February is a month for rekindling romance. It’s when we make an effort to stoke the flames of love and make our partners feel extra special. It’s also a time to practice self-love and be more compassionate towards ourselves.
But what if we applied this sentiment to places as well as people? More specifically, the areas of our home we’ve fallen out of love with.
You moved into your home with the best of intentions. Maybe you even enjoyed a particular space at first. But over time it lost its luster. Clutter began to pile up. The room no longer functioned the way you needed it to. Suddenly, it’s become difficult to love your space.
This is very common— especially in master bedrooms.
As a professional home organizer, I see it all the time. Couples neglect their primary room only to eventually find themselves ending their day in a space that feels more like a chaotic cubby hole than a relaxing retreat.
So is it possible to fall back in love with your master bedroom?
Of course it is. It’s just going to take a little work.
Keep scrolling for my best advice on decluttering and organizing master bedrooms.
5 Master Bedroom Organization Tips
Wondering which systems and strategies are most effective? Not sure where to begin? I highly encourage starting with these simple steps.
1. Maximize Under Bed Storage
The area under a bed is rarely utilized to its fullest potential. Yet with the right storage solutions, it can easily be transformed into a space-saving system where clothes, shoes, linens, and other essentials can be neatly stored.
I highly recommend these under-the-bed containers from Canadian Tire. They have a clear lid that allows you to easily view the contents inside and wheels that make it super-convenient to slide the container in and out from under your bed.
Use them to store out-of-season clothing, extra bedding and linens, or personal items like photo albums.
2. Whittle Down Your Wardrobe
It’s great to come up with ideas for storing your belongings in more effective ways. But it’s also important to declutter your space. No matter how practical the storage solutions you implement are, if you fail to eliminate unnecessary possessions it will be nearly impossible to achieve and maintain an organized master bedroom.
I recommend sorting your clothing into one of four categories:
Place clothes you love and wear often in the “keep” pile.
Place those you haven’t worn in the last 12 months in the “donate” pile (you can make an exception for items you really love or wear on special occasions only).
For pieces you aren’t certain about, use the “try-on” pile. See how they fit and flatter your body. If you like them, keep them. If not, it’s time to donate!
And finally, place off-season apparel into the seasonal pile (these items can be stored elsewhere, like under the bed or in your garage).
3. Make Use of Drawer Dividers
Dresser drawers can be a hassle to keep organized. No matter how neatly you fold your laundry or how specific you are about where you place specific items, they always return to being messy.
Drawer dividers are a great resource for those trying to regain master bedroom organization. They keep clothing items separate while also providing an aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Use them to keep socks in nice, tidy rows, or save space by stacking folded t-shirts in an upright position. The options are endless!
3. Capitalize on Wall Space
Is your master bedroom on the smaller side? Don’t worry— you can still achieve a functional and clutter-free space. You just have to know which storage ideas for master bedrooms are ideal for less-spacious areas.
One of my favorite small master bedroom organization strategies is taking advantage of vertical wall space. Whether it’s adding a wall hanging storage bags for scarves and hats, a wall-mounted necklace holder for jewelry, or a leaning blanket ladder for extra bedding, even small master bedrooms have wall space and there’s plenty you can do with it.
3. Make Minimalistic Decor Decisions
Lastly, those wondering how to organize a master bedroom should consider the decorations, furniture, and other interior design elements in their space. Are they too large for the amount of square footage? Are there too many? Have you chosen functional furniture pieces?
Remember, in many cases, less is more. Opt for a single, large piece of wall art rather than multiple small pieces. Be mindful of the items you select to place on shelves or other surfaces. Choose a theme or design style and add accessories that align with your vision.
And finally, add furniture pieces that are both practical and pleasing to the eye, like a headboard with storage or an accent stool with a hidden compartment. It’s the best way to ensure you can enjoy your space for years to come.
While these tips may not address every single grievance you have with your master bedroom, I’m confident they’ll increase overall functionality and set a strong foundation for the future. Over time, you can always implement more storage solutions, eliminate more clutter, or even renovate your room for a complete reconfiguration.
The good news, though, is that when it comes to organizing master bedrooms, even tiny incremental changes can have a major impact on the look and feel of your space.
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