Showcasing a classic elegance, most Jenny Lind twin beds are crafted out of hardwearing materials that feel delicate enough to work in a child's bedroom while still providing adequate weight-bearing capabilities. With its traditional spindle design on the headboard and footboard, Jessica Davis notes that a lot of these beds from the late 19th century are crafted out of solid wood such as pine or rubberwood. There are also some Jenny Lind twin beds that go a slightly different route and are made out of iron or tubular metal. You might also find some options that are made out of powder-coated steel. For added support, most Jenny Lind twin beds will have either metal or wooden support slats to help keep the mattress in place. And for proper assembly, there will likely be metal or steel hardware as well.
For those looking for a bed that displays a vintage charm, a Jenny Lind twin bed with its spindle or bobbin-style slat boards in the headboard and footboard feels both unique and timeless. A lot of Jenny Lind twin beds contain a prominent and rectangular shaped headboard and footboard with curved edges and interior slats. Interior decorator Amy Lau notes that a lot of the time the headboard will possess a longer profile than the footboard to achieve a grand look. Most Jenny Lind twin beds sit slightly higher off the ground with either ornamental, poster, or rod-style legs that add to the traditional style. Due to its more delicate frame, there may be center supports in addition to the four poster legs.
Design expert Nicole Hollis suggests finding either a white or brown Jenny Lind twin bed that's perfect for a little girl's room or guest bedroom if you're opting for a classic or vintage bedroom aesthetic. For a slightly more bohemian style, a light teal Jenny Lind twin bed gives the space a pop of freshness while remaining true to the traditional style of this bed. There are also baby pink or red Jenny Lind twin beds that look and feel very feminine and work well with floral bedding and lots of decorative pillows. For something a bit more regal and polished, you might opt for an iron Jenny Lind twin bed that's finished in a gold veneer.
Since a lot of Jenny Lind twin beds are used in children's rooms, it's important that they're made in a safe manner. Keeping that in mind, you'll find that some Jenny Lind twin beds come with guardrails or center support beams to add some extra support. Courtney McLeod suggests finding a Jenny Lind twin bed that's finished in non-toxic paint or veneer to keep things eco-friendly and safe for its occupiers. Some beds will come with a handy wooden or metal slat kit or even the tools required for the assembly to make it easy to put together. To work with modern amenities, some Jenny Lind twin beds are compatible with adjustable mattresses as well. And due to the typical high off-the-ground design of these classic beds, there is almost always room to accommodate under-bed storage.