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3 Things to Consider When Choosing the Ideal Bed

4You Canopy Bed

Choosing a bed can be a personal decision that requires more than a little thought. Your bed is one of the most important pieces of furniture you will ever own. A good bed makes all the difference between a good night’s sleep and a poor night’s sleep. A good bed will add to your room’s style without overpowering the room or looking out of place. A good bed is a place where you can retreat each night, waking up refreshed and ready to face the world.

Rather than rushing the process, it makes a lot of sense to think things through carefully when choosing a bed. Keep reading to get our expert tips on what to look for in the perfect bed.

Top Tips for Choosing a Bed

Some of the things that you will need to consider when choosing a bed that is just right for your needs include the following:

1/ Support

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Support is easily one of the most important factors for any bed. That means a solid foundation, quality construction, quality materials and a design that is made to ensure that your bed lasts for a long, long time. Look for bed frames made from high quality wood or laminate material. Choose bases that have a simple design that is not likely to wobble easily. You want to be able to turn over without any creaking or movement. You don’t need to test drive every bed you consider to determine how stable it is, either. Instead, look for simple frames that have sturdy legs and a strong slatted base.

2/ Style

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The overall look of the bed is also important. Think carefully about the style of your bedroom in general when deciding on what type of bed to choose. If your bedroom is modern and minimal, you will want a bed that suits this style without looking out of place. Think about the colour of your dresser, bedside tables, wardrobe and other bedroom furniture. You can also think about the finish you prefer as well as the overall design and style of the bed. Ideally, you want your bed to blend in without standing out for all the wrong reasons. White or wood is almost always a good choice as they are both versatile, simple and neutral.

3/ Size

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Another thing to take into account is the size of the bed. Depending on whether you are furnishing an adult bedroom, teen room, kids bedroom, college dorm room or even a guest bedroom, the size of the bed will often come down to the size of the room, how much furniture is in the room and whether there is enough space to fit the bed in comfortably without any cramping. For a teen, dorm or guest room, a single bed or a bunk bed will be ideal. For an adult bedroom or guest room, or a spacious teen room, a double bed should work well.

Now that you have a better idea of what to look for when choosing a bed, you can start hunting for the perfect bed that ticks all of your boxes.

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Introducing the 4You Canopy Double Bed

4You Canopy Bed

If you are looking for a space saving, multi-functional bed, the 4You Canopy Double Bed is sure to be a perfect choice. This versatile bed features integrated shelves and a host of optional extras that further help you create your very own sanctuary. This bed is available in white and grey. Made from high quality laminated board that is easy to clean, the bed stands over 2m tall once assembled. The bed spacious, ensuring the perfect space to relax, dream and recharge. Keep reading to find out what makes the 4You Canopy Double Bed so special.

Why You’ll Love the 4You Canopy Double Bed

What makes the 4You Canopy Double Bed a must-have for kids rooms, teen rooms, dorms, guest rooms, small spaces and modern bedrooms? From its sleek design to its endless storage options, this bed has it all. Here is a sneak peek at what this bed has to offer…

Multi-functional headboard.

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Hidden shelves within the headboard offer the perfect place to store pillows, cushions, blankets and bedtime essentials. Above this hidden compartment, there are plenty of open shelves to display decor or store books and other items. Add storage cubes or the handy 4You Bed Chest to add even more space to this bed, or try a few baskets to keep your goods under wraps.

Smart storage.

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This bed is ideal for studio apartments, dorms and any other room that does not have built-in cupboards or sufficient storage space. As the shelves are integrated into the unit, there is no need for additional storage. Should you need extra storage, however, it can be easily added to the bed. Two sided bookcases can be placed along the back and furniture such as the 4You dressing table/desk can be added to add even more storage. The bed also has small shelves along its base to keep books, blankets and other items out of the way.

Unlimited options.

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This bed is extremely versatile, with almost unlimited options in looks, storage and functionality. The canopy can easily fit a screen, transforming your bed into your very own private cinema when a projector is added. Side and top ladders are available as optional extras, allowing you to design your bed according to your preferences. Plants, bunting, garlands and other decor items can be hung from the canopy, while additional shelves and dressers can be added as needed to further maximise your space.

Visit VOX to find the 4You Canopy Double Bed and a wide range of accessories that further help you create your dream space.

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Beautiful Bedroom Ideas for Couples

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about bedroom ideas for couples. Creating a soothing sanctuary that gives you both a place to relax, unwind and restore your senses can be a challenge, especially when you both have very different decor preferences. Continue reading Beautiful Bedroom Ideas for Couples

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How to Create a Minimal Bedroom With the Simple Collection

If you have been daydreaming about creating a soothing minimal bedroom that is free of excessive stuff, detail and colour, the Simple range is just what you need for your sanctuary. This range features simply designed furniture made of laminated chipboard. A choice of white or black fronts and casings, made of painted soft touch finish board, contrast gently against oak frames, resulting in soothing, calming furniture that easily blends into its surrounds.

In today’s busy world, the need for a modern, minimal bedroom is more important than ever. Create a tranquil sleeping space that showcases a few key pieces that will not distract the eye or the mind. Keep reading to find out how the VOX Simple Collection helps you plan a minimalist hideaway for your home.

Minimal Bedroom Must-Haves: The VOX Simple Collection

Create your minimal bedroom with the help of these must-haves from the Simple Collection by VOX.

The Bed

Simple Double Bed
Simple Double Bed

The Simple Double Bed has a durable oak frame and a choice of a plain, white or black headboard. Solid wood legs further add to the bed’s durable frame and simple design. Made to European standards, the bed is extra long, made to fit a 140cm x 200cm mattress. What makes this bed ideal for a minimal style bedroom for adults or teens is its contemporary design that fuses European chic and understated elegance.

The Cupboard

Vox Simple Furniture Collection
The Simple Cupboard in Oak and White.

The clean combination of white and wood lends itself to bright, open, airy bedrooms that are free of clutter and chaos. Paired with a beautiful cotton or hemp duvet set, a natural fibre rug, a potted plant or two, and clean, open walls, the Simple Cupboard in Oak & White is streamlined enough to fit against a wall, without taking up too much space. This cupboard is the ideal place to store your capsule wardrobe along with your basic essentials.

The Dresser

The Simple Dresser features a nifty functional slat to store all your everyday necessities.

Pairing perfectly with the cupboard, the Simple Dresser continues the white and oak style, with four spacious, easy-open drawers that have a white finished front. A separate functional slot piece can be added to store all your beloved belongings in the cleanest way possible. Position next to your cupboard for an expanded storage area.

The Night Stand

Simple Nightstand in White

For the final touch, complete the look with the Simple Night Stand in white. This unit features the same subtle black pull tab as the cupboard and dresser, continuing the sleek design of the Simple range. The door opens to reveal two spacious shelves. Paired with the Simple bed and its matching storage units, the result is a room that is calm, unadorned, and ideal for soothing slumber without clutter or chaos.

Looking for something different? Browse our bedroom furniture to see what other items we have in store for your minimal bedroom.

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An Ideal Spot For A Slumber

Spot Bedroom

In need of an ideal “spot’ for a slumber? After the hustle and bustle of a working day, a place to rest is of the utmost importance for you to get your bearings back to face another day. The Spot Collection of innovative furniture brings a design that helps you to organise your space better and provides you with a comfortable space to rest and ease your mind.
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