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5 Gorgeous Examples of Bed Canopies in the Home

Updated on August 9, 2016

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From its initial introduction some time around the 13th century, bed canopies have been tied to elements of romance and fairy tales. Originally designed for nobility, they’ve since evolved as an elegant feature in all types of homes. Coming in all shapes, styles, and sizes, bed canopies can be decked out in embroidery, shimmering lighting, and pretty much anything your creative mind can come up with.


Here are a couple of gorgeous demonstrations of how you can give your home a modern-day aristocratic feel.

The Princess Canopy Design

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Ever wanted to feel like a modern-day princess? Have a little girl that would love to feel like they’re sleeping in a bed that’s straight out of a Disney movie? This princess canopy design offers a great illustration of that:

The Back-Against-The-Wall Design

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Your canopy doesn’t need to be just suspended mid-air. This design demonstrates a creative use of a wall to add that magical touch to the bed.

The Four-Poster Bed Canopy

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The four-poster bed canopy is also affectionately known as the king of beds. Rightfully so, it was originally purposed for the beds of kings in medieval times.

The Enhanced Bed Canopy

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Are you a fan of butterflies? The stars? Grab a few accessories and spice up your canopy with your own decorations like this design does.

The Tropical Bed Canopy

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While great for decorating your home, bed canopies can also be very functional and offer protection against insects in places like tropical regions.


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