How to Organize a Master Bedroom

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How to Organize a Master Bedroom

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It’s spring. The perfect timed to refresh the interior of our homes. Most times we begin in the kitchen or other living space but not this time. This time we are starting in the room that is usually the last to receive our attention. We are starting with the Master   Bedroom!  Surprised? 🙂

The master bedroom should be regarded as one of the most important rooms in your home. However, in many homes-like mine, the master bedroom is sometimes ignored while we take care of all of the other spaces.

Master Bedroom 1There is much, much more to organizing a bedroom than simply choosing appropriate furniture. Although properly arranging the furniture and choosing appropriate accessories is important, organizing the space is essential for the purpose of relaxation and restful sleep. Below I have listed several tips that will guide you when you begin the process of organizing your master bedroom.



1. The appropriate stuff

Begin the process by going through each and every drawer and each shelf. Toss, or donate all items that are no longer useful and take all items that belong someplace else to the spaces they belong. Also, remove everything from under your bed and give the area a thorough cleaning. It is always great to do a mini purge on occasion in order to avoid clutter.  Next…

  1. Make use of the space under your bed intelligently.

Wunder the bed storage 1hile we’re under the bed, let’s discuss how useful this space can be. The under the bed area is a wonderful space for storage because it is not visible; however, still very accessible. You may choose to keep just a couple things under there, I suggest such things as gift wrap, or perhaps additional linens, shoes or out of season clothing. Of course items store under the bed should be stored correctly in dust proof containers. There are many to choose from and you can shop them here.

 under the bed storage 3 Under the bed storage

  1. Art on walls

A room without art is simply incomplete. If you have a small bedroom, place artwork on the wall instead of on dressers or other surfaces.  Doing so will make your bedroom more attractive and using your vertical space will help you avoid clutter to give your room a more sleek and put-together look.

  1. Get your closet/wardrobe under control

CloseAlthough you may clean your bedroom, you must keep your closet space under control as well. If not, clothing will eventually spill into the sleep and relaxation areas and interrupt the relaxed, peaceful atmosphere of the bedroom. Therefore, I would suggest maintaining an organized closet space. A deep cleaning of your closet can be a bit time consuming and overwhelming in the beginning; however, once the hard part is over, maintenance will be easy.  I promise! 🙂 And you could always try one of the convenient and inexpensive closet organizing packages can be customized for as much or as little space as you need.

  1. Use a Clothes hamper

Clothes Hamper
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I would suggest storing your clothes hamper inside your closet or in your laundry area if you are lucky enough to have both your master and your laundry on the same level of the home. Storing the hamper inside the closet will assist you with maintaining an organized space because soiled clothing will not spill out into the bedroom space. Oh happy day!

  1. A trash bin

A trash can in the bedroom is a necessity. However, I choose to use a small wicker basket as a trash can. Using a small basket means it gets emptied more often which makes the space look neater. Be sure to choose an attractive container as it will only enhance the ambiance of the room.

The key to an organized master bedroom is to do the work. The first purge, cleaning and organizing may take some time and you may need to incorporate the help of a professional organizer. However, after the initial large purge, you will only need to do mini purges on occasion. I live by the one in one out rule. Meaning if I bring in a new blouse I have to donate or toss one of my older blouses. The same applies to shoes, makeup, even outerwear, and pajamas.  One in, one out and you can maintain your organized master bedroom space. You can shop this project and find other organization tools hereHappy organizing.

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About Clearissa Coward

I am a lifestyle blogger with an emphasis on organization and redesign. I am professional and personal organization consultant with a flare for design on a dime. There are times however, when I delve into the realm of love, life, family, friendships, feelings, fantasy and the reality of life. My website is a conglomerate which includes, Divinely Organized – Professional & Personal Organization & Redesign, Customized Virtual Business Solutions (CVBS) – a full service virtual assistant business, and Clearissa’s Avon Boutique – a 24/7 shop till you drop skin care/glam site where the focus is on looking and feeling good. I also often metamorphosis into My Soulful Life where feelings and not facts are at the forefront. Although there are several tendrils to my business, they are all centered around living an uncluttered, successful and feel good life. I am blogging about my passions. Join me on my journey.


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How to Organize a Master Bedroom — 17 Comments

  1. Pingback: Week-At-A-Glance – October 19–October 23, 2015 | Clearissa's Command Center

  2. Aww Sue thank you. I’m sure you don’t need my help but I am open to consult if you know someone who could use organizational help. Thanks for reading along. 🙂

  3. Great hints and tips for organizing the bedroom. This is a space that should be super-organized because you want your bedroom to be a relaxing oasis where you can rest. Thanks for the ideas.

  4. Thank you Clearissa for linking up and co-hosting at the #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I shared this post on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter.

  5. A lot of us are like that Lori, but your bedroom should be your sanctuary. So start moving things out of there that don’t belong and make it your own. Thanks for stopping by. 🙂

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