Practical and fun… who wouldn’t want bunk beds? Whether you’re short of space or looking for flexibility, the perfect bunk bed set up could be the answer. There are a few factors to consider before buying, so check out my shortlist to get your thinking!
I almost bought bunk beds when the Twins were moving from cribs, but my head span and I went for separates. When choosing beds for a shared room there are practical issues to tackle! Have you honed in on what you want from your perfect bunk bed? Some questions to ask yourself:
- Do you need extra storage?
- How many people may come to stay?
- Do you want the flexibility to separate the beds?
- Are you worried about the height of the top bunk?
- Splurge or save?
Bunk Beds That Look Great When Split
Bunk beds are generally built lightweight, it’s a big piece of furniture
These beds look just as fabulous once stacked up. Check the bunk out on the Birch Lane website. I love timeless painted kids furniture like this and the sale price is pretty great too for two quality beds.
The Bebble modern bunk bed doesn’t just look great as separate twin beds, it oozes style when stacked up too! The mix of white
Twin over Full Bunk Beds
If your kid shares their bed with a pile of books like mine, you may be looking for a little more mattress space. Perfect for chatting with friends, or storytime with parents, a full
This twin over full trundle bunk has a sturdy, rustic feel. I can see it being perfect for grandma’s house or second home… one spare room can have space to sleep the whole family!
I love the box steps to the end of this bunk… they will be much easier to climb than a ladder. The storage under the bed and in the steps makes it a pretty substantial piece of furniture and it’s super stylish too!
Affordable Bunk Beds for All
Sometimes budget is everything. Us twin moms know all about how expensive kids can be! If you’re looking for a cheap bunk bed option, you do have choices!
For an absolute steal, you can’t get much better than the Caribou bunk beds. They unstack and still look good, they get plenty of great reviews on Amazon and come in a range of colors. The gray is definitely my favorite, and for less than $200 your wallet can breathe a sigh of relief.
Low Level Bunk Beds for Little Ones
Because I moved the Twins into beds just before their second birthday, I was worried about falling. Even when those little ones are older, it’s quite the fall to come off the top bunk. If you think Mom won’t sleep while thinking about it, a lower level bunk bed may be for you!
The top of the ladder is only 33″ from the floor and it’s quite adorable! We may be moving soon and if the Boys end up in a smaller room, this is a strong contender. Classic natural wood will go with any gender and any styling. Love it!
Super cute bunk bed set up and perfect for the
When You Want to Splurge…
Pottery Barn Kids is often my splurge choice. It is a little pricey but the quality is fantastic and the style always classic. Your furniture with not only look fabulous but it will last. I love this classic bunk bed, from the black details to the storage underneath!
You might squint a little as you’re paying, but this modern bunk bed will be just as cool when you’re kids are grown up. It comes in a light birch or walnut finish and if you’re looking to save, Kathy Kuo Home gives you 10% off when you sign up to their mailing list. There is even a trundle bed option for an extra guest!
I hope you’ve found a style that suits your little ones’ needs! If you missed it last year, check out how I finished the Twins room when they turned 2yrs old, they love how it turned out! I will come back soon and add some more perfect bunk beds to the list… in the meantime, which is your favorite?