The most important things to consider when buying bedroom
furniture are space and layout. Secondarily, consider your bedroom
usage. Do you use it only as a place to sleep? Or is it also
a refuge and a place where you relax? If you do more than sleep
in your bedroom, you may not want to choose a bed that takes
up an entire room and save the space for a lounge chair or small
desk or table.
Whether you go large or small, your bed is still the main
feature of your bedroom. Mattress shopping should also be at
the top of your agenda. Searching for a well-made, comfortable
mattress is worthwhile investment of both your time and money.
Your mattress choice can also affect the look of your bed:
A thick, pillowy mattress will make even a minimalist bed frame
appear to be a bigger piece of furniture.
Aside from spatial restrictions, the rest of your furniture
can be purchased based on taste and need. If you have a large
bedroom closet, for example, you may not need an oversized
dresser or armoire. Typically, you can purchase bedroom furniture
in suites, so it can be simple to find matching dressers, vanities,
nightstands, and other accompanying furniture pieces.
Finishing touches are extremely important in a bedroom. They
are essential in creating a room’s personality and mood.
Consider your furniture when purchasing these finishing pieces,
especially bed linens. Is your bed high off the ground? Then
perhaps you’ll want to size-up your duvet or look for
a matching bed skirt. And don’t forget fun accessories
like pillows, throws, curtains, and artwork that you can use
to enhance your furniture choices and make your bedroom a perfect
Insider Tip- Once you like the look of your bedroom choice,
make sure that drawers open and close smoothly without squeaks
Insider Tip- Night stands generally receive high use in a
bedroom. Consider nightstands with pull out beverage trays
or consider having a piece of glass cut the same shape as the
nightstand and placed on the top for protection.