Color, color, color! This looks all 'dream home', but since there are plenty of old iron bedsteads with built-in box springs on Craigslist for one to three hundred, and the only other costs are the mattress and a powder-coat paint job, this setup could price out about equivalent to a brand new bed frame.

Ode to My Favorite Fall Color: Sunny, Soulful Saffron

Color, color, color! This looks all 'dream home', but since there are plenty of old iron bedsteads with built-in box springs on Craigslist for one to three hundred, and the only other costs are the mattress and a powder-coat paint job, this setup could price out about equivalent to a brand new bed frame.

I love how peaceful this bedroom is. The modesty panel is particularly beautiful with a stunning peacock design

40 Vintage Iron Beds

I love how peaceful this bedroom is. The modesty panel is particularly beautiful with a stunning peacock design

This shade of "green" was one of the most popular colors being used in the early 1800's. This "wedding ring" style bed still has it's original paint job with subtle gold accented castings. #ironbeds #antiqueironbeds

This shade of "green" was one of the most popular colors being used in the early 1800's. This "wedding ring" style bed still has it's original paint job with subtle gold accented castings. #ironbeds #antiqueironbeds

I already have this old brass bed i painted for this lifestyle photo shoot a did a few months back

I already have this old brass bed i painted for this lifestyle photo shoot a did a few months back

Other Pinner wrote: Metal bed-we have one from when my dad was a boy exactly like this.  But never thought of painting it.  It would work well for a guest bedroom (going retro/vintage style) or for a little girls room.

Other Pinner wrote: Metal bed-we have one from when my dad was a boy exactly like this. But never thought of painting it. It would work well for a guest bedroom (going retro/vintage style) or for a little girls room.

See the before and after of this antique iron bed. Saving the antique iron bed by Far Above Rubies:

See the before and after of this antique iron bed. Saving the antique iron bed by Far Above Rubies:

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