Published by semut02 at Saturday, October 06th 2018 06:59:08 AM under Bedding
There has been much written about how it is supposedly bad Feng Shui to store items under a bed and an over-emphasized notion that air currents need to pass freely under a bed. I have never been able to correlate anything negative resulting with a client who has stored items under their bed, be it sweater boxes, earthquake supplies or exercise equipment. This is a popular myth that one can ignore. The color bed spread, pillows and sheets that one uses in accordance with Five Element Theory is uniquely reliant on the energies of the room, created at the time the house was built. In other words, there are no generic colors that should be used or not used. Ideal colors for a room are partially based on the orientation of the house and the location of the bedroom within the house. There is no specific height that a bed needs to be. Some people prefer a high one, others a low one. This is subjective and to your liking. Kids often like bunk beds and the low ceiling that the upper bed provides for the lower bed. It is very womb like and protective. While this might feel claustrophobic for an adult, it is okay for kids.
If we take a Queen-sized bed as standard, the dimensions measure eight by four feet. Take a piece of MDF and build the headboard first, this should measure four feet in width to match the bed frame, but the height is up to you, although we would suggest two to three feet in height. After you have your headboard it is time to build the sides and footboard, also by using MDF. Depending on the look of your bed, you could design the footboard along similar lines to the headboard dimension wise, as long as it also measures four feet in width. The sideboards should obviously be eight feet in length. By utilising a powered jigsaw, the above steps should be quick and painless and if you’re feeling fancy you can even cut the top and tail boards to include curved edges. Use your sand/emery paper or sanding machine to smooth out any rough edges.
Choosing a new bed for your child can be a bit more challenging than choosing your own bed. This is because you also have to take into account your child’s safety. You want a bed that is not only comfortable and stylish but also appropriate for your child’s age. Ensuring that your child is safe in his bed will also give you peace of mind. When it comes to safety and comfort, platform beds will be on top of the list. Platform beds sit low to the ground which means that your child can climb in and out of the bed with ease. You also wouldn’t be worrying about your kid falling off from the bed while sleeping since the bed is only elevated a few inches from the ground. Platform beds also have a built-in foundation made from either solid wood panel or slat support system, making sure that your mattress is secure. With how the bed is designed to sit low to the ground, you can make a small room look roomier because it gives the illusion of a higher ceiling. By enhancing the visual space in the room and giving the room an airy feeling, you will also be providing a more comfortable environment for your child.