Published at Tuesday, 24 October 2017 by Calandre in Bedroom, with total 31 photos.
When buying solid wood bedroom furniture you get what you pay for. The more you pay, the better the quality, although there are certain things you can look out for to ensure that you get the best possible quality and value from every dollar you spend. Here are a few tips on buying solid wood bedroom furniture with reference to two specific brands. The two bedroom furniture collections to be reviewed are the Millennium Camilla range by Ashley and the Farnsworth collection by Broyhill - both American furniture manufacturers and both crafted from solid wood In each case we shall look at the king bed, and also check out the other pieces available in the collection. Whether or not the bedroom furniture is part of a wider collection of home furniture is immaterial, since it is only the bedroom furniture we are considering here.
A cedar chest would be a great addition to your bedroom, if it was already decked out with cherry bedroom furniture. However, you must also get a cherry hardwood-based cedar chest to match the overall tone and atmosphere of your room. Choose a shade that is pleasing to the eye. If you want to go with a richer tone, by all means, do so, but remember that you do not want to make your room look too old and ancient and mature. Choose linen and curtains that are refreshing to the eye to create a balanced feel - the lightness will even out the richness of the cherry hardwood.
The king bed sleigh headboard is at 79.75W x 56H x 8.75 in inches, slightly less than offered with the Camilla. You have the choice of a plain or storage footboard. The latter is dimensioned at 82.75W x 18H x 18D and comes with two drawers, providing the storage space that many find essential. However, there is also ample storage offered by the chest which is 54H x 40W x 18D. The drawer arrangement is the same four bottom and two top as with the Camilla collection, but the edges are beveled giving the whole set a softer look than it would otherwise have. The top two drawers have slightly curved fronts. The dresser is 60W x 42H x 18D with a 42 inch landscape mirror that is plainly framed in black wood. The drawer arrangement is the same eight half-width drawers. The nightstands are 30 x 30 x 18 inches, smaller than those in the above collection. Overall, in fact, the Farnsworth collection is smaller and less substantial than the Camilla range, but where it scores is in the extra pieces.