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The Anatomy of a Bedroom

Create the bedroom of your dreams complete with the perfect furniture and accessories

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The bedroom is every homeowner's private sanctuary. To make it the perfect space for a well-deserved rest, it is essential that you have the right layout as well as the perfect furniture and accessories.

If you want to give your bedroom a new look or you're planning a mini makeover soon, here are helpful reminders that you may want to consider. 

Layout

To be able to come up with the perfect layout for your room, you need to divide it into the different purposes that will it serve. Make sure you have a proper space for sleeping (bed), storage (closet), studying/working (desk), and seating (couch). Take note of these space requirements: 

  • To have enough space for opening and closing doors, make sure that there's at least 36 inches of space from the front of the door to your bed. 
  • Make sure that your bed has 24 inches of space from furnishings to make it easier for your to climb out of bed and change the linens. 
  • If you’re placing a bedside table or dresser in your room, make sure that it's at least 36 inches away from the bed so you have enough room to open drawers. 

Main photo from Apartment Therapy.

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