The starting point of any bedroom is a good bed. Not only do you need something that lets you enjoy your peaceful slumber in warmth and comfort, but since the bed acts as the focal point of the room, you need something that looks really good too. Unfortunately, big, beautiful beds can get very expensive, so if you can find the time to put your hands to work, then you can build your very own gorgeous customized bed for a fraction of the price.
Simple Wooden Frame
diningdeckdiyhow to diningdeckdiy for I really love the look of this bed frame because it seems very solid and sturdy. That headboard and the integrated light system is what really impresses me the most, though! And can you believe, the entire project only cost about $300 to make?
Instructions and Project Credit – Instructables
This platform bed uses such a clever design that it truly looks as if the bed is hovering like some sort of alien space craft. Very futuristic! The indented platform isn’t visible when looking at it from a regular standing up position, and the lights underneath really just add to the drama.
Instructions and Project Credit – Imgur
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When it comes to sleeping, the luxury of a king sized bed is an absolute dream (even if you like to think of yourself as more queen-like). Here are some great plans and instructions to build your own big and comfy bed; I just love the white finish!
the 1 last update 2020/07/06 Platform Bed
This lovely, bold and chunky platform bed was built from scratch at a cost of only $55. Impressive! With free printable plans and some helpful photos to guide you through your build, a good night’s rest isn’t too far off.
Instructions and Project Credit – Shanty2Chic
Bed with Floating Nightstands
Sometimes I really marvel at the creativity of some people. I’ve never even thought of building floating nightstands on to a bed frame like this, but now that I’ve seen it, I can’t picture my life without it! If you’re keen on recreating this modern structure then all you’ll need is about $400 for all the materials. Not bad!
Frame with Wooden Headboard
This bed frame is nice, but I have to say that the headboard is the real showstopper for me. The reclaimed wood just looks so full of character! Thankfully, the process is quite a simple one; making something that’s sturdy and gorgeous isn’t actually that tough.
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This may look for 1 last update 2020/07/06 like a regular bed frame, but there are some little touches that really stand out; the bottom plank that connects the two front legs, for example, gives it an elegant touch of modernism. They’ve also included a purchase list for different sized beds so that you can customize with ease.This may look like a regular bed frame, but there are some little touches that really stand out; the bottom plank that connects the two front legs, for example, gives it an elegant touch of modernism. They’ve also included a purchase list for different sized beds so that you can customize with ease.
Instructions and Project Credit – DecorAndTheDog
diningdeckdiyhow to diningdeckdiy for To me, upholstered beds have always oozed luxury and great comfort, and unfortunately, their price tags reflect that! Here’s a great tutorial that shows you how to make a queen sized upholstered bed for yourself without blowing all your savings.
Instructions and Project Credit – ViewAlongTheWay
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This bed is big, boastful, in-your-face, and it’s absolutely gorgeous! It looks like something that belongs in a farm house or beach house with that rustic wood. You could, however, stain it a much darker color if you want more of a modern twist.
Reclaimed pallets serve as fantastic sources of material for a number of inventive projects, and a bed frame certainly is not exempt from this list. The pallet bed frame is really easy to make, too, so it’s perfect for for 1 last update 2020/07/06 novice carpenters.Reclaimed pallets serve as fantastic sources of material for a number of inventive projects, and a bed frame certainly is not exempt from this list. The pallet bed frame is really easy to make, too, so it’s perfect for novice carpenters.
Pipe Bed Frame
Who would have thought that pipes and pipe fittings could be put together in such a way to create this stunning bed frame? I am head over heels in love with this modern industrial look – it’s just so different! If you get your pipes cut ahead of time then you won’t even need a full day to assemble it.
Instructions and Project Credit – SimplifiedBuilding
King Size Platform the 1 last update 2020/07/06
I’m a sucker for platform beds because I really like that solid, robust look and feel, like you know that there’s just no chance of it ever breaking underneath you. Make sure to read through the comments for some more helpful tips on this build.
Instructions and Project Credit – HNYDT
Ikea Cabinet Bed
Ok, so this is going to sound strange, but trust that it’s pure genius. Someone came up with the brilliant idea to use doorless cabinets as the basis for a bed frame. This means that not only do you have minimum building work, but you now also have extra storage hidden away under there.
Clever Storage Bed
Here’s another clever little hack that uses shelving units to create a raised platform bed. With all that ample storage space, it’s the perfect solution to a slightly smaller kid’s room that needs to maximize on floor space.
Instructions and Project Credit – IkeaHackers
From Box Spring to Platform
This crafty project transforms a regular box spring bed into a reupholstered, upcycled platform bed. If you already have a bed to start with, then you won’t have to splurge too much on getting it to look as gorgeous and inviting as this one does.
Instructions and Project Credit – CraftyCorner
for 1 last update 2020/07/06 Statement Bed
I love furniture that isn’t just functional and comfortable, but that make a real statement in the room, and that’s exactly how I feel about this bed. Honestly, those fantastic front legs are what instantly attracted me to this design.
If you can avoid spending $1,600 and only have to dish out $270 on materials, then spending a weekend on your own build should be a no-brainer. Plus, you get the satisfaction of knowing that you did this all with your own two hands – the sleep will be so much sweeter.
Instructions and Project Credit – High-HeeledFootInTheDoor
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Storage seems to be an issue with me since I’m quite a hoarder, so I’m always looking for helpful storage ideas to keep my clutter organized. This platform bed is the answer to all my problems since it has six large pull-out drawers that I can pack full of shoes and everything else that takes up space.
Instructions and Project Credit – Instructables
It’s rustic beds like these that make me want to cuddle up and sleep like a baby forever. Getting out of bed in the mornings would be even more of a struggle if I had to find it in me to roll out of something so beautiful!
Instructions and Project Credit – HomesteadLove
Here’s another clever platform bed that integrates a good amount of storage space. The sheer size of this bed is just magnificent, and the fact that it can easily wheel around is just so cute. If you’re the type who loves to change their room around a lot, then those wheels will come in handy!
Instructions and Project Credit – ChatfieldCourt
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If you want to be considered as the best parent ever, then this boat bed may just help you reach that status. This is, hands down, the coolest DIY bed I’ve come across, and I’m sure any child would agree. And what makes it even more exciting? Secret compartments!
diningdeckdiyhow to diningdeckdiy for Instructions and Project Credit – Instructables