Looking back at photos of old-school bedrooms, you'll not one thing, and one thing in particular: lack of furniture and stuff.
Why happened to the days when rooms weren't full of stuff. And superfluous things.
Old homes even tended to lack extra things in other rooms of the house.
The sitting room/parlor/living room/etc had chairs to sit in, a rug,
and a couple small tables. Maybe a piano.
When did we
become a nation of collectors of unimportant things? Why are our lives
so crowded by things that we don't have room to live?
bedroom is home to a bed, a bedside table, a dresser, a desk (that
doesn't even function as a desk right now, it holds my TV), a filing
cabinet that is home to my printer, a set of shelves, and a shoe shelf.
lack floor space to do anything in my room. Granted, I'm renting a
single room in a house, but still. I can't wait for the day that I can
have my bedroom be my bedroom. My living room, a living room. My home, a
*sigh* One day!