Planning to upgrade your bed? Why not make one of these DIY platform beds? This could be just the DIY project you’re looking for!
14 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. So instead of shopping for a new one, why not make our own right? 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 a DIY platform bed. It’s totally worth the effort. Here are some great ideas for beds of all shapes and sizes. Get creative with pallet boards, or pieces of wood, and make these raised platform beds – great for storage!
1. Two Toddler Beds for $75
Are your kids ready for their own room? This cheap 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
Who doesn’t love extra storage? Having storage is always a great benefit especially when you can maximize the space of your bed. This DIY platform bed with storage is what you need! Personally, I like these 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 & Salvaged Door Headboard
If you have the time and an old door, 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 farmhouse- or cottage-style interiors.
6. Platform Bed with Storage and Baskets
Because we can’t get enough of them, here’s another DIY platform bed with storage you can replicate. Grab some baskets too while you’re at it!
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 tutorial!
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 the reason is the latter, 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 without making the room look cluttered!
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!
Do you like IKEA’s Platform Bed? If so, this hack from Chris Heider will teach you how to make your own!
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