Canopy beds were originally used to provide privacy and warmth inside a room but today these beds are used primarily as a decorative element instead of being functional. In order to add charm to a bedroom bed canopy frames are made from different materials like wood, wrought iron, steel, and even brass.
The warmth of a canopy bed wraps you up like a plush embrace that makes you feel safe and secured. For lovers, a bed canopy provides warmth and privacy tor lovers and offers a sense of protection to kids. There are different types of canopy beds that you can choose from and there’s always one that will match your bedroom’s interior.
Different Styles of Canopy Beds
The partial bed canopy works with any type of room – master’s bedroom, kid’s playroom, and even a teenager’s bedroom. Choose the perfect fabric texture and color that will go well with the room. This type of canopy is small and unobtrusive. This means that you have a lot of space to work and play. The canopy frame is also closed so it’s more intimate when you sleep. This is the perfect bed canopy for rooms that need a wide area for activities.
A streamlined canopy bed is perfect for a modern bedroom. The muted colors make it unobtrusive but still allow the canopy bed to be the centrepiece of the room. This type of bed is characterized by clean lines and tall frames. It’s suitable for bedrooms with modern décor.
The traditional enclosed bed canopy frames have thick curtains that can be drawn around the bed to close it for privacy. This is the perfect set up for those seeking a private space inside their bedrooms. Others play around with the look of their bed canopy frames. There are airy designs using light fabrics draped above the bed. This design is similar to the ones used in cabanas on a beach. This is the perfect canopy bed for daydreaming.
For a more sophisticated look, one might want something a little opulent. The fabric to be used can be of rich colors with additional embellishments to accentuate the details of the style. Canopy beds can also be used to close the entire bed off especially if one is sharing a room with someone else.
Infants can also benefit from a canopy bed. A canopy over a crib can help reduce the harsh lighting inside the room. For bed canopy for cribs, it’s recommended to hang the fabric over the crib instead of tucking it all the way around the crib.
A canopy need not be wrapped around the bed itself. There are varying styles that you can use depending on how you want your canopy bed to look like. You can experiment with different types of fabric and shades and also how the fabric hangs and flows down the sides of the bed. Add pillows and beddings for a more sophisticated look. Canopy beds are great for spacious bedrooms and they are mostly used as a decorative centerpiece but some designs can also be quite functional.