If you are looking for a more elegant bed, then you can have one by hanging canopy curtain on your bed. Adding a canopy curtain to your bed can make a big difference in the decorating style of the room. It can give your bedroom a more traditional or colonial looking style. Purchase curtains that can satisfy your measurements. They must be long enough so that they can reach the floor. You should also buy adequate matching curtain panels. Bedposts have spaces between them and these panels will fill in their spaces. They are also use to match the width and length of the bed. Purchase also extra panels. This is to make sure that curtains will spread out nicely.