Bed canopies date back to the Middle Ages, but that does not make them a thing of the past. While their function has changed over the centuries, they remain a staple in many homes. Bed canopies are available in sufficient styles and materials to suit almost any taste or type of decoration. The same idea is used for the bed canopies can also be used for other furniture such as sofas, armchairs and even a dining table.
Most of the bed canopies in use today are mainly for aesthetics. They add another dimension of the decoration of the room and a sensational touch that surrounds the bed. Others, such as those made of mesh and used in tropical climates, are to keep mosquitoes and other pests away, while people are sleeping. Heavy, opaque awnings can also serve to keep the light dazzling tomorrow or allow a little privacy to those in bed.
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Bed canopies come in a wide range of styles. Circular awnings are joined by a ring that hangs above the bed. canopy canopies are joined in a rectangular shape that follows the same shape as the bed. Other canopies do not have a fixed shape by themselves but are covered from the ceiling or wall to the top of a raised bed structure or hoisted on the bars above the bed. The ceilings can hang completely to the floor, covers low enough to meet the mattress or get anywhere near the bed, but add a festive touch above it.