Which Bed Style is Best for Your Dream Bedroom?

Posted by Brielle Pastore on May 1, 2014 11:30:00 AM

You have decided that it is time to purchase new bedroom furniture, but you have no idea where to start. The first thing to focus on is style. Choose a style that you will love for a long time. Invest a little more money to achieve the exact look you wish to have in your bedroom because it will be worth it in the long run!

Hillsdale Bedroom Set

Metal beds have a timeless look: Metal beds can have a feminine feeling if they feature scrollwork, while a metal bed with clean, straight lines feels more masculine. Traditional Victorian wrought-iron beds were made by hand. Today, these antique-style beds are mass produced in all standard mattress sizes, making them more affordable. Antique-inspired brass beds are also a classic option. Classic bed styles like these never lose their appeal.

Bernhardt Bedroom Set

Bernhardt Landon King Canopy Bed

Canopy beds create a romantic atmosphere: Canopy beds have four posts that are connected together at the top with rods, which can then be draped with sheer fabrics to create a dreamy, romantic look. The posts and drapery of the bed draw the eye upward, making the bed seem bigger and the ceiling appear higher. Many canopy beds are made from metal, usually featuring sleek square posts, but they can also be found in classic wood with more ornate designs.

Klaussner Bedroom Set

Klaussner Barcelona Transitional Louis Philippe Queen Sleigh Bed

Sleigh beds have a traditional style: Sleigh beds became popular in the 19th century, and they have a traditional feeling that is perfect for creating a cozy bedroom. The headboard is typically taller than the footboard, both curving upward and outward, just like a sleigh. Sleigh beds are usually made from wood and can feature simple contours or ornate inlays, flourishes, and rich finishes.

Cresent Fine Furniture Bedroom Set

Cresent Fine Furniture Waverly Bedroom

Platform beds give a contemporary feel: Platform beds are ideal for modern and minimalist designs. They are low to the ground, and the mattress is supported by the platform, eliminating the need for a box spring or other mattress foundation. It may have headboard, but the main element that makes them platform beds is their low profile. Platform beds are made from all kinds of materials, but whether you choose wood, metal, or leather, it will create a contemporary feeling in your bedroom.

Schnadig Bedroom Set

Schnadig Cobblestone Bedroom Set

Upholstered beds add luxury: Upholstered beds are covered with fabric that adds texture and a luxurious feeling to your bedroom. For a sophisticated look, try a leather-covered bed. For homes with a vintage-inspired look, a tweed or textured cotton bed adds impact. Linen lends a modern luxe to a bedroom.

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Which style do you like best? Make an appointment with a design consultant who can provide a free in home design consultation! They can work with you to achieve the style and look that you are looking for. Contact us today to learn more about our design programs. Let us help you create your dream bedroom! 

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Topics: Bedroom Furniture