How to Choose The Perfect Bedroom Furniture

How would you envision the perfect bedroom, in terms of furniture? Surely, everyone has a different answer for this question. But even with so many different options and ideas out there, there are still a few things they all have in common. For example, the bedroom should be cozy, inviting, comfortable and relaxing.

Light-colored furniture is an excellent idea for the bedroom. The room needs to be bright and open if you want it to feel relaxing. But you also want some warmth so use wood furniture with a light-colored stain for the perfect balance. A tree trunk can be your nightstand for a unique look.

There’s also the issue with style. Some styles, such as the Scandinavian, one suit the bedroom perfectly while others are a little too busy for this room. For a Scandinavian look, use simple furniture without accessories and include warm textures.

The bed is the main piece in the bedroom, after all, it gives the room its name. One of the most interesting styles includes the canopy bed which is often looked as being bohemian, romantic and divine. Whether you decide to also include the curtains or not is totally up to you.

Don’t be afraid of color when picking the furniture for the bedroom. You don’t necessarily have to go with the usual brown stain for the wood. However, the color you choose has to be relaxing and calmin. Turquoise is a perfect choice and it can give your bedroom a Mediterranean look.

You should also think about print and pattern. Usually, bedroom furniture is very simple, without any kind of embellishments but you can still add your own twist to the design with an eye-catching ottoman of bench for the room.

Not all the furniture in the room has to match. In fact, it’s better if it doesn’t. Too much symmetry and matching features can be tiresome and you definitely don’t want that for the bedroom. The bed and the headboard can have different colors and the dresser can stand out on its own.

Comfort is extremely important in the case of the bedroom so, whatever you do, make sure the furniture you choose respects that. If you want the room to include a seating area, choose upholstered armchairs and ottomans.

Solid wood furniture is characteristic for traditional interior designs, especially if it has ornate details. So if you decide to use this type of furniture, go all out and don’t try to hide the style.

A casual design suits the bedroom beautifully. If you prefer this look, then the furniture should be simple and practical. A minimalist platform bed or one with storage underneath should be just right plus a nightstand with a single drawer and a simple dresser and that’s all you need.

If you want to be even more practical, then instead of the usual bench at the foot of the bed you can have a desk. Although it’s not very relaxing to bring your work in the bedroom, it’s a feature you’ll appreciate.

Spacious bedrooms give you plenty of room to be glamorous. They’re the perfect setting for simple but eye-catching furniture. Include the right accessories and accent details and you’ll get a stunning design.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on September 10th, 2010

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