If you find your bedroom dull despite a comfortable bed with beautiful bedding and a thick mattress, why not add a bed canopy for a glamorous, cozy and romantic feel? If you buy a bed canopy, you might have problems finding one to fit your budget, color and size. Fortunately, you can make one yourself. Check out these DIY bed canopy ideas to make your bedroom luxurious and comfy. Enjoy!
Luxurious DIY Bed Canopy Projects
1. Bold Feather Canopy
If you want to give your bedroom a theatrical feel, then try this glamorous canopy project using either a satin or velvet fabric with a feather pendant on top. The bold color choice is what makes this DIY bed canopy totally different which tells us that being bold and edgy also works with being dramatic and soft!
2. PVC Pipe Curtains
You’ll fall in love with these bed curtains because of their calming and soft look and the ingenuity of turning PVC piping into the rails. This DIY project isn’t technically a canopy since there is no cloth hanging over the bed, but there’s no need to be a perfectionist. If you want the pipes and your roof to blend in, you can paint them but otherwise you can just leave them. You think that this is the craziest way to repurpose PVC piping? Wait till you see this!
3. Knotted Ombre
Tie-dyeing is not only fun for shirts, but also can be done for a hanging fabric for this DIY bed canopy. The nice knotted strips and subtle ombre style make this bed canopy idea perfect to give your bedroom a beachy vibe–soft, simple, and quiet.
4. Draped Canopy
Don’t you find this canopy amazingly romantic? With the draping, any simple-looking bed can have more dramatic flair. To make this project a success, use a lightweight fabric to prevent the dowels from breaking.
5. Simple Straight Canopy
It is every girl’s dream to be a princess and have a canopy bed with a big fluffy bedspread and huge curtains. But if you don’t have the budget of a princess, instead make a simple, inexpensive canopy without the big and cumbersome frame. Instead, this DIY bed canopy uses a wooden dowel inserted through the casing to create a straight curtain, which is thumbtacked to the ceiling to hang over the top of the bed. It’s super cheap, easy and quick to pull off. Not bad, for this simple straight canopy.
6. Decorative Tapestry
Some nails, a hammer, and the fabric are all that’s needed for this simple DIY bed canopy to bring a pattern and more color to a room. Most people expect a canopy to be neutral, but this DIY project shows that being deviant can be fun.
7. Elaborate Drapery
This fabulous bed canopy made with bed skirts and bed sheets costs only $10 and takes only an hour to make. If you pull the drapes open, you get that frilly, flowy look. If you don’t mind spending a bit more and adding some extra body, add some sheer fabric of different color or some lace along the skirting.
8. Hoop Canopy
Are you looking for a simple canopy that doesn’t cause a lot of fuss? This enchanting hoop canopy uses few materials, and replicating it is a piece of cake just using a hula hoop or embroidery ring. Check out how this DIY bed canopy from TheGoods is made using a string of wooden beads and other materials.
9. Ceiling Mounted Canopy
All you need is a wire rope and hooks to outline your bed with a full rectangular curtain – without the need for a ceiling frame. So if you want to add some brightness to your room but still shelter your bed, this ceiling mounted canopy is definitely worth a try!
10. Draped Ceiling Mounted Canopy
This project is fairly similar to the previous one, but this DIY bed canopy has the white net fabric hanging with a looser string which gives this bed canopy a soft feel. It is also topped with a nice touch of a garland of white stars. Simple but impactful!
11. Crown Canopy
A crib with a bed crown and canopy draping over the sides would make an awe-inspiring bed canopy fo a little baby. But what’s the catch? It might go over your budget. Fortunately, you can make your own canopy and bed crown just by following this step-by-step tutorial by MyLoveOfStyle which makes the canopy out of a set of queen sheets and a vintage shelf.
12. Lampshade Flower
Have you ever thought of making a beautiful hanging flower canopy out of an old lampshade? Well this gorgeous DIY bed canopy will make any little princess grin from ear to ear. The simplicity of the drapery really accentuates the flower – the real eye-catcher.
13. Crown Cornice
The spectacular crown cornice of this DIY bed canopy makes for a bedroom that WOWS! The extra decorative elements like pom-poms and paper lanterns really make this cornice canopy pop. Remodelaholic can teach you how to create a cornice of your own.
14. A bit of Trim
Creating a tent using only three brackets is what makes this DIY bed canopy so easy. Did you notice that a trim has been added? The sheer trim is a fun and colorful way to give a canopy an accent because it has a soft, dreamlike feel; that’s why it’s used in so many of these projects. Sometimes, all you need to further that finished and polished look is a bit of trim.
15. No Sew Pleated Canopy
If sewing doesn’t tickle your fancy, then this tutorial is for you. Believe it or not, you can actually make a tablecloth canopy without any needles or thread. This DIY bed canopy really measures your creative thinking.
16. Tiered Canopy
The simple fabric drape created with the two curtain rods gives this ingenious bed canopy a fanciful and sweeping effect, mimicking the character and structure of the space. Do you want it to appear more traditional? Just decrease the angle between the two rods by installing the first rod higher over the head of the bed, and fix the second rod to the ceiling over the foot of the bed.
17. Paneled Canopy
Different panels of material are used to make this canopy so if you’re looking for something original and unique, you can try this interesting and clever DIY bed canopy! It uses one focal patterned fabric and a mix of two colors.
This canopygoes to show that you don’t have to stick with just one plain color for a stunning canopy.
18. Back Curtain Canopy
This canopy creates the illusion of a higher ceiling as it extends further toward the ceiling before draping down. The decorative element over the curtain on the wall is a brilliant way to make the room dramatic and give it a clear focal point.
19. Corner Canopy
You can make a serene sanctuary out of your bed with this dramatic and quick DIY bed canopy. With a few extra-long sheer curtains and some simple hardware, it will not even take an afternoon to achieve this look. Check out OneKingsLane’s step-by-step guide for how to make this.
20. Ladder Canopy
Another crazy-yet-brilliant way to repurpose a ladder is by turning it into a canopy. Not only will it have a shabby chic, it also has the ease of using any fabric you choose as a drape hung over the ladder rungs. You can easily replace the drapes with different fabrics whenever you want a different color scheme.
21. Happy Camper
If your kids just can’t get enough of going outdoora, this camping-inspired tent canopy would be perfect to make their bedroommemorable! This DIY project should only take couple of hours, enough to give your kids a surprise they’ll definitely appreciate.
22. Four-Poster Bed
You can build a wooden four-poster bed like this DIY project which includes everything. There might be a lot of work to do, but you’ll be incredibly amazed at the result! This Four-Poster Bed canopy will never leave you bored as it uses different materials for drapings.
23. Flower Wreath
Your little princess would definitely love something feminine and soft like this DIY bed canopy project. The fake flower arrangement and the hanger is very clever, and not much time or money is spent on it.
24. Branch Canopy
For this siple DIY bed canopy, it repurposes a few tree branches to make a curtain rod then uses a simple curtain and two chains hung from a couple of hooks. Basically, you just use the branch-turned curtain rod to hang the bed canopy from the ceiling. The chains help to shape the canopy so it frames part of the bed. So if you’re looking for a beach-themed bedroom or a coastal home decor, then this cool design idea is perfect!