Upgrade your bed with one of these fabulous DIY platform beds! This could be just the DIY project you’re looking for to start the year off!
DIY Platform Beds To Upgrade Your Bedroom With
I’ve been thinking about getting a new bed for our room, but as you know, buying one can be very expensive. But we also know how trendy platform beds are nowadays! So instead of shopping for a new one, I found myself looking for the perfect platform bed to DIY this weekend. And guess what I’ve found? Tons of amazingly beautiful and functional ideas. If you feel like you need a new focal point for your bedroom or just want to do a woodworking project over the weekend, try your hand at building one of these DIY platform beds. It’s totally worth the effort!
1. Two Toddler Beds For $75
Are your kids ready for their own room? This budget-friendly platform bed will be the best thing to make and there’s no doubt they’ll love it!
2. Easy DIY Platform Bed
Looking for a rustic platform bed? Building your own bed doesn’t have to be complicated. Make it easy with this DIY platform bed plan.
3. DIY Platform Bed With Storage And Baskets
Who doesn’t love extra storage? Having storage is always a great advantage especially when you can maximize the space of your bed. This DIY platform bed with storage is what you need! Personally, I quite like the idea of nesting baskets for under my bed!
4. DIY Expedit Queen Platform Bed
I love IKEA! And if you do too, then this is the IKEA hack you’ve been waiting for. I’m sure you’ll enjoy making this Ikea-inspired Expedit queen platform bed.
5. DIY Platform Bed And Salvaged Door Headboard
If you have the time and an old door lying around, you can surely pull this one off. I love the rustic look of this DIY platform bed and I really like the idea of salvaging a used door, too! It’s great for homes with a farmhouse or a cottage-style interior.
6. Platform Bed With Storage
Because we can’t get enough of them, here’s another DIY platform bed with storage you can replicate. This beautiful plan eliminates the need for storage baskets yet has tons of storage.
7. Twin Storage Bed
8. DIY Platform Bed With Floating Nightstands
This is certainly the first DIY platform bed with floating dividers I’ve seen and I’m glad I came across this one. Who doesn’t want a DIY furniture with double purpose? Those floating dividers make great nightstands!
9. DIY Pallet Bed
Pallet wood is cheap and easy to find. So if you’re planning to make a platform bed on your own, make something amazing with pallets instead! You won’t even break a sweat with this simple DIY pallet platform bed idea!
10. Cute Girl Bed
Is your daughter persistently asking you to get her a new bed because she’s all grown up (or so she thinks)? This cute platform bed for girls will be just perfect!
11. Floating Platform Bed
There’s a reason why you like platform beds and it’s probably the height or the illusion that your bed is floating. Well if this holds true for you, then this is the floating platform bed you’re looking for!
12. Storage And Platform Bed
More, more, and more storage, please! Okay, I hear ya! Now, there’s more to this storage platform bed that meets the eye. There’s practically a small storage room underneath the mattress, which is a brilliant way to store things while still maintaining a cool, minimalist vibe!
13. DIY Modern Platform Bed
So we’ve seen some DIY rustic platform beds earlier, and now, it’s time to take a look at this DIY modern platform bed. With a mid-century modern appeal, this will surely fit in any modern or contemporary-style bedroom.
14. DIY Platform Bed With Drawers
What about building a DIY platform bed with drawers? It’s a neater way to store your things and the final product has a sleeker and more polished look!
15. DIY Concrete Block Bedframe
A base of concrete blocks is perfect for an industrial-themed or minimalist room. And what’s also minimal is the work needed to set this up. Slap a coat of paint on the blocks to match the color of your room.
16. Platform Bed On Wheels
This platform bed on wheels will make rearranging your bedroom easy. A DIY headboard with thick wooden base looks fixed, yet the hidden wheel makes it simple to move to any room in the house.
17. Bunk Bed Platform
This is another DIY platform bed for the kids I’m sure you and the kids will love. The plan provides extensive sleeping and storage space without the hassle of taking all the available space in the bedroom. The plan also has additional ideas for a matching floating shelves.
Do you like IKEA’s Platform Bed? If so, this hack from Chris Heider will teach you how to make your own!
Our hands can do wonderful things and we shall not take that for granted! Do not spend on pricey platform beds because the truth is, you can make DIY platform beds on your own. With a plan, some woodworking, time, and effort, you’ll be able to finish a beautiful handmade platform bed before you know it! Plus, you’ll be sure of the quality too!
Which of these DIY platform beds will you make for your bedroom? Let us know in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.