Metal shelf
Brick wall

A small bedroom can appear cramped up and disorganized even when it is not. The trick is in making it appear larger than it is. Here are a few ways to make a small bedroom appear bigger than it is;

Bedroom mirrors
Small bedroom

Use plenty of mirrors if you want to make the bedroom look bigger than it actually is. The best way to do this is by leaning a large mirror against the wall or mounting it on the wall.

Grey bedding
Grey drapes

The trick to making a bedroom look and feel larger is by using light hues. Dark colors make the room look smaller. Use pale colors like white, grey and cream.

Flowers in vases
Wall art
Patterned bedcover
Green plants displayed on table
Round lighting fixture
White walls

The type of lighting fixtures you use and where you position them has a large influence in determining whether the room will look bigger or smaller.

White bedding with black and white pillows
Wooden closet
White and blue bedding

Combining two or more pale colors like light blue and white is the perfect way of making a small space appear larger.

Black decorative elements
Green indoor plant
Upholstered furniture
Metal bed
Metal shelf
Brick wall
Hanging photographs
Monochromatic theme

Use details and accessories of different colors to expand the room. Use white and beige colors. Adding a few bright details like a pink couch helps expand the view of the room.

Room with a lot of patterned details
White bedside lamp
Vase of flowers
White, knit carpet

To make a room look larger, do away with curtains entirely. The view of the outside landscape will make the room seems bigger.

Long, upholstered bench at the foot of bed
White ceiling
Window with horizontal paneling
Twin bed
Hanging lights
Small bedroom
Low-hanging chandelier
Large bed
Mat with round patterns
Brown cabinets
Sheer window curtains
Red-themed room

Functional furniture such as this bed with built-in cabinet not only helps save space, it also expands the view of the room.

White-themed room

Using one major shade of color is an easy way to expand the view of the room. The color used should be neutral.