Jenny Lind Style: Adult-Sized Spindle Beds

Jenny Lind cribs are a design classic, but elegant spindles look just as good on beds made for adults. As these rooms show, they can range anywhere from traditional to eclectic to surprisingly modern.

  1. Designer Phoebe Howard coats a dramatic 4-post version in cream paint.
  2. Bright colors and contemporary prints balance a traditional bed in House Beautiful.
  3. A bed from the mid-1800s looks chic in a minimalistic room. Via Country Living.
  4. Not exactly a Jenny Lind, but Paul McCobb's modern take on a spindle bed is gorgeous nonetheless. Via Architectural Digest.
  5. The white bed and yellow bedding in Marie's Memphis Apartment make for a cheerful pair.

(Images: As linked above.)

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Kathleen is a freelance editor who lives in Chicago. She loves eclectic rooms, traveling with her family, and feeding anyone who steps foot in her house. She theoretically hates clutter, but can’t stop buying books and craft supplies.