Tag: Bed frame

Just What Is Shabby Chic Style Furniture?

So, what exactly is “Shabby Chic” furniture? Well it’s a style of furniture that originally referred to old, possibly second hand furniture that was showing signs of wear and tear or new items that had been intentionally distressed to give the appearance of either an antique or an old worn piece. Nowadays you’ll find the term is much more widely used to encompass new pieces of furniture that have a particular style and feel to them. You’ll find French style furniture now comes under this title in many cases due to it’s pleasing curved, and often elaborate appearance which gives …

Why Are Beds Elevated

Why Are Beds Elevated

It is a concept that is rarely discussed, and just accepted without question. However the reasoning behind why beds are elevated off the floor (especially in the developed world), gives food for thought. Who started the trend of building beds that are raised off the ground? Is it because people are lazy and don’t have as far to go to get up and down when their bed is elevated? Is it to avoid bugs and other unwanted visitors that roam around at floor level? This article delves into theories behind the elevated bed and will assess their validity.…

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