3 Small Guest Bedroom Tips And 25 Examples

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Most of home owners face the problem of lack of space: we often have small bathrooms, entryways, kitchens and even bedrooms. Such rooms as guest bedrooms are often small, too, though we need to accommodate a lot inside to let the guest feel comfortable. How to design a comfortable guest bedroom with everything necessary? Here are some tips and examples.

Buy A Functional Bed

A large bed will take up most of the space you have but your guests will feel comfortable sleeping in it, so it’s a good idea, plus rocking large scale pieces will give a more modern look to your space. Reduce the amount of other furniture in the space, if it’s really small. As for the bed itself, go for a functional one with a headboard with storage or some storage space inside it. Moving the bed closer to the wall gives the impression of more space and it will make it easier for your visitors to access the bed.

a large comfy bed is a must for a bedroom, people should feel comfortable in it, so get a nice bed

a large comfy bed is a must for a bedroom, people should feel comfortable in it, so get a nice bed

reduce the amount of furniture if you choose a large bed, so you won't have a cluttered room

reduce the amount of furniture if you choose a large bed, so you won't have a cluttered room

you may place the bed at the wall to leave some space for something else here

you may place the bed at the wall to leave some space for something else here

a large comfy bed and a dresser are actually the main pieces for a guest bedroom, you won't need more

a large comfy bed and a dresser are actually the main pieces for a guest bedroom, you won't need more

a beach cottage guest bedroom with a bed with storage baskets inside is a genius idea

a beach cottage guest bedroom with a bed with storage baskets inside is a genius idea

hide all the storage inside the bed and you won't need a dresser at all

hide all the storage inside the bed and you won't need a dresser at all

storage beds are a great way to save much space and avoid cluttering your room with other furniture

storage beds are a great way to save much space and avoid cluttering your room with other furniture

if the bed doesn't feature storage, why not place such a bench with storage space

if the bed doesn't feature storage, why not place such a bench with storage space

Use Hanging Lights

A chandelier, lantern, or pendant lamp will free up lots of floor space. Furthermore, the chandelier will become a chic focal point of the small guest room, and as for the bed space, you may go for sconces or use some pendant lamps, so a bedside table won’t be that necessary.

lights up and a sconce in a matching style are all you need for bringing enough light to the room

lights up and a sconce in a matching style are all you need for bringing enough light to the room

if there's a large window, some pendant lamps right over the bed are enough

if there's a large window, some pendant lamps right over the bed are enough

a sconce and an industrial chandelier are enough to illuminate the space

a sconce and an industrial chandelier are enough to illuminate the space

get a couple of sconces on both sides and you won't need bedside tables for lamps

get a couple of sconces on both sides and you won't need bedside tables for lamps

a large and bold chandelier makes a statement in this moody lux guest bedroom

a large and bold chandelier makes a statement in this moody lux guest bedroom

a single hanging lamp over the bed is enough to illuminate this small space

a single hanging lamp over the bed is enough to illuminate this small space

a pendant lamp plus a sconce are great for illuminating the space, where the window is small

a pendant lamp plus a sconce are great for illuminating the space, where the window is small

light on the ceiling and sconces give different levels of light and ambience, so the guest can choose

light on the ceiling and sconces give different levels of light and ambience, so the guest can choose

Add Visual Appeal

Any mirror will make the room look larger, and your guests may need it for dressing up. You don’t even need an extra large one – a small mirror is enough and it will have the same effect. White drapes, for instance soften light and make the guest room greatly appealing. When done right, the drapes will make an otherwise small room appear larger. Keep the room uncluttered: place only the furniture that is necessary and don’t add anything else. Avoiding large-scale pieces is great only if you are going to have much furniture, if not, a large bed and a chair are okay and will give a more modern look to the room.

a large mirror will make the space bigger and the guests can use it for makeup and dressing up

a large mirror will make the space bigger and the guests can use it for makeup and dressing up

if drapes are done right, they will add appeal to the room and will make it visually larger

if drapes are done right, they will add appeal to the room and will make it visually larger

a mirror will add to the room look and will make it comfier and larger visually

a mirror will add to the room look and will make it comfier and larger visually

appeal can be added with cute upholstered furniture, baskets and potted plants

appeal can be added with cute upholstered furniture, baskets and potted plants

comfy textiles, rugs, bedspreads and faux fur throws will make the space very welcoming

comfy textiles, rugs, bedspreads and faux fur throws will make the space very welcoming

artworks, potted plants and cute wicker Roman shades add a cozy feel to the room

artworks, potted plants and cute wicker Roman shades add a cozy feel to the room

place potted plants and hanging ones over the bed to enliven the space and make it inviting

place potted plants and hanging ones over the bed to enliven the space and make it inviting

lots of white and potted plants make the space very welcoming and comfortable

lots of white and potted plants make the space very welcoming and comfortable

a cozy farmhouse style guest bedroom with an artwork and some baskets

a cozy farmhouse style guest bedroom with an artwork and some baskets