High Poster Beds

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Four poster beds are making a comeback. Once considered antiquated and trite by the more modern interior decorators, now the high poster bed offers a sense of comfort with a style that has lasted for centuries. The models available are sturdy, well-built, and can come with posters that are unattached to each other, or with crossmembers. See collection for details.

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Classic poster bed with elegant details

Classic poster bed with elegant details

Madison Park Signature

This bed is a true showstopper with its dramatic turned posts, distinctive headboard, and open footboard, all embracing a pattern similar to that of a rolling pin. Beyond that, it exudes an old-timey charm that is guaranteed to transform any space.

Designer Advice:

As a solid wood piece, there’s no doubt that it will last for many years to come given its excellent quality. In addition, it is offered in two versatile colors. We recommend picking the natural cream finish if you’re going for a farmhouse-style look. It’s soft, chic, and inviting all in one. On the other hand, the Morocco brown looks splendid in Spanish Colonial and Tuscan interiors alike.

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Streamlined, modern 4 poster bed

Streamlined, modern 4 poster bed

Simplicity and clean lines make this bed with poles a gorgeous showpiece in the bedroom. It is crafted from metal, ensuring easy maintenance along with a sturdy frame that can withstand up to 600lbs. What’s more, it is finished in black to complement all kinds of color palettes.

Designer Advice:

Contrary to poor quality metal bed frames, this one scores high in the resistance department—it isn't prone to rust or insect and humidity damage. Aside from that, its no-fuss aesthetic fits just right in more modern bedrooms (although you can present it in a traditional interior for an eclectic vibe). The best part? It goes well with many bedside tables from sleek, boxy designs to round Scandinavian styles.

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Luxury four poster bed

Luxury four poster bed

Lark Manor™

This piece is not your usual bed design but rather an attention-grabber. It boasts a stately appearance with burl inlay, claw feet, and ornate details throughout. A rich cherry wood tone adorned with gold accents completes its elegant and dramatic look.

$1589.99

Designer Advice:

This high poster bed is traditional in all its splendor, and therefore we recommend pairing it up with equally majestic pieces of furniture. The good news is that this bed comes available in a complete set. However, you could also give your bedroom even more personality by opting for individual pieces in colors that contrast/coordinate with cherry, such as white, maple, or perhaps something a bit darker like walnut.

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High poster bed in contemporary style

High poster bed in contemporary style

Three Posts™

Solid and bulky in a good way, this bed features a three-paneled headboard, a low footboard, as well as square poster legs for a stylish appeal. It is made of a combination of solid and manufactured wood, sporting a lovely brown hue with weathered details.

$660 $1000

Designer Advice:

If versatility is what you’re after, you can’t go wrong with this contemporary bed with posts. It adapts to ever-changing style needs, so you won’t have to get rid of it if you ever decide to change your bedroom’s look later on. Still not sure if a four-poster bed is for you? Well, you’ll be glad to know that these statement beds are great for making one feel safe while making the most of high ceilings.

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Paula Deen Home Savannah Four Poster Bed In Tobacco

Paula Deen Home Savannah Four Poster Bed In Tobacco

A very original, comfortable and decorative element in a bedroom. It is a bed that features solid wooden construction. It has got four twist turned posts and legs. This is a king-size bed that measures 86" H x 82" W x 96" D.

Savannah Four Poster Bed

Savannah Four Poster Bed

Beautiful comfortable country style bed. It is made of poplar and birch wood with a distressed white finish. This bed features sleek rich twisted turned posts, finials and legs. It also has a decorative 3-part arched headboard with a border.

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Love for the guest room! My husband would say too girly for our room, but I love the beachy feel with sea foam green and antique whites! Relaxing!

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With its 4 high posters, this bed embodies the best features of the French classicism. A proposition for all design conservatives and tradition lovers. Hand-carved wooden framing and ornamental headboard.

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Favorite Paint Colors: Sherwin-Williams Zircon (The most amazing light neutral grey!)

Inspire q solivita white linen button tufted metal poster bed

Inspire q solivita white linen button tufted metal poster bed

Comfortable and relaxing bed with a durable metal frame in nice shiny finish. This four poster construction is stable and provides space for canopy. Soft leather headboard is button tufted for enhanced attractiveness.

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Make sure your master suite gets the headboard it truly deserves with this sublime piece that sports the golden material upholstery with delicate button tufting and the stunning carving of the outline.

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Romantic four poster bed - the kind Kyle and I will get once we have a house :)

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Comfortable, solid and decorative bed with four attractive posts and canopy frame. This bed stands on aesthetic turned legs and its comfortable space assures good, safe sleep for two people. This bed is available with two nightstands that represent the same stylization.

Sophie high poster canopy bed 1

Sophie High Poster Canopy Bed

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Dark wood, antique-looking furniture (four poster!), light accents, high open ceiling - lovely!

Oak four poster bed

Four poster bed made of high quality oak wood. Headboard and footboard is upholstered with fabric. Elegant design for any bedroom according to taste.

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muted colors - like that grey and white comforter I showed you

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Four Poster Imposter - this photo uses curtain rods but even cheaper would be to use electrical conduit spray painted in the color of choice, i.e. oil-rubbed bronze or black to match the bed.

Cordevalle Santa Rosa Four Poster Bed

Cordevalle Santa Rosa Four Poster Bed

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Could make a chandelier similar with branches and twinkle lights. Would look nice inside the canopy of the bed for the guest room.

A mahogany four poster bed english circa 1840 220 cm

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Low wooden four poster bed frame by get laid beds

Low Wooden Four Poster Bed Frame By Get Laid Beds ...

High end italian designer four poster bed juliettes

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Dumont cherry 5 pc king high poster bedroom traditional

Dumont Cherry 5 Pc King High Poster Bedroom - Traditional

High country white queen poster bed from liberty 697 br

High Country White Queen Poster Bed from Liberty (697-BR ...

High country white queen poster bed from liberty 697 br

High Country White Queen Poster Bed from Liberty (697-BR ...

Appealing high poster beds amusing poster bed with high

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Dumont cherry 5 pc queen high poster bedroom traditional

Dumont Cherry 5 Pc Queen High Poster Bedroom - Traditional