It often seems like small bedrooms are just prone to being unorganized and messy. If you find that despite all of your best efforts, you just can’t seem to get your small bedroom organized no matter what you do, this post is just for you.
When it comes to bedroom organization, you might be surprised that size is not your main issue. Crazy right? The key to organizing a small bedroom is actually having the right organization systems in place.
Don’t worry, you won’t have to break the bank to get your room organized. In this post, we will be going over some of the best ways to organize a small bedroom on a budget so that you will be able to transform your room into the organized room of your dreams!
Here’s what we will be chatting about:
- Storage ideas for small bedrooms on a budget
- How to organize your room with cute baskets
- How to organize your jewelry in a small bedroom
- Ways to organize dresser drawers
- How to organize your clothes when you have no closet space
- Organizing ideas for shoes in a small space
- Small bedroom organizing essentials
I know I know, it looks like a lot of information. But I promise, after you’re done you will be ready to create the organized space you’ve always wanted!
Are you ready?
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Small bedroom organizing ideas on a budget
The number one issue that small bedrooms typically face is storage space. When it comes to creating extra storage space for organization, the first thing I look for is functionality.
Let’s face it, we’ve all seen those super aesthetic organization ideas all over Pinterest and wonder how in the world it stays like that on a day to day basis.
When deciding on organizers and storage solutions, be sure that the unit will be functional within your day to day routine and for the items that you have.
Here are some easy organization storage solutions for a small bedroom that will help you make the most out of your space.
1. Storage Furniture
I love the idea of using furniture as storage because they will effortlessly blend into your room decor.
I’m not always a big fan of the chunky organizers that can make spaces look awkward. Using furniture as storage is a practical way to add some extra space while keeping your room looking roomy.
2. Cube Organizer
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Cube organizers are one of my favorite ways to organize a space! You can make them your own by customizing them with some cute storage baskets, and you can even decorate the top to match your room decor theme.
3. Corner Storage Shelving Unit
Corner shelves work really well for organizing smaller items like lotions, perfumes, self care products, etc!
How to organize your room with storage baskets
Cute storage baskets have been all the rave lately. They are another way you can make the most out of your space while still keeping it looking cute (which is obviously the second most important thing after functionality haha).
You can seriously throw anything and everything into a cute storage basket and call it good!
Here a few ways you can transform your room with storage baskets:
I am a blanket hoarder and have a really bad habit of just throwing my blankets around and losing them. You can easily keep all of your favorite blankets with storage baskets while making your room feel cozier!
5. Throw Pillows
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Instead of throwing your throw pillows around when they are not sitting on your bed, using storage baskets will give them a home and keep them nice and organized.
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Whoever said bookshelves were just for books? You can use bookshelves to organize your clothes, shoes, or other small items around your room.
How to Organize Jewelry in a Small Bedroom
I have a really bad habit of just throwing my jewelry anywhere and everywhere without a care in the world.
You know what that leads to? Lost jewelry.
I cannot even count the number of pieces of jewelry that have vanished due to my careless disorganization.
Don’t be like me girlfriend. Get your jewelry organized with these fun organizing ideas.
7. Jewelry Box
This jewelry box is amazing because you are able to see all of your jewelry displayed without having to dig around to find the pieces that you are looking for.
8. Earring Display
If you’re an earring lover like me, you’re gonna love this earring display! I love that this display organizer allows you to see everything in one place which comes in handy when you are trying to find the perfect pieces for an outfit.
9. T-Bar Jewelry Organizer
This organizer is perfect if you have lots of bracelets or watches. You can easily slide your pieces on and off for a quick grab and go.
Ways to Organize Dresser Drawers
If you are tired of losing your favorite pair of leggings and having cluttered dresser drawers, these dresser drawer organizing ideas are going to change your life. Seriously.
When organizing your dresser drawers, here are a few things to keep in mind:
- Know what to put in each dresser drawer. Have designated drawers for specific items ex. T-Shirt drawer, leggings & shorts drawer, sports bras & athletic top drawer, jeans & pants drawer, etc.
- Organize by use. Organize your drawers by placing your most reached for category at the top, and least-reached for category at the bottom.
