A four-poster bed is an excellent protection against dust, noise and annoying insects, and at the same time - a fashion accessory. If you make a canopy with your own hands, then in addition to protecting your baby, you will decorate the children's room and give it individuality and comfort. Before embarking on the implementation of his idea, we must carefully plan and decide how to make a canopy over the bed with their own hands.
First you need to draw at least a schematic sketch with the required dimensions. This will correctly calculate the necessary supplies and make the canopy much better than the store.
Carefully select the color gamut, as some colors have the ability to increase activity, which will subsequently affect the behavior and quality of the child's sleep. This should be taken into account before making a canopy with your own hands. For boys, it is preferable to use calm blue tones, and for girls, soft pink and peach.
Baldachin over the bed is considered the most unusual element of the bedroom decor.
The simple design of the canopy can be easily done by yourself.
To make the canopy, a light translucent fabric was used.
In this article, read:
- 1 Preparation of materials
- 2 From planning to action
- 3 How to make a canopy with your own hands. Video
- 4 Baldahin, as an element of the interior
Preparation of materials
Before sewing a canopy, you need to purchase a suitable cloth. It is desirable that the fabric from which the canopy is sewn is natural, since synthetic material has the property of producing static electricity. Also, it should not be very dense, so that fresh air can easily pass through it and through it you can see the room. With properly selected cloth for the canopy, the baby will not feel closed. In order to sew a canopy of medium size, you need a cut size of 2.5 x 1.5 meters.
The canopy holder can be purchased at any store selling children's products.
Light, air canopy of light purple color makes the situation in the room romantic and laid-back.
The bedroom in the Baroque style is decorated with an elegant, air canopy that makes the rest even more relaxing.
But if there is a desire to make an attachment for the canopy with your own hands, it will not be very difficult and does not take much time. If you decide to make the bracket for the canopy yourself, then you will need:
- Strong wire or old aluminum cornice. From these materials it will be possible to easily make an excellent frame.
- Clamping bracket and fixing screws.
Select the desired length of the aluminum cornice and cut off the main piece. Then bend the wire as a circle with a small indentation for further fixing. Connect the resulting parts together. To do this, put the circle on the bracket and secure it with a clamp. Try on the crib. If everything is fine, fix it. To long not think how to attach the structure to the crib, use the fixing screws and the clamp.
A lightweight fabric with ornate patterns is ideal for creating a canopy.
With a canopy over the bed in the bedroom, you can create a more cozy and intimate atmosphere.
From planning to action
If all the necessary components are prepared, you can proceed. First we make a pattern on a cot, using a pre-prepared template. Next, you need to process the edges with an edge or tape. If the canopy is sewn for the girls, then the front edges are processed with lace, for the boys, the frill is a good fit. To the upper edge we sew hinges or rings for hanging, on which we will hang a canopy. While we are sitting at the sewing machine, we can immediately sew embellishments in the form of flowers, butterflies, machines, etc.
Bed with canopy in a house on the coast of Sicily.
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The product is almost ready, it remains to figure out how to fix the canopy. In order to attach a canopy, we need a frame. For the future frame, take the aluminum tube and bend the contour of the crib. To install the resulting design, you need a fastener for the canopy, which can be used as a bracket. In order to firmly attach the frame for the canopy to the ceiling, it is desirable to use hooks, which are usually hung by chandeliers. Pick up the hook follows the approximate diameter of the frame, so to assemble the canopy will be more reliable. In order to hang the structure, you need 4 hooks, which are fixed to the ceiling with the help of thread and dowel. If the ceiling is concrete, then drill a hole and insert the plug. In a wooden ceiling - screw. Arrange the hooks so that there is no distortion. Next, attach the canopy to the frame. The final touch is to carefully assemble, put on the canopy and give an aesthetic look. Now you know how to hang a canopy over the bed. All the complex consists of simple components, so at the end of the process you will feel the joy of the work done.
A metal bed with a canopy in a country house in the suburbs.
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