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You may not be royalty, but the bedroom is certainly your kingdom. It’s about time you act like it. That means deciding room organization ideas for handling the pile of clothes on the chair, finding an answer to your large book collection, and figuring out once and for all what you plan to do with your nightstand. It’s time to make sure your bedroom is fit for kings and queens by keeping it as tidy as possible. (Plus, a neat bedroom is a surefire way to help you enjoy some better beauty sleep.)
Of course, that’s not easy once you figure in the amount of time dedicated to meetings, planning dinners, demanding household chores, and just hectic life schedules in general thanks to the uncertainty of the pandemic. Fortunately, these room organization tips can be the key to making your bedroom go from feeling like a chaotic dungeon to a calming castle where your bed is the throne. Plus, it's an easy way to pour into yourself. Still, if it’s been a while since you’ve tackled the clutter in your room, you can quickly become overwhelmed before you even start. Focusing on one area at a time or one collection of items can certainly make the organized room of your dreams in reach. And never underestimate what you can do in just a few minutes! Whether it's hanging extra hooks on the back of a door or implementing roll-out storage under the bed, displaying jewelry in an artsy yet organized way, or taking the DIY shelf route to maintain some order, these bedroom organizing tips will make your space feel brand new.
Use tension rods to organize shoes.
Another genius way to make better use of your walls: Buy tension rods and hang them in a nook for an easy-to-install shoe rack.
Show off clothes with a garment rack.
If your closet doesn't have enough space for your wardrobe, don't fear — a garment rack provides extra storage. Pro tip: Hang your favorite color coordinated items here and this rack will double as decor.
Roll towels to save space.
Not only will this organizational idea make your closet look neat and tidy, but it is also a space-saver, meaning you can fit more linens into a cramped area.
Use a dresser as your nightstand.
For added storage, repurpose a small dresser as a nightstand. This storage solution is the perfect spot to stash off-season clothes, extra sheet sets, accessories, and more.
Make your bookshelves serve two purposes.
Open shelving requires just the right mix of organization and styling. Start by placing the necessary items, like baskets and books, on your shelves first, then pepper in a few stylish decor pieces and accessories where there's room.
Terri Huggins Hart is an award-winning journalist, lifestyle writer, parenting writer, and race and culture writer who is convinced she's figured out the trick to living life with no regrets: do what you love, give love, lead with love. She's also the writer of an active monthly newsletter sharing tips for motivation and emotional well-being. When not writing, she can be found working out via Zumba or pole dancing, reciting her favorite affirmations and covering her adorable kids in kisses. You can learn more about Terri on her website, TerrificWords.com, or following her on social media @terrificwords.
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