Your bedroom should be a tranquil place where you can rest, relax, and recharge. But it is hard to do just that if your bedroom is not exactly the coziest spot in your home. A chic canopy bed can make time spent in your bedroom more dreamy. For your inspiration, we gathered up our favorite examples of canopy beds perfect for drifting off to dreamland.
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Modern Pipe Style Canopy Bed
If you think canopy beds are frilly, fabric-covered pieces of furniture suited for young girls, listen up. Most contemporary canopy beds are understated yet sophisticated structures with a gender-neutral vibe. Case in point: this minimalist pipe-style canopy in a primary bedroom designed by Meagan Rae Interiors. Its clean black lines feel distinctively modern. We think its simple, good looks feel more peaceful than a more elaborate canopy.
About This Term: Primary Bedroom
Many real estate associations as well as the Real Estate Standards Organization have classified the term "Master Bedroom" as potentially discriminatory. "Primary Bedroom" is the name now widely used among the real estate community and better reflects the purpose of the room.
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Victorian-Inspired Twin Canopy Beds
What we love best about this bedroom created for two tweens by Megan Rae Interiors is its subtle feminine appeal that does not feel too juvenile or girly. The two brush brass canopy beds, which are a modern take on Victorian style, both hit the right note. Further elevating the space are two striking Sputnik-inspired light fixtures also in brass. They look as if they could be jewelry for the bedroom.Continue to 4 of 18 below.
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A Canopy That Doubles as a Play Space
Flo Design Studio used braided cords to create a colorful canopy above this custom bunk bed set. Now the top bunk can double as a little playhouse. It's a great way for small home and apartment dwellers to utilize space and give play space to a child without using precious bedroom space or a room in another part of the home.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Coastal-Inspired Bedroom With a Curtained Canopy
Create the coastal-inspired bedroom of your dreams with these ideas by Blackband Design. Here the design team added patterned, blue curtains to a black canopy bed. It draws the eyes upward to the open and airy ceiling. The rest of the room incorporates mostly natural woods (note the nightstand) and neutral tones of soothing beige, white, and tan. Underfoot is a natural seagrass rug that enhances the room's seaside appeal.Continue to 7 of 18 below.
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Natural Wood Canopy for a Soothing Primary Bedroom
This lovely, natural wood canopy bed with a white fabric topper certainly casts a relaxing spell on this romantic bedroom by Caitlin Moran Interiors. Making things even more inviting is the plush white bedding. Covering the walls is grasscloth wallpaper in a soft and restful shade of gray, which boosts the room's serene, yet regal appeal.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Attic Bedroom With a Black Canopy Bed
The canopy bed is the crowning jewel in this small attic bedroom by interior design firm, Establish Design. Note how the canopy is perfectly lined up to the ceiling. Illuminating things while drawing the eye upward is a modern brass pendant cage light. Throwing focus to the bed is the small sitting area in front anchored by a round ottoman upholstered with studded beige suede.Continue to 10 of 18 below.
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Earthy Canopy Bed in a Neutral Bedroom
Create a soothing primary bedroom that doubles as a romantic oasis by layering natural colors and earthy textures. In this space by interior design firm Chango & Company, a lovely wood canopy bed with a built-in woven seagrass headboard evokes calming vibes. And here is a handy decorating trick: Use a monochrome palette when choosing furniture to expand the illusion of space in a smaller bedroom.Continue to 11 of 18 below.
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White Carved Canopy Bed With Hoofed Feet
It is the small decorative touches that can make a canopy bed really standout. For example, this white canopy bed has a little kick—see the hoofed feet. To draw the eyes toward the hooves, Mas Interior Design put the bed on top of an eye-catching Greek key patterned rug.Continue to 12 of 18 below.
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A Tranquil Bedroom Haven
In this bedroom by Tracy Hardenburg Designs, behold the soft, tranquil hues that guarantee sweet dreams. The white canopy bed almost appears to be floating thanks to a cloud-like area rug and sky blue walls.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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French Country-Inspired Primary Bedroom
Fans of French country decor will swoon over this old-world, rustic-inspired primary bedroom by Marie Flanigan Interiors. The shabby chic canopy bed with crisp white curtains epitomizes stylish provincial living.Continue to 14 of 18 below.
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Bohemian-Inspired Canopy Bed
When shopping around for a canopy bed, we suggest picking one with stylish personality as shown. The lovely curves on this iron example in a bohemian-inspired bedroom by Black Lacquer Design pairs beautifully with the scalloped wallpaper. When standing directly in front of the bed, the canopy nicely frames the white Juju hat hanging on the wall.Continue to 15 of 18 below.
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Colorful Contemporary Girls Bedroom
With wallpaper reminiscent of confetti, this bedroom by Chango & Company is sweeter than the best of dreams. The yellow canopy bed makes a cheerful statement. The colorful wallpaper brightens the space without feeling overwhelming. But the frosting on the cupcake is the faux fur bench at the foot of the bed. It appears to be floating like a cloud because of its Lucite legs.Continue to 16 of 18 below.
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A Canopy Bed Fit for a Fairy Tale
Create a bedroom that feels like it popped out of fairy tale with these whimsical ideas from Alice Lane Interior Design. The main attraction in this bedroom is the tree-inspired canopy bed. The walls were painted light blue to resemble the sky. Mismatched end tables enhance the room's eclectic look.Continue to 18 of 18 below.