Sure, a sprawling master bedroom with enough space for a chaise lounge, a fireplace, and enough storage for an entire family sounds lovely, but not everyone has the luxury of space. The truth is, small master bedrooms can look just as chic and function just as well, that is if you know how to decorate them to their full potential. After all, don't they say that the best things come in small packages? We turned to our favorite interior designers's projects for 20 small master bedroom ideas to transform your space.
Small bedrooms with scant natural light typically look better and cozier with warm dark walls, like this NYC bedroom by interior designer Tali Roth. Embrace dim lighting by painting your walls a deep shade for a dramatic, sophisticated vibe.
Small Accent Chair
Even if you don't have a ton of space for accent furniture, a simple chair or luggage rack can add loads of function to your space. It can provide a surface on which to place your bag when you get home at night or support a stack of magazines.
A monochrome palette can do wonders to a small space, but a high-contrast palette can look even better. Try painting your walls a dark taupe color while keeping floors in a high-gloss white. Further enhance the contrast by painting your door black.
A proper headboard can entirely transform your small space, by visually extending the bed from wall-to-wall to make the space look intentional. Options are plentiful too, from polished wood to the linen headboard, pictured.
Even if you're opting for a neutral monochrome palette, a bit of greenery can do wonders to your space by bringing the outside in and adding visual interest. Where you'd like your plants to live will determine the best type to display, as some plants thrive in direct sunlight and vice versa.
A large rug will also make a room appear wider, so pick a rug that fits almost the entirety of the floor space while leaving six inches of flooring on each wall. If you're on a budget, try layering a large, inexpensive jute or sisal rug to cover more square footage, with a smaller, vintage rug layered over top for interest.