If you're like us and don't have a built-in closet in your bedroom, you've got to think outside the closet. Wardrobes are freestanding closets that you can move when you need to. Click below for ways to use them in your space.... A small-scale item like the Narrow Leg Wardrobe from West Elm shown above can work at the end of a hallway. If your bedroom is too small for a wardrobe, a piece like this can be placed in an entryway, dining room, or living room. Line wardrobes against a wall to create a storage space that looks like it's built-in. Image: PAX Wardrobe System from IKEA. In a loft or studio, a line of wardrobes can create a room divider.
The Bratsera Hotel on the Greek island of Hydra lived its first life as a 19th-century sponge factory before it was reincarnated into a 26-room inn during the 1990s. The rooms, described as 'Typical Hydriot architecture,' are full of interesting details like the platform bed and step stool shown above. For more, click below.... Wide plank wood is used for the floorboards, steps, loft and ceiling. White fabric casually draped over the canopy bed softens the room. A mosquito net can cover the bed or be swept to the side.