26 Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas That Will Leave A Major Impression
When a space has good style, size doesn’t matter.
Small bedrooms can have a big impact with the right design. Whether you opt for the illusion of more square footage or embrace what you have, there are endless ways to make a small space livable and chic.
Here are 26 inspiring small bedroom ideas to try.
In the guest bedroom of a Paris apartment, the custom forged-iron bed frame is finished in gold leaf and is dressed with pillows in Robert Normand and Lelièvre fabrics. The light fixture is a 1940 plaster bird sculpture, and the curtains are of a Pierre Frey chintz and Dedar fabric.
Inside a historic house in upstate New York, the grey-and-white guest room downstairs makes a case for the less-is-more approach. The bed is dressed in linens by Matteo, the side chair was found in India and the stool is from Dennis & Leen. The lithograph is by Joan Miró.
In Northern France, the daybed in this guest room is Louis XVI, and is the perfect, small-space alternative to a large bed frame. The side table in the same style is from the 19th century.
The custom bed in this Oakland, California guest room is a sleek twin size, maximizing floor space without sacrificing comfort. The linens are by Ralph Lauren Home, the floor lamp is by Original BTC, the rug is Persian, and the glitter-on-canvas artwork is by René Garcia, Jr.
In a tight guest bedroom in Paris, the custom day-bed, walls and curtains are in Pierre Frey fabrics. French doors flood the space with natural light, making the space feel larger.
In a young couple’s monochromatic Swedish home, the master bedroom blends white and cool brown for a color scheme that makes the petite space feel more open and airy. The bed is by Hästens, and the lamp and stool are vintage.
The 18th-century sleigh bed in the master bedroom of a Paris pied-a-terre is covered in a Travers fabric; the 17th-century Italian wall sconce is from Galerie Sylvain Lévy- Alban.
In art and furniture dealer Ralph Pucci’s Long Island beach house, a guest bedroom is characterized by whispers of grey and blue, which give the small space some big personality. The Charles P. Rogers bed is dressed in bedding by Restoration Hardware , and a Bertoia chair is paired with a vintage Indonesian desk. The photograph is by Christopher Makos .
In a couple’s 19th-century villa high in the hills on the isle of Capri, even the home’s smaller spaces offer an easygoing, contemporary retreat. In the tiny guest room, an installation of porcelain roses is by Art et Floritude. The marble tub is antique, and the floor is paved with travertine tiles.
In Ralph Lauren executive Buffy Birrittella’s East Hampton home, the bed in the master bedroom is from the Sundance Catalog. It is dressed with Ralph Lauren Home linens and an antique American quilt. The blanket chest and Tramp Art mirror are vintage, the sconces are by Ralph Lauren Home and the bedside table is custom made.
Ceramist Amanda Moffat’s Brooklyn townhouse has a big dose of personality with saturated colors, intricate patterns and an array of treasured heirlooms, and the attic bedroom is no exception. The Louis Vuitton trunk in the attic bedroom belonged to Moffat’s mother, the bed is dressed in Coyuchi linens, the 19th-century chair is from John Derian and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Decorator’s White.
New York City-based decorator Alex Papachristidis designed two twin beds, upholstered in a Mokum fabric, for the charming guest room in his London apartment. The side table is by John Dickinson.
In the historic 19th-century London house of Milan-based design duo, Roberto Peregalli and Laura Sartori , a small guest bedroom’s headboard, bed skirt, coverlet and wall covering are all of the same Braquenié cottons. The pillows are covered with 19th-century Fez broderie.
Home designer Michael Maher made the most of his small guest room in New Jersey by tucking twin beds under the eaves of the room. Maher designed the upholstered headboards and the coverlets are antique matelassé.
In Brazilian architect and designer Sig Bergamin’s Paris home, an 18th-century fabric fragment hangs above the guest-room bed. The chair is Indian and the wall is upholstered in a cotton by Fabricut .