Generally, bedroom designs revolve around a central piece. Everything else in the room builds around that focal piece. While the focus in a bedroom is usually the bed, the supporting furniture ties things together and can add function to any room.
There has also been a shift in the focal point in a bedroom. Minimal designs to layered, lived-in spaces incorporate the end of the bed as the main area to draw your attention to. Frequently, it is the first thing that people notice in the room, and everything else ties in.
To increase storage at the foot of your bed, homeowners can incorporate these simple ideas:
An upholstered bedroom bench seat is great for large and small bedrooms. Due to the different designs available, you can find something that will blend in well with your bedroom style. You can match an elegant décor with a tufted bench or a minimalist with one with a flat top and clean lines.
The benefit is that it can be a cheap solution to accommodate a lack of space. Homeowners can place extra pillows, blankets, stuffies, or anything else that requires storage when not in use.
Songmics large folding ottoman has all the features you could want for an end of bed storage. It is made from linenette and high-density foam, making it safe from fire, stable, and sturdy. With a thick MDF construction, this ottoman is strong enough to support an adult’s weight comfortably.
It has a 120-litre storage space with a divider which allows you to separate spaces.
When not in use, it is collapsible in under a minute. It packs away easily. The cushions are padded, soft, and resist moisture.
- Excellent storage for large items
- Collapsible design
- Easy to assemble
- Some customers report that it wasn’t well crafted
HomeHarmony folding ottoman complements any bedroom. With 14 different shades to choose from, you can find the exact colour to compliment your bedroom.
This ottoman comes in a medium and large size and conforms to fire safety standards.
- Easy to assemble
- Good value for the money
- Excellent storage
- Some customers report that it breaks too easily when sitting on it.
While there is a tendency to use built-in shelving to create space, some people have incorporated it at the foot of the bed by using a small, three shelf, elongated system. It can act as a shoe rack showcasing your shoe collection, books, or anything you want to show off.
The downside is whatever is inside is not hidden from view. It is showcased, so there is no hidden storage. A simple fix for this may be in purchasing lower fabric storage units, so it just looks like a storage block at the end of the bed.
The Vasagle bench can store shoes or smaller items at the end of your bed. The top serves as a seat and will support an adult’s weight. It comes in three different colours: beige, rustic brown and white.
- Can be placed horizontally or vertically
- Contains ten compartments for organization
- High-quality material
- Cushion not comfortable enough
This idea is great for a kid’s bedroom where there are several toys or stuffed animals present. It acts as a great way for children to clean up the room, save space, and sit in a comfortable area. Stuffed animals are effectively hidden by nice-looking chairs placed strategically at the bottom of the bed.
The bean lazy bean bag chair is a great way to store stuffed animals and blankets when not in use. The chair is 100% cotton for a soft feel and is machine washable.
It is fully lined and closed with a zipper for safety.
- Quick easy storage
- The liner prevents holes from developing
- Safe for children
- Great for gaming
- Too small
These are common in a modern bedroom and are great for teenagers. You can place stationary, clothing, accessories, and more in these neat containers. They can be in many colours, stacked in various positions to create interest and provide character to the bedroom.
Cube crates are like storage cubes except for the fact that they hide things. They have side handles making them easy to carry. They can be placed at the end of the bed or under it. They also come in multiple colours and have a large capacity.
Homidec creates an elegant, customizable cube bookcase for storage. It has a large room for storage and durable materials. With a multilayer lock design, users have the flexibility to adjust the frame as they wish to support their belongings.
It is easy to assemble and portable.
- Customizable and elegant design
- Comes in various colours
- Only the black unit is closed. The rest are an open design.
- Easy to clean and is waterproof
- Too small
This type of bed has a built-in bookcase for a headboard, one drawer that goes on either side of the bed, and extra space at the end of the bed for added storage. It is more designed for a child/teen bedroom as it only comes in a full-sized bed.
Ark Furniture makes a modern storage bed with four roomy drawers. Drawers can go on either side of the bed, and there are two at the foot of the bed. Drawers are on caster wheels which allow for easy and smooth movement.
- Nice room for storage
- Minimalistic design
- None yet at the product is new
Go a little vintage, or get creative with having a trunk at the end of the bed. Trunks fit with any sized bed and any size room. They are big enough to store items like linen, pillows, and blankets at the end of the bed. You can purchase a long trunk or several small ones to fit at the end of the bed.
VidaXL makes a vintage treasure chest in a stained dark brown. The two side handles make it portable, and it has a latch enclosure to keep it secure.
- Rich vintage style
- Wood is not thick enough
Under the bed storage is a great way to save space in a small bedroom, studio apartment, or loft. This type of bed lifts and has a storage area underneath wherein you can store anything you need. It is convenient and keeps your things out of sight.
The bed contains hydraulic cylinders accompanied by a fabric strap to lift the mattress easily.
Home Treats has created a bed frame with underneath storage compartments. Bed sizes range from single to super king. It is upholstered in grey hopsack linen, and the fabric base at the bottom of the storage area will keep items free from dust.
It is durable with an easy access hydraulic lifting system. The headboard is padded with strung wooden slats for additional support.
- Easy to clean with a damp cloth
- Easy to assemble
- Durable and comfortable
- Missing parts
Great to spruce up a kid’s room, and parents can add a toy chest to the end of the bed. Most have reinforced sides which means the chest will not collapse when empty. The lid is closed, which hides the toys and makes cleaning simple for young children.
This Home Source storage chest comes in four shades. It has a hinged lid, and you can easily clean it with a damp cloth. Assembly is easy, and the product is durable.
- Stays open easily- will not close on a child
- Poorly made
Hidden Bed Frame Television
This bed frame is a favourite storage idea for most adults. The bed comes with a leather bed frame and has a hidden television. When lowered, the television automatically shuts off. There is an additional compartment for the DVD player or cable box, which eliminates finding a television stand, a wall mount, or a dresser to hold the television.
There are many options for end of the bed storage. You can convert a horizontal bookshelf into storage space if it is low enough for your bed. If you can’t find one, you can create one with customizable stackable cubes. Many of these cubes are stylish and add elegance to any décor.
Homeowners can additionally add an ottoman, vintage trunk, or shelving units to the end of the bed. Some shelving units make it simple to keep things organized. You can use them to hold shoes or accessories for easy access. They also have a seat in which you can put your shoes on as well.
Ottomans are great for storing blankets or pillows when not in use. Additionally, when you go to sleep, you can place them in there for storage so that you don’t trip on them in the middle of the night.
Trunks are great for that vintage feel and create a focal point to any room.
For children’s rooms, you can use two bean bag chairs strategically placed at the end of the bed to store stuffed animals and toys. It is a quick easy cleanup.
Furthermore, cubes are quite effective at organizing multiple toys, as are toy chests.
The possibilities are endless, and it is easy to find something that will compliment your décor.