Incorporate built-ins if space allows.
"To save space, consider integrating built-in shelving and uplighting on either side of the bed," suggests Vancouver designer Shelley Penner. "The south facing window and bright lights visually expand the room. The built-in shelving eliminates the need for bedside tables, accommodating our favourite books, framed photos and other treasured objects."
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