughtful with storage solutions and decor. Here are 10 kids bedroom ideas for small rooms.
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Get the Bed Off the Ground
For small bedrooms, consider getting the bed off the ground which will give you space underneath for a desk, reading nook, dresser or extra storage space. The space-saving design of this loft bed gives you plenty of options for ways to use the space below.
Go Vertical with Storage
Built-ins are great when it comes to storage in small bedrooms, but if you don’t have them, you can still benefit from vertical storage solutions. It’s one of the easiest kids bedroom ideas for small rooms. Whether it’s a bookshelf or floating shelves, take advantage of wall space to store everything from toys and baby supplies in a younger child’s room to books and photos in a teen’s room.
Pegboard Kids Room Storage
Use Light, Neutral Colors
When it comes to color, light neutrals help open up small bedrooms and make them appear larger. For a color that can work in a nursery all the way to a teen bedroom, try Mild Blue from Sherwin-Williams. It’s a light blueish-gray that looks fresh with many accent colors and decor styles.
Kids Room Storage Cubbies with Bins and Baskets
When it comes to kids bedroom ideas for small rooms, cubbies with bins or baskets can be an effective way to add storage space without making the room look cluttered. This multi-bin organizer can be used for storing everything from clothing and shoes to toys, books and stuffed animals.
Use Up Wall Space
Take advantage of empty wall space by adding floating shelves or spice rack shelves to work as a bookshelf or picture ledge. Whether you build them yourself or invest in these floating wall shelves, try adding one or several for some extra storage space.
Don’t Go Overboard with the Desk
If your child needs a desk in their small bedroom, don’t go overboard when it comes to size. A small model, such as this wall-mounted desk, is a space-saver, and should give kids enough space to draw, work on their laptop and do most of their homework. For bigger projects, there’s always the kitchen table. You can build a simple computer desk in just one weekend.
Organize your child’s small bedroom with a curved bookshelf, perfect for storing books and toys. For a nursery, add small bins to store items such as baby socks, diapers and pajamas. “Seems pretty sturdy and is surprisingly large—the curve is smart—doesn’t feel so big and jutting that way,” said one buyer.
Put the Closet to Work
When it comes to finding storage space in a kid’s small bedroom, put the closet to work. When children are small and don’t have many clothes (and the ones they have are tiny!), move toy storage bins into the closet to save space. Depending on the size of your kid’s closet, you may be able to add a small reading nook for an older child, or even a small desk to save valuable floor space.