Daybeds are generally used for sleeping during the daytime (as the name suggests). However, daybeds also differ from standard beds in that daybeds are commonly used as a sofa, making them ideal for use in living rooms, family rooms, dens, and bedrooms. However, because of this rather thin definition, many may still confuse a daybed with a Futon. Daybeds generally do not transform from couch to bed like a futon, and are more decorative than a futon as well, utilizing accessories such as covers, skirts, throw pillows, and comforters.
In many homes, a day bed is a great solution for adding extra sleeping space because, while they don`t actually convert into one, they can be used as a sofa during the day and a bed at night. So, day bed bedding must be comfortable, versatile and durable. Daybeds are essentially defined by the daybed bedding. Also, daybed bedding sets typically include items like daybed covers, accent pillows and matching shams and/or pillowcases that are not included in standard bedding sets. Before shopping for daybed bedding designed to perfectly fit daybed mattresses, it`s good to know what to look for.
When considering choosing a full size daybed, you will discover that there are many other things to take into consideration, thereby making the decision process a more difficult one. Before you buy anything, you should make sure that the bed and the other items or furniture in the room blends together to give the room a befitting look. The bed should blend with the size and color of things, like carpet or hardwoods, wallpaper or paint, storage containers or custom shelving. But, your final choice on what daybed you get will all depend on the dimensions of the room, and sometimes you have to choose between traditional beds and daybeds. Note that daybeds are suitable for rooms with smaller spaces, unlike traditional beds that come in different styles and sizes.
If you really are after the beauty of your home, then maximize the potential of your daybeds. It has to do with choosing properly the bed skirts and the covering of the mattress. The well-kept blankets and other cloth can be transformed to become attractive daybed coverings. If in the morning, you prefer to convert the daybed into a couch, then you may use a slipcover for the mattress.
Daybeds come to be made by materials of metal, wicker, wood, or the combination of these. The wood variations come in the forms of honey oak, natural oak, mahogany, walnut, rustic white, toffee, medium, expresso wicker, fruit wood, autumn brown, and cherry. On the other hand, the metal variations usually are in the forms of mocha frost, flint, antique white, antique bronze, black walnut, antique cocoa, powdered sugar, dusky bronze, bronze sugar, matte black, and pewter walnut.
The most important thing about a full daybed is its size. A normal daybed does not need to occupy a large space as, unlike that of a regular bed, that is of full size, which means that the space its going to occupy will have to be bigger than that if it were occupied by a mere daybed. One thing common amongst daybeds is that in the day, they are very comfortable to sit on, then in the night they can become very cozy to sleep in. There are also some beds that are very similar to daybeds; for example platform beds, which also save space.
Standard Daybeds are available in a number of styles, and can feature trundle bed additions. Even though they do not convert from a couch to a sleeper like a futon, the one thing all standard daybeds have in common is that they are adaptable. They can be made to appear like a couch while functioning as a primary or additional sleeping space. Canopy daybeds are usually easy to spot from the four posts it has on its corners. This is a popular choice for children or teens because of the charming and romantic feel it exudes.