Chest / April 27, 2017 / Roesia Merle
Bedroom chests can vary in size and style but usually have a combination of smaller drawers sat over larger drawers. Most choices of bedroom chest will be known as for example a 2 over 4 chest or a 3 over 4 chest. When purchasing a chest keep this in mind as the top layer of drawers will usually be smaller if you require all of the drawers to be the same size aim towards getting a chest that is just a "4 drawer chest". Smaller drawers can be useful for socks underwear rolled up ties and even make-up and accessories. There are also a wide variety of drawer separators on the market now designed specifically for organising smaller items within one drawer.
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.
Some people may think of a set of drawers as an ugly piece of furniture that they really don`t want cluttering up their bedrooms. Nothing could be further from the truth there are some sleek contemporary designs that will look great and give you loads of additional storage. A chest of drawers can be a versatile piece of furniture along with the storage inside; you have an expanse of space on top. You can put a TV on top of a chest of drawers or have a mirror on there along with your perfumes aftershaves and jewelery.