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Simple solutions to help you organize a small bedroom by maximizing the space you have

Looking for ways to organize a small bedroom? No worries, I’ve got you covered!!

Your bedroom is supposed to be a place to unwind at the end of a long day. This can be difficult when you are trying to relax in a cluttered, crowded, and disorganized space.

There may be many reasons why your bedroom is less than desirable.

Maybe you have too much stuff or your furniture is oversized leaving you little room for storage.

Or it could be that we are just not great at getting organized or it’s simply just too small…

No worries, whatever the reason for a cluttered, crowded, disorganized bedroom, there is a solution.

The key to organizing a small bedroom is to maximize the space that you do have and to organize everything in an easy-to-access way while still looking stylish.

I’m a sucker for organizers that help control the clutter in my home. If it makes my life a little easier, I’m all in!

I mean who won’t want a neat and calm home environment, right? 

But what many people don’t think about is that being organized also saves time and money.

Think about it, how much time is wasted looking for your keys (or whatever) every day? What about having to go out and buy an item you know you have but just can’t seem to find?

Here are some of my all-time favorite small bedroom organizing favorites…


20 Genius Ways to Organize a Small Bedroom

Check out these 20 genius ways to organize a small bedroom that are sure to help you unwind at the end of the day.

Revolving shoe rack organizer

Kings Brand Furniture – 4-Tier Revolving Lazy Susan Shoe Rack Storage Organizer (White)

Revolving Shoe Lazy Susan Organizer

I love this revolving shoe organizer because it is so versatile to organize a small bedroom. It is a beautiful piece of furniture that you can use to organize your shoes, books, or anything else you like on an easy-to-access, rotating shelf.

You can even use it to perform double duty as an organizer and nightstand. This revolving shoe rack is a great space saver while still looking like a classy decor item. 


Adjustable Closet Organization System

ClosetMaid 22875 ShelfTrack 5ft. to 8ft. Adjustable Closet Organizer Kit, White


Create a space for everything in your wardrobe with this closet organization system. What I love about this adjustable closet organization system is that you can customize your closet to fit your specific needs.

It is super easy to maximize every inch of your closet space with the adjustable shelves and racks to fit your needs. If you are looking for a completely customized closet space, you’ll definitely want to check out Easy Closets.

Space Saving Under Bed Storage Drawers 

Space Saving Under Bed Storage Drawers


Don’t let any space go to waste. These storage drawers that fit under your bed are a great use of dead space in your bedroom. You won’t believe how much stuff you can store away there. You can store seasonal clothing, extra bedding, or whatever you choose.

I found a great DIY tutorial on Grillo-Designs if you are handy around the house.


Not into DIY? You can find durable under-bed storage drawers here.

Rolling White Wire Underbed Cart

Whitmor Rolling White Wire Underbed Cart

Underbed Storage Bags

Isbasa Underbed Storage Bags, 3 Pack Large Clothes Blankets Comforters Storage Containers with Clear Windows and Extra Reinforced Handles, Grey

Under Bed Shoe Storage Organizer

Low Profile Under Bed Shoe Storage Organizer, 4.5'' Tall and Fits Beds 5'' Off the Floor, Adjustable Dividers, Underbed Shoe Storage Solution - Set of 2

Bookcase Bed Frame

Bookcase bedframe with storage

This bookcase bed frame that I found on Buzz Feed is a genius idea for both children and adult bedrooms. Simply add two tall single cubby bookcases on each side of your bed and add a board across the top to complete the “framed” look.

Finish the look with a two-tier bookcase for a footboard and you have a unique and stylish bed that has tons of storage space!!

You can find these shelving units on Amazon for pretty cheap and they have multiple sizes and color options to fit any bed and bedroom.

Cube Storage Organizer

Homfa Cube Storage Organizer, 6 Cubes DIY Plastic Modular Closet Cabinet Storage Organizer, Living Room Office Bookcases Shelves for Books, Cloths, Toys, Shoes, Arts, Black

Rolling Cart

Rolling Cart Tray Organizer


Homey Oh My

This rolling cart is an awesome piece that you can use for just about any purpose. It has three shelves and can fit in just about any place you need extra storage. This piece can also double as a nightstand as well or can be tucked away into any small space to maximize storage. It’s also perfect for small bathrooms, in the kitchen, or just about anywhere.


Here are a few options I found on Amazon



Space Saving Wall Brackets


Space Saving Wall Mounted Brackets


I found this genius organization hack on Buzz Feed and fell in love with it. It is a simple idea way to organize a small bedroom that is so versatile.

You can use these shelving units to create a custom closet, turn an unutilized wall into extra wardrobe space or just have a place to put out clothes for tomorrow.  These wall brackets are also perfect for your laundry area.

Click here to buy on Amazon

DOKU 12" Shelf Bracket, Max Load 400 lb Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Right Angle Bracket, Wall Mounted Support L Brackets for Table Bench, Pack of 2

Floating Shelves


Amada White Floating Shelves - Set of 2 Hanging Shelves Decoration with Wide Panel 9.3in Deep, Perfect for Bedroom, Bathroom, Living Room and Kitchen Decoration Storage and Display


 Shanty 2 Chic

I love the idea of using floating shelves where ever you need extra storage, especially in areas like the corner of rooms which always seem to be bare, wasted space.

They are really easy to install and provide a bunch of extra storage space in every nook and cranny around your home.



Lazy Susan Style Revolving Bookcase

D&LE Wooden Revolving Bookshelf,360掳 Rotating Bookcase Student Landing Rack Toy Display and Storage for Home School Easy Assembly White C 45x158cm(17.7x62.2inch)

Amazing Interior Design

This revolving bookshelf is an organizer’s best friend with its height and storage capacity. What I love most is every square inch can be used for storage, and it doesn’t necessarily need to be your books.

