The ideal place to position a bed is usually considered to be right at the centre of the longest wall in the room. As the most important piece of furniture, the bed should be the focal point and this positioning truly puts it in the spotlight. Placing the bed at the centre of a wall gives the room focus.
A vestibule is a small space between two walls. Usually a space between an exterior opening and an interior opening. Like a ‘mud room’ or similar, but can be any size. Ah just found your suggestion of ‘vestibule’.
Never Let your Bed Face a Door
Feng Shui experts explain that your bed facing a door (be it the main bedroom door or a balcony door) is bad luck because the door will “pull” your energy away from you as you sleep.
Things You Use Often
Unless you have a bed with built-in dresser drawers, never keep items you use all the time under your bed such as socks, underwear, T-shirts or pajamas. … If you do keep clothing under the bed, make sure it’s seasonal, such as long underwear or that ugly Christmas sweater.
Where Should You Put a Mirror in Your Bedroom? Mirrors should be avoided in bedrooms because it can cause bad luck and nightmares. However, if there is a mirror in your bedroom, move it to not face the bed. You can also cover it with a veil or curtain during the night to avoid negative energy from multiplying.
Artwork is a good idea in almost any open space, and above the bed is no exception. If you have the space, consider a large square statement piece or a long, horizontal piece to make an impact and create a focal point. For tips on hanging artwork correctly, read our full run-down here.
Unlike attics, lofts are often open to the floor below. As long as they have ceilings that are at least 7 feet high and meet the other IRC guidelines, they will be considered in the overall square footage of a home, but won’t be considered an extra story.