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Clear the clutter: employ a minimalist bedroom design

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The bedroom is a place where we retreat to for sleep and relaxation. This is the primary purpose of a bedroom, although it can be used for many other purposes. It can be the place we watch television, work on our computer or even where we finish the paperwork for our job. This can make a bedroom cluttered and disorganised  There may be cups on the side table, books and magazines on the floor, and clothes over chairs. This disorganisation and untidiness can be difficult when you are trying to find something.  It can also create an environment that is not conducive to sleep and relaxation. There are some simple things that you can do to ensure that the bedroom stays tidy and organized and as such ensure that it remains a peaceful and relaxing retreat for sleep. homify has researched the top tips for keeping a bedroom tidy and has found the best 6 tips for keeping a bedroom neat and tidy.

​Add Minimalist Side Tables

Side tables are an essential item for any bedroom. They provide a place to put items that are in current or constant use. This may be a book that is being read, a glass of water for the night, or an alarm clock. These things will be used every night or morning, making the side table essential. A minimalist style dictates that everything must be stripped down to its essential qualities. For a minimalist bedroom a side table that has storage is the best solution. These side tables allow for these essential frequently used items to be put away, and therefore maintain the simple, clutter free look of a bedroom. This side table is a great example. It has  three drawers which allows for all frequently used items to be placed out of sight for use at another time. This allows the side tables to maintain their simple clutter free look. 

​Choose a Simple Yet Sturdy Bed

In many bedrooms, the bed takes up the majority of the space. For this reason, consideration should be given as to the choice of bed. A minimalist style is a great way to create organisation and tidiness in a space. The concept of minimalism is to strip everything down to its essential qualities to achieve simplicity. This bed is a great example of a minimalist style. This is a bed that fits the purpose of sleeping and nothing else. It is a completely stripped down design. This simple design is a great way to create a clutter free environment.  To maintain this environment, ensure that the bed is always neat and tidy and free of clutter. The habit of making a bed should be a high priority for anybody who aims for an organized and tidy bedroom. It takes very little time and immediately creates a more relaxing and inviting environment.

​Be Creative With Your Wardrobe

To achieve a clutter free minimalist bedroom all items must be put away to ensure a simplified design. This may be difficult to achieve in many bedrooms. There are always so many frequently used items required in a bedroom; clothes, toiletries, lamps, books and personal items. One way to deal with these items, whilst still achieving a simple minimalist design is to be creative with a wardrobe, to allow for maximum storage.  This amazing mirrored wardrobe is a great example of how a large wardrobe can allow for maximum storage space while also being a functional mirror.  These large floor to ceiling mirrored wardrobes are an ideal addition to this bedroom. They allow for storage, they act as a functional mirror and they add to the minimalist design; making the space appear  more spacious. This wardrobe was made by Neelanjan Gupto Design Co. 

​Get Rid of the Mess on Your Dresser

When space in the bathroom is limited, a dressing table in the bedroom may be required. This provides  personal space to apply make up and prepare oneself for the day ahead. If this dressing table is situated in a minimalist bedroom it must be a simple design. A minimalist space is a purely functional area. The items within this space are for functional purposes only, all other items are removed.  A dressing table therefore must have enough storage space to allow for all item to be put away after use. This dressing table is a stunning design. It has five drawers to allow for make up, toiletries and other personal items to be put away after use. Include a simple dressing table with plenty of storage to ensure tidy surfaces in a minimalist bedroom. 

​Choose a Neutral Colour Scheme

The bedroom is a place of rest and relaxation. It is where one goes at the end of a long day to sleep. For this reason it is important that the design of a bedroom is aimed for that purpose. A clutter free minimalist bedroom provides a wonderful, simple and calming environment that encourages sleep. One way to create this calming atmosphere is to choose neutral colours.  The psychology of colour indicates that certain colours create certain emotions. Some colours can energise, like red, others can stimulate, like yellow. For this reason, it is important to ensure the bedroom has a neutral, calming palate. This bedroom is a great example of a calming neutral palate. It consists of white and grey.  This provides a wonderfully inviting place to retreat to after a long and stressful day. This room was designed by RoyalLagos Company.

Add Hidden Storage

To achieve a clutter free minimalist bedroom design, it is important that there is enough storage space. This can be challenging in small spaces such as apartments and small houses. In these situation, it is important to be able to make the most of all the available space. One clever way to increase the storage space in a design is to investigate if any furniture can double as storage. Many clever items in the house can serve as storage; bookcases as stairs, a sofa as a bed, and this item. This looks like a normal bed, but a closer look reveals the drawers in the base. These drawers allow for storage under the bed. This provide a clever solution to a storage problem. It allows for increased storage whilst maintaining the clutter free minimalist theme of the bedroom.

The bedroom is the place we go to sleep at the end of a long day. To ensure a restful sleep it is important to ensure that there is a calm, relaxing atmosphere in the bedroom. A clutter free minimalist bedroom design is the best way to achieve this. There are often many other things that find their way into a bedroom. It is important that they have a home, to allow for a calmer, clutter free environment. These are just a few ideas on how to achieve a relaxing clutter free bedroom. For more ideas see AStunning Minimalist Home for a Family.

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