The humble bunk bed has been a fixture of kidsbedrooms since before the invention of the mattress. When you consider the clear advantages a bunk bed offers over a normal bed, it’s easy to see why; bunk beds are the perfect way to fit more beds in a room without compromising on floor space.
Bunk beds are a great option for siblings sharing a room, as long as they can agree who gets the top bunk! Bunk beds can be great for a single child too, with the unoccupied bunk the perfect place to store toys, have an adventure,or accommodate a sleepover guest. More so than anything, bunk beds are just plain fun.
When choosing a bunk bed for your kid’s bedroom, its important to include the kids in the process, not only will you take home a product the kids will enjoy but will give them the confidence to speak their mind and express themselves. There are so many great bunk beds available, but here are my top picks.
My place bunk bed
Colorful, vibrant,and designed specifically for kids, the my place bunk bedis the perfect bunk bed for a kid’s bedroom. Available in five playful colors, the my place bunk is styled to inspire your kid’s imagination. The functional design of this bunk sees a window like portion added to the bottom bunk;this serves to give the bed a home-like appearance while serving as a step up to the top bunk, genius!
Quad bunk bed in charcoal by Domayne
When two beds aren’t enough, the quad bed from Domayne has you covered. Build from high-quality steel and awarded the highest AFRDI blue tick safety rating possible;this is the supreme bunk bed. The designers thought of everything, from extra-wide safety rails, to a system of slats that prevents blankets from sliding off the top bunk
.The Quad bunk is available in single, king single,or trio sizes and,at its largest size,can sleep fourkids easily. The king single option is great for not so little kids as the mattress size can accommodate even a tall adult. The Quad bunk bed is not just for kids; this bed could serve well in a spare room to accommodate visiting family and guests
Owen single bunk
Pleasinglyold school in design, the Owen single bunk steers clear of shiny metals and plastics. The frame is constructed frombeautiful rubberwood;this hardwood is resilientand strong, its durability bolstered by a coat of subdued grey or white paint. The Owen is perfect for those who want a traditional over-under bunk bed that will stand the test of time. Similarly the Frankie bed frame from Domayneis a suitable option.
As the name suggests, this bunk bed sleeps three kids, and it does so in a delightfully fun way.The bottom bunk is a double mattress, with a vibrant blue steel frame providing support for a single overhead bunk bed. This bed exudes fun,and kids are sure to love its playful take on the humble over-under bunk.
There are plenty of bunk beds on the market, from the absurdly expensive to the cheap and nasty, the choice is yours. Going cheap might seem like a good idea, after all, your kids will grow out of bunk beds in a few years, why not just get something cheap and simple? It’s important to considersafety, after all, bunk beds can be dangerous as kids climb to the top bunk.
Buying a quality bunk bed is the way to go; the bunks I have chosen aren’t expensive and were built will longevity in mind. The right bed can make all the difference and can make bedtime fun. If you need to free up some space and inject some fun into bedroom furniture, bunk beds are hard to beat.