Antique Iron Beds

King Conversions to Antique Iron Beds

Converting antique iron beds from their original double size to a modern king size can be a challenging yet rewarding project for those who appreciate vintage furniture with a touch of modern functionality. Antique iron beds were primarily manufactured in smaller sizes like twin or double, as queen and king sizes didn’t become widely available…

Antique Iron Beds

Why Were Antique Iron Beds So Popular in The 1800’s ?

During the 1800s, antique iron beds were a popular and sought-after piece of furniture, especially in the eastern United States. These beds were crafted with intricate designs and sturdy construction, making them both functional and visually appealing. The popularity of antique iron beds can be attributed to several factors:

Antique Iron Beds

Antique Iron Beds & Wallpaper

In a charming Victorian cottage nestled within a quaint countryside, the storied relationship between antique iron beds and ornate wallpaper unfurled. This cottage had stood steadfast for generations, bearing witness to the ebb and flow of time, safeguarding the narratives of those who had called it home. At the nucleus of this cottage lay a…

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Antique Iron Beds from “Across The Pond”

The photo of this beautiful “Crown Canopy” iron and brass bed, comes to us from “across the pond”…..not sure if its the UK or Spain. What appears to be a really great looking bed, has some definite “Buyer Beware”, qualities about it. The main one would be “stability”. The way the interior design is connected…

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Cathouse Antique Iron Beds & The Hotel Emma

The historic Emma Hotel in San Antonio Texas started life as the largest mid-19th century brewery in Texas. The story behind the brewery and its remarkable success, involve “mistresses and murder”, of the founder Otto Kohler and the Hotels namesake , his wife Emma. We were fortunate to have been contracted to supply two king…

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Antique Iron Bed – Custom Faux’ Finishes

When you’ve made the decision to search out a true antique iron bed frame, that was constructed over 150 years ago, why would you ever consider restoring and painting it to look brand new ? from a countless number of finishes we developed over the past 40 years. The majority of these “finishes” have come…