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Bedroom Sets
Last Updated: 06/29/2009
Bedroom sets by The Furniture Authority
Bedroom set shopping just got more exciting!

The bedroom is your sanctuary for rest and peace. Your personal space to physically unwind and at another level, it is an extension of yourself. It's no wonder that matching bedroom sets are so popular--not only do they let you express your high tastes, but also offer you the convenience to furnish an entire bedroom with one purchase. A bedroom set is a collection (entirely matching) that can include any or all of these items: beds or headboards, chests, benches, mirrors, dressers, armoires and nightstands. The Furniture Authority, as the name suggests, offers the easiest way to complete your collection.

Beds come in different styles - platform, canopy, open toe, sleigh, classic, four-poster and leather. All these can go further, meaning size options of your choice. Sizes include Twin, Full, Queen, King, and Cal King. Twin is also known as Single (38" x 75"), Full as Double (53" x 75"), Queen as Queen-size (60" x 80"), King as Eastern King (76" x 80") and Cal King as California King (72" x 84"). California King-size beds are typically 12" wider than a Queen-size bed and 4"longer (best for tall people).

Beds come in a wide assortment of styles. Platform beds are raised, flat, horizontal surfaces that do not need a box spring (just a mattress is sufficient). They can come in wood, metal or leather. Simple, sleek and elegant, their low-profile look makes them blend well with any decor. Four-poster beds have four posts that are connected together at the top with rods. They can be transformed into canopy beds by draping gorgeous fabrics around them. Ornate metal or antique wood transforms them into works of art in the bedroom. Open toe beds, generally iron beds, have a footboard of decorative post or sets of posts in each corner and the foot of the bed is open. A sleigh bed comes in a sleigh-like form, the headboard of this bed is larger than its footboard and both are curved with their tops rolling outwards. A classic bed is a traditional design or an antique bed that generally comes in iron, oak and leather. A leather bed lends sophistication to any bedroom style.

Other relatively uncommon pieces of furniture may give your bedroom that flair it has been missing. Bedroom benches offer a unique blend of functionality and style, and can be used to supplement an otherwise classic decor with something eclectic and edgy. A mirror matched with your bed could just be the finishing touch to complete the room. Dressers offer stylish organization, while an armoire can be used to store clothing, handbags, shoes, and valuables, or house your television and entertainment system. Nightstands are the building blocks of a good bedroom, as they compliment the bed, offer convenient storage of knickknacks and other miscellaneous items, and present a useful surface for placing clocks, picture frames, or night lamps.

When choosing your child's bedroom set, you can go for a theme that will delight your child each day. Animal buddies, ABC pals, construction zones, sporting encounters, or Safari-themed toddler furniture is sure to open up your child's mind and heart. Girls' bedrooms often feature pretty in pink styles like Barbie and her gang, fairies, or recreated Disney magic at home, while older children can seek their own personal themes. Children's furniture should be fun, functional, and very strong, with no sharp edges and plenty of room to play.

The primary concern with picking out an entire bedroom set is falling in love with each item while making it all match and synchronize, and work together as one. The Furniture Authority understands your needs; we offer a huge selection so that customers can shop by style (platform, canopy, etc.), size (King, California King bedroom sets, etc.), or price (lowest to highest!). The Furniture Authority has partnered with more than 50 leading brands in furniture manufacturing to offer you the best discounted bedroom sets in quality and price.

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