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How To Arrange A Bedsitter In Kenya, Make It Stylish And Specious

Bedsitters in Kenya are often tiny with spaces and just enough for one person but this does not mean you have to live in cramped conditions or without style. The fact that everything is in a single room can make arranging a bedsitter very challenging. However, with some creativity, it is very possible to create an aesthetically appealing, stylish and comfortable living space. Here is how to arrange your bedsitter and make it look good and spacious.

Bedsitter Arrangement Ideas

1.) De-clutter

The first step to arranging a bedsitter is to clean up and store. The trick here is to invest in storage space. It is common to have many possessions including some that you hardly use. While sorting the items, start by isolating the ones you obviously want to discard. The rest should be stored according to frequency of use with regularly used items kept within easy reach.

Always keep in mind that less is more and therefore a bedsitter should have most basic furniture pieces such as simple bed and dressing table for the bedroom, a sofa, TV stand and a coffee table for the sitting/entertainment area and only necessary appliances in the kitchenette.

2.) Multipurpose furniture

Try as much as to can to invest in dual-purpose furniture such as a bed with drawers, a table with drawers , a seat that can be converted to bed or one that had compartments under the cushions. Such furniture occupies the same amount of floor space as any other and offers the much needed storage space for rarely used items such as extra bedding and out of season clothes.

When planning to move into a single room which in most cases is extremely small, you may want to consider having a sofa bed as this can serve more than one function. However, before buying any piece, consider its size against the space it is supposed to occupy. Take measurements of the space first to avoid having too large or too small pieces.

3.) Room dividers

For ease of movement, it is important to create specific areas for specific activities. Room dividers enclose partitions or zone off areas based on activities carried out in the space. They also provide privacy especially around the bed and dressing area.

4.) Create illusions

When restricted by space, illusion is the closest thing to actual size. To achieve this, make use of light coloured items since they reflect light making the space appear larger. Ensure the house has adequate lighting. Enough lighting also creates an illusion of airiness and space therefore window dressing should be kept light or sheer to allow in more natural light.

If possible, incorporate mirrors to create an illusion of depth and to reflect more light into the single room. Instead of low, block pieces that make the room appear crowded, buy furniture that has legs since they set it high off the ground exposing more floor area – giving semblance of space.

5.) Accessories

No living space is complete without a personal touch. Therefore, you need a few special touches in the right places can add individual style and transform a room completely. To achieve this class and style , use wall art, greeneries, rugs, cushions, and flower vases.

Colour and texture also contribute a lot to personal touch. However, too many accessories will make the bedsitter look cluttered. It is advisable to pick a few cherished pieces and arrange them creatively.

Content created and supplied by: KevinGatesKenya (via Opera News )



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