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Matching Twin Iron Beds

June 10th, 2017
Mat Twin

“why are matching twin size iron beds so difficult to find ? “

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September 12th, 2016
Big Fish  copy

Occasionally there is a confusion when we walk in a room and aren’t able to tell the priorities that were set by the designer/home owner.

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May 24th, 2013
Green Iron Bed

Antique iron beds have become one of the most popular items being used by green decorators today. There are no better sustainable items than antique furniture.

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March 3rd, 2013
Blue Bed

When most people think about antique iron beds, they think “white”. What most people aren’t aware of is that “white was probably the least popular color that beds were painted back in the 1800’s. “White” only became popular when “reproductions” started to help satisfy the demand for the lack of original antique beds that were […]

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December 8th, 2012
Feminine Iron Beds

When you think about metal beds, what’s the very first thing that comes to mind? Well if your a women, it’s most likely something like “stylish” , “attractive”, “romantic”, …………if you’re a man, it’s probably “girlie”, “feminine”. It’s a preconceived notion the majority of people have of those stunning old antique iron beds that graced the bedrooms […]

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November 14th, 2012
Jolie In Bed

Throughout the 1800’s the popularity of metal beds would continue to grow until the WWI, when all of the metal produced in this country was needed for the war effort……..bringing to a close the beauty of hand crafted antique iron beds. But during their “hay-day”, foundries and metal bed manufacturers were continually trying to come […]

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November 14th, 2012
Mathau

One of the major draws that metal beds have had throughout history, has been their adaptability into any specific color scheme or decor. Why is that…. and what sets them distinctly apart from other antiques , that are not so flexible in its usage? The first thing is that back in the 1800’s wood furniture […]

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November 6th, 2012
HT #9

Nearly all of the custom antique faux’ finishes that we do here at Cathouse Beds, came about as a result of customers, decorators and clients that happen to have something they wanted their antique iron beds “finish”, to blend with. The most common items are material swatches from items like dust ruffles, blankets, pillows or […]

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November 5th, 2012
Redesigned Iron Bed

I’ve always been a bit of a “purist” when it comes to antique iron beds and “reproductions”. There have been a few companies that go above and beyond in their efforts to maintain the exact duplication of the original iron beds they’re copying. This can be difficult for numerous reasons, the least of which are […]

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October 29th, 2012
Wooden Slats

When iron beds were at their Zenith in the mid 1800’s, many manufacturers were constructing a very rudimentary metal spring unit to hold the feather mattresses of the day. These metal spring units would later be refined and become  known as a “box spring”. Today’s box springs are tightly wrapped iron coils that resemble a metal […]

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