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There is one room in the house that all of us love the most, and that’s the bedroom. It’s a safe heaven for most of us to relax and unwind after a long, busy day. But the fact that it can get cluttered really fast turns this safe haven (bedroom) to anything but comfort.
Luckily, there are tons of bedroom organization ideas to turn it into a place you’ll never want to leave (at least, no more than usual). The best thing is these storage ideas for small spaces will transform your bedroom without breaking the bank.
Here are some ideas to give your bedroom “the X factor” look with minimum effort.
31 Brilliant Bedroom Organization Ideas to Make Your Life Easy
1. Rolling Crates
Stuffing all those clothes and bags under the bed? Although that is the classical go-to move after you run out of closet space, try rolling crates. You can easily store off-season clothes, heels that fuel your shoe addiction, and the extra purses that are taking up your jacket hook space in this rolling cart!
The best thing about this cart is that you can easily access your stuff whenever needed.
2. Storage Bag organizers
Let me just say, these are a lifesaver for those “special-dresses-only-for-an-occasion” situations. No one likes to stuff their special clothes with their other mediocre clothes. Unless you’re as lucky as the Kardashians to have every outfit look like a runway outfit.
If not, then these Storage Bag Organizers are perfect for storing special garments, blankets, linens, and toys. And the best thing about them is that they easily stack on top of each other, conserving valuable space. Click here to buy now from Amazon.
3. Vanity Organizer
Use a ton of beauty products and want to keep them organized together. Well, organize them easily using this spinner holder storage. This vanity organizer can easily be placed on a table, desk or your dresser. It rotates 360 degrees, takes up very little space and has a large storage capacity. The best part is, the pieces of the organizing storage shelves can be easily disassembled, cleaned and then put back together.
4. Build A Storage Tower
Why waste money on just a headboard, when you can save money and get a headboard that also doubles as a shelf? This shelf can store all those huge textbooks, posters, and signed footballs that have been collecting dust in your garage.
You can also use it to show off your vintage toy car collection or to organize all the extra items that are stacking up. It makes a perfect storage space. Follow this tutorial to build a diy bedroom storage tower.
5. Bedside Caddy
I can’t count the number of times my phone has fallen off the bed! Avoid the early morning accidents and easily store everything in this bedside storage caddy. Since it gets attached to the bed making it impossible for the items to fall out. Store anything from eyeglasses to magazines and easily lean over the bed and pick out whatever you need with bedside caddy organizers. Easy storage and access! Buy one here.
6. DIY Shoe Ladder
No, I didn’t make it up! An actual wooden ladder to fuel your shoe addiction (I know I have one). Not only does it add to the bedroom decor, but it also adds a large storage capacity to store pretty much all your shoes. Any extra space left can also be used to stack extra blankets or throw pillows. Get the tutorial at A Pair & a Spare.
7. Multifunctional Wicker Basket
The wicker basket gives a sort of rustic vibe to your bedroom. Isn’t it wonderful to just walk into your bedroom and feel at peace immediately? This type of basket easily contributes to that vibe. It can store throw pillows, blankets, toys, and small linen sheets.
Why buy another dresser or nightstand, when you can use a basket that is space conservative and costs much less? You can get similar baskets here.
8. Hidden Box Seat Storage
This Ottoman doubles as a comfy seat to curl up and read novels on a rainy day, and a hidden storage area! Gotta admire the people that come up with such ingenious ideas. Turns out, you can store quite a large amount of items like toys and clothes piling up at the back of your closet. Or, you can store your treasured linens and Harry Potter novels underneath the seat. And it’s available in different colors on Amazon, get one here!
9. DIY Secret Floating Shelves
Remember those spy movies where the briefcases have a hidden compartment underneath? Same trick. Add a drawer below floating shelves and store all those diaries, wallet and keys that you keep losing under the couch! The best thing is this DIY secret shelf can be built for just about $30. Great Idea! Here is the tutorial, to be in on the secret!
10. Full-length makeup cabinet
This is every makeup lovers’ dream come true. Mirror + makeup = nirvana. Basically, it looks like a full-length mirror from the outside. On opening the mirror door, you’ll see at least 5 small hidden shelves to store your makeup and at least one pull out drawer. And behind the mirror door, there are even more shelves. This can be used to store small scarves purses or jewelry. Buy here.
11. Hanging storage bags
There was definitely a point of time in life where you looked at your laundry bag and couldn’t tell the difference between it and an Oompa Loompa. Not only does this hanging storage bag have a large capacity, but it also has straps that allow it to hang on the door. Just toss things into this hanging garment storage bags and Hakuna Matata with the rest of your day. Buy one here.
12. Organizing jewelry on the dresser
By organizing your jewelry, you’ll see exactly what you have. It’s always nice to know you didn’t lose that necklace you got for your 4th anniversary after all! Jewelry trees can hold quite a bit of jewelry including bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. The more valuable and delicate pieces can rest in a jewelry box on the dresser. Get one here!
13. Wall Mounted-storage Organization
Why rush out of the bathroom in the middle of the shower because you forgot your shampoo? Hang this wall pouch in the bathroom or near your bedroom door. You can store glasses, your wallet, books, toiletries and pretty much anything else you need in this wall mounted storage bag at the last minute before diving into early morning traffic.
14. Wall-mounted shelves
These rustic, homely wooden boxes are great to store out-of-the-box items like coffee mugs, headphones and bowls to use for midnight popcorn and candy cravings. These shelves are minimalistic in space and are easy to install. These are perfect for absent-minded people (like me) who forget their keys, wallet, or phone all over the house. Heaven knows that this classifies most human beings on the planet! Follow this link to find out how to create your own!
