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Most girls dream of creating their own dressing room, but not everyone has the opportunity to organize space in the living room. Clothes and shoes need to be stored in a separate place. Almost every apartment building has a storage room. Many women store things in it that are ready for frequent use, but this corner of the apartment may have other uses.
For example, some equip a dressing room with their own hands from the pantry. Such an idea is carried out very quickly in life, and most importantly, it does not hit the budget.
A large storage room helps to solve many painful issues. There is no longer the task of buying a new roomy wardrobe, which will take up a lot of space for the apartment. The idea of equipping a utility room saves the family's savings for more important purchases. It is better to rationally divide the room into zones, change its parameters. This solution is especially relevant for small apartments.
To make your own dressing room, you need to decide on the procurement materials for construction work. To plan a room for a wardrobe, 4 sq. m.
Usually, the storage rooms include inconvenient niches, but if you try very hard, then they can be turned into luxurious dressing rooms, filling them with the help of special boxes, shelves, mezzanines
Do not be sad if there is no storage room in the apartment. It will also be possible to store things in the hallway, you just need to equip it correctly. There is usually enough free space in this part of the apartment.
The size of the clothing room is determined by the needs of the particular family. The average height of the dressing room is from 1 to 2 meters, its depth is at least 1 meter.
Materials and tools
The simplest solution is to adapt a separate niche in the apartment for a spacious wardrobe or dressing room for things. To do this, simply attach the door, adjust the shelves, to which hooks for clothes are added. The mezzanine is attached if necessary.
If there is no storage room in the house, then a partition is made using drywall. Since space is in short supply - the owners are trying to use it to the maximum, the space must function from floor to ceiling.
Before creating a dressing room, a project is drawn up. It is important to have a vision of how the room should ultimately turn out. Before carrying out construction work, it is necessary to measure all the distances, display on the plan how the parts and structural elements are located. Only then is the installation carried out. The amount of consumable and the category of applicable tools depends on how the project is planned. In the final part, an estimate is made and how much the project costs.
The following tools are used to work with wood and metal:
- To create a project, you will need a stepladder, tape measure, and a building laser level. You will also need a simple pencil, marker.
- As a hand tool, you need to prepare a drill, hammer, saw, screwdriver. Additionally, you may need screwdrivers, an electric jigsaw, screwdrivers.
- For consumables, gloves, a container for liquids, goggles, any rags, rollers are suitable.
Before starting construction work, it is advisable to take into account the interests of all family members, namely to arrange the sections in the accessibility of each person. For example, consider keeping the sections for children's clothing at the bottom of the structure. The better you think through your project, the fewer changes you will need to make during its implementation. If the details are not given due attention, then the prepared building materials may simply not be enough.
For installation, you will need pine beams or metal profiles. If the dressing room in the apartment is very small, then you can get by with the existing partitions. In order to carry out high-quality installation work in the dressing room, it is necessary to purchase a number of additional elements to create a structure. For example, it is better to buy in advance tremp rods, guides and awnings, a connecting corner and furniture fittings.
For the manufacture of shelves, a material such as chipboard is usually used. It is covered with decorative plastic. If funds allow, then you can purchase natural wood - so the dressing room will look more stylish and expensive. Finishing of the edges is done with an edging tape. This allows you not to damage things that are stored on the shelves.
Make sure that the racks are not too deep, as things will have to be stacked in several rows, and this is known to lead to clutter.
Drawers are inserted into the lower tier, they usually store umbrellas and walking sticks. Cells are inserted in the middle line of the wardrobe. They contain parts and small accessories for clothing.
Before making drawings of the dressing room, consider how long your clothes will be. Storage space should be at least 2 square meters. m.
A walk-in closet can also be placed in a room up to 18 sq. meters. It is important that the room has ventilation, there is no window. It is customary to equip the storage area with additional lighting. The dressing room can be made even in the "Khrushchev", the main condition is the presence of several rooms in the apartment.
How to equip yourself
Choose the configuration of the future dressing room. The arrangement of the premises takes place according to several schemes. The configuration is correct based on the size of the dwelling and the location of the storeroom.
The simplest design is to place shelves along the walls, like in a closet. For a room to be very functional and practical, it must be at least medium in size. Keep in mind that you will most likely be changing clothes in such a room, and you will also need to put a mirror and a chair.
There is one more storage system - in the form of the letter "G". This is a good option for equipping a dressing room from a dark pantry. In addition to clothes, you can place household appliances, for example, a vacuum cleaner or an iron, that do not find a place in the apartment or spoil its appearance.
The configuration with the letter "P" allows you to accommodate the maximum number of things. Thus, the entire space is used, including the walls of the room. The wardrobe can be easily expanded by pulling out the walls.
There are also several storage systems in the dressing room. It all depends on how many square meters are in the room, and how much money the family is willing to spend from the family budget.
Case models are made exclusively to order. Their big plus is the perfect adaptation to the room where the dressing room will be located
Such a storage system allows you to place things very neatly, the design is stable and spacious. There is additional storage space for a variety of accessories. The disadvantages include the fact that the shelves are very bulky, and if the space in the apartment is in short supply, then you will have to put up with it. In addition, it will not be possible to change the location of the case model in the future, it will be necessary to disassemble the entire structure.
The honeycomb design is quite compact and versatile. The racks are very light, with the help of special guides and brackets, mesh shelves and baskets are attached to the wall. Among the main advantages are simple assembly and disassembly of the structure, the space is not overloaded, the low price of such a storage system.
Frame wardrobe system
The wardrobe system in the form of a frame is attached to special metal racks. They hit the floor or ceiling. Next - the shelves, various drawers are screwed on. The clothes storage system is very easy to assemble and transport, the racks are very strong, and the structure looks simple on the outside.
How to decorate the walls
It is recommended when creating a dressing room to update the walls, floor and ceiling. The most budgetary option is to paint the surfaces; in the future, special care is not required, it is enough to wash it several times a month with the help of special products. The side panels are best pasted over with interesting wallpaper. For flooring, it is customary to use cavrolin, lenoleum. If funds allow, you can put a laminate.
Let's take a closer look at several options for the arrangement of the room
The most important element of the wardrobe room is the mirror. In order to save space, it can be attached to the door from the inside. Shelves for shoes and hats, racks, small and large drawers - such items fill a finished room. A special bar is attached to store long items. Small compartments are created for small items.
Another option for arranging a room for storing things is using wardrobe pipes equipped with various shelves, doors, holders and fasteners. Outwardly, it has similarities with the constructor. For example, this technology is offered by the Swedish store IKEA.
Try to make sure that the dressing room is combined with the general interior of living rooms or a separate room in which it is located. You can decorate the doors with stained-glass windows or interesting applications, photo wallpaper.
Make the inner space of the dressing room as functional as possible, create a pleasant atmosphere, because a significant part of your life will pass there, begin every morning and end hard workdays.