Must-Have Furniture For Newlyweds
Starting this journey with your significant other is both exhilarating and stressful at the same time. Moving into your new home is one of the marks of starting a new chapter, but the stress from getting everything in order before you move into the home can become a bit too much. In between wedding planning, your honeymoon, and all assortment of other tasks, you may not have had the time to even think about furnishing your home.
If you’re wondering where to start, here are 4 essential pieces of furniture all newlyweds moving in together need.
A Dining Room Table
Often an afterthought – a dining set is one of the most important pieces of furniture every home would need. It’s where so many wonderful memories will be made for years to come.
From dinner parties, to romantic dinners, to quick breakfast bites, your dining table is one of the most frequently used pieces of furniture in any home. That’s why it’s important to pick one that suits you and your partner’s lifestyles, tastes, and, house.
There are few markers to follow when picking out a dining room table:
What material, shape and size do I need/want it to be?
How many people will usually sit at it?
Will we need extra room for guests?
How will the table compliment the rest of the room and house?
The go-to place to relax after a long day – the couch is another vital piece of furniture. Purchase a couch that not only looks great but feels great too. Keep in mind that you’ll be using the couch for a multitude of occasions such as relaxing and even to work off.
So, how do you pick the perfect couch?
Just like shopping for a home, there are a lot of factors to consider before purchasing a couch. First, you will have to take note of the space and if it will fit the piece of furniture comfortably. You will have to decide on the type of sofa you want. Decide if the couch will have arms, will it be a sectional or stand-alone layout, what fabric was used to produce the sofa, will it have foam or feather filling, what size it will be, what seat depth does it offer.
While it is a lot to think about, you will be thankful you took the time to purchase a couch when you’re snuggled up with your partner on your ideal one!
A Bed & Mattress
We know that this is the number one item you will purchase but what you may not know is how crucial it is to choose a proper mattress. Without the right mattress, you will be having a lot of restless nights. An uncomfortable mattress is not only painful, it can lead to lasting side effects for your physical and mental health.
What, then, should you look for?
Choose a bed and mattress that will provide support for your back and will allow you to have a restful sleep continuously. If it is necessary and your budget allows, you want to consider spending a little more to get a mattress that feels like it was made for your body.
The best way to shop for a mattress is to do your research. For instance, if you are buying a mattress in-store, you will want to spend at least 10 minutes resting on it before purchasing it. Whereas if you’re buying online, you will usually get to take advantage of a money-back guarantee.
A sturdy wardrobe or closet, will not only keep your keep all of your clothes neat and tidy, but organized as well. If you have started packing or even unpacking, you are probably well aware of how much space you require to store your items.
Just like the other items listed here, you will need to be mindful of a couple of things when shopping around for your dream wardrobe or close. For instance, its size will play an important role as well as its capacity. The colour and finishes can always be customised. Also take into consideration how many drawers or storage units it has.
Remember, you’ll have to match this piece with the rest of your bedroom. So, don’t forget to measure everything beforehand and try to plan out how the room will look in advance for best results.