Measuring the headboard. The optimum height for any headboard is no higher than the midpoint of the lowest wall in the room. This is so that the headboard does not draw all of the attention away from the depth of the room, thereby making it appear smaller. The goal is to make your room look as spacious and roomy as possible, so having a headboard that only reaches halfway up the wall will help keep your room looking more open. To truly appreciate the headboard that you choose, try to find a fabric that either matches most of the other furnishings of the room, or change the furnishing to match headboard. You may also want to consider purchasing some new bed shawls, duvets, pillow covers, and other bed accessories to further compliment your bed.
Wood headboards can be either traditional or contemporary because there are a wide variety of wood types which they are made from: teak, mahogany, cherry, oak, maple, walnut, birch, cherry, and pine. Whatever new materials introduced to the designer world, wood is still a popular choice as the most common material in the furniture design. The natural characteristics of wood that are difficult or impossible to imitate as well as being very resistant.
Tufted headboards were quite popular in the seventies and eighties, and as expected in the fashion world, found its way back in year 2000. Designers nowadays have taken a lot of interest in these headboards, creating their own distinctive look to their client’s desire using materials that they see fit which may have solids or patterns, may be made of velvet or silk. One of the challenges of maintaining a stylish bedroom is keeping everything the headboard tidy.
Centerpieces: Table centerpieces and door hangings can be a nice holiday touch, but do not overlook this decorative opportunity just because it isn’t Christmas! Pumpkins, acorns, and pinecones make great centerpieces for the fall months. You could hollow out a pumpkin and use it as a flowerpot or elevate a candle and add stones and acorns to the design. Beaded garland is always a nice touch. You can wrap this around gourds, or plastic apples and throw acorns and leaves in the mix. For extra shiny leaves, rub with a little Vaseline or moisturizer.
Here comes the fun part: choosing the style of your headboard. Though most people think of a wooden-style headboard, there are an astounding number of options out there for headboards. You can look for thick fabric headboards, leather headboards, and metal headboards. These also come in an array of colors that are sure to match the decor of your room! If you choose the classic wood headboard, you can find some well priced oak, walnut, and birch options.
Use artwork as a focal point - colourful prints in place of the headboard will not only serve to add the splash of colour you are seeking for the neutral walls of your bedroom but also create a focal point for the decor. You can use the colours in the picture to coordinate and match the accessories and fixtures of the entire room with great panache. Cabana style - opt for full length French style patio doors and windows in white for a Cabana style bedroom interior. A four poster bed with a net canopy will add the touch of authenticity to the decor. Keep the lines clean and simple for a classic look.
Realizing huge demands for it, manufacturers too have become smart to woo their customers with a wider choice in reasonable price. Owing to this reason, it no longer is viewed as an item especially meant only for the rich and famous those belong to an elite group of a society. These sellers often try to incorporate features, which most customers find soothing for them to handle with ease. Some of the modern day features that can be found in these bed include, it is lesser bulky and has less weight, looks elegant and sleek, has presence of a streamlined look, possess a platform design, headboards are found to be slightly curved, etc.
It’s satisfying to think that these beds could become a great addition and solution to spaces that need a lot of beds but are working with limited size. Imagine a family summer cabin and being able to place many of these smaller sized beds into a room. Maybe a loft room with low ceilings and limited space being able to fit several cot beds into it. Perhaps a small narrow bedroom with a door that swings into most beds placed into the space but has no problem when a cot size bed is used. Whether you’re considering maximizing a space with many beds or just looking for a bed to fit a tight space cot size platform beds may be the solution you’re looking for.
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