Matching Beds and Dressers: Is It a Good Idea?

In the past, many people would opt for matching beds and dressers. This look can make your bedroom feel more put together. But, in the past decade, more people are choosing to invest in pieces that are different colors or stains. When it comes to getting the best furniture for your taste, it’s important to decide if you should have matching pieces or have different colors. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some benefits of each to help you make your decision.

The Benefits of Bedroom Sets with Two Colors

Having a bedroom set with two colors is becoming more and more popular. Many people prefer using two or three colors for their wood furniture in their homes. This is a vast difference from the classic look of matching wood species and stains. But, although this look is somewhat new compared to other styles, it’s definitely a popular look.

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Bring Color to Your Room

Sometimes, having furniture that’s all the same color can feel a bit dull. Having just one color for your furniture can feel repetitive, whether it be all the same paint color or the same wood and stain. So, adding just one piece in your home with a different color can be the pop of color your room needs. Even just a complementary color, such as a black dresser with a dark wood bed frame can change things up nicely.

Some furniture stores offer two-toned pieces. These can make it easy to have matching furniture, but also add some color to your room. If you would like to have some different colors in your bedroom, this is a great way to accomplish it.

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Our Wilshire Dresser is a great example of a two-toned dresser.

It’s a Long-Lasting Trend

Mismatched furniture pieces have been a popular trend for over a decade now. The way a mismatched piece of furniture makes a statement effortlessly is highly desirable for homeowners. And, it doesn’t look like this trend is going anywhere anytime soon. Many HGTV and DIY Network shows are now featuring homes with mismatched beds and dressers, or even dining room tables and chairs. So, don’t worry too much about this trend going away anytime soon.

If you go the route of buying a two-toned piece, do make sure it matches your style. Many two-toned beds and dressers have a farmhouse feel. This is even more so the case when the furniture is made of wood. So, if this is a style you are going for, do consider getting a bed and dresser that don’t match. But, if you have a different style, we recommend choosing pieces that are different colors.

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Our Everdeen Dresser and Clydesdale Bed in our Classic Fir stain.

Benefits of Matching Beds and Dressers

Although there are many reasons people choose to buy mismatched beds and dressers, there are also benefits of buying matching pieces. Whichever one is best for you just depends on what you are trying to achieve with your bedroom furniture. Having matching pieces may be the best long-term investment, which is important to some people, and less important to others.

Your Bedroom Feels More Put Together

One of the biggest benefits of matching beds and dressers is it makes your room look more put together. When it comes to mismatched pieces, you have to be very strategic to make the room look good. But, if you can choose a matching set, you don’t have to worry about the pieces not looking good together.

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Matching Wood Furniture is a Classic Look

Another benefit of purchasing a matching bed and dresser is it’s a classic look. Since the beginning of furniture craftsmanship, people have owned matching furniture sets. It’s a style that won’t ever go away. So, you can keep your furniture set, and even pass it down to your kids.

Also, even though having two pieces of different colors is in style now, it doesn’t mean it will be in style forever. As we all know, different styles may be popular one year and not the next. This may be the case with mismatched beds and dressers. But, when it comes to matching pieces, this look will always be around. So, if you would like pieces you can keep forever, we recommend choosing this more timeless option.

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At Unruh Furniture, we allow customers to customize every piece they buy. You can choose the stain or paint of your pieces. So, if you want one lighter piece, and one darker piece, you can get just that! You can also see a 3D view of your furniture so you can make sure the pieces match.

On the other hand, if you would like to have all matching pieces, you can work with us to do that as well. Our pieces come in the same stains, which makes it incredibly easy to match pieces perfectly. So, shop our bedroom furniture line and get the look you want.

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