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Hey Guys,

So I have a pretty small bed room, it's cozy, lol. Actually a bit ashamed of posting pics in it's current state, but I need help.

So Right now my desk is eating up a large portion of my room, which was fine because I needed the desk space for paperwork and whatnot. Anyways, I have pretty much stopped working from home and do most of my work at the office now. So I figured, time to get rid of the big one and replace it with something a little bit smaller. Today I went to ikea and put together a smaller one, for sub $30 I couldn't be happier. Nice size, sturdy, and dark. So for now, I have both desks in there. But only one will be staying.

So here is the thing. This week a 42" TV will also be coming into the room. lol. Can't stand the 25.5" anymore for watching movies and TV in bed.

I am thinking the TV might end up replacing the 26" and serve as a dual purpose monitor/TV (still up in the air).

All I ever do on my computer anymore is watch videos and game on occasion, a little bit of web browsing but a lot of that is done on the laptop.

I have really been thinking of ditching the couch that I have shoved in the "closet" but also, just not sure.

I more or less just want to turn it into a nice little get away from the rest of the house where I can watch my movies and play my games in peace away from my roommates.

I need some ideas on layout and whatnot though...any and all feedback is welcomed.


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post #2 of 8
Knock down the wall to the closet, rotate the bed 90 degrees and put it against the wall where the window is. Then mount the 45" TV on the wall infront of your bed on the wall inside of the closet. Then, rotate the computer/desk setup 180 degrees and put it against the 5'5" wall on the left side of the door. It would open up the space a bit I think.

Then you would just need to figure out what to do with the stuff in your closet. You could possibly make a shelf for the corner of the old closet, or put it in containers under your bed.
    
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post #3 of 8
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I should mention two things...

1) this is a rental, so no walls can be torn down.

2) there is a baseboard heater under the window....can't really put the bed right up next to it.
 
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post #4 of 8
I would rotate the bed 180 degrees (headboard to the left of the window) set the end-table infront of the window and move the desk too the foot of your bed. Then you can hang your TV above your computer and ditch the couch. smile.gif That's just my 2cents.gif
post #5 of 8
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Decided against the TV for this room....

and I had thought about that layout though, but I am just too paranoid of having my bed up against the heater.
 
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Well for one the bed is on a frame and since the heater is basically on the floor i wouldn't bother worrying. It would be one thing if the bed covered the entire length of the heater but from what i can tell in the pictures, it would cover little to none.
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about 18" would be covered...not a massive amount but still not something I would feel entirely comfortable with, at least right now. That might change in the spring/summer when it's not in use.
 
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post #8 of 8
do you have the ability to make a deflector to deflect hot air out from underneath the bed?
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