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Ideas for Mixing Traditional Furniture with Contemporary Style

Popular traditional furniture is continually being innovated to fit modern trends. Sleigh beds, which have rounded foot and head boards giving it a sleigh-like look, have evolved constantly since their introduction as one of the most widely used types of bed. Previously, these heavy and often elaborate headboards added considerably to the weight of the bed. Now, with modern-day materials in addition to tradition ones such as wood, sleigh beds have evolved once more to be contemporary furniture pieces with a number of styles and materials to choose from.

As mentioned, one of the problems with integrating sleigh beds into the modern style is that they are very heavy, while modern furniture strives to be as light-weight and uncomplicated to move as possible. Beds built from cherry wood instead of oak are an excellent remedy to this problem, as they are both light-weight and long lasting.

Another solution is to the problem of size. Day sleigh beds blend the sofa-like size and shape of a day bed with the elegance and style of a sleigh bed. This style is ideal for smaller living spaces as it gives you the ease and space management that modern-day furniture can provide.

Designing your bedroom, and the rest of your home, can be easily achieved with modern design. Traditional, heavy, and elaborate furniture is now being replaced with light, manageable, and geometric furniture that can add both practicality and character to any living space. The rewards of having a modern interior extend past the looks to the fact that the supplies used are often more durable and simple to maintain.

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