Your bedroom’s focal point can be a stylish bed frame. These tips can help you select the right frame for your bed.
How to buy a bed frame
Bed frames are more than just a place to store your mattress. A bed frame that is stylish and functional can become the centerpiece of your bedroom decor or double as storage space. These tips will help to choose the right frame for your Sleigh bed by Hugo & Sons. They will last for many years.
You should weigh the size of your mattress
It is easier to choose a bed frame if you already love a mattress. A double bed frame is best for a full-size mattress. Queen-sized mattresses should be considered for queen-size frames. You should know which size your California king mattress is. Consider how much space you have and which size bed will make you most comfortable if you are buying a complete bed set. For all the information you need about mattress dimensions, please refer to our Mattress Size Fact Sheet.
Take measurements of the room
The bed is the most important piece of furniture in a bedroom. A large bed can overwhelm a small space. To get an idea of the size of your mattress, place it on the ground. You can also use masking tape or pillows to approximate it. To maximize your bedroom’s space, you can use a simple metal frame to support your box spring if you feel uncomfortable. You can save space by using a simple platform bed frame. Additionally, you can expand your storage options with a bed that has drawers underneath the box spring or shelves at the headboard.
You can choose between a platform bed and a box spring
Platform beds are affordable and require only a mattress and a box spring. This makes them a smart choice for shoppers who are careful about their budgets. If you prefer your bed higher than the ground, many platform beds can accommodate a boxspring. Box spring or platform? This is a matter of firmness. Many prefer the firm foundation provided by platform beds. You can find out more about the two types of bed frames by reading FAQs about Platform Beds or FAQs regarding Box Springs.
Take into account the height and bulkiness of your bed
You can achieve dramatic effect with a taller bed frame like a canopy or four-poster bed. Because a tall bed frame will require a high ceiling, even a large bedroom may feel cramped. If you want a large bed frame, such as a sleigh or bed frame-headboard combination that includes bookshelves, measure carefully. You might need to disassemble and reassemble larger bed frames to fit through a bedroom door. Make sure this is possible with the frame you choose. Use bed frame rims to increase height.
Mix and match your own decorating style
The bed is the centerpiece of any bedroom. It is important to choose the right style. A wooden bed frame will create a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. Pile up pillows and quilts to create that cozy feeling. For those who like a modern, sleek look, a metal bed frame or a wood bed frame with simple lines is best. After you have decided on the style that will work best in your bedroom, you can look at different models such as wrought-iron, brass, and sleigh beds. For more inspiration, see Bedroom Styles to Match Your Home.
Double up for Kids’ and Guest Rooms
You have more options when furnishing a child’s or guest room. A daybed can be used in the guest room as a workspace or craft room. Bunk beds can be used for overnight guests or kids’ sleepovers. To help you choose the right bed for your space, read FAQs about Bunk Beds as well as our Top Five Ideas for Guest Rooms.