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Your Bedroom Furniture Guide

Cozy and stylish bedroom furniture.

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, a personal haven where you can relax, recharge, and decorate to make your own. Choosing the right furniture can make all the difference in creating a cozy, stylish, and functional space. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore different types of bedroom furniture, décor styles, color combinations, and how to blend textures for a truly stunning space. Our team at National Assemblers is here to help you with your bedroom furniture assembly. Also, we have a guide on Closet Drawers for your bedroom if you are interested.

Bedroom Furniture Essentials

First thing's first, every bedroom needs some key pieces of furniture to be fully functional and comfortable. Here are the most common bedroom furniture essentials:

  • Bed
  • Nightstand
  • Dresser or Chest of Drawers
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Seating (chair, bench, or chaise)
  • Vanity or Desk (optional)

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The bed is the centerpiece of any bedroom, providing a comfortable place to rest and recharge. The average person spends about 26 years sleeping in their life, that's 9,490 days or 227,760 hours! When choosing a bed, consider the size, style, and type that best suit your needs and preferences.

West Elm Mid-Century Storage Bed
West Elm Mid-Century Storage Bed

Bed Sizes

  • Twin
  • Twin XL
  • Full/Double
  • Queen
  • King
  • California King

Bed Styles

  • Platform
  • Panel
  • Sleigh
  • Canopy
  • Four-poster
  • Storage
  • Daybed
  • Murphy

Bed Examples from Retailers


A nightstand provides convenient storage and a surface for essential items like a lamp, phone, or book. Choose a nightstand that complements your bed and matches your style preferences.

Crate & Barrel Tate Nightstand
Crate & Barrel Tate Nightstand

Nightstand Styles

  • Traditional
  • Modern
  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Industrial
  • Rustic
  • Coastal

Nightstand Examples from Retailers

Dresser or Chest of Drawers

A dresser or chest of drawers provides ample storage for clothing and other personal items. Choose a piece that complements your bed and nightstand, and consider the size and storage capacity you require.

Restoration Hardware St. James 11- Drawer Dresser
Restoration Hardware St. James 11- Drawer Dresser

Dresser and Chest of Drawers Styles

  • Horizontal (Wide)
  • Vertical (Tall)
  • Combo (Dresser and Mirror)
  • Media Chest (with Storage for TV and Electronics)

Dresser and Chest of Drawers Examples from Retailers

Wardrobe or Closet

A wardrobe or closet is essential for organizing and storing clothing, shoes, and accessories. Consider the available space and your storage needs when choosing the right piece.

Crate & Barrell Keane Weathered Natural Wood Armoire
Crate & Barrell Keane Weathered Natural Wood Armoire

Wardrobe and Closet Styles

  • Freestanding
  • Fitted
  • Modular
  • Walk-In

Wardrobe and Closet Examples from Retailers

Bedroom Furniture Styles

Understanding different furniture styles can help you find the perfect pieces for your bedroom. Here are some popular styles to consider:

  • Traditional
  • Modern
  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Industrial
  • Rustic
  • Scandinavian
  • Bohemian
  • Coastal
Bohemian Style bedroom
Bohemian Style

Traditional Bedroom Furniture

Traditional bedroom furniture is characterized by intricate details, curved lines, and dark wood finishes. Some popular brands for traditional furniture include:

Modern Bedroom Furniture

Modern bedroom furniture features sleek lines, minimalist designs, and neutral colors. Top brands for modern furniture include:

Color Combinations for Your Bedroom

The colors you choose can significantly impact the atmosphere in your bedroom. Here are some popular color combinations:

  • Neutrals (beige, gray, and white)
  • Earth Tones (browns, greens, and blues)
  • Cool Blues and Grays
  • Warm and Cozy (burgundy, gold, and cream)
  • Monochromatic (varying shades of a single color)
Earth Tone Color Combination room
Earth Tone Color Combinations


Adding seating to your bedroom can provide a comfortable spot for reading, relaxing, or putting on shoes. Consider the size of your space and the style of your other furniture when selecting a seating option.

Colorful living room

Seating Styles

  • Accent Chair
  • Lounge Chair
  • Chaise Lounge
  • Bench
  • Ottoman

Seating Examples from Retailers

  • Wayfair - Andover Mills Lenita Armchair
  • West Elm - Carlo Mid-Century Chaise Lounge
  • Pottery Barn - Lorraine Tufted Bench
  • CB2 - Gwyneth Boucle Chair

Vanity or Desk (Optional)

A vanity or desk can be a functional addition to your bedroom, providing a dedicated space for grooming, studying, or working from home. Depending on your needs and preferences, choose a piece that complements your existing furniture and fits your space.

Bedroom with vanity desk

Vanity and Desk Styles

  • Traditional
  • Modern
  • Mid-Century Modern
  • Industrial
  • Rustic

Vanity and Desk Examples from Retailers

  1. IKEA - Micke Desk
  2. Amazon - VASAGLE Vanity Set with Mirror
  3. Target - Threshold Haverhill Reclaimed Wood Desk
  4. Wayfair - Kelly Clarkson Home Landis Vanity

Top Bedroom Furniture Brands and Where to Shop

We've compiled a list of top bedroom furniture brands and websites to help you find the perfect pieces for your space:

Furniture Assembly From National Assemblers

With this comprehensive guide, you're now equipped to choose the perfect bedroom furniture for your space. Explore various styles, brands, and color combinations to create a stunning and comfortable sanctuary. Don't forget to experiment with textures and layering to add depth and interest to your room.

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