A common dilemma for expanding families in small spaces is what to do when the number of kids outpaces the number of bedrooms. Bunk beds are a popular and obvious solution, and rightly so. Going vertical is always a good option. But what if your small space cannot accommodate a traditional bunk bed setup? All is not lost. In fact, floor space is gained with the Double Murphy Bunk Bed.
Extra sleeping/sitting area...Thanks to the Ikea Hacks for the idea. I added the headboard (will eventually refinish it with fabric & padding). Great thing is I can repurpose the shelves later if I want to! From Ikea: Expedit shelves, twin mattress support & tabletop from clearance section.
Color palette is key in Scandinavian style and typically includes just one or two pale accent colors paired with a white foundation. Hints of black are often added for dimension, but otherwise keep your own Scandinavian-inspired space sparsely colored, like this living room that gains pale pink color through its geometric gallery wall./
Well, here's the final fit and finish. Snug enough that it doesn't move but won't mess up the couch. Not so ugly that my wife will hate me. And I can quickly grab the mute button when those stupid talking baby commercials come on. How many talking baby spots can there be? Can you try something original? They weren't even funny six years ago. Oh sorry, build one and tell us about it. Time for a test run.