You can use this for just about anything you want and the revolving feature makes finding what you need super simple!!


Loft Bed To Create More Space

Walker Edison Orion Urban Industrial Metal Double Over Loft Bunk Bed, Full Double, Black


Amazing Interior Design

This loft bed idea combines sleep and storage maximizing space in small rooms. Typically our bed is the biggest piece of furniture taking up space in our bedrooms.

How great would it be if we could free up that space for an office area, for extra storage, or anything else we need. This loft bed incorporates a bed, desk area, and storage space all in one utilizing a small space to its fullest potential.


Office Nook

AILEEKISS Modern Computer Laptop Desk with Hutch and Bookshelf Study Writing Desk with Two Drawers Simple Workstation Home Office Desk Vanity Makeup Table (Cement Gray)


Need an office area but just don’t have the room? You don’t need a room dedicated to office space, you can tuck away a small office in your bedroom or any other space in your home.

This great idea found on  While He Was Napping is an excellent use of space, you can easily create your own area that fits your needs with these cubical wall shelves.

Here are also plenty of wall-mounted options if you aren’t super handy around the house and want a simple way to create an office area.

Here are a few wall mounted desk ideas

Wall Mounted Desk

Prepac Floating Desk with Storage, White

Fold Out Wall Mounted Desk

HOMCOM Compact Fold Out Wall Mounted Convertible Desk with Storage, White
Shelves, Shelves and more Shelves


Shelves that utilize unused space

House and Garden

This shelf that goes around the perimeter of the room is a genius use of space that I would have never thought of. It provides tons of extra storage without cluttering up your bedroom.

You can use it to store books, spare bedding, seasonal clothing, or really whatever you choose.


Space Saving Corner Shelves

Wall Mount Floating Corner Shelves Set of 3, Hanging Rustic Wall Storage Shelf Decor for Bedroom, Living Room, Bathroom, Kitchen

4 Men 1 Lady

I love how these corner shelves because they provide so much vertical storage in such a small space in a corner that would typically be dead unused space. Seriously, who would have thought??


Entertainment Area

Entertainment Center Area DIY

Apartment Therapy

Don’t want to give up a TV in your bedroom to save space? Now you don’t have to with this entertainment center idea that provides a place for your TV and a ton of shelving to maximize every inch of the wall.

You can easily create this with some inexpensive shelving and shelving brackets to fit on any wall in your room. This is a project that is cheap to make yet it adds a custom look to a small space!!

Murphy Bed

Bestar, Edge Collection, Queen Murphy Bed and 2 Storage Units (107”)

Bestar, Edge Collection, Queen Murphy Bed and 2 Storage Units (107”)

A murphy bed is the ultimate space saver in a small room. It’s really a brilliant idea!! Your bed is tucked away in a beautiful piece of furniture that has storage on each side.

When you are ready for bed simply pull it down and go to sleep. Murphy beds are not cheap but are well worth it and this idea is also perfect for a guest room/office area!!

Wall Closet

Wall Closet Storage


No closet space? No problem!! Turn an entire wall of your bedroom into a closet whit this genius idea. Place shelving units around the perimeter of your room, add some rods to hang clothing and you have a makeshift walk-in closet!!

You can even add a little nook to fit a vanity or even a small office area. Here’s a great option to add closet space to any room.


Over the Door Storage Rack

Over The Door Organizer Hanging Storage, 5 Large Clear Windows Pocket Organizers, Behind The Door/Wall/Nursery Closet Door Organizer for Bedroom Bathroom with 2 Mental Hooks (Light Gray)

The Unlikely Hostess

Don’t waste an inch of space! Use this over-the-door storage rack to organize a small bedroom. Store your handbags, accessories, or whatever else you want.

Here is another great over-the-door organizer alternative I found on Amazon, that gives you tons of extra room to store tons of stuff in a small space. 


Dresser Drawer Organizer

4-Pack Adjustable Drawer Dividers Organizer Separators - Good Grips Dresser Organizer - for Bedroom, Bathroom, Closet, Baby Drawer, Desk, Kitchen Storage


This drawer organization system found on The Spruce is perfect to utilize every inch of your dresser while still being able to find what you need very easily.

These drawer dividers can be purchased for very little while making a big impact in getting and staying organized.


Floating Nightstand

Floating nightstand to save space


I Love Palets

It’s amazing how a simple idea like this wood pallet nightstand can make a big impact when you are trying to organize a small bedroom.

It’s so simple to make yourself, yet is functional at the same time. You can utilize the space underneath it to add even more storage space.

Pegboard Organizer

Peg Board Organizer


This pegboard organizing idea I found on Real Simple is perfect for belts, ties, jewelry and so much more. You can hang it behind a door, on the back wall of a closet, or in a small area that would otherwise be unused space.

It is a simple DIY project that anyone can make with a sheet of pegboard that comes in a variety of colors to fit your decor and some S hooks. You can even add some cute baskets to store smaller items.

Space Saving S Hangers

DOIOWN S-Type Stainless Steel Clothes Pants Hangers Closet Storage Organizer for Pants Jeans Scarf Hanging (14.17 x 14.96ins) (1-Piece)


S Hangers are awesome to organize your closet space without everything getting overcrowded. You can fit multiple pieces of clothing on one hanger to reduce the bulk and give you more space for everything.

So there you have it, 20 ways to organize a small bedroom!! These are great ideas to help you declutter and save space while staying organized. Incorporate a few of these in your small bedroom and before you know it, you will be getting the best nights rest with less clutter and stress!!

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Do you have any tips to help organize a small bedroom? Leave a comment we’d love to hear them!!

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