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Platform Beds Built for Storage
It's tough finding room for stuff in a small space. A bed that doubles as storage can help make the most of your limited square footage.
These nine stylish and practical wood platform beds will keep your belongings within easy reach. And get this, while many of these rustic urban beauties can banish the need for a dresser or free up an entire closet, others were built for specific storage needs. One bed frame can stash dozens of pairs of shoes. Another creates room for a home library. A personal favorite can house a collection of vintage vinyl. We even found a bed that can tuck away a hockey stick or a pair of cross-country skis.
Are you ready to get organized? Read on!Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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The Knickerbocker Platform Bed
While you can purchase a storage bed from a chain furniture store, you may get a bigger bang for the buck by going with a custom bed frame. The Knickerbocker by Wonk NYC is an excellent example. It's a timeless and modern option that's handmade to order. Unlike bed frames sold in retail stores, this sleeping beauty is available in a wide array of wood and lacquer finishes. The bed frame is made in Brooklyn, NY and can ship anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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The Greenpoint Cubby Bed
The Greenpoint Cubby Bed by averLAB blends the simplicity of a platform bed with loads of space-making functionality. It's perfect for storing the stuff you need easy access to such as handbags, shoes and fresh towels. To eliminate the visual clutter cubby storage can create, stash your belongings in decorative boxes or baskets before placing in one of the bed's compartments. The bed frame is made in Brooklyn, NY and can ship anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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The Julie HeadboardContinue to 5 of 10 below.
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La Plata Platform Bed with Bookshelves
La Plata Platform Bed by Knots and Biscuits is perfect for small space dwellers who hate the idea of parting with their favorite reads because they lack storage room. I did the math and figured out that the bed's shelves can quickly pack up to 120 books. The bed is handcrafted out of knotty pine and the bed shown has a gray stain. FYI, this Etsy seller has oodles of stellar reviews. The bed frame is made in Danville, California and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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A Platform Storage Bed Built for Vintage Vinyl
Three words describe this platform storage bed handcrafted by Pete Deeble Furniture: Drop, dead, gorgeous. The bed was handcrafted out of two types of wood: Brazilian cherry and zebrawood. The slim storage cabinets are perfect for storing a treasured record collection. FYI, the seller has 27 online reviews and each one has five stars. The bed frame is made in Long Beach, California and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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A Staircase Storage Loft Bed
King-size loft beds are almost rarer than unicorns. I know because I once spent three months trying to find a prebuilt one. This king-size loft bed by Zepwood can add more function to a small home or studio apartment since it creates additional living and storage square footage. The stairs pack three soft close drawers and five open cubbies. The bed is made to order using reclaimed oak and redwood. The loft bed is made in Gypsum, Colorado and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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A King-Sized Captains Bed
Here's another king-sized storage bed by Zepwood. It's a captain's bed that's loaded with eight colossal drawers and two convenient cubbies. But here's what I love about this bed, it's handcrafted from reclaimed wood sourced from a 100-year-old house. The bed frame is made in Gypsum, Colorado and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Pallet Platform Bed Built for Shoe Storage
If Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend Aidan made her a storage bed, it would look something like this handcrafted wood bed by JW Hall Custom Building. This rustic beauty made from kiln dried pine and pallet wood paneling can pack roughly 30+ pairs of shoes and up to four pairs of boots. The bed frame is made in Atlanta, Georgia and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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The Underbed Dresser
The 16 Drawer Bedroom Organizer by Anderson Manufacturing Company is a captain's bed on steroids. While it may not be the sexiest looking bed in this roundup, it can pack tons of stuff including a couple of pairs of children's skis. Don't need that much under bed storage? You can go with either the six or 12 drawer version. FYI, each bed comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. The bed frame is made in Wisconsin and ships anywhere in the U.S.A.