How to Make a Built in Bed Using Stock Kitchen Cabinets
See how we took this small dormer space in the upstairs bedroom and made it super functional by adding a built-in bed with tons of storage. On top of that, we added texture, character, and coziness in this little nook with a rustic planked wall behind the bed and new lighting. To see all the details on how we built the bed and the after pictures, click here: http://www.simplicityinthesouth.com/2016/12/progress-with-the-dormer-bedroom-built-in-bed-using-stock-kitchen-cabinets.html
The dormer nook where the bed would be placed is approximately 10′ wide by 4′ deep.
We had enough room for an extra-long twin mattress and (2) 18" stock kitchen cabinets with drawers
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Tricia @ Simplicity In The South on Sep 15, 2019
Thanks so much! My youngest son recently took over his older brother’s room. It definitely makes it easier to keep clean (or at least keep the appearance of a clean room) with the trundle drawers under the bed. I’m sure your nieces and nephews would love a cozy nook like this!
Kimberly Cadena Schwaner on Nov 08, 2022
Could you use the cabinets and make a readers nook out of it , bench with storage underneath, great idea.
This is such a clever, practical and outstanding project. Kudos!!!!!
YES I have 2 box rooms and this is inspirational I WOULD LIKE THE BED HIGHER PERHAPS ON DRAWERS OR PLINTH ? OLIVE
Is it possible to do this with a free-standing queen captains bed? (Double rows of drawers on both sides). It would also have an adjustable bed on top. I was just going to use an old waterbed, but I was told I couldn't use the zero clearance adjustable bed with that.