How To Choose The Perfect Chest Of Drawers
WHAT SIZE OF DRAWERS SHOULD YOU BUY?
One of the most popular chests of drawers, a tall boy is a chest of drawers that usually comes with four or more drawers. This means it offers a lot of storage but takes up minimal floor space—perfect for those smaller rooms or for maintaining a minimalist feel to your space.
The 2 over 3 style of drawers consists of 2 smaller drawers on the top row, and 3 larger drawers beneath, giving you plenty of room for storage while offering two compact drawers for accessories. This is ideal for keeping undergarments separate. The 4 over 3 is a slightly larger version of the 2 over 3. This allows plenty of room for storage with its 3 large bottom drawers, and plenty of room for segregating accessories in its smaller top 4 drawers—a great option for family bedrooms.The ‘3 and 3’ This is a low chest of drawers that offers plenty of room in its large deep drawers, as well as plenty of surface area upon the top of the chest. This chest of drawers can be used in combination with a mirror to create a vanity unit.
WHAT STYLE CHEST OF DRAWERS SHOULD YOU BUY?
WHAT MATERIALS SHOULD YOU CHOOSE?
Lastly, the materials your beautiful chest of drawers is made from can have a huge impact on the vibe and aesthetic of not only your piece but your overall space too. Wood is the most common material used in the construction of chest of drawers—not only does wood work well in both contemporary and traditional interiors, but it’s also sturdy and long-lasting. In terms of colour, darker tones create drama in a minimalist home, while beachy, washed-out hues work well in more classic interiors or for those homes with a sense of Hampton chic.