If there’s one room in your home that deserves your utmost attention, it’s the bedroom: the sweet spot where you retreat after an arduous day and expect to emerge refreshed and revitalized from each morning. Consequently, no piece of furniture is more important than the bed itself. If you’ve already found the right mattress, the softest sheets, and perfectly complementary throw pillows, yet something still seems to be missing, it may be time to think bigger.
Enter the bedroom canopy. When sleeping in a canopy bed, a night of sweet dreams is assured. Nothing makes a bedroom feel more romantic or luxurious than swaths of fabric cascading from the ceiling. But you don’t have to be royalty to sleep like one—with a few decorating tweaks, new accessories, and a statement bedframe, it’s easy to create the luxe-looking room of your dreams. Be inspired by these canopies for beds that all but guarantee sweet dreams and peaceful slumber—without having to call the royal decorator.
Create a statement with this strong canopy bed frame. Opt to add curtains or leave the four corners bare for a minimalistic look.
An antique-style iron canopy bed frame is the perfect addition to this already dreamy bedroom. The open frame leaves room for a romantic headboard to peak through the design.
Add to an eclectic bedroom with daring curtains to adorn a bold black canopy bed frame. This is a great way to experiment with color and pattern.
Alyssa Rosenheck; DESIGN: Jennifer Robin Interiors
Allow tall posts to grow from the corners of your bed instead of choosing a more traditional bedroom canopy. No need for curtains or even a complete frame to create a contemporary bedroom with just a bit of flair.
This understated wooden bedroom canopy blends right into the décor of the rest of the room. Pair it with an accent bench and a rug to complete the look.
Of all the canopies for beds, you can't go wrong with a simple design. This room nails the white-on-white look with playful pops of color to balance the space. Plus, the open-top frame gives a modern chandelier enough room to hang from the ceiling.
This barely there canopy bed frame almost blends into the white walls of the room, but it adds just enough of a design element to make the space feel special and carefully curated.
Imagine coming home from your day to be greeted by this beautiful master bedroom. The thick white frame looks crisp and clean in contrast to the heavy dusty-rose curtains that hang beside it.
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This post was originally published on August 26, 2014, and has since been updated.