Tips on Choosing Bedroom Furniture

Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your home. If you have the wrong furniture in your room, chances are that you’ll dislike it, associate it with negative feelings and won’t be able to relax in it. Let’s take a look at some of main things to consider when choosing bedroom furniture.

  1. Harmony: If the items of furniture located in your bedroom don’t match, the overall tone may be one of incoherence. An unbalanced bedroom is not a good one. You should also think about the features of the room itself when choosing furniture. If the room contains classic features, it may be a good idea to pick furniture with a timeless feel. You should ensure that decorative pieces like rugs are a good match for furniture items including beds and cabinets.
  1. Size: You need to ensure that the furniture you buy for your bedroom will actually fit inside it. This means you should take measurements and bear them in mind when ordering furniture. If you find that your furniture is not suited to the room after it is delivered to your home, you may need to return it and start from scratch.
  1. Comfort: Although aesthetics are important, it’s important not to underestimate the value of comfort. Buying a bed is often step one when it comes to furnishing a room, with subsequent decisions usually being based around the bed. The bed needs to be comfortable enough to accommodate the people sleeping in it. You must also ensure that the bed can accommodate any mattress you have in mind for it.
  1. Storage: You need to ensure that items including cupboards and chests of drawers are big enough to accommodate clothes and other goods. However, if you’re furnishing a modestly-sized room, a large wardrobe may give off a foreboding, off-putting feel. If you are working with a small room, you may wish to opt for a bed that features drawers.
  1. Practicality: Furniture needs be practical and you shouldn’t base your choice in furniture items purely on appearance. It needs to fit in the room, offer easy access and provide the storage that you require. Many people decide to buy furniture sets that have been designed to look fantastic next to each other.

If you require advice on furnishing a bedroom, get in touch with Leader Stores. We can offer you the guidance and support you require when choosing bedroom furniture. With our help, you can create a comfortable, great-looking practical bedroom.


  • Hi,

    What about the colours? What do you advice on choosign the colours?

    • Hello Allison,

      Sorry for the delay in response, we have recently just updated our Blog with some brand new features and content. But that is a great question, and we are glad you asked. Colour is in fact one of the most important things to consider when choosing your furniture, because of course you want it to look great in your home. With our range of furniture being constantly improved we always look to provide a diverse choice of colour within our products.

      First things first, it’s always a good idea to decide if you are happy with your current decor, or if you’re going to be redecorating, what colour are you going to go for? Neutral colours such as white, cream, beige, or even grey are all ideal choices when choosing your furniture. Secondly does your room have much natural light? Windows, doorways, or internal lighting will all affect how your furniture looks and feels in your room.

      However it mainly comes down to personal preference and how you want your room to look. If you have any further questions on finding the right furniture for your room, we have a great team of friendly customer service members ready to chat today. Alternatively you can speak to someone right with with our online chat.

      Kind Regards,