DIY Canopy Bed Idea - curtain rods, hung from the ceiling, create the look of a canopy. If you don’t have a headboard, you could also hang a rod at the head of the bed, creating a headboard (using a coordinating fabric would look great).
Create the illusion of a four poster bed. The drapes are attached to a recessed hospital track and simply are gathered in the four corners when not in use. A good DIY alternative to getting this look would be to use the IKEA KVARTAL system.
Instead of a headboard, place bookshelves to frame the bed. Add lights for late night reading. This would be great for a guest bedroom. Leave the shelves at the end of the bed empty for the guests to unpack their clothes. or kids room
10 Ways To Get the Canopy Look Without Buying a New Bed
10 Ways To Get the Canopy Look Without Buying a New Bed - this will probably be necessary in the loft with the sun beaming through the windows every morning! I've always wanted a canopy-- the tent style is probably most practical for my day bed.
There are so many uses for shelf brackets! These are shelf brackets, repurposed to frame a window --- what a clever idea. You could do this to define and separate spaces in the same room, too. (Say an entryway and a dining room.