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8. A multifunctional space. If you have only one spare bedroom but a variety of needs, a Murphy bed or wall bed may be the solution for you. Multiple companies specialize in beds that fold effortlessly into an attractive wall cabinet when not needed. That way, you can use your spare room as a home office, craft space or exercise studio without a bed taking up floor space — at least not until just before your visiting children arrive.How to Add a Murphy BedMoreSimplifying: How to Get Your Grown Kids’ Things Out of the HouseFind professional organizers on Houzz
If you want to hide a queen-size bed in plain sight, you can't beat a Murphy bed. You can customize the bed to match your walls and architectural details, so when it's closed, you would never guess a big, comfy bed is there at all — and when it's time to sleep, all you need to do is give it a pull.Get the guide: Inspiring Murphy Beds
Then when my painter painted the walls and trim of the space, he simply matched the murphy bed and bookcase paint to the baseboard and crown molding, giving it a built-in look. We finished it all off with a queen size mattress and bedding from Target's DwellStudio. Now work, exercise, sleep ... all can be accomplished in this room. I can't believe how comfortable our guests say their stays are here. Read on for more murphy bed ideas. Will one inspire you to consider this multi-functional way of living?
For a bookworm, turning the dining room into a library may prove to be a useful solution. And if you also have family members who treat your house like a hotel, install a Murphy bed within your built-ins. This also helps to alleviate the problem of finding somewhere to stuff that pesky air mattress each morning.