Different Ways of Creating A Tiny Office In Your Bedroom

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Different Ways of Creating A Tiny Office In Your Bedroom

Wake up, get dressed (or not), pour a cup of coffee, and head over to your desk to get some work done. Isn’t that what heaven sounds like?

          Working from home has several advantages, like no travel time, fewer distractions, and more control over your work environment, to mention a few. It does, however, involve intentional judgments about how you work best and how your workstation might help you.

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          Most of us would prefer a separate office than an office-bedroom combination. If it isn’t possible, setting up a dedicated workspace in a bedroom can be a good substitute. It is necessary to plan ahead in order to be as productive as possible. Keep the following tips in mind when you plan or set up your bedroom office:

Hide it in a closet 

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          A good consideration for the tiny office in your bedroom setup is to keep your desk and computer in a closet that you can close when you’re done. Not only will you be able to close the door when you’re finished working, the office, on the other hand, will have no visible effect on the rest of the space.

Separate the areas

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          A crucial factor when planning your tiny office bedroom is to keep a clear line between work and play areas. Keeping physical space between your bed and desk is a simple option if you have the space.

          You can also employ tactics to create a separation between work and leisure. It depends on what works best for you, However, keeping a consistent start and stop time and not reading emails after hours can help.

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          Using a curtain or screen is another effective way to separate work and sleep areas. Closing the curtain when you’re done is a direct way to signify the end of the workday. The picture here was easily installed by affixing a long copper pole to the floor and ceiling with plumbing anchors, adding a curtain wire, and then stringing on some curtains.

Ensure you have enough storage

          The number of paper files, stationery, and other work-related items you require will, of course, be determined by the type of work you conduct. If you want to be more minimalist, you could scan all of your key documents to your computer and throw away the originals (after making multiple backups). If you must have paperwork, use a combination of shelving and file cabinets to keep everything organized and accessible. If you’re considering using bedside cabinets, we have extensive options available for you!

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Have an outward-facing desk

          It’s a good idea to position your workstation towards a wall or window. When you work with your back to the bed, you will be less distracted by thoughts of peaceful rest.

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          Trestle tables are attractive and suitable for large rooms, however, they do not have the same storage capacity as most other workstations. However, if you save the majority of your work and paperwork online, you won’t need much space.

Tie in the decor

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          Even if your goal is to keep the two spaces separate, the reality is that your workstation will influence the feel and aesthetics of your bedroom. Choosing a desk and chair that aren’t too dissimilar from the rest of the room can help to unify the space. Essentially, the goal is to provide a sense of unification through aesthetics while simultaneously maintaining a sense of division between work and rest for your sanity!

Have adequate lighting

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          Nothing is more discouraging than trying to work in a dark or fluorescent-lit environment. It is critical to have proper lighting for your eyes, productivity, and morale. If your bedroom has a window, keep the shades open, or partially open if there is glare, and situate your workspace near it to make use of the natural light.

          If there isn’t a window, use bright yet warm overhead lights, desk lamps, or a combination of the two. You should avoid using illumination that reflects off your computer screen. One technique to prevent glare is to use task lighting behind the screen

Play with the bed level

          You can opt for a sunken bed frame. The sunken bed in this photo is really cool and helps to establish that crucial distinction between work and rest zones. The room will feel less cramped if the bed isn’t level with the desk. For other bed frame builds, you can check here.

Now it’s your turn:

If you have suggestions or have your ideas of a Bedroom Office setup, leave a comment or response below!

If you’re thinking of setting up your own bedroom office, we hope this list has given you some ideas.
After all, Relax Bedding team is #thebedroomexpert.