A bed resembling a sleigh, with outward curving head- and footboards is called Sleigh Bed. Often made of wood and quite heavy, the sleigh bed is a result of the French and American Empire period of the early 19th century. A sleigh bed is a contemporary form of bed which are popular for its bold statement. Sleigh beds are designed with beautiful, sleek curves with a smart and slender look. The style of a sleigh bed is totally different from that of standard bed and so brings style into your bedroom. Sleigh beds may be made of wooden and metal but they are most popular in leather style. Sleigh beds are a perfect choice for modern or contemporary styled houses and can contribute alot in enhancing the beauty of your room.