Rusheika Furbert
June 17, 2011 in Photo Questions
what storage is used under these ikea loft beds? Were they built or bought?
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bepsf
I sincerely doubt those are IKEA - I think the entire installation was custom-fabricated for the space
June 17, 2011 at 2:42pm   
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feeny
They do look just like a bunk bed IKEA carries if it were mounted on a custom made storage platform, and with a matching wood panel (and curtains) added across the top rails. i.e. It would not be hard to duplicate this look with an IKEA bed.
Link: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20102451
June 17, 2011 at 3:15pm   
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bepsf
If you look closely - the lack of visible fasteners, slim profile of the timbers and flush joinery in this installation are far different from the overlapping elements, exposed Allen-head screws and chunkier rails of the IKEA bed...
...which is why I said this is very unlikely to be a modified IKEA piece.
June 17, 2011 at 5:01pm   
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Lily Gahagan
Those are indeed IKEA beds -- the make is the KURA loft bed:




The storage underneath is custom.
June 17, 2011 at 6:01pm   
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cmontjon
This is the response from the folks who created the room:
Hi and thanks for all the nice comments!
The beds are indeed kura beds from Ikea!

We covered the blue side of the panels with white-washed faux wood adhesive plastic sheets. The storage underneath is custom built, the drawers are on wheels and can be pulled around. This way we added a lot of storage and it's also very easy for the kids to keep their toys organized: one drawer for Lego, one for playmobil etc.
December 9, 2011 at 10:11am   
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picaluva
how did you secure the ikea bed to the custom built drawers?
May 29, 2012 at 2:45pm   
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Autumn Streamfellow
Would you be willing to share your plans for the custom drawers. they are amazing!
July 17, 2012 at 1:49pm   
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