20 Great Beds for Boys


My son just turned two, and my husband and I are starting to think about moving him from his crib into a big boy bed. Of course, the most important part of that decision is not the when or the how, but getting to do a redesign. Right? Ok, maybe that’s not the most important part. However, as I’ve been searching high and low for beds that I like and that fit in his teeny tiny room, I’ve found lots of wonderful candidates. Here are 20 stylish beds for little boys, most of which will easily grow with him into adulthood.

  • Walden Bed 1 of 20
    Walden Bed
    A simple bed with a small footprint and big impact.
    Available at Land of Nod, $680.
  • Piper Bed 2 of 20
    Piper Bed
    Durable steel in fun colors. The perfect modern boy's bed.
    Available at Room and Board, $699.
  • VIntage French Officer’s Bed 3 of 20
    VIntage French Officer's Bed
    A sturdy metal bed with 19th century style.
    Available at Restoration Hardware, $699.
  • Steel Pipe Bed 4 of 20
    Steel Pipe Bed
    Nothing says pure boy like an industrial bed. Except perhaps some stinky socks hanging off the rails.
    Available at Restoration Hardware, $650.
  • Steel Bunk Bed 5 of 20
    Steel Bunk Bed
    Much cooler than your standard wooden frame, this one will stand up to years of monkeys climbing around.
    Available at Restoration Hardware, $999.
  • Kenwood Bed 6 of 20
    Kenwood Bed
    A rustic wood bed with planked panels and barn hardware.
    Available at Restoration Hardware, $750.
  • Oak Park Bed 7 of 20
    Oak Park Bed
    Just like Frank Lloyd Wright's children slept in (not really).
    Available at Land of Nod, $599.
  • Malm 8 of 20
    A great budget buy with tons of style.
    Available at Ikea, $90.
  • Corner Bed with Storage 9 of 20
    Corner Bed with Storage
    Perfect for shared spaces or frequent sleepovers.
    Available at Pottery Barn Teen, from $524.
  • Cameron Storage Bed 10 of 20
    Cameron Storage Bed
    Don't waste the space under the bed.
    Available at Pottery Barn Kids, $799.
  • Stuff Your Stuff Bed 11 of 20
    Stuff Your Stuff Bed
    You can never have enough storage when little boys are around. This one has plenty of room for snakes, snails and puppy dog tails.
    Available at Pottery Barn Teen, $900.
  • The Emmett Bed 12 of 20
    The Emmett Bed
    An update on the traditional honey wood bed.
    Available at Pottery Barn Kids, $599.
  • Camp Bed 13 of 20
    Camp Bed
    You can't go wrong with a classic painted wood bed.
    Available at Pottery Barn Kids, from $549.
  • Raleigh Upholstered Bed 14 of 20
    Raleigh Upholstered Bed
    Who says boys don't need softness and texture?
    Available at Pottery Barn Kids, from $500.
  • Parsons Daybed 15 of 20
    Parsons Daybed
    Versatile and clean lined, this daybed fits in any space.
    Available at West Elm, $999.
  • Parker Bed 16 of 20
    Parker Bed
    Crafted from solid wood to last all through high school.
    Available at Pottery Barn Teen, $400.
  • Hemnes 17 of 20
    A budget take on the classic painted bed with great transitional style.
    Available at Ikea, $199.
  • As You Wish Headboard 18 of 20
    As You Wish Headboard
    A great way to add style and comfort to a little boy's room.
    Available at Land of Nod, $499.
  • Parsons Bed 19 of 20
    Parsons Bed
    A classic modern style that will grow up well.
    Available at Room and Board, $599.
  • Platform Bed 20 of 20
    Platform Bed
    The perfect compromise between Montessori mattress on the floor and your need for a bed frame.
    Available at Room and Board, $699.

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

Article Posted 4 years Ago

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