Furniture: Basic And Vital Essentials For Your Bedroom

By: Sarika Kabra
Having bought that dream home you have been saving for all your life,it is now time to set it up to accommodate your family. Whether it is atwo bedroom flat or a massive mansion, there are certain basics thatare applicable equally to any home. Take care of these basics and youwill never go wrong.One of the first places to start is the bedroom. The importance of thismost vital of all rooms cannot be understated. While you may be able tomanage without a living room or a dining room, no one can do without abedroom. And when you are setting up a house, it is one of the foremostrequirements to be completed. Let us see how to set up this mostessential part of your home.Let us start with the most vital ingredient – the beds. Walk into any furniture store to see the huge variety on display. From wooden to wrought iron, plywood to Italian wood, box-type to platform beds,there are beds to suit each budget, need and taste. A great complimentto your bed is a nightstand or two, if you have space. You’ll wantsomewhere to store books and place a lamp within reach of your bed.Take your time to make your decision.

Preferably carry out somepreliminary research on the internet or some home décor magazines tosee what the latest designs are before you hit the stores.The next important ingredient of bedroom furnitureis a closet with adequate space to store all your linen. Most houseshave inbuilt closets, but in case you are amongst those who do not haveone, pick one up immediately. An armoire is a great option to addstorage to your bedroom, most can be used to hang clothes or fit alarge TV.? The drawers of the armoire are large and can fit anabundance of clothing, like a closet they can be used for a variety oftasks like storage of your bed linen, your and your spouse’s clothes,and day-to-day usage items. Attaching a mirror to the door of yourcloset or armoire will make it double as a dressing area as well andsave you some space.A dressing table is the next ‘must have’ in a bedroom. Depending uponthe space available in your room, you can choose between a simplemirror affixed on the closet or on a wall, or go in for a completelyseparate dressing area. This area is generally most convenient rightnext to the bathroom, so all the toiletries are easily accessible fromwhere they are most needed. The size of the mirror should match withthe size of your room – an oversized mirror will look out of place in asmall sized room, even though it may be the most exclusive piecearound. Besides, the mirror, your dressing space should also cater fora shelf of sorts for placing toiletries of immediate use and a fewdrawers for the rest. Vanity sets are generally smaller and at sittingheight while dressers are larger with much more drawer storage; bothusually have the option to attach a mirror.If the space allows, go for beds that have matching side tables. Theyare extremely useful in day-to-day use. You can use them for keepingyour glasses when about to sleep, your mobile, a glass of water –anything that you would want to be handy during the night. Most comewith some storage space as well in the shape of a couple of drawers ora closet, so that space is usable as well.Having set up your bedroomFind Article, it is time to look at the other rooms. Readthe other articles written by me to ease your work and get crackingwith the ultimate experience.

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