Accessorizing Your Antique Bed Frame

The beauty of just about anything in life, be it a beautiful woman, or a piece of bedroom furniture, can be enhanced by the way you accessorize them . Bracelets , necklaces and earrings on one , and lamps, pillows and comforters on the other. Although a Spartan setting might call for a minimal amount of…

“Refined Elegance” of Metal Beds

Some people look at old  beds as just a run down piece of furniture that doesn’t know when to say die. Others look upon that same bed with a much different eye…….. an eye of “refined elegance”. When that vision of “refined elegance” is given to any item ………… especially antiques or vintage furniture, it…

Dust Ruffle vs. “No” Dust Ruffle

There are two “schools ofthought” when it comes to using a dust ruffle on antique iron beds. The first is that the true traditional iron beds of that period didn’t have dust ruffles. The reasoning behind that theory was that a dust ruffle would have negated one of the main reasons for the elevated stature…

Linens and Dressing Your Antique Iron Bed

So you’ve finally found the bed of your dreams……… that’s just the beginning. Now you have to dress it. Easy you say………Well yes, to a degree it is. But consider this…….The way you dress and appoint your bed will determine how well it blends with the rest of your bedroom furniture. You don’t want your…

Dressing Your Old Iron Bed

Many people just aren’t aware of the proper way antique iron beds should be dressed. If the truth be told………there really is no proper way. Much of how a person dresses their bed depends on two things…….. The gender they’d like it to portray  and the setting they want it to blend with. As you…