Bedrooms for Adults

Have you ever given much thought to how long you spend in your bedroom?  A lot!  And, unlike most areas in your home, your bedroom is ‘yours’.  It obviously makes sense to ensure it reflects your personality, not the previous owners of the house or that of your builder.  There...

Lego-themed bedroom ideas

Lego is an all-time favorite with kids of all ages.  Lego knows it and targets kits for every age group from toddlers to adults!  It seems that once hooked, one can never, ever have enough of these amazing building bricks :) So if you've got kids (or a really big kid)...

Illuminated Pallet Bed

Have you ever noticed how bright and sunny weather somehow inspires an upbeat disposition? In contrast, we seem a little less motivated on rainy and dull winter days. That's because our bodies respond to the psychological effects of lighting, and it often changes our moods. Mood lighting can enhance the...

Cool murphy beds that maximize small spaces

If you've been shopping for a Murphy bed for your room, you probably know how expensive they are. Building one yourself can significantly reduce the cost, especially if you use some reclaimed materials. As a bonus, DIYing a Murphy bed lets you completely customize it so that it is truly, a one...

8 ideas for maximizing small bedroom space

Most of us just can't have enough bedroom space at home! But if you believe you could do so much more with the space that you have, here are some ideas to get you started... Some of us are probably thinking that they need to have a mansion to have enough...

Warm and inviting rustic log beds

Looking for a bed that goes well with your rustic themed bedroom? Then these rustic log beds might end your search. Most of the conventional bed sold in the market today tend to look very much the same. It's even hard to find a headboard that is not produced in...

Loft Bedrooms – making space

A loft bedroom won't suit every need and certainly, not every home. But they are a great way to gain a lot of extra space at minimal cost. They use vertical space without incurring the overhead of floor space. A well designed cabin or beach shack can have two, three...

Easy Do-It-Yourself Platform Bed

Getting a new bed can cost you a lot of money, and searching for one that will suit your taste can take a long time. So, why not make your own, and get the perfect design! Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close...

Loft Beds With Desks

A highly functional kids' bedroom can be achieved by maximizing space. Start by choosing the right bed. A loft bed with a desk underneath is a great alternative to a conventional bed. This is especially true if the bedroom is small. The saved space can be used to create a...

Space Efficient Bed With Storage

Do you need more storage in your bedroom, but lack the floor space for additional cabinets? The space under your bed is great for extra storage, but you don’t have to buy a new and expensive storage bed. We’ve put together a collection of space efficient storage beds. They’re completely...

Build your kids a tractor bunk bed

If you live on a farm, or your kids like homesteading activities, this could be the perfect bunk bed. It would also be great in a small country weekender. Bunk beds are great for kids who share one bedroom, especially if you have lots of vertical space you can use. By going...

DIY Murphy Bed

If your spare room doubles as a home office, craft room, or playroom for the kids, then a fold away bed may be the perfect solution for freeing up floor space. This bed would work just as well in a granny flat or bedsit. If you've done some pre-made murphy bed...

DIY Stuffed Animal Zoo

If you're a parent, you'll know how stuffed toys seem to both miraculously multiply and migrate to every corner of the house. They'll even sometimes make a break for freedom and somehow manage to get as far as the yard!  They also have a habit of taking up an enormous amount of...

DIY Hanging Bed

Who hasn’t enjoyed a lazy summer nap on a porch swing or in a backyard hammock? If only you could only re-create that easy, sweet, lazy feeling in your own bedroom. Well, if you want to wake up to the reality of a hanging bed, this is definitely a project...

DIY Fire Truck Bunk Bed

Kids love bunk beds, but you don't have to spend a lot of money to make them happy. By building a bunk bed like this fire truck, you can significantly cut down the cost. And if you spend a couple of hours every weekend on this project, time shouldn’t be...

DIY Clubhouse Bed

Want to make the little kids happy? This DIY Clubhouse Bed might just be what you are looking for! Beds like this could be expensive when store-bought. By building the kids' own custom-designed bed, you could avoid unnecessary expenses. Plus, this particular bed is one easy DIY project. A fun...

DIY Moon Shaped Cradle

Here’s a DIY project that will take your little one to the moon :-) Many parents like cradles for the same reason they like a bassinet. Their smaller size make them a cozy nook for babies. When it comes time to put the baby to sleep, the enclosed space makes them feel more...

DIY Triple Bunk Bed

Looking for a bunk bed that makes good use of space in a shared bedroom? Then this project is for you! For those of you who grew up sharing a room with your siblings, you know that space is at a premium. You might even have experienced battles over “space”....

DIY Dump Truck Bed

Here’s an interesting project for those of you who are thinking of building a kid’s bed. The project builder wanted to make a bed for his three-year old son so his little sister could have the son's crib. The result is this fabulously detailed dump truck bed equipped with dashboard, from where you...

Little Bits and Pieces… Bedrooms For Kids

In our experience, one of the wonderful things about young children is that they love anything new! Add something small to their collection or a new poster on their wall and they are in seventh heaven. There are differing views on whether a child needs or should have a separate...

Teen Dreams

It doesn't matter how you decorate a teen's room, you're probably going to be wrong!  Or at least they'll tell you they don't like it every time they want to 'stick the needle in'. You can - and probably should, consult with them but then you may find you're miles...

Rustic Bedrooms

Are you into rustic bedrooms? Let us know which of these rustic bedrooms you like best. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer 8-) If you liked these, you will...

Bunk Beds

Bunk beds!  Kids love them and envy those lucky enough to have one. They're fun, space-saving and, as you can see here, a lot of fun.  Poorly designed bunk beds can be outright dangerous but most countries now have mandatory standards. Of course, it usually falls to a parent to...

Dear Kids – Colour Panache

Dear Kids  -  Como Italy Distribution:   Global OK - we'll admit that this is an unabashed plug for Dear Kids - unfortunately, unpaid :(  But we really like their furniture and design concepts and suspect you may too. Nowhere near a retailer?  If you look long and hard, you'll realise...