Canopy beds date back to the medieval era, and they were primarily used for practicality and privacy protection. In those times, lords and noblemen had people that attended to their needs, and they often slept in the same room. In addition to privacy, canopy beds provided extra warmth. Because their main purpose was not to look beautiful, they were mostly pretty simple and plain. Later, around the 16th century, they became decorative and fancier. The headboard and posts were carved and engraved, and nicer fabrics were used for the canopy.
Today, canopy beds are more widely used and popular all around the world. They look wonderful, they are extremely comfortable and very elegant-looking. They offer a sense of privacy and intimacy that is so pleasant and calming. In addition to that, they are very romantic and dreamy. Going to sleep in a canopy bed would feel like entering a new world that is just for yourself, a place where you can feel peaceful and enjoy the tranquility. The distractions from the outer world simply can’t get to you. You are in your own secluded paradise, lying on a soft mattress and surrounded by fine fabric, and you feel as if you are lying on a cloud.
Canopy beds guarantee a fairy-tale romance, with their exquisite looks and magnificent luxury. Can you imagine a better place to spend your nights with the person you love? Even if you are sleeping alone, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t give yourself this great pleasure. Think of it as giving yourself a royal treatment, because if you sleep like a king or a queen, you will feel like a king or a queen! As simple as that.
We have selected a few canopy beds that have caught our eyes (and hearts, I must say) and we decided to share them with you. Hopefully they will inspire you as they have inspired us and you will choose this magnificent piece of furniture for your bedroom. I’m sure you will not regret it.