Creative Riffs On A Dreamy Canopy Bed!

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Every once in a while I return to my childhood dream of having a canopy bed to fulfill my ultimate wish to have a place that seemed totally separate and elevated from daily life where I could sleep & dream in another world.   It’s been coming up lately for me, the canopy daydream.  Then, I received a few questions from readers asking about how they could create a canopy for their own beds. I realized this means it is time for a creative canopy bed round-up!

sheer canopy

Here, sheer fabric makes for a layer of softness and gossamer dream-catching all around you.

bedroom canopy

In darker colors, sheer voile turns into a soft, hanging sculpture.  While black adds mystery, I would probably use another color here as I’m not as huge of a fan of black overhead in any circumstance.

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(Architectural Digest)

A lovely way to create greater warmth in a stark and geometric bedroom.

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Its a great trick to use this lush canopy idea to create “private” bedroom space in an open loft.

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(Elle Decor)

While this canopy is far more structured, it presents an design solution to the bed that is backed up against something less-than-desirable, like a noisy room or a busy hallway behind it.

Fabric & nails… or more complex and designed arrangements if you prefer… can create a canopied room within a room with ease!  xoxo Dana

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Q December 20, 2013 at 11:11 pm

Dana, do you think a canopy would be a good solution to the issue of having a computer in the bedroom? Just a subtle little something to keep sleep and sex sacred and seperate from work…but is it enough?

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Dana March 1, 2015 at 6:15 am

YES! Thats a very good start!!!

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cheri huff April 5, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Queen size round bed canopy

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