Rustic farmhouse bed – During the 18th century, Louis XIV was very fond of staying in bed. He often had his cut in the royal bedroom. The bed of someone who lives a more rustic lifestyle, however, was not as ostentatious or spacious for that matter. In the rustic bedroom, insects and small rodents were accepted as a common pest until the 18th century. The wrought iron bed or cast iron provided a sleeping space that was less attractive to bed bugs due to its cotton mattress with cotton sleeve also known as “tick”.
This bed frame is crafted entirely out of iron by a blacksmith. The style of the head of the cabin style beds should complement the rest of the design of the room. Rustic headboards can be made of natural degraded wood. Recovered items such as old shutters made an ideal starting point for a rustic headboard. The visors or barn boards would also be a good option.
A transparent finish will preserve the wood in its rustic bed frames diy state while providing a surface that can be easily cleaned. Measure and mark the wall at the height where the headboard will be installed. The blinds will go vertically side by side on the wall to form the full width of the headboard. The lower part of the blind must be located just above the base plate.