It doesn’t take much for a small space like a bedroom to feel cramped.
To avoid the tendency of clutter buildup, “keep items to a minimum,” suggested Debra McCann, CEO of Delaware-based Organizing Outside the Box.
Here, experts weigh in with strategies to clear out items you don’t need, and maximize the space in a small bedroom to make it feel comfortable, clean and orderly.
1. Tone Down the Accessories.
Start by looking at details to see where you can downsize. “Avoid too many throw pillows on the bed,” said professional organizer Ginny Underwood, owner of Virginia’s Easy Living Solutions in Hilton Head Island, SC.
If you have an assortment of pictures, consider putting your favorites on a wall and storing the rest. Also, keep small accessories, like your phone, keys and change, in a drawer.
For papers you want to keep in the bedroom and access easily, find a decorative magazine holder or box. Store the papers inside the container and place the box on a bookshelf.Read More
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