A Problem-Solver Bedroom

A Problem-Solver Bedroom

Regina Yunghans
Jan 15, 2010

On first glance at this pretty bedroom, you wouldn't think that it's riddled with layout problems. But, on closer look, we can relate to a few of the challenges that are overcome in this small space. All of them are issues we've come across in small apartment bedrooms at some point or another:

  • A window at the head of the bed: Small spaces often don't leave you with a whole slew of choices on furniture placement. Especially when it comes to large pieces like beds. This bed is placed smack under a window, but a properly-sized headboard allows a leaning surface without blocking too much of the window.
  • Security grating on the window: The accordian-style grating in this window isn't even good-looking. But, treated matter-of-factly, it's not really much of an eyesore. We think maybe the bamboo shade camouflages it a bit.
  • Radiator right by the bed: This isn't the perfect location for a radiator. But the best is made of this one's location with an enclosure that doubles as a night stand. Wall-mounted reading lamps help keep its surface clutter-free.

Do you have any of these problems in your bedroom? Does this photo help inspire solutions to any of them? Image: DecorPad

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