Published at Sunday, February 04th 2018. by Charmine Boivin in Dressers.
Bedroom dressers are an important part of any bedroom. Bedroom furniture dressers come in a wide range of designs sizes and costs. When shopping for dressers it is important that you stick to a budget.
Another important thing to take into consideration when purchasing a dresser is the size dresser you need. The last thing you want to do is find a dresser that you really like purchase it and bring it home only to discover that it wont fit in your bedroom. For that reason its an absolute must that you take room measurements before you go shopping for your dresser. Measure the space you have available to store a dresser and only look at dressers that will accommodate those measurements.
You can get a fairly accurate guideline for your budget if you take time to carry out research on the different types of dressers on the market. This way you can see which one is most suitable for you both in terms of price and functionality. Listed below are a number of types of bedroom dressers. That being said the dresser types discussed here are not cast in stone - you will often find bedroom dressers that can fall into two or more of the types examined below.
One of the most important things you need to do when looking for the perfect dresser is choose a dresser based on your specific type of bedroom. You need to make sure that the dresser you choose fits in with the overall décor of your bedroom. There are lots of really beautiful dressers available in different styles so it shouldnt be difficult to find one to fit in with your bedroom. Does your bedroom have more of a traditional feel? If so you should choose a dresser with a classic traditional look. Does your bedroom have the elegant feel of a Victorian theme? Try a dresser with a romantic feel enhanced with beautiful attention to the detailed carvings.
Ladies dressers for bedroom were normally made of cherry or walnut and often featured only single drawers. The defining feature of a ladies dresser is the larger bottom drawer which was specifically designed for her to store linens and fine clothes for the day she became wed. Most dressers contain four drawers but they can have as many as eight or even twelve. Among the most famous cabinet makers of quality English dressers was Thomas Chippendale whose fine cabinets are still much sought after.
Be careful of cheap oak dressers. Remember that oak dressers are usually expensive. If you find a piece that is rather cheap beware as there are many manufacturers who use cheaper quality wood to manufacture the dresser and then coat it with oak veneer. With the help of these veneers this cheaper dresser looks very much like an oak dresser.