You can go for bedside chest of drawers in oak, walnut, cherry, mango or mahogany wood. Hardwood bedside chest of drawers looks extremely elegant and usually has a long life making it the ideal choice. For example, you can get yourself a mahogany bedside chest of drawers which brings grandeur to your room and complements the beauty of a carved bed. You can get ornate drawer handles to match the luxury wooden chests of drawers. Blackened brass handles in circular or rectangular shape can also add beauty to these drawers whose height can vary between 24 to 30 inches or sometimes even more.
You can go for walnut bedside chest of drawers with scalloped handles, rounded and tapering legs and contemporary style finish. Oak drawers made with dovetail joints are sturdy and bring a rustic charm to the house that is hard to replicate. These drawers made of solid oak or other hardwood varieties can be maintained with the help of beeswax or other oils to ensure that they retain their charm for a long time. Solid oak backs can add to the sturdiness of the chests.
Pine wood is a softwood variety that can also be used for chests of drawers. The waxed or lacquered finish can bring the sophisticated elegance that is seen in all modern furniture. Wardrobe backs, grooved drawers and semi matte lacquered finish are some of the variations that can be tried. Deep dark finish of cherry wood would look charming especially with the right kind of lampshade that adds a soft glow to the room. Mango wood and mahogany are equally sturdy and can complement the dressers and bed in the room. The models also vary on whether you go for 5-drawer or 7-drawer chests. Some look more like cabinets while you can also choose bedside chests with carved legs.