That way you can either skip the bedside table or keep your table space free.
2. Get a console table for your bed that doubles as a shelf and a desk.
It’s also perfect for those days when you just want to eat breakfast in bed.
3. Hang towels and things on the back of your door.
4. Disguise your desk as a bedside table.
5. Or, instead of a footboard, use your desk.
So you have more space for your bigger computer.
6. Prop up your bed on risers.
Not really a “hack,” but hey, sometimes you just need the extra storage space.
7. Go for a high bed with tons of drawers.
8. Go the super-cheap route with an air mattress and milk crates.
There is no shame in that, especially for students.
9. Make a low-profile hanging hamper.
Your dirty underthings don’t have to go on the floor
10. Tuck your bed into an alcove.
This one has extra storage thanks to a bookshelf.
11. Make one wall a focal point with removable wallpaper.
12. Suspended tables can create an illusion of space.
For the minimalist in you.
13. Desks and dressers can also float.
14. Hide a shelf behind your bed.
Or stick your bed in front of your built-ins. The lost shelves can be long-term storage. Whatever works for your space.
15. Turn old drawers into stackable shelves.
Not everyone gets a built-in…
16. You can skip the headboard in favor of a few inches of more floorspace
17. Or build a cushy headboard that hangs on the wall.
18. Don’t have a closet? offset your bed from the wall and create a closet behind it.
You can do this with the Pax system from IKEA.
19. Use every corner of space.
You can hang stuff on this rod.
20. Shelves count too.
They don’t have to be invasive, and they can hold anything from books to knickknacks.
21. More corner tricks: Hang some hangers
You can turn your prom dress into decoration, while saving closet space.
22. Cover your windows with frosty film.
For privacy that doesn’t block light. Especially useful if you have a blah view.
23. Looking for colour? Use paper instead.
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