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63 Multiple Bunk Bed Ideas For Kids’ Rooms
bunk beds really solve the problem providing practical sleeping arrangements. We’ve gathered multiple bunk bed ideas for those of you who have more than two kids, take a look at the ideas and some tips to organize a multiple bunk bed room!
Go For Built-Ins
Rooms with built-in bunks are efficient, practical, and ergonomically friendly, but they are an investment. Free-standing bunks don’t allow the same opportunities for providing amenities for multiple people and are not as substantial as built-in units.
Lighting is essential when designing a bunk room. Always ensure access to natural light in addition to providing each occupant with independent reading lighting.
Another critical factor to take into consideration is storage. Incorporate space for personal items such as phones, sunglasses and books. Considering that bunk rooms are often used for guests, think about integrating cabinets designed to house an entire suitcase, so the occupant does not need to unpack.
Bedding And Seating
Flexible bedding is essential; throws should not simply be an afterthought or a color accent but enable the user to cozy up without unmaking the entire bed. Including ancillary seating areas provides a space to put on shoes or cozy up with a book without using the bed.
Privacy is also crucial. Leave an intentional gap or implement a divider wall between beds so that occupants won’t accidentally bump into each other throughout the night.
Accessibility is also a top priority. It’s important to consider how occupants will access the beds and give careful thought to ladder placement.
a black and white kids' bedroom with built-in usual and bunk beds, with a built-in oversized dresser and a ladder
a bold kids' room with navy walls, multiple bunk beds and a crib, colorful textiles and a bold printed rug
a bright kids' bedroom with multiple built-in bunk beds and printed bedding, a printed rug, metal lamps and colorful toys
a bright kids' room with built-in navy bunk beds, white and green bedding, a ladder, an accent wall and striped pieces
a bright kids' room with multiple built-in bunk beds, bright textiles, a round chair and a neutral dresser
a bright kids' room with navy and white walls, white built-in bunk beds, striped bedding and a printed rug is a cool space
a bright seaside kids' room with multiple bunk beds, bright bedding and a bold rug, a rope ladder and some colorful decor
a catchy and contrasting graphite grey and white kids' room with four built-in bunk beds, wooden ladders and a side table, a wooden pendant lamp
a chic kids' room with built-in bunk beds, navy and grey bedding, ladders, elegant nightstands and pendant lamps
a chic modern rustic kids' room with built-in multiple bunk beds and neutral bedding plus a ladder is a cool and lovely space to be in
a coastal kids' bedroom with built-in bunk beds, navy and blue bedding, built-in ladders and a surf
a coastal kids' room with blue bunk beds with a large ladder, neutral bedding, a red lantern and red touches here and there
a coastal space with white built-in bunk beds, with blue and navy bedding, with a ladder and navy rugs is a stylish space with love to the sea
a colorful kids' room with a grey and a purple wall, stained bunk beds, colorful bedding, a round printed pouf and a pink chair
Pros Of Bunk Beds
Bunk beds typically come with additional storage, they separate children or guests so they do not have to crowd the same mattress, they add a layer of privacy in case someone wants to read with a small light on while the other sleeps, and they can just be flat out fun for anyone staying in one.
Aside from bunk beds being a bed stacked on top of another bed, you do not have to rely on using the top bunk as a glorified shelf. Most bunk beds come with extra drawers or other forms of storage space that make them great for a child’s room when it is time to clean up. This is great in a lot of ways for obvious reasons, it has the potential to double as a bookshelf or other form of shelving unit. Also worth noting when buying a child’s bunk bed is that you can find some models that even come with an additional piece of wood to hold a third mattress to be placed on the floor. This makes a bunk bed great for kids’ sleepovers as well.
At some point a child will not be as willing to share their belongings with others, let alone their space. Being able to separate two beds extinguishes all pushback from having to share a room with a sibling and makes sure that there is plenty of room for everyone.
Bunk beds inherently provide some privacy by keeping both occupants out of each other’s sight despite sharing the same structure. You will still be able to be heard, however, so try to keep the music down. Reading, listening to music, streaming can all be done without bothering the other person.
Your children will get a kick out of being able to set up their belongings in a space they can make their own individually without impeding on the other’s. This is important, as they establish their own identity at an early age. Promotes a child’s sense of self by expressing through their own space.
a contemporary neutral kids' room with two bunk bed units, metal ladders and wall lamps over each bed
a modern kids' room with built-in bunk beds, black ladders, a mirror cabinet, a printed rug and neutral bedding
a modern kids' room with built-in bunk beds, bright printed bedding, built-in lights is a cool and welcoming space for children
a modern kids' room with grey bunk beds, blue and white bedding, a striped rug, some toys is a stylish space to be in
Cons Of Bunk Beds
Bunk beds have the potential to collapse, despite it being something you can avoid. While the chance of this happening is rare it is not unheard of.
Arguably the biggest drawback when it comes to purchasing a bunk bed is the assembly of it. The cost of a bunk bed could be steep to begin with and bringing in additional help will only add to that cost. Building it yourself could lead to a rush-job if you are not paying enough attention and could lead to it falling apart.
Having a bunk bed is great for a lot of reasons, but unsafe for a few reasons as well. They can just be a bad idea for your home in general. Between falling off the top, slipping off the ladder, or feelings of claustrophobia, it can be an unpleasant experience for just about anyone. You have to really take into account who is staying in a bunk bed before you purchase one otherwise it will just go unused and be a waste.
You might think to yourself, “how difficult can it be changing the sheets on a bunk bed? How different can it really be?” Well, you would be surprised. The bottom bunk is enclosed with a low ceiling on account of the top bunk and the top bunk is a pain because the main access point is from a small ladder used to traverse your way up there to begin with.
It is important to consider that some bunk beds do not have the same size mattresses on the top and bottom. This means more sheets, sometimes larger sheets for the bottom bunk, which leads to spending more money. It is a lot of upkeep when it comes to making sure the weight is being distributed properly as well. Make sure you are ready to keep an eye on your bunk bed on a daily basis if you decide to buy one.
Low ceilings can lead to a concussion if someone gets up too quickly. Bunk beds are large, this can ruin the look of the room if it takes up too much space. Bunk beds are extremely heavy, make sure you know how much weight capacity your floors can hold before building one.
It takes a lot of planning to make sure a bunk bed will work in your home. Make sure you know the dimensions of the room you want to put it in and definitely make sure the floors can support it. Bunk beds on a second floor can be extremely dangerous, potentially falling through and crushing someone to death or seriously injuring someone in general. Now you know all you need to know about bunk beds, would you get some?