Big, brash, bold and in your face or a French flight of fancy, whatever style you want, there will be a wardrobe to fit the bill and your room perfectly. Long gone are the days when the must have thing in the bedroom was a huge wall of fitted wardrobes. People today are turning more and more to freestanding bedroom furniture rather than fitted. The added advantage other than looks is that with a freestanding wardrobe you can take it with you when you move home. Every bedroom should have at least one wardrobe. Storage space in a bedroom is crucial and the storage capacity you get with a wardrobe is huge.
You may think that a wardrobe is just a wardrobe, but it simply isn’t just that. A beautiful solid wood wardrobe would look absolutely fantastic in any room, or what about a gorgeously stunning Venetian mirrored glass wardrobe (yes please!). Wardrobes are fantastic playthings for children, girls can play dress up from them with mum’s clothes and shoes and boys can transform a simple wardrobe into a spaceship or even Dr Who’s tardis. In our adult world a wardrobe is the place we store all our clothes and precious items, but the imagination of a child elevates the wardrobe to many different uses. Don’t forget that classic tale of Narnia or otherwise known as The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe!
One wardrobe is a necessity and even two may be necessary. The thing about wardrobes is they come in so many shapes and sizes that you can get one to fit in the smallest of spaces or fill up nearly a whole wall in your bedroom. Mirrored or wood, glass or combinations of all, will look great and give you that much needed storage space. Wardrobes allow us to keep our rooms clutter free. A clutter free bedroom is said to aid sleep, so the humble wardrobe is also a sleep aid, it’s just a shame we can’t get them on prescription!
Soft, squishy, sumptuous and large or leather, high backed and petite, whatever you want from a sofa, you can have. The main thing we notice in any living room is probably the sofas. We see sofas we covet, we dislike and we desire to own. There are some plain, ugly looking sofas but there are some oh so gorgeous sofas as well. The materials and colour choices for sofas are huge, if you want sky blue with pink dots you can probably track just such a sofa down if you really must have it! Sinking down into that sofa at the end of a long hard day is just such a lovely feeling.
Saturday night is family night for watching TV in many households. Lovely big family sized sofas are a must. It makes X-Factor or Strictly come Dancing even more enjoyable when they are watched from the comfort of your sofas. Your choice of sofas is very personal, we all like different things and what I love you may not love so much. Given the choice that’s available, it’s fair to say you will find sofas to fit in with any decor and any room size. Sofas aren’t just somewhere we plonk our bottoms to watch TV. We sit in them to read, relax and in some cases snooze. Great big squishy sofas or small and built for comfort sofas are all out there.
Choosing a sofa could be tricky, but keep a few things in mind and it should make that choice much easier. Obviously, you have decor you need to match your sofa to. Likewise you will have other items of furniture you need to match. Styles of sofas are ever changing but there are always the more traditional types like the Chesterfields. How many people does your sofa need to accommodate at any given time? Who sits on the sofa, and who uses the sofa. Cream leather may look great but it may not look so great covered in pen marks or crayon, so consider the make up of your household before you rush into buying your sofas. The main thing to keep in mind is comfort, pure unadulterated comfort is a must have in all sofas.
Choosing furniture for home is an exciting and rewarding thing to do. It does not matter if you have been in your home for many years or are moving into your first home. The process of buying furniture for home is just so exciting. Choosing furniture should be a pleasure and not a chore. If you feel overwhelmed by the choice out there, and there is way too much choice, break the task down into more manageable bits. If it is specific furniture you want such as dining furniture then look just at that. Don’t get bogged down looking at things you don’t want or need.
If you want new furniture for home but need inspiration you could have a look at some home design magazines. There are often some fabulous ideas in those that could inspire you. Online retailers often show their furniture in situ, and that can also give you the inspiration you need. Plus you have the added bonus of knowing exactly what the furniture looks like in a room setting. Catalogues are also a good way to pick up ideas for furniture for home. To be honest there is a vast array of different places you could look for stimulation of your ideas.
The whole process of selecting furniture for home is exciting and pleasurable. You have the money set aside, you have ideas buzzing round in your head and you know that the end result will be amazing. What’s not to like about spending money on furniture for home! So browse, surf or hit the streets with your ideas. See what’s available and in your price range. However, don’t rush the whole buying furniture for home thing, it should be a leisurely pleasant experience not a hurried onerous task you want over and done. Whatever you choose you probably have to live with for some time, so you need to take time in making that choice.
One of my favourite rooms in the house is the bedroom. Our bedrooms are very personal rooms to us. They tend to reflect our personality more than any other room in the house. Furniture for bedroom is incredibly diverse and whilst most bedrooms will have the standard furniture such as wardrobes and of course the bed, some will have other furniture. So what other furniture for bedroom is there? Well, you could have a soft sumptuous chair, a desk, or even a TV stand.
Our bedrooms are often more than just a room, they double up as workspace, exercise space and possibly even library space. It’s nice to use your bedroom for other uses than just sleeping. Any time you spend in your bedroom not sleeping gives you the opportunity to admire the decor and the time and effort you spent choosing furniture for bedroom. We invest a lot of time and money in filling our bedrooms with furniture so we should spend some time appreciating that investment. What’s the point in spending thousands of pounds buying things to go in your bedroom if you don’t actually spend any time fully appreciating the pieces?
The great thing about furniture for bedroom is that it can be as quirky and unique as you are. Why have a plain boring wardrobe when you could have a beautiful wood armoire instead. Why just have a desk when you can have a gorgeous oak desk, which is a beautiful piece of furniture in its own right. One key piece of furniture for bedroom you absolutely cannot do without is the bed. Solid oak, four-poster, highly ornate or plain and functional, the bed is the main thing in the room so choose it carefully. Once you have your bed you can customise it to your hearts content with different throws, bedding and cushions. Furniture for bedroom is a must so choose it well.
Our bedroom is our personal space and they are where we go at the end of long tiring days to relax and rest. The furniture in our bedroom can affect how well we rest and sleep. The whole room has an impact on the quality of our sleep. Any piece of bedroom furniture from the bed to bedroom tables is important. The bed for obvious reasons is the main thing in the room, and there is standard bedroom furniture such as wardrobes, bedside cabinets and dressing tables. A few other well-chosen pieces for your bedroom such as bedroom tables can help bring a room to life.
Bedroom tables offer space for maybe a TV or stereo, you can display family pictures and mementos and add some fresh flowers or a plant. Bedroom tables can be used as a dressing table with the addition of a mirror, but you have the added benefit of it being dual use. If you have a TV in your bedroom a TV unit may seem large, overbearing and bulky in your bedroom, bedroom tables are an ideal substitute for a TV unit. The furniture you have in your room should reflect your personality so don’t just go for the ‘norm’ go a little quirky or completely off the wall in your selections.
As our personal space the bedroom should be used for more than just sleeping. It’s unavoidable that some of us will use our bedroom as a study or office, but that doesn’t mean it has to look like one. Bedroom tables can double up as workspace but it leaves the room looking like a bedroom rather then a work place. Experts agree that we should not have work in our bedroom. It distracts us from sleep knowing it’s there. However, many of us don’t have the luxury of having a separate study or office so the bedroom has to be the place we sometimes work. There are some gorgeous bedroom tables so you can have the workspace without it looking like workspace.