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What Furniture is Worth Splurging on in a Family Home?

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When you’re looking to update the family home, investing in new furniture can be expensive. There are lots of ways to save money on the furniture you need, but did you know there are certain items you might want to splash out a little more for?

Here, we’ll look at which items of furniture are worth splurging on in a family home.

The beds

Given that we spend approximately a third of our lives in our beds, it makes sense to ensure we’re sleeping in a comfortable bed. This is especially true if you struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Upgrading your bed or bed frame can help you not only drift off to sleep much quicker, but also ensure you have more quality sleep too. 

You’ll particularly want to focus on splurging on a new mattress. While they can be expensive, a good mattress will last at least 10 years, which makes it a worthwhile investment. 

Statement pieces

Another thing you’ll want to splurge on is statement pieces of furniture. These are the focal point of the room, instantly grabbing your attention as you walk in. They help to really add your personality to the room too, making your living space unique to you. 

Example statement pieces include embroidered armchairs or a handmade coffee table. You only need to splash out on one statement piece per room. 

The sofa

If you tend to spend a lot of time on your sofa, then this too is something you’ll want to splurge on. Sofas today come in a wide range of designs, ensuring there’s something to suit every preference. When buying a sofa for the family lounge, you might want to invest in a corner sofa bed. This won’t just provide plenty of seating, it also doubles up as a guest bed when needed. 

Office furniture

Working from home has become a common occurrence in today’s society. So, if you are one of the many Brits who has a home office, you’ll want to make sure you splash out on its furniture. 

The office chair is especially something you’ll want to spend more on. You’ll need it to be comfortable if you need to sit at it all day. It should provide plenty of spinal support to prevent you from getting back issues. Similarly, the desk should be at the correct height to ensure you can work comfortably. 

These are the main pieces of furniture you’ll want to splash out on in your family home. While it can be expensive, remember that high-quality furniture tends to last a lot longer. So, you’ll end up saving more in the long-term as you won’t need to replace it as quickly. 

Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

One Comment

  • Niklaus Whitehead

    True, working from home is essential and has become part of our lives now. Modern furniture, bright colors, can be used not only in office space of home but also can be arranged in living areas when required. They not only look stylish but also are comfortable to work on.

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