The canopy beds were first used by lords and men of nobbling classes in the Mediterranean Europe. The canopy beds had curtains that could provide not only warmth but also privacy. This is because their attendants often slept in the same room.
Categories of canopy beds
Canopy beds are of traditional and contemporary categories. Traditional canopy beds seem to be proffered by many people. This may be because of its feature ruffled; elaborate pleated draping and heavy cloth that has an appealing look. However, the contemporary canopy bed employs a simple design. Wood, metal, or a combination of the two are used in the construction of the modern canopy beds.
What do you need to consider when choosing a canopy bed
It is important that you consider the frame of the bed. The bed frame should be able to give support to the mattress and box spring independent of the headboard. The typical metal frame is the one which is most preferred.
The size of the canopy is also an important factor to consider when making the choice. This will have to depend on your bedroom. You are also free to choose the color which is beautiful to you or the one that matches the color pattern of your room.
It is always important to look at the curtain for the canopy models, materials, thickness, and colors. The different materials have different thicknesses. If you want the one which provides warmth, you choose the canopy bed with a thick curtain.