Ideas for Small Dressing Rooms
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23 Amazing Ideas for Small Dressing Rooms

There is no woman (and nowadays almost no man either) who can resist the charms of being able to enjoy a full-fledged dressing room at home. And it is that every time we look at each other more, we have a greater number of accessories and garments of different seasons and occasions and we see how our belongings multiply almost by magic. Well, if you want to have a brand new dressing room where you can accommodate everything but the space you have is conspicuous by its absence, you cannot miss today’s reading. And we dedicate it to the small dressing rooms, and to give you a few ideas so that enjoying yours is a piece of cake. Take good note that we begin!

1.Use the total height you have

Use the total height you have

If we talk about small dressing rooms, we must also talk about the necessary use of spaces that they bring together. And it is that in these cases it will not make sense among other things, that when projecting them you do not take advantage of the full height between floors that you have. You just have to keep in mind that you have to allocate the highest part to what you use occasionally and sporadically. Do not forget that finding the practicality in it will be as important as making the most of its space.

2.Adapt the space to your things

2.Adapt the space to your things        
Do you have a lot of boots? Are your bags XXL? Do you have more clothes to hang than to fold? Do you have many accessories? Well, it will be based on all this that you should base yourself to shape every one of the spaces to organize your dressing room, and even more so in the case of small dressing rooms!

3.Redistribute

3.Redistribute

Rethinking an apparent redistribution of space to have a dressing room in your bedroom can make the difference between indulging yourself in being able to enjoy one, or having to continue to settle for the closet you had until now. Take a look, for example, at how the protagonists of the image that I show you have done below. Betting on taking advantage of the height they have has led to the creation of new spaces that until now seemed unthinkable.

4.Share space with him only when you want

4.Share space with him only when you want

A very common factor when it comes to shaping small dressing rooms is that you can rarely allocate a separate room to them if you really have very little space. But that’s not why you will have to give up a dressing room adapted to you! Do you want to have the feeling of visual independence? Well, it can be as simple as incorporating a curtain on its front. It will allow you to have it visible to the room or not, depending on the needs or what you want to wear that day!

5.Change the chip You will innovate along the way!

5.Change the chip You will innovate along the way!

Do you still think that there is no possible physical way to enjoy one in your home? Sharpening your ingenuity and betting on new uses and ways of understanding the classic dressing room concept will give you great and original results that I am sure you will love to show off. Or would you not include the example that I show you below, within a list of designer dressing rooms?

6.Surround yourself with accessories

6.Surround yourself with accessories

Doing so will turn the little space you have into much more versatile and functional. Storage modules, exposed coat racks, wall hangers, shelves, hooks, bars, baskets, hanging shelves, support surfaces that can be easily attached to any space … A world of different possibilities to go to with which to fully customize your space more personal and cute from home.

7.Every millimetre counts

7.Every millimetre counts

And wasting it will be a mistake that you will remember over time. Allocate the necessary space to each garment and make the most of the space you have. You will be surprised with how much you can save with good space planning.

8.Hanging versions

8.Hanging versions

Hanging furniture versions are a great bet. You’ll enjoy extra storage without taking up significant floor space that is probably essential if you’re short on space. You will see how doing it favours the feeling of spaciousness in your bedroom.

9.Simplicity in small dressing rooms will be a plus

9.Simplicity in small dressing rooms will be a plus

Simple lines and a commitment to neutral colours will help you achieve this. All this together with a clear presence of order in the place, will result in a clean, airy and original space that you will love to show off at home.

10.Organized they spread more

10.Organized they spread more

And it is that the less space you have, the greater the need to have everything well organized. Not neglecting this factor will be one of the key pieces to ensure success when it comes to enjoying a small dressing room at home

11.Difficult Spaces

11.Difficult Spaces

A dressing room can also be designed in a bedroom with an irregular floor plan. In this room, the triangular-shaped entrance was perfect for installing one on two fronts, which are open as a corridor to the rest area. The two fronts have an identical distribution, with bars for hanging clothes, shelves for folded clothes, trouser rack, chest of drawers and trunk. 

12.Summer, Winter and Halftime

12.Summer, Winter and Halftime

Rearrange your dressing room when the weather changes. There will be mid-season garments that you use for months, but the most summery and those of the freezing winter, are used much less. Therefore, no mixing clothes. The summer tops cannot be together with the wool sweater.

