This 4 post bed is a modern-day version of a pencil post bed. A canopy can also easily be added to this bed.
A poster bed can be a little princess dream bed, and it is easy to build with free poster bed plans. Poster beds can be built in Early American, Colonial, Italian, Tudor or many other styles.
Bed plans are simple in design and high on a decorator's priority list. A bed sets the tone for the entire room, so planning a room around a poster bed is simple, once the bed is complete.
The difference in styles is often minor, and it is easy to adapt when you build it yourself. Use free poster bed plans to select the basic design, then transform it into the style you choose, using simple modifications. Stain, paint, molding and trim will give it a personal style that sets the mood for a great bedroom.