Vallee Dressers October 19th, 2017 - 07:51:29
Shabby chic dressers and sideboards make a fantastic addition to any style kitchen, contemporary or vintage. The shabby chic style seems to have become very popular recently, as many home and design magazines feature this style regularly, and interior designers on TV are all using it for home makeovers! If you like this style of furniture its a great way to add some originality and individuality to your home, as most shabby chic dressers that you can buy are re-used or up-cycled from antiques or second-hand dressers. Dressers were first popular in the seventeenth century in Europe and during this period furniture was handcrafted and generally well-made. Antique or vintage furniture was usually built to last and to be hard-wearing. It is only in recent years that we have become a nation of flat-pack-loving consumers!
When looking for a dresser, quality must top your list. For a high durability, solid wood is always the best choice; even in the backings and drawers. If leg and foot are made of wood, each foot of the dresser should be carved as a single unit.Staples, glues and nails which are used as dressers joinery are signs of a weak make and bring down the quality. Check the sturdiness, by checking the drawers, door knobs and inner fittings. Look for any creaking sounds or if the drawers are getting stuck and the doors close to a good fit. Also check whether the wood is kiln dried, to prevent it from peeling and splitting.
If you want a useful piece of nursery furniture, you can get a baby wardrobe dresser. This combines a dresser for storing folded clothes and a wardrobe for hanging clothes. A wardrobe dresser saves a lot of space in your babys room. With so many styles of baby dressers available today, you will find it easy to find one that fits your nursery. Nursery dressers can be made of almost any kind of wood. Make sure that it has a smooth finish so that it will be easy to clean. If you are a traditionalist, you may want a blue dresser for a baby boy or a pink one for a baby girl. You may also choose a white nursery dresser for a unisex look.
Dressers can be purchased within your budget. You can look for quality pre-owned, vintage or antique items in garage sale or thrift stores, garage sales and estate sales. If youre purchasing a dresser made of less expensive wood like pine, check whether it has been treated to prevent rot and damage. When going through online biddings, pay close attention to product descriptions, photos with clear details, shipment terms and shipping fees. Also, reading product reviews before buying a dresser can help you determine whether the product is genuine and if a particular seller is reliable.