The bedroom is at times known as the safe place of every home. It is supposed to offer you peace and tranquillity when you go to sleep or any time you spend in it. Most of the time, it’s the one room with the most personal items; from your clothing, shoes, jewellery, personal documents, and much more
The setup of your bedroom and furniture you use plays a huge role in setting the mood of your room and also expressing your taste and personality.
There are several reasons you may be buying bedroom furniture, either because it is your first home or you are refurbishing. Below, Metro Wardrobes has compiled a list of 11 things you must consider before buying Bedroom furniture – https://www.metrowardrobes.co.uk/bedrooms/
Ensure that you measure the space in the preferred room that you choose to be the bedroom. Measuring space will help you know how much space you are working with. After you know the amount of space you have it will be easier to choose the right furniture for the room.
- Your Preference and style
You want your bedroom to express your sense of style or rather the theme of your home. Consider if you want your bedroom to be traditional, modern or even a mix of both. It’s your chance to be more selfish with your preferences because just as the living room or kitchen might limit you on going a bit crazy because of visitors or other family members, your bedroom is your sanctuary
- The bed
The bed is the main feature of the bedroom. It is the centrepiece of the room, you should take a lot of time to consider the type of bed you want.
- The size of the bed has to be in line with the measurements you took so as to determine whether you want the bed to take up most of the space in the room or not.
- Where the bed would be placed will also play a part in choosing the bed. For example; if the bed will be next to the window then the type of headboard should be considered so as to not hinder any light from coming in
- Your personal needs are also a consideration; if you have health issues like a back problem then a hard bed is the most ideal. Do you prefer to not have hustle in making the bed every day? Then a high bed is ideal so as to just throw on the covers.
After deciding on the type of bed you want then the next step will entail picking the type of nightstand or bedside chest drawers you will have. These items go hand in hand with the bed and are mostly used to place phones, books you may be reading before bed, bedside lamps or alarm clocks. It is usually ideal to have nightstands or chest drawers on either side of the bed for either more items to place or for your partner.
5; Electrical stands;
You may want to have a TV together with a KODI Box or DVD player. Although this is always optional, knowing where to place them is very essential. Most people prefer to have them right in front of the bed against a wall, but as we said you are allowed to break the rules. There are some nice wooden TV stands and cabinets you can go for.
- Choice of Wardrobes;
The bedroom being the place where you will store your clothes, shoes and other essentials, the wardrobes and closets are a must have The size of wardrobes and closets may also affect the setup of your room and the size of the rest of the furniture.
Some of the closets usually come already installed in the room, be it a walk-in closet or a regular open and closed closet. You can decide to renovate the closets to your preference. Their colour should also match the room and the rest of the furniture
- The theme of the room also determines the type of wardrobes and closets you have to be it; traditional, modern or a mix of both.
- Bedroom accessories;
Some furniture is usually used as accessories for your bedroom. Depending on the theme of your room or space you have left it will help you decide on which type of accessories you can have.
- Chests and Drawers;
Chests can vary in height and size and thus, can be placed in different areas of choice your room. Dressers are a bit bigger than chests and take up more space; they can also be placed in different areas of choice in the room and can store up more items. Chifferobes are used as an extra room for storing clothes or hanging handbags especially if you are sharing a bedroom with someone
- Dressing desk and a chair;
These can be used to place make-up, perfumes and other personal items that allow a woman to sit and use that space to get ready easily.
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