Bedroom Furniture Buyers Guide

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Finding the task of selecting the perfect bedroom furniture rather challenging? Items such as bedside tables, tallboys, blanket boxes, lingerie chests and dressing tables can be difficult to select in order to meet your storage needs, as well as work together to create your ideal bedroom style and look. Often choices are made on the basis of limited time, limited budget and practicality - the following article will assist you with the selection of your bedroom furniture, it's important to be aware of the features out there as well as what types of products are best suited for your needs.

Before you visit your local Bedshed store, be sure to consider the following:


Although style isn't everything when it comes to bedroom furniture, creating the perfect sleep environment is crucial.  Opt for pieces, colours, materials and objects which will allow your room to become the ideal sleep sanctuary.   Look at the existing colours, materials and styles which occupy the room, when selecting new pieces determine their placement and desired look prior to shopping.

Size / Capacity

- What do you require storage for? And how much storage is needed? Determine these factors to avoid purchasing furniture which is too big, or doesn't fit your belongings.  When it comes to drawer space, it's a good idea to measure the items which require storage, it will allow you to determine the minimum drawer dimensions.

- Limited space and storage options? Go for dual duty furniture, such as a bookcase headboard or beds with additional storage compartments.

Measure the Bedroom

Last but certainly not least, measure your bedroom and determine how much space you have for additional furniture as well as ensuring there is enough room for pulling out drawers and opening cupboards.

You have figured out the basics, so what type of furniture is available?

  • Tallboy / Chest of Drawers:

Tallboys, as the name implies are designed to be 'taller' than other bedroom furniture storage options, meaning if its additional storage space you are after, a Tallboy is certainly your best option!

Tallboys have now gone beyond the simplicity of a typical 6 drawer set, many options now include features such as cupboards and smaller drawer space, jewellery compartments and even mirrors.  If it's the extra features you are after, check out the range of products available with the Florence Suite.

  • Dressing Table

The dressing table is often used as a key statement piece in a master bedroom; the drawers provide convenient extra storage space for clothing with the top drawers perfect for jewellery, accessories and makeup.  The Dressing table also has the bonus of a mirror, complementing any room and also making the room appear bigger.   Similar to the tallboy, many dressing table options now have additional features such as compartments especially designed for jewellery as well as built in lighting.

  • Lingerie Chest

Lingerie chests are designed specifically to arrange and organise your intimates as well as free up your cupboard and drawer space! The slim design also means it won't take up too much space in your bedroom, it can fit into most closets and is a perfect furniture piece for your en-suite.

Visit your local Bedshed store today, for assistance in selecting your next bedside table, tallboy, dresser, blanket box or desk. Happy Furnishing!


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