If your kid's room is a place for your kid to rest, enjoy their hobbies and learn in the virtual classroom, they'll need all the space they can get. A loft-style bed is a clever way to make the most of every square footage and it can also enhance your kid room's design style. We share our favorite kid loft bed ideas that both you and your kid will love.
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Practical and Pretty
A loft-style bed doesn't have to be complex. You can have a loft-style bed using a simple design and simple materials. This bed features plenty of comfortable room below for a kid to get schoolwork done and enjoy their favorite hobby like playing the keyboard.Continue to 2 of 25 below.
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Tiny Living Room
A kid's room shouldn't just be a spot for your kid to get some Zzzs—it should also be a place for them to hang out. Here, makingitwithabby created a sitting area below the bed for a spot to relax. She used her macrame skills to make sconces that add extra coziness to the space.Continue to 3 of 25 below.
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A Classic Design
Sometimes it's best to keep it simple. We love how this navy loft bed complements the blue-toned wallpaper mural, and the loft bed provides a place for getting homework done and includes extra drawer storage.Continue to 4 of 25 below.
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A Far-Out Loft Bed Design
If traditional isn't your style, you can go with an unconventional loft bed design instead. Here, a celestial sky, futuristic-style slide and lights that resemble a moon bring an out-of-this-world look to this kid's bedroom.Continue to 5 of 25 below.
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DIY Loft Bed
If you have the skills, building your kid a loft bed will mean they get exactly what they want and you'll save money. Here, Milk and Honey Life involved their daughter from the beginning by bringing her loft bed sketch to life, and it is now a spot for her to sleep and do homework.Continue to 6 of 25 below.
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When your kids share a bedroom, you may really be limited on space but a loft-style bed will help save room. Here, cristina.in.colour created a symmetrical design with matching desk areas (complete with matching rainbow rugs) and two beds on the top level.Continue to 7 of 25 below.
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Creative Loft Designs
For older children, a cool loft design is key to help fit with their aesthetic. Here, brentbilsky built a cool wood loft design for two boys. Each space has its own bed, desk area, shelving and a bean bag chair for a spot to hang out.Continue to 8 of 25 below.
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A Geo Accent Wall
If your kid's room is tight on space, a loft bed is a must to help maximize space. To add visual appeal, _athomewiththebrowns painted a geometric wall and added complementary colors in the bedding and accessories to complete the look.Continue to 9 of 25 below.
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A Homerun Design
Your kid's bedroom is the perfect place in the house for them to express their interests. This room by Creative Decor by Rhonda is an ode to a favorite pastime—baseball—and features many intricate details like baseball bat steps and a personalized baseball pillow.Continue to 10 of 25 below.
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Two loft beds in a perpendicular design allows each kid to have their own space in a small bedroom. To give each kid extra privacy, you can hang a curtain between each space like Willow and Jade Interiors did here.
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Custom Loft Bed Design
This loft bed design resembles a white picket fence and has plenty of space on the bottom for several storage cubbies and even a hanging hammock for a spot to read a good book.Continue to 12 of 25 below.
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A Grand Loft Bed Design
This loft-style bed isn't only a cozy place to sleep, but it resembles a house to allow for many fun days of playing house and make believe.Continue to 13 of 25 below.
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A Happy Camper
Normally, a metal bed can feel cold and uninviting, but it works in the kid's room that is the perfect space for your little happy camper. The loft bed features a top level that resembles a tent, while the bottom level is like a cool fort. The nature-inspired accent wall will really help your kid feel as if they're camping outside.Continue to 14 of 25 below.
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A Perfect Loft Bed for a Toddler
Not only is this slide a fun way for your toddler to start their morning, but this bed also features a rail to help keep your toddler safe at night. The whole structure is lower to the ground as well, so parents can easily tuck their tot into bed at night without having to climb a ladder.Continue to 15 of 25 below.
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Making Closet Space
With a loft-style bed, you can make any small room in your home a bedroom. Since this extra room doesn't have a closet, the loft space beneath the bed in this kid's room features a storage system that holds books, toys, and has drawers for clothing.Continue to 16 of 25 below.
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This loft bed design by Fancy Fix Decor gives a farmhouse feel with its white distressed wood and window boxes filled with greenery. The play kitchen on the bottom provides a place to play while the string lighting adds a cozy feel.Continue to 17 of 25 below.
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Makeshift Loft Bed
If you don't want to buy a loft bed and you don't have the skills to make one of your own, you can create a makeshift loft by placing a mattress on heavy-duty shelving like timber.tree did here. To help your child down from the bed, simply place a step stool next to the bed. This bed option is best for kids who don't toss and turn in their sleep.Continue to 18 of 25 below.
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A loft bed can act as a playhouse, too. This is a great idea for repurposing a loft bed if you kid decides they'd rather sleep closer to the ground. You can go big by giving your kid a place to play, take a nap and even slide. We love how this playhouse features shutters and even a flower window box.Continue to 19 of 25 below.
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Color Block Design
An easy, budget-friendly way to separate the bed area from a desk area in a room is by painting each area in a different yet complementary color. Not only does it separate two sections in a small room, but it also adds visual appeal and bold pops of color.Continue to 20 of 25 below.
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A Wild Design
Even though the nursery and toddler room is all in one room, they feel like two completely different spaces because of the design. The nursery area features a simple white crib against a window while the space for a toddler features a loft bed with several bold colors, a spotted accent wall and plenty of plush animals. This design by Becoming by Brooklyn, an organization that designs rooms for foster children who have found their forever homes, makes use of every square inch of the bedroom.Continue to 21 of 25 below.
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A Little Boho Touch
If your kid's room has a cool loft space for a bed, you can design the rest of the room around it. Install a cool, sleek black ladder, and since the bed is on the top level, use the extra space on the lower level to hang a hammock chair. To really maximize space, install a barn-style door in lieu of a traditional door. We love how the boho furnishings and color palette bring this space together.Continue to 22 of 25 below.
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A loft bed's main purpose is to maximize space in a room and to provide extra storage. We love that this loft bed features steps with added drawer storage that takes storage space to the next level.Continue to 23 of 25 below.
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As your kid grows, they'll want their own private space to watch movies, read books and talk with their friends. We love this room design that features an loft nook complete with a comfy bean bag chair and a sliding ladder for more conveniently getting into the closet or going through the doorway.Continue to 24 of 25 below.
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A Cozy Spot to Stay Productive
The bottom level of this loft bed is the perfect place for a kid who loves to be productive. It features a built-in desk area, a shelf to keep school and craft essentials on hand, hooks for hanging backpacks and built-in shelving to store books.Continue to 25 of 25 below.
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Each level of this loft-style bed features a spot for each child to express themselves. Each bed has its own style, while still complementing each other, and at the foot of the bed is a place to store their favorite items from plants to a small hammock with their favorite plush animals.