13.Removable Shelves

13.Removable Shelves

They are more expensive than the fixed shelves, but they are practical so that the clothes are better placed. What if you put at least two? They are actually like drawers not very high because they are recommended for few garments or one that is delicate, never to stack many. In this case, they have metal bar pulls that also prevent clothing from falling off.

14.Multipurpose Boxes

14.Multipurpose Boxes

Unquestionable allies of order, the boxes are made in so many formats and in so many materials that you will always find one for what you need. Before starting to buy, especially the larger ones, measure well the shelves where you plan to place them. If they are going to be visible, look for a nice design and if it is not, line it with paper or cloth. The boxes in this photo are used to store shoes from another season and also the most delicate ones; To protect the latter from rubbing, use tissue paper. The ideal touch, place a photograph of the pair it contains.

15.A Dressing Room With Parallel Fronts

15.A Dressing Room With Parallel Fronts

How much space do you need for a layout like this? Each closet front is about 60 cm deep and the middle corridor, 90 cm. In this case, the dressing room has doors, an option for those who want to prevent dust from seeping in at all costs. A highlight of the design, its numerous lower drawers, with an extra bottom on the right. In the upper area, doors for hanging garments and trunk. The symmetry of the dressing room conveys a sense of order.

16.Pants in Order

16.Pants in Order

The double functionality of a removable trouser rack: keeping the garments well-hung without wrinkling and insight. In this case, it is a wide trouser rack, but you can also choose a narrower one, which only occupies the space of a trouser from the front.

17.Diaphanous Distribution

17.Diaphanous Distribution

The open-plan dressing rooms, with hardly any sides or divisions, have a large storage capacity. Of course, in the case of a bar that is too long, which could sag with the weight, you will have to place an intermediate hook to avoid this. By the way, oval shelves are more resistant to bending than round ones.

18.In Less Space Than You Think

18.In Less Space Than You Think

This L-shaped walk-in closet takes up less space than you might think. It combines three Pax structures from Ikea, 2.36 m high: the largest is 100 cm wide and has a classic layout, with a bar and a chest of drawers; the smallest, with 50 cm, is perfect for shelves and shoe rack; and the middle one, for the corner, 73 cm, was optimized with two bars.

19.Order in Mini Ornaments

19.Order in Mini Ornaments

Brooches, earrings and jewellery, in general, are usually kept in jewellers, but you can also think of other ideas and make other small areas that are free. For example, on one of the sides of the dressing room or the dresser, you can do the same thing that was done here with these beautiful knobs, from Ferretería Ortiz. They were screwed together and from them hang crochet strips from an old sheet. Hairpins and clamps were placed on them.

20.Tight Budget

20.Tight Budget

A custom dressing room will always be more expensive than a modular storage system where the elements are made in 2-3 sizes and neither the back nor the walls are lined. This dressing room, from Ikea, has been made with the Stolmen system, narrower than most cabinets. Its key elements are the posts that can reach up to 3.30 m high, to them are added drawers, shelves, cabinets and sloping shelves for footwear. To highlight in this design, the light colours and the maxi mirror that create a feeling of more spaciousness. Of course, before placing a large mirror, it was placed centered concerning the entrance, make sure that you like what it is going to reflect since you will see it twice.

21.Integrated Maxi Jewellery Box

21.Integrated Maxi Jewellery Box

In a separate chest of drawers, which expands the storage area of ​​the dressing room, you can order the last drawer to be a showcase and use it as an oversized jewellery box. You only need an interior organizer to create the compartments in that drawer and a glass lid.

22.Divide and Conquer

22.Divide and Conquer

Organize the inside of the drawers to beat chaos. No more drawers with everything mixed up. Use a divider so that everything is in place. This transparent model is one of the many accessories that the Metropolitan Closet Company cabinets incorporate.

23.How Many Drawers?

How Many Drawers

The usual thing is to put drawers 55 to 75 cm high, which correspond to 3-4 drawers, but you can put more or less, depending on the needs. And what measurements to choose for the drawers? There is no standard measurement, but it is usual for their height to range between 25-28 cm. If you order a custom dressing room, the advantage is that you can add 10-15 cm high drawers that take up little space and allow you to organize accessories that take up little space, such as handbags, belts, gloves and scarves. In this L-shaped dressing room, open to the rest area, drawers, shelves, trouser racks and modules with doors for more delicate garments are combined. The corner space has been reserved for storing longer hanging clothes. And the trunk of each front is diaphanous, it only has a single intermediate side.

As you can see, enjoying your own dressing room at home can be very easy. Don’t overlook these basic aspects and start showing off that long-awaited stay that you dreamed of incorporating into your home!