A loft bed is an amazing space saving solution for small bedrooms. Loft beds can also be used in living spaces without separate bedrooms, like efficiency apartments, to effectively keep the living area separate from the sleeping quarters.
There are a variety of already constructed loft bed available on the market today. Although these are portable and sometimes very attractive, some people still choose to make their own built in loft beds. Oftentimes, a DIY built in loft bed is less expensive than already constructed loft beds. Constructing your own built in loft bed, however, also allows you to create a custom piece of built in furniture that suits all of your wants and needs.
If you’re looking for DIY built in loft bed ideas, check out the awesome list below for a little great inspiration!
1. Simple DIY Built In Loft Bed
Not all DIY built in loft bed ideas are complex bulky pieces of furniture. This built in loft bed for instance is a very simple design, yet it does the job it was intended to do very nicely!
Obviously you’ll need some way to get up into your DIY loft bed. A ladder at the end of the bed provides both access and additional support, while the area underneath can be utilized for just about anything.
With a little work, it’s not hard to convert the area underneath your built in loft bed into an uber storage space This loft bed idea includes an entertainment center as well as areas to hang clothes and store shoes!
A large walk-in closet may not make much sense in a kids’ room, but converted into a set of bunk beds or a loft bed, and it makes perfect sense! The beds actually extend further into the closet for a little added privacy.
Want a hidden built in loft bed? This converted closet is perfect for guests, since the doors can be shut and the extra room can be hidden when company isn’t coming. Plus, you have the added satisfaction of seeing the looks on your guests faces when you tell them that they’ll be sleeping in a closet!
Built in loft bed ideas are pretty creative, no? Plus, many of them aren’t too difficult to create. Even if you aren’t very handy, you should be able to construct a simple built in loft bed with just a few simple tools and inexpensive supplies. Just be sure that your DIY loft bed has lots of support for safety’s sake! If you’ve already created your own loft bed, be sure to show us in the comments below!