For a modern take on a traditional canopy bed, try bed curtains. Instead of being mounted on a canopy bed, these curtains look great hung from the ceiling. You can use a combination of standard curtain rods mounted on the ceiling to create this look.
Neutral fabrics and finishes, with a red cherry on top in the form of lamps and a cranberry silk swag. Buy pre-made curtains, hang them on a short rod and tuck them behind the headboard. Zebra-print bench on the right introduces a bit of whimsy.
How a Canopy Bed Can Make Your Bedroom Feel More Romantic
Love the idea of the mantel for a headboard . With that in mind, distressed doors form the base of this flea market chic platform bed, while an antique mantel, worn and weathered, serves as a headboard.