For small houses, it is wise concept to use one room for different purposes. In a previous article,we covered how to divide one room into two. That is a more general advice article while the focus in this article is on how to turn a small living room into a bedroom. In particular, there are 5 ideas that you will want to take note of.
Ideas 1: how to divide living room into bedroom
The easiest idea is to partition your living room into bedroom using these sliding room dividers. The benefit of using sliders is that you can always slide it open if you want a bigger living room space. At night, you can slide the divider back for some privacy. The ease of choosing the options is what made sliders an attractive idea.
For those keen on DIY, here is a useful tutorial on how to achieve the above look.
Ideas 2: converting living room into bedroom using dual functional furniture
There are some many innovative dual function furniture being designed currently. One of them is this kind of desk to bed furniture which can instantly convert a living room, or other spaces, into a bedroom. This idea is great for dorms or singles.
Ideas 3: split living room into bedroom using height
Most folks think of splinting a room into two vertically but few think of doing it horizontally. The disadvantage of using the form for turning a small living room into bed is that the spaces can really cramp. If you have high roof, doing it horizontally will make the whole space feels more bigger. One idea of doing it is shown in the image above. Just use a dual function furniture like the bed on a wardrobe will split a living room into bedroom.
Ideas 4: how to divide living room into bedroom
Using a room divider like that a TV console is an easy way to split a living room into bedroom. The above example is for a living room and kitchen but you can easily image how it can be used for the living room/bedroom combo as well. Notice the raised which is another way of partitioning of separating which part of the house is bedroom and which part is living room.
Ideas 5: use the wall space as bedroom
This is for those whose small houses have thicker walls. In such cases, you can set up a bedroom within the wall space to reduce the clutter on the living room itself.
If you have more ideas on how to turn living room into bedroom, I would love to hear them in the comments below.