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5 Bedroom Organisation Tips (That Work)
The main reason why customers come to us for fitted wardrobe is to create a sense of order on belonging and items in the bedroom. From hanging space for clothes to plenty of shelving and drawer space, we think that the more options we have, the better we will be at bedroom organisation. This isn’t, sadly, the case. If you are in need of bedroom organisation tips that really work, here are tried and tested tips…
TIP 1 – Use a pillowcase to store bed linen
You are about to wrestle the king duvet into the cover but realise you can; find the matching pillowcases and have no idea where the bed sheets are. Forget boxes under beds and start folding bedding sets and keeping insider a pillowcase. That way, everything is in one place and is a case of grabbing it from the shelf for the weekly bed change.
TIP 2 – Divide and Conquer
It’s a battlefield tactic that is proven to work and the same is true in the battlefield of bedroom storage. A calm bedroom is one where everything has a home and that means dividing areas to store certain things such as bed linen in the blanket chest or in dust-tight boxes, extra rails for clothing, extra hooks for items that can be hung up and so on.
TIP 3 – Message in the hangers
Fed up of a mountain of clothes that you never seem to wear not sure what to get rid of? Do the hanger trick – start by turning all your hangers the same way. When you wear something and return to the wardrobe after washing and drying it, turn the hanger in the opposite direction on the rail. At the end of the season, you can easily spot the hangers that haven’t been moved and those items of clothing can either be stored or better still, recycled.
TIP 4 – The floor is not a storage option
The ‘floordrobe’ situation is not, as you would think, a phenomenon of the teenage bedroom alone. You would be amazed at the number of people aged 19+ who have a habit of ‘storing’ things on the floor. There are other options, from hooks on the back of doors to hang things in the short term to dressmakers maker's mannequin and setting aside 10 minutes to put everything away.
TIP 5 – Sweat the small stuff
From small bottles of perfumes to jewellery and other small items, there are many things in the bedroom that require storage other than clothes and bed linen. Without a space of their own, they will start cluttering tabletops or you’ll end up with an array of boxes that you can’t get to or forget you have. Use small boxes on the dressing table or chest of drawers, as well as dividers in drawers for storing all these small items. When you design your bedroom with fitted wardrobes, you might want to include storage options for these things in the overall design too.
And finally, sort those cables in the bedroom with cable ties, if nothing else, or spend time integrating smart technology into your bedroom furniture and landscape.