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My kiddos share a room and things are getting tight now that Abby is finally rocking the big girl bed. In my quest to find a bunk bed that sates my safety concerns, I was pleasantly surprised with the low-to-the-floor, high-railed, low impact choices available.
We’re going to wait until the fall, when my eldest toddler turns 4 (he’ll take the top), before we update their room and put in a bunk-bed. Although it’s going to be hard to wait with all of the awesome options I found.
From the outrageous and the ludicrously amazing (with price-tags to match), to the repurposed, DIY and impressive Ikea hack-jobs…there’s something for everyone here!
1. Kura Reversible Loft / Bunk Bed
This one is winning all sorts of prizes in the price and Ikea Hack department. Wait to see you see some of the conversions and DIYs up ahead! I’m all over this action.
2. Amarillo Adventure Bed
Is is a bunk bed or is it a jungle gym. Some parents may grimace at the thought of this as a bed for their toddlers. Because you know, beds are for sleeping. I had to include this design purely for it’s cool factor. I have to admit I kind of love it, especially since it converts to different heights making a bed that will grow with your toddlers into childhood. Shown at mid-height (goes lower).
3. Thuka Kid’s Castle Loft Bed
Place a mattress down below and you have yourself a bunk bed! Comes in various finishes.
4. Stairway Bunk Bed
Love this one! A great space saver, nice and low to the grown with built in drawers on the wide, angled, super safe staircase. Extra bonus points for the built in sleepover trundle bed.
5. Treehouse Bed
No, you can’t get this in king size. Pricey, but dream-worthy.
6. Perch Bunk Bed
Another great low impact choice. Clean modern lines, this beauty separates into a loft bed and a standalone twin too! A pricier, yet durable and well-made option to last through all the wear and tear.
7. Domayne My Place Bunk
This company currently only ships within Australia, which isn’t a problem if you know someone there you can have it shipped to! There are also several shipping services that do this for you. Another low impact, modern choice. Made of MDF – this could be used as inspiration for a weekend DIY project if you are handy like that.
8. Rhapsody Bunk Bed & Playhouse System
This right here is what dreams are made of. Various styles and models to see here, believe or not I picked the most modest design. Ludicrous price tag, but still. Mama LIKES.
9. Morgan Single Bunk
I’m loving all of the low-to-the-ground bunk beds made these days. Perfect for parents who live in small spaces or for siblings who share a small room (mine!).
10. Coaster Bunk Bed with Slide and Tent
Another fun play-bed option, boasting a more modest price tag.
11. Kura Bed Makeover
I can’t get over how awesome these Ikea Kura bed makeover and DIY projects are!
12. Ikea Kura Bed Makeover #2
Yet another awesome spin on the thrifty Kura loft/bunk bed from Ikea. Great forms of inspiration happening here.
13. Ikea Kura Bed Makeover #3
What toddler wouldn’t love this set-up?
14. Ikea Kura Bed Makeover #4
A great bunk bed if you have 2 older toddlers (or kids) — I say this because of the height. But maybe that’s just me being concerned. Tons of cute built in dresser drawers!
15. Ikea Kura Makeover #5
Easily updated with wallpaper!
16. Walden Twin Over Full Bunk Beds
A clean crisp look to suit any room decor. Low to the floor build, which is very important to consider when looking for a bunk bed for toddlers.
17. DIY Bunk Beds for Pets
Wait, what? This doesn’t belong here? Party pooper.