Making a loft bed can be one of the most rewarding projects you undertake. The look on your child or children’s faces when they see there exciting new loft bed is priceless.
If this is something you are thinking about building, then you may be looking for ideas and build plans. Let me show you some of the most exciting loft bed plans and ideas you could dream of.
You maybe looking for simple loft bed designs or something a little more special. The best thing about building a children’s bed is the amount of ideas they may have, the problem being making them a reality.
Has your child asked for a slide and a ladder? Well, that’s ok, because the set of plans I used has a loft bed just like this. Imagine how much fun your children can have sliding out of bed every morning.
Have you been looking at ways to get an extra bed and also storage? There is an option of having storage spaces inside a loft bed. As a parent I know how important it is to have storage spaces for toys, games and the rest.
Making a loft bed with extra storage is a simple way of solving two problems at once. You get the bed and the storage in one solution, and at very little extra cost.
A lot of people worry about what tools and special skills they may need to take on such a project. You don’t have to have any special skills to complete any of these projects. If you get a set of high quality build plans, they are simple step by step instructions.
The bed I decided to build for my daughter was something not as creative as the one I mentioned above, but still something special and very useful for her age. As an 11-year-old who has just started high school, having somewhere to do homework and have study time was important.
If simplicity is the key for your bed, then the standard 2 single bed option is a great simple build that can be completed over a weekend. From classic finish and coloring to more modern effects, everything is possible as long as you start right.
One of the biggest questions people ask is, is it cheaper to build my own loft bed? The simple answer is yes. If you have a simple cutting list, you can go to your timber supplier and have them pre cut, saving you time and money.