Chest / April 26, 2017 / Pierrette Segal
A great alternative for your bedroom or living room is a beautifully restored mahogany drawer originating from England (with serpentine drawers) which uses original French style hardware. An antique French chest of drawers will perfectly complement a hand carved Louis XV-inspired rattan bed in a lady`s room. Such pieces may be seen in all their splendor in online furniture stores or auction sites offering rare collectible or hard-to-find furniture items.
In order to keep your drawers opening and closing smoothly runners are required. Drawer runners are mounted on both sides of the drawers to add this support so be sure that the type of runners that are included are made of quality material and design. Lastly veneers are an feature to consider when purchasing your chest of drawers. A veneer is a protective coating of superior wood that is glued onto a base of inferior wood. Veneers add an additional look of elegance and quality in workmanship. With so many choices available many people find that a chest of drawers can be used as living room furniture where toys games and blankets can be stored. Or choose to purchase a chest of drawers for dining room furniture storing table linens and extra silverware.
If your chest of drawer cabinet is like so many other home owners you are probably dealing with a cluttered mess. There are ways to get a handle over the organization of your chest of drawers. We`ve put together a few of the better tips to help you get organized and actually get more use out of the cabinet than you thought was possible.