Turning the living room into the master bedroom

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Here’s our guide to turning a living room into a master bedroom including various designs and creative ideas. Contemporary living room with frosted sliding doors to bedroom space,

Living small is a huge trend right now and it’s not going to end anytime soon. Whether you’re part of a tiny home movement, trying to save money in a studio, or crammed into a tiny dorm apartment, here are some trade tips for getting the most out of your small space.

When faced with a small space, do what the designer did, measure your space and make a bottom sketch, including notes outlining what you want to do in that space. Turning a living room into a functional bedroom requires a lot more than simply placing a sleeping chair in the corner. You want it to be safe, inviting, instant, and beautiful. Consider what you will wear for your “room”, where you will store your clothes, and whether or not you will entertain yourself in this space. Do you want to completely transform your space into a bedroom-living room combo, or do you want the room to shift between the two? These are the details that you need to choose before designing your room.

Method of dividing the living room into a bedroom

Experts tell us that in order to get a good and meaningful sleep, we need to choose a place only for sleeping. The point is away from the television, away from the work area, the space is only for sleeping and recharging. If your space is small the captain’s twin size safe is a great place to start, it has drawers for storage under the mattress and some of the headboards have shelves so you can ditch the bedside table. The Captain’s Bed can be arranged in daybed style or standard twin style. Create this space by surrounding it with beautiful curtains that hang from the ceiling. At night, you can close the curtains to provide the shade you need for a restful sleep. During the day, you can open the curtains and use your bed as a lounge area.

Metal loft bed

In apartments with large ceilings, the loft bed has many uses in terms of personality and style. Loft beds come in a variety of styles and sizes and can even be custom made to suit your needs. Some loft beds are more like a room in a box, including dressers, bookshelves, and tables on rollers that sit right at the bottom of the bed to free up floor space when not in use. To keep the look up-to-date, choose a bed that will appear built-in or arrange it with trim that matches the trim in your home for a custom made built-in look. This will allow it to blend in smoothly and keep your living space intact as a living space.

Asian style living room with shoji doors to daybed

Create a truly flexible space, taking inspiration from Japan, the country of small spaces! Fill all your living room cubicles with built-in wardrobes. If your budget is tight you can get a built in wardrobe look by hacking the shelves from almost any major store, there are several tutorials out there for these hacks. Everything has to go into this closet, your TV, your work area, your clothes, and your bed. Yes, your bed!

Futon bed with mattress in living room

Futons really save space, don’t need a frame, can be folded and put away when not in use, easy to clean, easy to move, and safe. All you need is a safe occasional couch, a nice rug, a few useful end tables, and you have a bedroom that is both classy and relaxing. If you don’t like sleeping on the floor, opt for twin beds on a modern platform. But try the futons, you will be surprised at how safe and comfortable they are.

Living room divider kit

Room dividers can help you create division but still keep the open flow of your small space. One way to turn a living room into a master bedroom is to buy a room divider kit that includes curtains and hanging hardware. This can be in the form of a stand-alone unit or attached to an existing booth. There are also a variety of accordion style panel dividers that can create division from the main living area and the bedrooms.

Shoji living room divider

Simple novel shelving with simple pegboards attached can replace open shelving units into an instant design feature. It acts as a cubicle between your living room and bedroom, gives you privacy, and multiplies your storage exponentially. On the living side, open shelves can accommodate novels, plants, and works of art. On the bedroom side, pegboard gives you virtually unlimited options, use hooks, shelves, pegs, bins, full-length mirrors, and rods to create the closet storage you need.

Install a small shelf at bed height to use as a bedside table. To be successful, it needs to be sturdy, so use sturdy, sturdy shelving, and paint or paint the pegboard to match the shelving. Attach locking caster wheels to the base of the unit for extra flexibility. If pegboard is not your thing, there are several slat board options that can be used as well for a clean, modern look.

For apartment dwellers with a green thumb and a sense of imagination, try a living room as a room divider. Start with a coat rack that has a frame with a scissor and a shelf on the base. Make a trellis with wire or hemp rope. Place your plant pot on the base and allow your plant to climb up the trellis and over the stems to create a beautiful living room and clean the room. If your space is bright enough, you can even enhance a living room that has a dining area or vertical courtyard with vines like tomatoes and aromatic herbs like rosemary and basil. This is the ultimate chat section, instant but unexpected, a break with a twist.

Contemporary living room with sliding doors to the bedroom

This bedroom uses sliding doors to provide separation from the main living area. One can find a variety of doors that can be pulled to choose from. For those who want a rustic look there are sliding barn doors that can provide the privacy you need.

Studio apartment living room bedroom combo with sliding barn doors and bamboo flooring

The attic living room bedroom photo shown above shows sliding barn door partitions to creatively separate the 2 spaces. Bamboo flooring is used in all apartment layouts and brightens up the space. Get more ideas for living room floors here.

Sometimes moving to a small room can be overwhelming, especially if you are downsizing turning a living room into a master bedroom, Plan your space, look with a critical eye, measure, sketch, look vertically and take advantage of every inch of space from floor to ceiling. sky.

Stepping outside the box, if you see a textile you like, use it as a barrier regardless of what the textile’s purpose is. Place a small table at the foot of your bed and push your chair up onto it, the table acts as a small divider and gives you room to place a lamp and some books for easy access from your bed or chair.

Keep your furniture simple and fit the scale of the space, think modular and versatile furniture. Use locking casters on furniture so you can easily move them around the room when it’s time for a change. Think outside the box a little and your living room can act as a bedroom without risking style or functionality.

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