The dressing room in the bedroom is every girl's dream. Another heroine of the well-known TV series "Sex and the City" Kerry Brandshaw performed by Sarah Jessica Parker often mentioned the need for a dressing room and the joy she feels when she puts another pair of new shoes there. Large dressing rooms are mainly created in country houses, where it is possible to make a large bedroom.
In city apartments, this option is not so easy to implement without harm to the design, especially if the rooms are small. Again, if the bedroom is large and strongly elongated, then it will be possible to organize a wonderful dressing room in it, located across the room. Thus, the room will look more harmonious, and its owner will have a chic dressing room.
But what if the room is small and the dressing room is the ultimate dream? In this case, the best way out will be a corner dressing room, which will not only take up little space, but will also look great even in a small room of 14 sq. M.. As you know, with a small area, you should reasonably think over every piece of furniture, not to mention large cabinets that sometimes take up too much space. The more and more popular corner wardrobes or wardrobes, which are not only a multifunctional and practical solution, but will also look beautiful in the room and save a lot of space, are becoming the ideal solution.
Among other things, corner wardrobes have a simple design that almost every man with the desire and a little patience can reproduce. And of course, the ability to conveniently arrange such a wardrobe is also one of the important advantages of a corner wardrobe.
Outwardly, this type of dressing room resembles an ordinary wardrobe, but inside there are many shelves, hangers and drawers that allow you to store clothes, shoes and other things as compactly as possible.
You can order a corner wardrobe in a store, buy a ready-made one, or build it yourself, the only thing that should be thought out as competently as possible, in addition to the appearance of the structure, is the dimensions of the cabinet and its internal structure.
In general, dressing rooms are divided into three types:
- A separate room, the size of which depends on the capabilities of the bedroom. Such a dressing room can be separated from the bedroom by an ordinary door. Inside there are a large number of shelves, compartments with hangers and a chest of drawers;
- a small part of the room or niche, which is separated from the main by sliding doors;
- built-in wardrobe with vertical blind divisions, separating part of the room.
Corner mini-wardrobes are also divided into several types, the choice of which depends on the characteristics of the room and its size, as well as the desired dimensions of the cabinet.
The L-shaped corner wardrobe consists of two large wardrobes, which are interconnected by an intermediate corner wardrobe. This type is a fairly spacious structure that can freely accommodate a huge number of things and make life easier for household members. Contrary to the opinion of many, the L-shaped dressing room does not look very large and does not take up much space, but inside it is very spacious.
The trapezoidal corner wardrobe looks very small outwardly, since it has oblique walls that expand inward. Opening the doors of such a dressing room, one can only be surprised at how roomy it is, thanks to the slanting walls. Such corner walk-in closets are the perfect solution for small rooms. Open shelves can be placed on the sides of the sliding doors and decorated with frames with family photos, beautiful figurines or vases of flowers.
The largest subspecies of this type of wardrobe are classic large corner wardrobes. Outwardly, they resemble an ordinary wardrobe, but from the inside they are a small room designed for clothes, shoes, accessories and other items. This type can be either a separate cabinet or a large structure with various additions.
The walls of the structure protect the dressing room from the rest of the room, they can be rectangular, square or semicircular, depending on the desire of the owner of the room and the location of other interior items. Inside such a dressing room, there may be shelves, drawers and baskets, vertical planes, rails for hangers, as well as a small chest of drawers and a shoe cabinet.
Another option for a corner dressing room is the following: the selected corner is separated from the rest of the room by sliding doors obliquely and you get a kind of storage room, inside which you can arrange all the necessary attributes for your dream dressing room.
How to make
Of course, the easiest way is to buy a ready-made design of a corner wardrobe room or order it according to your preferences, but there are also such craftsmen who can make this piece of furniture themselves. When designing a dressing room and choosing its place of construction, one of the main factors that should be taken into account is its constancy, that is, the inability to move or transfer it to another place. After choosing a place, you should prepare all the tools and materials necessary for the work.
To begin with, you should install two extreme vertical planes, which will be the basis of the future corner dressing room. Using the level, you will need to mark the boundaries of the cabinet on the floor, this is necessary so that the installation of the main plane goes smoothly. All measurements from the floor are automatically transferred to the ceiling, and then planes are installed.
You can fence off the dressing room from the common room either with sliding doors or with a plasterboard partition.
After that, you get a kind of pantry in which you can arrange shelves, chests of drawers, drawers and much more.
When forming the internal content, several functional areas should be calculated:
- area for hangers, where things that need to be placed on hangers will be stored. It is imperative to arrange two separate areas for long and short clothes;
- An area for shoes with special shelves or a support lattice, which will contain pairs of shoes and sandals. For boots, a separate high shelf is made at the very bottom;
- Linen shelves and shelves for clothes that can only be folded, such as knitted sweaters, which can stretch if pulled;
- Drawers or baskets for small items
- Special pull-out trouser hangers with side compartments for belts and ties
- Drawers or baskets for large items
- Top shelves for especially large and unnecessary items for everyday use
- Mirror if not on sliding doors
- Built-in ironing board if space permits.
Be sure to think about the light inside the dressing room: its brightness, the location of the bulbs and their number.
If it is difficult for you to organize the space of your own dressing room on your own, you can seek help from a specialist. In any case, be sure to think over every detail and convenience of the location of all shelves.
When installing a corner dressing room or wardrobe, it should be borne in mind that this piece of furniture is a rather bulky and large structure that can extremely spoil and make the overall appearance of the room heavier, so it should be correctly beaten in order to align the design. To do this, you need to choose and decorate the facades correctly. The most optimal solution is, of course, large mirrors that create perspective and visually expand the room. Many firms offer beautiful cutouts in the form of patterns on the mirrors, they add originality and zest to the overall look. Colored glass can also be used for this.
Some make the sash glossy with enamel or plastic. They make large parts much lighter and make the whole look less bulky. Another option for a corner dressing room can be kure doors with a combined design. Some designers advise instead of using beautiful curtains, which do not burden the image so much and look many times more beautiful than ordinary doors.
In general, the design of the room where the dressing room will be located should be thought out as much as possible.