study space in a small room

If you want to create your own study space in a small room, you may face many problems with that. I personally think that no matter how small your room is, if you manage some of the things carefully, you can make your study space even in a small room.

So How to create a study space in a small room? Study space for small rooms can be created easily by getting the proper size of tables and chairs. You can have a custom-made table and chair to fix your problem. Also, if you have a window in your room, try to use that as a source of natural lighting and keep your table near it.

But what about those people who have a bed in their room? It takes all the space as we know if we use the smallest bed size for a single person is about 6f x 4f.

Why you need a study space?

I have noticed this nowadays due to many distractions; focusing on education is a bit hard.

Most of us need a study space to concentrate more carefully, and it also gives us privacy when we read. Otherwise, if you read in an open place either the kids in the house will disturb you or the parents like your mother will ask you to bring something from the shop.

You need privacy for studying especially if you are in higher classes or preparing for any recruitment or entrance exams.

What does a small room mean?

Here, a small room means there’s hardly any space left after keeping things like a small bed. There’s no measurement for that as every one of our cases is different.

People with small rooms either study in their living room or a place where they have a desk or table.

There may be some other things like Almirah or showcase, which most of the students have in their room, and due to that, you may feel your room is small.

Tips to make your own study space in a small room

Creating your own study space may require you to invest some money in things like

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Lamps
  • Stationery products.

Step 1- Remove unnecessary things.

You can remove things like almirah, showcase, stools, and other furniture you don’t want in your room, and they may be consuming a lot of space without any reason.

You will see a huge change if you remove those things and will surely save some space in your small room.

Step 2 – Keep your bed at corner.

You may have seen that most people keep their beds in between the room. If you do that, you are wasting the space, which may be why you feel that your room is out of space.

Keeping your bed in the corner will give you some extra space for the study area. And you can keep some extra things in your room.

Step 3 – Use the window.

If you have a window in your room, utilize it properly. Keep your study table near it so that proper lighting comes during the day during your study.

Exposure to natural light helps us to focus and concentrate on the work.

Step 4 -Get the right furniture.

The main problem is with small rooms is that you cannot buy any size of the study table or chair to use in your room. You have to be particular about the size and buy the smallest piece of furniture so that it can fit in your room.

You can also make custom-made furniture for your room according to your budget. But sometimes, it may cost you more than the premade ones.

How to Create a Study Space Without a Desk?

If you are facing a problem with placing a desk in your room, don’t worry. You can get a foldable desk or ask a carpenter to do this job.

For this, you will need some products like a plank and some hinges to make your job easier.

You can do this DIY, but you will need some carpentry skills and some tools like a drilling machine and all. So it’s better to hire a carpenter for this job.

If there’s more shortage in your room, then you can use your bed as a chair while studying and place your table with hinges near the bed itself.

Things you can do to utilize more space in your room?

To utilize the space of your room, you can install a bookshelf made of plyboard on the wall. With this, you can keep your books there or may make it like a small library.

Get a whiteboard – for you to write the day-to-day task there. Write a to-do list or important news that you have learned today.

Powers sockets – you may need a power outlet near you to study space, so it’s better to have one near your study or keep a laptop or desktop while reading online.

Make a nice study environment at home

To make a peaceful study environment at home, you need to do several things.

Make Your room soundproof

Making your room soundproof will not only reduce the background noises coming from outside. You can use polystyrene near your doors and seal pack the doors.

You can buy a soundproof panel or use some clothing to do this.

Ambient sound

Get a small aquarium and place it near the study space. The sound of running water helps you to be calm and make your focus better while studying. You can use your phone to listen to peaceful sounds.

Light source

If there is a window in a small room, you don’t have to worry about the light during the daytime. But if there is no window, you may need a permanent light source for you.

This can be fixed using small LED bulbs or tube lights in your room. But always use a table lamp while you read in your room because if you have dim lights, that may cause stress to your eyes.


Have a small room will not create many problems. If there is little space, you can utilize it by doing some smart ways that I told you above.

Remember, people who go to other states take rented rooms. In one part, 4-5 people stay and prepare for the exams such as Civil services, SSC, etc.

You can also watch some youtube videos to get an idea.

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Manish Pandey

My name is Manish Pandey; I am a full-time blogger at Here on This site, you will learn about content related to education and guides for students to make their lives easier!

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