Whether you’re outfitting a shared bedroom for siblings or want to create a sleepover ready kids room for best friends and visiting relatives, bunk beds free up floor space for playtime and make sharing fun. These kids rooms from a range of interior designers show the possibilities of using bunk beds of various styles, sizes, and configurations to create a functional space for building childhood memories that can be as minimalist and practical or whimsical and magical as you like.
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This Michigan woodland kids room from interior designer Sarah Sherman Samuel is both sophisticated and playful. Custom built-in bunk beds have an arched opening, soothing sage green paint, and a pleated mustard-colored velvet curtain that provides privacy and a sense of theatricality.Continue to 2 of 27 below.
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Pink and Green
This cheerful teen room from Chango & Co. has a fresh palette of pink and green, with bunk beds that take advantage of the high ceilings, leaving room for a hanging chair and plenty of open floor space. The bunk beds are dressed with matching patterned bedding that is sophisticated enough for older kids, providing a ready made bed for guests or an extra place to hang out.Continue to 3 of 27 below.
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The bunk beds in this polished teen room from Beth Haley Design leave space for a formal sitting area, complete with a tufted velvet love seat, a nightstand/side table, a polished lamp, and a colorful rug.Continue to 4 of 27 below.
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These pale wood deconstructed bunk beds from Urbanology Designs have a Scandi-inspired feel, with an upper bunk accessible by ladder, and a lower bunk on wheels that functions as a day bed or can be wheeled into place to create an extra place to sleep for overnight guests.Continue to 5 of 27 below.
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These cabana bunk beds from Christina Kim Interior Design take advantage of the tall ceilings to provide a place to sleep and leaves the rest of the room open for playing and relaxing. Built-in open shelving fills the rest of the far wall and provides easy access storage for beach towels and room to display favorite objects.Continue to 6 of 27 below.
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This shared boys room from Cathie Hong Interiors has a minimalist pale wood and white bunk bed that gives each sibling their own space while maintaining the overall zen vibe of the room.Continue to 7 of 27 below.
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Pink Boho Style
This precious boho style bedroom from Urbanology Designs has powder pink walls and raw plywood built-in bunk beds that are perfect for sleepovers.Continue to 8 of 27 below.
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The surf shack-inspired bunk beds in this whimsical beach themed kids bedroom from Hamsa Home run all the way up to the wallpapered ceilngs.Continue to 9 of 27 below.
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The house-shaped bunk beds in this kids room from Mel Bean Interiors are outfitted with a taupe-colored tarp that turns them into a giant tent to make sleepovers extra fun.Continue to 12 of 27 below.
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This Westhampton beach house kids room from Chango & Co. is spacious enough for two sets of bunk beds that maximize vertical space and leave plenty of space on the floor for playtime.
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The beamed ceilings in this Catskills ski lodge from AHG Interiors are a bit low to comfortably house bunk beds, but a pair of matching house-shaped step-up beds function as deconstructed bunk beds in the charming and magical room.Continue to 14 of 27 below.
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This cottage kids room from Kate Marker Interiors has an all-white palette, built-in bunk beds, and touches of boho style.Continue to 15 of 27 below.
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The custom built bunk bed cubbies in this vibrant kids room from INC Architecture & Design are designed for fun and sharing.Continue to 16 of 27 below.
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The bunk beds in this kids room from Maestri Studio feature a comfortable bed on the bottom and an open sleeping loft on top that can double as a reading or hangout space when not occupied by sleepover guests.Continue to 18 of 27 below.
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The double bunk beds in this Florida bedroom from interior designer Maite Granda are lined up against the long wall, and accessible by a central ladder.Continue to 19 of 27 below.
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London-based interior designer Joanna Landais of Eklektik Studio added custom paint in primary colors to a ready-made bunk bed set with a closed upper bunk. She accessorized the top bunk with a fishing net draped over the sloped roof and shark bedding to celebrate the child's love of fishing.
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This bedroom in shades of pink from Georgia Zikas Design has a freestanding bunk bed accessible by a staircase that makes it easy to use.Continue to 21 of 27 below.
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Built for Sharing
In this shared kids room from Maison Ellie, a pale wood bunk bed leaves open floor space for playing or hanging out on matching bean bag chairs.Continue to 22 of 27 below.
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The top bunk in this bright and colorful bedroom from Kim Armstrong Interior Design has sliding barn door-style shutters that turn it into a secret hideout by day.Continue to 24 of 27 below.
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The bunk beds in this contemporary kids room from interior designer Maite Granda feature a single top bunk and a larger bed on the bottom for extra comfort. The clean lines of the all-white bed allow the graphic wall treatment to shine.Continue to 25 of 27 below.
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These stark white built-in bunk beds from BA Restored are warmed up with colorful striped linens, while a metal and wood ladder and railing system and black reading light sconces add an industrial touch.Continue to 27 of 27 below.
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This freestanding bunk bed set up from Emily Henderson Design sleeps three comfortably, with a top bunk privacy curtain and built-in storage drawers on the bottom to keep clutter at bay.