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1407 Double Bed Stories
Double Up on Double Beds
Increase your sleeping accommodations with this hotel-room trick that works just as well in your home
"some have doubled up the double bed to see if it may benefit your space.... fit two double beds in one room. You may think this look is only for hotel rooms, but... accommodate 2 double beds, small dresser and a chair? Length wise you do 2beds x 5' each... why two double beds? I mean, is the idea that two couples would be sharing one room... large, double bed instead of each person in a single? I see it as something for a..."
Trundle Beds Double Down on Style
With twice the function and visual appeal, trundles turn rooms into sleepover central at a moment's notice
"trundle beds. My childhood bedroom had a white iron daybed with a pop-up trundle underneath... "secret" bed that pulled out at a moment's notice. Originally designed as a sleeping... trundles beds do are - the mattress on the top bed slides over onto the bottom bed so... lower bed raises up (usually) to the same height as the upper bed, and you can pull... a king bed. Get it? Where did the first bed come from? These are really cool. No..."
On Trend: Max Out Function With Double-Use Seats and Sleepers
Have your seating with a side of storage or just maximize your options with these versatile chairs, beds and furniture systems
"Flying Beds, Bruehl, Valcucine, Resource Furniture, and Bean2Bed via their websites... realizing that doubling up here and there could simplify things a bit. These pieces of furniture... problems by doubling up on function. Whether you're looking to save space in the bedroom... average sofa bed is pretty grim. What about a good old fashioned day bed or window seat... bean bag bed seems like it would get lumpy after awhile. I have made a murphy bed based..."
On Trend: You'll Flip for These Double-Duty Furniture Designs
Multiply your options in a small space with chairs and art that become tables, a sofa that becomes a bed and more
"Murphy Bed, we love convertible furniture, and love it more with a dose of high tech... searching for double-duty furnishings for my small city apartment... Excellent! Brilliant... a flat bed. The modern lines turn the typical idea of a futon or sleeper sofa upside... a flat bed; it has an internal cylinder table that gives it support. This rocker flips... frame doubles as a foldout table, or vice versa, depending on which item you need..."
The Family Home: Big Beds In Kids' Spaces
"Double up on space and style with a bed that's sized for grownups... making the bed together. Whether you decide to purchase a larger bed for two children... bigger bed can bring big style to your children's room. It can even double as a guest... Twin beds are often the go-to choice for kids' rooms, but by no means are they the... queen bed and wouldn't have it any other way. They love whispering to each other... guest bed when family comes to town...."
Houzz Tour: Double the Space for a Newly Modern Seattle Home
Breathing-room woes go out the window with an extensive remodel that adds a bedroom, a roof deck and an in-law apartment
"possible, doubling the square footage to 1,600. He turned two levels into four by adding... Murphy bed. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Mary Hurlock-Murphy, her husband Grant... simple bed and graphic yellow bedspread — both from Ikea — brighten this kids’ room... blue Ikea bed and an opaque confetti-patterned vintage chair create a fresh look in another..."
Downsizing Help: Think ‘Double Duty’ for Small Spaces
Put your rooms and furnishings to work in multiple ways to get the most out of your downsized spaces
"versatile double-duty room, furnished with double-duty pieces.... Murphy Bed. It can serve as a bed, TV stand, bookshelf, art gallery, and even your... to the bed and it only disappeared when the bed was in use. Also, a folding desk... rooms work double or triple or quadruple purposes and are so much more useful. An example... not only double duty furniture, but also a minimalist space, nothing extra. Those presented..."
Double-Duty Savvy: 10 Supersmart Laundry Room Combos
Throw some extra function in along with the fabric softener to spin your laundry room into mutitasking mode
"have a double washer and double dryer as when we all depart the amount of bed linen... which doubles as a guest bedroom) but needed file storage and an extra work surface... cabinet doubles as a laundry sink. The pantry items went into shallow 12 inch floor... reading in bed at night, or soft drink when doing homework, without having to go downstairs... clothes and bed linen up and down stairs? Kind of felt sorry for the neighbours looking..."
Double-Duty Function and Singular Style for a California Nursery
Modern and bright, this thoughtfully designed baby's room is ready to welcome a newborn girl and overnight guests
"could double as a guest room and grow with the baby as she matured into a young lady... picures over beds, just the thought gives me the chills! Would love to see a soft hanging... the day bed? I believe that is West Elm. Not sure if they still sell it, I think it... guest bed with a second hidden guest bed trundled underneath. It will also serve... become her bed. The trundle means her room is sleepover ready. A composite photograph..."
15 Rooms That Excel at Double Duty
And even triple duty. Use their ideas to rethink any small space and create a harder-working but harmonious home
"that do double duty enable you to get more use out of your square footage, and they... bookshelves Double duty rooms. Good idea We want a Murphy bed for bedroom #2 Casiers de... room does double duty as a butlers pantry. http://www.designocd.com/2011/08/loads-of-fun/... guest room doubles as out-of-season clothes storage, with minor adjustments when guests... Murphy beds take advantage of vertical space; when guests leave, they can be flipped..."
19 Double-Duty Living Rooms
Double Take: The Disappearing Home Office
Watch a long workstation in a renovated basement vanish with the wave of a wand — er, with some clever architecture anyway
Houzz Tour: Istanbul Apartment Does a Double Take
Two apartments and two contrasting design styles combine in a single stunning home with a view in Turkey
Perk Up Your Bedding’s Personality
Nix that whole ‘bed in a bag’ thing in favor of artfully arranged separates that speak to the imagination
"whole ‘bed in a bag’ thing in favor of artfully arranged separates that speak to the... all the bedding choices out there before finally throwing in the towel and settling... for a “bed in a bag”? If you want to mix your linens in a way that allows your bedroom... those beds with orange cords that snake all the way from the top. The beds also look... on my bed with white bedding. The pillowcases have a wide band of color around the..."
8 Frame and Bedding Matchups for a Beautifully Made Bed
Goodbye, sloppy sheets and carelessly tossed throw pillows; hello, bed looks skillfully put together for sweet slumber
"hello, bed looks skillfully put together for sweet slumber... well-made bed at night after a long day of work. Having the right bedding to complement... hundreds of bed styles and bedding options, so it's easy to get confused with which is... making my bed. Smoothing the sheets, squaring the corners, plumping the pillows — the... your bed frame is key to creating the perfect sleep sanctuary. There really are... makes the bed look like it belongs in the corner. The blue canopy bed just became my..."