15. Tall Corner Shelves
Shelves are often used for books, but why waste a large amount of space for a monstrous bookshelf? Use this tall corner shelf set to store those adorable family pictures, perfumes, and other items you feel nostalgic about. The storage style is minimalistic and literally only needs a corner.
16. Headboard with Hidden Pull-Out Storage
For a book nerd like me, this inventive storage structure is pure euphoria. The headboard of your bed doubles as a headboard and a bookshelf! Now that is a James Bond-level storage idea! Pull out a novel before floating off into the clouds at bedtime and place them easily on the shelf near your head, and never lose the novel again!
17. Closet space
Transform whatever closet space you have using this Closet Kit from Rubbermaid. Not only does this add more space vertically, for more hangars, but it also adds shelves in your closet for extra shoes. This makes it much easier to organize your laundry, and pick out your cute outfit to post on Instagram that day.
18. Round makeup container
Although they seem simple in nature, these containers can easily contain an abundant amount of cotton pads, makeup wipes, and cotton buds. Not only do they take up very little space, but they can also be used as perfect gifts to give as a last-minute gift. And let’s be honest, we always gift shop in the last minute!
19. Elevated bed with multilayer storage
If you’re trying to save money and space, this is definitely the item for you. This bed is cozy and comfortable, while also being functional. It can easily store a few pairs of shoes, books, and other personal items underneath. It also looks elegant as part of the bedroom decor which is perfect for the whole “DIY- bed-storage-without-trying” vibe.
20. Upscale items you already own
You know that famous quote “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” by Arthur Ashe? Many of us cannot afford those cute DIY items that require emptying out our pockets just to make our bedroom look more presentable.
Why spend money on a new item, when you can just make your existing items look better? This entryway mirror can store makeup and other small items easily. Plus, you can paint it your favorite color to make it look new! Click here to find out the steps to create a perfect one.
21. Double duty furniture
There’s no such thing as perfect furniture, but in a bedroom with small space, you should be as space conservative as possible but be creative about it. Include this wonderful desk with drawers next to your bed. This also doubles as a nightstand during bedtime, so why spend more money to buy them separately when you can buy two in one?
22. Gold railing Above Dresser To Hang Clothes
As the amount of clothes we own starts to grow, it feels like our closet starts to shrink! Not to worry, just install a new gold railing above your nightstand or dresser, and shop to your heart’s content. This is perfect especially for smaller bedrooms where space conservation must be taken into consideration.
23. Storage as a Comfortable Seat
We don’t all have the luxury of having low windows with the coveted window seat, so why not make your own? Perfect for those rainy days where you just want to curl up and work with a glass of hot chocolate on hand. Buy sturdy storage units that are strong enough to sit on, since it should be able to take the weight of you and the mattress you sit on. Shelf units are pretty easy to find and aren’t that expensive. Enjoy!
24. My shelf is a closet
No seriously, this shelf is actually a closet. Not only do you have space to store books, mail, your wallet, and your signed basketballs, but you also have space to store your clothes! Some of us who have to virtually live in only one room aka the bedroom (I understand your pain, fellow college students!) will find this quite useful since it doesn’t take up much space. It can easily hold most of our day to day items.
25. 3-outlet and 2 USB ports
Do you have five devices just sitting and waiting to be charged, but only one outlet? Use this product that not only contains two USB ports but also three outlets, to solve the whole “I need another charger fiasco!” It’s quite cheap and keeps devices safe during a power surge. Plus it’s portable, so traveling and business trips become easy!
26. Hanging purse organizer
This organizer is perfect for displaying all the purses you have. In this way, you can see pretty much everything you own, making daily cleaning and organizing much easier. Each purse can be individually stored in over the door purse organizer if it is large. The smaller purses can be stored together in one cubby hole, still leaving space for others. Organize them as per your convenience! The best part is, this organizer can hang in your closet, so you don’t have to clear extra bedroom space.
27. Multiple Wooden Drawer Organizers
When you open your jewelry drawer, is it like a jewelry tornado has tangled all your bracelets, chains, and earrings together? Well, use small wooden shelves side by side in your drawer to solve this problem. These shelves don’t cost much and easily fit in small spaces but they do organize your jewelry.
28. Hairdryer rack
Does your counter doesn’t have enough space to keep your hairdryer after properly? Well, this rack can easily store your hairdryer, curling iron, combs, and brushes. Plus, it’s aluminum finish allows it to be seamlessly integrated into any type of bedroom decor. And don’t we all love items that add to the decor?
29. Display Jewelry as Art
Sick and tired of untangling your jewelry even after sorting it neatly in a box? Display all your jewelry easily, on a coat hanger, and hang it literally wherever you want? Going on a trip? Take the hanger with you and organize your jewelry in less than 5 minutes! It is also perfect to store the multiple scarves that keep falling to the ground of your closet.
30. Magazine holder turned Shelf
Use a wall mounted magazine rack or holder to store all the little items you need before a busy day at work! Utilize the little corners of your bedroom, which makes everything accessible and within easy grabbing, distance (always important!). Magazine holders are quite cheap and easy to come by, so you shouldn’t have a problem using them. Click here for full project instructions.
31. Hide Extra Pillows Under the Bed
Whoever thought of this is the Einstein of interior decoration! A platform lift for your bed is exactly what you need to store all those extra throw pillows. You don’t need a whole rack or closet just to store those extra linens! Just store them neatly under the platform lift and they won’t wrinkle or get messed up.
Don’t underestimate the changes that items like hangars, magazine holders, and shelves can bring to your bedroom. They can keep it organized in a clean manner, without the extra dough from your pockets. Invest in furniture that is double-duty to conserve space.
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