I've always dreamed of having a canopy bed...somewhere along the way it switched from "pink and frilly" to "neutral and junky". I am very happy with how it turned out.
My engineer husband very securely attached the brackets to the walls and the old ladder to the brackets...no worries :) Then I draped 2 matching painters drop cloths over 2 of the rungs of the ladder. That's it...easy!
I was in serious need of a new 'Blogging' desk! I decided to build one. This is super easy to make, and the cost of wood was $55! Woohoo! You can see the full post with more details at http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/08/diy-des...