A DIY storage bed is an ideal way to meet a bedroom storage need with style. Functional, practical, affordable and beautiful, a platform bed with storage takes up no more space in the room than just a bed.
These 15 DIY storage bed ideas we have gathered for you will show you how to build open shelving or drawers under any size bed so you can essentially double the space in a bedroom. Find out how easy and affordable creating more storage space can be by checking out these under bed storage ideas.
Open Shelf Platform Storage Bed
These plans will show you how to build this attractive open shelf diy platform storage bed by lowes that can be build for any size bed. The sturdy platform eliminates the need for box springs too. You may also like to see plans for diy platfoam bed.
Lighted DIY Platform Bed With Storage
The idea here is to build the platform larger than the bed and create under storage like this one by apartmenttherapy to eliminate the need for other pieces of furniture in the bedroom. The addition of lights creates a dramatic look in the room and serves as a night light too.
Here are brief instructions for this diy lighted platform bed:
- Build a frame with 2×4‘s to the desired size.
- Cut and attach plywood one foot from edge on the the two outside edges to create open compartments for storage and attach LED rope lights.
- Cover top with ply wood. paint or stain to desired color.
Twin DIY Storage Bed
This is a great idea for a child’s room we love its design. It creates a bed with storage underneath that will keep toys neatly out of sight when not in use. This is an easy DIY build using pre-fab bin storage pieces. You may like to see toy storage ideas for kids.
Here are brief instructions for this DIY bin storage bed:
- Measure mattress and purchase enough pre-fab bin storage units to create a platform for the mattress to set upon.
- Use nuts and bolts to attach bin frames together to form a platform and cover top with white melamine.
- Add colorful plastic bins
Bead Board DIY Storage Bed
The addition of beadboard siding on this under storage bed design by thisoldhouse creates a light and airy look when painted white. A darker color could be used to make it look masculine and bright paint colors would make this bed frame design suitable for a child. You may also like to see plans for diy bed frames.
Queen DIY Storage Bed
This queen storage bed requires no wood cutting and only minimal carpentry skills to build. The results will provide plenty of under storage to meet your needs.
Here are brief instructions for this diy queen storage bed:
- Purchase three sets of bookshelves like Ikea Expedit bookshelves and put them together.
- Attach cross braces on the backside to keep shelves stable.
- Attach plywood on top with screws and top with queen sized mattress.
See the full tutorial for making a storage bed at instructables.
DIY Storage Bed With Bottom Drawers
This DIY bed frame by ana-white with drawers is easy to build and adorable for a kid’s room like the one we discussed earlier. The headboard and foot board make this storage bed look like a high-end design furniture piece. Wood cutout letters create the child’s name for a personal touch.
DIY Loft Bed With Under Storage
These free plans will show you how to build a loft bed that has under storage by jenwoodhouse and a place underneath for a work area. Great space for a teen to hang out and do homework. You may also like to see plans for murphy beds.
DIY Storage Bed With Rolling Crates
Here we have another great idea for under bed storage for a bed by schoolofdecorating that you already own. Create this rolling crates that will fit under the bed and can easily be rolled out and in as needed. Perfect for a small apartment or for people who move often.
Twin Corner DIY Storage Beds
Great use of space when you have more children than bedrooms. Double the storage space and sleeping space in the room with this idea for DIY twin corner bed with under storage by goodshomedesign and attractive corner headboard. Also find ideas to build your own headboard.
DIY King Platform Bed With Storage
These plans will show you how to build this elegant king platform bed by doityourselfdivas with storage underneath. Bottom drawers can hold an abundance of clothing and the addition of short legs create a high end design look. The wood can be painted any color, but white paint will give a classic, elegant look to this DIY platform bed. You may also like to see my other articles laundry room storage ideas and diy garage storage ideas.
Expedit DIY Storage Bed
Farmhouse DIY Platform Bed With Storage
Use this idea we will show you how to build any size under storage bed by impatientlycrafty that will fit in perfectly with farmhouse decor. Attractive, functional and easy to build, this DIY build is a little on the pricey side, but worth every penny.You may like to see farmhouse table plans.
Platform DIY Storage Bed
A must-have for small bedrooms that have no storage. This attractive platform bed provides plenty of under storage by ohyesblog and the space beside the mattress that can be used as a table. Steps have pull-out drawers and the steps can be used for seating, plus the doors on the front of storage cubby holes can be used as a portrait display area. You may also like to see my other article diy loft beds.
DIY Storage Bed With Pull Out Drawers
Use these DIY plans to create an attractive bed frame that has pull out drawers. Keep the clutter out of sight and tucked away in drawers by building this platform bed with drawers by project.theownerbuildernetwork.
Upper and Lower DIY Storage Bed
Solve all your storage and display needs with this unique DIY bed frame. Under bed storage and storage shelves that create a unique headboard can hold all of your essential items and display pieces. Create a WOW factor for your bedroom with this DIY storage bed by bhg.
Storage bed helps you to enhance and make most out of your bedroom space. These diy storage bed range from simple to more campace design. You can choose from any of these to build your own bed.