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…

How To Dress An Antique Iron Bed

If you were to come across any vintage photo’s of bedroom interiors, you would probably be amazed at how spartan they are. The factor that would probably catch your attention before anything else is the lack of pillows that were used and the method in which they were exhibited. Most of the time there was a solitary pair of pillows…

“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…

Pillows on Your Bed

Over the years, the way people dress and appoint their iron beds has changed considerably. One of those major alterations has been the use of pillows. Back in the 1800’s a bed was strictly used to sleep in. There were no TVs to watch and people rarely ever read in bed. With that said…..pillows were…

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…

Pillows On Your Antique Iron Bed

When selecting antique iron beds, it’s a good idea to consider the height of the headboard and the interior design on the headboard.  Lets say you have big beautiful  European square shams. Are they going to hide all the design on the headboard? If so you might want to consider having the headboard on your…