This bed pulls together a room without the "fussy" look of some brass or metal beds. Overall the bed looks sleek. The bed came packaged in 2 boxes and was very easy to assemble. It is very sturdy and doesn't wobble. It is slightly higher than a basic mattress support so you do get another few inches of storage under the bed. The color is darker than pictured, looks almost black.
I just set this up in my bedroom and bought a brand new matress and box-spring (full size). It is so sturdy and fit the bedding perfectly! I got a standard pillow top mattress with a standard box spring and the height of both the headboard and footboard are perfect. It was so easy to assemble and it is a beautiful bed. It shipped fast and was packaged well. I am pleased as can be with my purchase! Highly recommend this bed frame for the price.
I ordered this piece for my daughter. She loved it and it arrived on time and I didn't even open package until months after ordering (since we were moving later, but needed to make sure I didn't miss out on this item) Risky I know, working in the Consumer Affairs I would have never done this nor do i recommend anyone doing so. But I am glad I did. It was a bit hard to put together, but I did it by myself I am certain it would have been easier with another person to help.
After reading the reviews I was excited about this bed for my guest room, but I just opened the package and I'm really disappointed. Its very light weight, which I guess is not a problem, but my big hang up is the finish. The color is very dark gray/ black but has a metallic shimmer to it, like car or bicycle paint. Definitely not what I would want for a bed that has an antique style. It just looks super cheap. I'm debating about whether to return it or try to spray paint it, but will probably return it because I don't think I can feel good about paying more than about $*** for something like this.
I gave this bed a score of excellent for quality, value and style - it is very sturdy, easy to put together and looks great. However, I was expecting pewter, and the finish is black. We kept it anyway since it still works in the room, but I would not recommend to a friend based on the inaccurate color description.
Bed was very cute for my daughters room, going to add some string lights for her and you can wrap them around the head and footboard easily. The only negative I would say is the bed frame is a touch tricky...we have had to adjust it a couple of times. But overall happy with product!