Use a chest of drawers in any room of your home

Natalia Kolomiets

Posted June 29 2020

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If there ever was a multipurpose cabinet, it is a chest of drawers. A dresser can be tall and narrow with many drawers on top of each other or short and wide with drawers next to each other. It can be small enough to serve as a nightstand or large enough to hold an entire season of clothing.

Versatility

While you can't hang clothes or install a TV on a dresser, it's almost as versatile as a closet. A dresser can serve as a decorative piece or provide plenty of additional storage space where you need its. Outside, it is an interesting piece that occupies a large wall. Inside, it is a large storage space.

Whether the chest has two drawers or 15, either decorative or utilitarian, the drawers can hold (or hide) a multitude of small household items, providingte a cleaner and more organized space. But more than just drawers they are useful. The top of a tall, large chest is a great place to display plants, photos, and baskets. The top of a short chest is ideal for lamps, candles, books, televisions, or a flower display.

When you buy a chest, think about your entire decorating scheme. If you like country style, look at a simple oak chest. If your style is more formal, you may want to consider a beautiful antique reproduction piece. For a contemporary interior, a simple piece with clean, elegant lines will enhance your home.

Regardless of the style or size you choose, remember that you will have the dresser for a long time and use it in many places. Choose wisely and it will serve you well.

A chest of drawers works in every room. These are just a few of the ways this super versatile piece of furniture can impact your home.

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In the bedroom

  • The drawers They were originally made to store clothes and a bedroom is a logical place to find one. Small items of clothing naturally find a useful home here.
  • A low chest and a low with two drawers works well for a nightstand with books and personal items. Put a lamp on top to shed a little more light on your nighttime reading.
  • If you have a spacious walk-in closet in the bedroom, put a dresser inside the closet and keep small things there, out of sight. If the ceiling is high and / or the chest is short, you can still hang things on the chest.

In a child's room or nursery

  • If you are looking for a good way to organize your child's space, the dresser is ideal. Use a drawer to store books, one for puzzles, one for art supplies, and one for other small items. When there's a place for everything, the room will stay tidier while keeping toys close at hand when needed.
  • Put a small chest in your child's closet to help free up more space on the floor in the room. Store small clothes in drawers and hang items up on clothes bar.
  • A chest of drawers with a pad and surrounded by a frame can do double work as a changing table and storage chest. Diapers, towels, clothing and sundries are convenient in the drawers below.

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In the living room or family room

  • A small waist-high dresser serves as a side table next to the seats. The top offers more space than a traditional table, and the drawers offer storage for everything you don't want to find on sofa cushions.
  • A high or low chest is perfect for a family room, to store exercise equipment, puzzles, games, art supplies, or books.

In the dining room

  • A long, low chest can take the place of a sideboard. Use the top to serve and store placemats, napkins, tablecloths, and drawer trays.
  • A smaller chest offers a place to host a tea service, flower arrangement, or seasonal decor. Drawers are a perfect place to store cutlery and other items.

In a hallway or in the mud

  • A dresser is the perfect small piece of furniture for a large hallway. Adda a small side chair next to it. Usa the chest drawers to hold gloves, scarves, keys and mail.
  • A small chest at the entrance is perfect for cornering hats, mittens, coupons, shopping lists, and mail.
  • With a low dresser, each family member can have their own drawer to collect papers, hats, supplies, tools and chores. A decorative basket or box at the top contains mail and notes.
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In a guest room

  • Any guest in casa will be grateful if you haves a place to keep your personal belongings. Reserva one or two drawers for occasional use, but usa the other drawers for the items you will uses occasionally.
  • This is also a great place to store supplies of wrapping paper, ribbon pins, labels, scissors, pens, and tape.
  • Hobby supplies can find a home in a poorly used guest room. Comfortable Contains paint supplies, sewing supplies, fabrics, or scrapbooking supplies. When the guests arrive, simply slide them into the drawer.

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