If you're looking for a quick way to spruce up the bedroom, why not add a unique canopy to the bed? A canopy can add romance to an adult's bedroom, privacy to a teen's bedroom, or make a fun hideout in a child's room. And here's the best news of all. There is no sewing required!
To make a no-sew bed canopy, you'll need something that serves as a base and plenty of fabric. Any type of fabric will do. Sheer fabric will help decorate the bedroom in a romantic way, while a camouflaged fabric may be a better choice for a boy's room. You are truly only limited by your imagination.
Here is how to make a no-sew bed canopy to blend with any bedroom theme:
Romantic no-sew bed canopy
Create a romantic getaway in your own bedroom with this beautiful design.
Large arched garden trellis
White or cream tulle (Around 6 yards)
Miniature white lights
1. Thread the lights through the trellis.
2. Attach the tulle through the trellis.
3. Place the trellis at the head of the bed. A mirror can be placed on the wall inside the trellis for a special effect.
Child's room no-sew bed canopy
Here's a very simple way to make a canopy for a child's room. When it's made, the fabric will gather behind and around the headboard of the bed.
Fabric of your choice (Total of 9 yards)
1. Cut off three yards of fabric and set aside.
2. Fold the remaining fabric in half and secure with a ribbon at the half mark.
3. Take the three yards of fabric you removed earlier and attach it to the middle of the fabric you gathered in Step 2. Use a rubber band to attach both fabrics.
4. Open the embroidery hoop and center the fabric inside. You want even amount of fabric hanging from both sides of the hoop. Close the hoop.
5. That's all there is to it! Now, you can attach your finished bed canopy to the ceiling with ribbon.
Rustic no-sew bed canopy
Add a rustic touch to any bedroom by using an old wooden ladder as the base for this unique bed canopy. This canopy will cover the entire bed from top to bottom, enveloping the user in privacy. Artificial garland or ivy can be added to the base as an accent, if desired.
1. Attach new bed sheets to the sides of the ladder using self-stick Velcro strips.
2. Decide how low you want the canopy to hang and have four pieces of heavy-duty chain cut to size.
2. Attach four eye hooks to the top of each corner of the ladder.
3. Attach the chain and bolt the ladder into studs in the ceiling.
4. If you want to pull back the fabric at any time, simply tie each sheet in the middle with ribbon.
You can mix up the look of any of these canopies by simply changing up the fabric or adding embellishments. Use netting instead of fabric for a beach themed room. Add striped fabric for a circus themed room. Add beads, ribbons, artificial flowers and greenery, lights, or other unique objects to make something completely different and original.
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