Published at Sunday, October 15th 2017. by Lucille in Bedroom.
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.
Crafted in brown cherry and cherry veneer, this Camilla solid wood bedroom furniture in the Millennium collection by Ashley Furniture is well finished to an attractive sheen. The case tops are finished with a pecan veneer which, together with the hardware in an antique bronze shade, offers an elegant and good-looking collection of bedroom furniture. The king bed comprises a sleigh headboard and footboard, and a set of rails, slats and support legs. The headboard is 80 inches wide by 65 inches high by 11 inches deep with the footboard 83 x 36 x 11 inches. The rails are 8.75 inches from the floor. The nightstands are 35H x 31W x 19D inches, with three drawers, the top one of which is felt lined for jewelry. The 55H x 45W x 20D chest has four full-width drawers and two half-width drawers at the top, the latter also being felt lined, and the dresser is the same depth, but 73 inches wide and 38 inches high. The dresser is fitted with eight half-width drawers, and comes with a beautiful mirror framed in the same dark cherry.
These days, traditional six-piece Bedroom Furniture Sets have been replaced by the seven- and eight-piece furniture sets, which are now extremely popular. They are specifically crafted from classy and striking maple, rather than normal particleboard or thin layers. All the furniture in this bed set is polished with a non-toxic finish to provide a sound and tranquil sleep. All the Bedroom Furniture Sets available on the market are said to be free from any defects in material or craftsmanship. Normal Bedroom Furniture Sets usually have nightstands, chests, dressers, vanity cases and a jewelry chest. They are designed to harmonize with each other. Now you can easily find reasonable and fashionable Bedroom Furniture Sets at any furniture store. Bedroom Furniture Sets can be classified in two categories: according to the finished form or according to the style. Bedroom Furniture Sets in finished form are basically available in oak, pine, cherry and many other forms. As far as styles are concerned they can be chosen from estate, mission, wall unit and many more. In short, we can say that there is something for everyone to choose from, with Bedroom Furniture Sets.
A larger bed is also beneficial if there are kids constantly jumping in to spend the night or if there are pets who want to sleep in bed with the owners. Furniture should fit the kind of lifestyle already set up. This means collections should match existing pieces or valuable items that will be placed in the room. Incorporate personality in the pieces. Part of a great bedroom set is its storage capabilities. There are clothes, bags, shoes, jewelry, hats, scarves, gloves, jackets, and other possessions that need to be stored in the bedroom. Consider how much storage is available in a bedroom set. Will one dresser and two nightstands be enough, or is a second dresser necessary?
The ideal design concept that is desired is a huge factor when choosing bedroom furniture. Consider the style of the furniture as well as how well the wood or metal pieces match the paint and trim in the room. Picture how the bedroom will look with the pieces in it before impulse buying a set that is pretty. Not all designs, no matter how beautiful, will fit with the bedroom. Make sure the set matches the lifestyle of the inhabitants. The bedroom is an escape and resting place for a busy day or life. To be more comfortable, consider getting a larger bed. This is especially true if sharing the bed with someone. Investing in a king size bed will give each of the people space and ultimate relaxation without kicking and rolling into each other all night.
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.