- Get the most out of your space. Avoid putting thicker/chunky items in your dressers and hang them instead so that you will have more space!
10. Drawer Dividers
If you were to buy one thing out of everything I have listed in this post, get these drawer dividers!
Drawer dividers allow you to keep your clothing rows separated and keep things nice and tidy.
Also, how many times a week do you just ball up your clothes after pulling them out to try to find something to wear? Probably every day, am I right haha? I’m right there with you.
When you have dividers, it sort of forces you to fold things back up neatly after taking them out so there is no excuse for messy drawers!
11. Drawer Inserts
Drawer inserts are perfect for organizers for the smaller items in your drawers such as socks and underwear to make everything super easy to find.
If you have dresser drawers that are on the deeper side, these inserts help you maximize your space without having to stack everything on top of each other.
12. Use the File Folding Method
File folding your clothes will allow you to save so much space in your drawers! And it also allows you to see every single item that you have in your drawers rather than the traditional stacking method.
If you want to learn more about the file method, check out this post!
Clothing Organizing ideas for small bedrooms
Small bedroom usually come with…you guessed it, small closets. I have always struggled with having too many clothes in my closet. I end up having to donate pieces that I really really love because I just have no space!
We are going to talk about a few different ways to organize clothes in a small bedroom with no closet space, but first, let’s go over a couple of key clothing organizing tips.
- Know what to hang and what fold
- Hang: Flowy Tops
- Hang: Thick Sweaters
- Hang/Fold: Pants
- Hang: Dresses
- Fold: Athletic wear
- Fold: T-Shirts & Tees
- Haven’t worn it in the last 6-12 months? It’s time to part ways. Donate or sell these clothing items to free up some extra space.
- Organize in sections. It’s no secret that organizing your clothes can be beyond overwhelming. Take it slow and tackle one section at a time so the organizing doesn’t seem endless!
Related: 8 Clever Closet Organizing Ideas
How to organize clothes in a small bedroom
13. Clothing Rack
Clothing racks are a great way to add extra space for you to store your clothes. But that’s not all. Clothing racks allow you to highlight your staple pieces and really showcase your style and aesthetic.
14. Add an extra rail in closet
Need more space to hang your clothes? Add an extra rail your closet for more hanging space.
15. Rolling Cart/Closet Cabinet
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You can easily store and organize smaller items such as socks, underwear, and accessories on this rolling cart that works perfectly for small spaces!
16. Storage Bins
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If you have have a closet with lots of shelves, you have to have storage baskets! The organizing possibilities are endless with using storage bins to organize your closet shelves. Want some ideas?
- Accessories (hats, gloves, scarves, belts, etc.)
- Seasonal pieces (Swimwear, thick sweaters, etc)
Organizing Shoes in a Small Space
Organizing shoes in a small space can be difficult. Especially if you are a shoe lover and have lots of shoes (like me).
Less is more when it comes to organizing your shoes. Only keep out 5-10 pairs of your most worn shoes. The rest can go into storage.
Why? Because shoes take up alot of space. Valuable space that you could be using for something else.
Here are a few ideas for organizing your shoes in a small space.
17. Under the bed shoe storage
This shoe organizing idea is probably my favorite. Out sight, out of mind is always the best am I right?
18. Shoe Shelves
Shoe shelves are a popular solution because of how practical they are. If you keep your shoes in your closet, having a shoe rack for your shoes live on instead of the floor is 10x better.
19. Shoe Cabinet
This is probably the coolest shoe organizer I have ever seen. It allows you to hide your shoes so they don’t have to be on display, and you can make it your own by adding some decor to the top to give it a more homey feel!
Small bedroom organizing essentials
Not ready to tackle your entire bedroom yet? That’s 100% more than okay. Organizing isn’t something that has to be done all in one day. You can take your time, section by section, in your room.
Here are a few small bedroom organizing essentials that help you get started even if you aren’t diving head first into this thing.
20. Space saving hangers
21. Underbed Bags
22. Over the door mirror storage
23. Over the door pocket storage
24. Closet Shelf Divider
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