Antique Iron Beds

Transitional Style Antique Iron Beds

In the world of vintage furniture, antique iron beds hold a special place, and among them, the “Transitional Style” stands out as a unique and captivating category. These beds, with their exquisite craftsmanship and distinctive design, bridge the gap between two distinct periods – the opulent Victorian era and the artistic Art Nouveau movement. This…

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“Forged Elegance: Tracing the French Legacy in Antique Iron Bed Designs of 19th Century New Orleans”

Title: “Forged Elegance: Tracing the French Legacy in Antique Iron Bed Designs of 19th Century New Orleans” Introduction: The rich history of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a tapestry woven with diverse cultural influences, and among the most significant contributors to its unique character is the French influence from the early to mid-1800s. One fascinating aspect…

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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:

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Decorating Country French Style With Beds

To realize why antique  beds are so perfect for certain design styles, you first need a run down on what it is that decides the general overall look and feel of that style. With regards to Country French, it can best be defined as classic European elegance with homespun comforts. We’re all acquainted with the beautiful Toile…

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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…

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The Ever Popular French Country Design

If you’re looking for one of the more relaxed interior design style, look no further than Country French.  Formality is out the door when it comes to Country French. Whereas French Provincial is completely reverse, with it’s foundation firmly recognized by it’s formality. The beauty of Country French is it’s nearly whimsical treatment of other…