King Conversion To An Antique Iron Bed

Many people aren’t aware that the largest size iron bed frame, being made back in the 1800’s was a double/full size. Quite often it was a common practice to put multiple children in one bed. I’ve seen photo’s of three and four children, turned sideways in the old double size beds. They would stay in…

Pagoda Corner Castings on This Antique Iron Bed

One of the captivating reasons why pagoda corner castings found their way into the design of antique iron beds was the era’s thirst for all things aesthetically pleasing and unique. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, society craved distinctive, eye-catching designs that would not just serve a functional purpose but also stand as…

Appropriate Antiques for Cottage Design

Leisure and comfort are two of the more integral things to remember when deciding on a Cottage decor. Other schools of design base their foundation on formality and pretense. Quaint and cozy can be your catch phrase for Cottage Style. Another tenant to remember is “practical”, yet comfortable. When it comes to color schemes, stay…

Cottage Decorating Ideas

To recognize best how to decorate with Cottage style it helps to comprehend the focus should always be toward designing for comfort and relaxation. Pretense and formality are sometimes┬áthe mainstay of other design styles. But Cottage style couldn’t be farther away from them. The name cottage originated in medieval times for the modest one story…