Straight Canopy vs. “Crown Canopy”

When it comes to converting our antique iron beds to canopy, there is often a fair amount of confusion on which type of canopy will look best with which type of bed frame. It’s a commonly held opinion that a head and foot board with a straight line top. should automatically have a straight canopy…

Iron Beds for Princess

What little girl hasn’t looked at her parents one day and said I want a “Princess” bed. Well being a parent I knew exactly what she meant. She meant a iron canopy bed. A remark like this usually came after seeing a Disney movie with a princess and her castle bedroom. Little girls have always…

“Princess Canopy” Conversion

When a very light gauge iron bed is converted to a canopy it becomes so much more impressive than when it was just a simple ┬ábed with head and footboard in their natural configuration.If you go one step further and make the top canopy poles curved up to a central casting, a traditional bed all…

Iron Beds Canopy Transformation

I’ve yet to encounter an iron bed that once converted to a canopy doesn’t look more impressive and regal. It’s a funny thing, but back in the 1800’s the people that were producing iron beds in this country didn’t make canopies. That was something only coming out of Europe. The British were big into canopies…