Where to Buy a Bed for Your Kid's Room

By Sakai Blue , last updated September 4, 2011

Buying children's beds can be an exhaustive endeavor, because there are literally thousands of options available. You’re looking for style, form function and, above all, safety. The following information can help you start your search, as it lists some of the most popular beds from several top children’s bed retailers.

Overstock.com has a good selection of quality children’s beds available at discounted prices. The prices for their children's beds range from the very low hundreds to nearly a thousand dollars or more. If you’re looking for an affordable, good quality bunk bed, there is a well-reviewed Solid Wood White Twin bunk bed that retails for $360. These well-reviewed beds come in a crisp white color and have a streamlined aesthetic that would be at home in a modern kids room. The beds can be taken apart to become two separate twin beds if you wish, which makes it a great option for down the road if the kids move on to separate sleeping quarters. This bunk bed also comes in a sleek espresso color. The upper bunk has full-length guardrails.
If you’re got a bit more cash to spend, the Ashton Youth Twin/Full-Size bunk bed may be an option. This highly rated bunk bed has a full bed on the bottom and a twin bed on top. It’s made out of solid birch and comes in a dark oak or dark walnut finish. It has beautiful, simple lines that would fit any bedroom décor. The price for this beauty is about $950 dollars, and according to reviewers on the Overstock site, the price is worth it.
A great option for low-priced beds is Swedish furniture store giant, IKEA. IKEA is known for its well-made stylish furniture than can be had at truly affordable prices. The stores children’s bed match the stylish of the other furniture created by the brand: simple, well constructed furniture well suited for a modern-style home. The Gulliver bed, priced at $150, is a simple wooden bed that is perfect for toddlers thanks to its guardrail. It’s made out of solid birch and comes with the Sultan Lade slatted base included in the price.
The Sundvik bed is one of the newer products in the IKEA line, and is simply stunning. For $110, you can get this beautiful bed with neat, simple lines and built-in wooden guardrails. It’s available in white or black-brown so it can fit a variety of design schemes. Its sleek form means it works in even the smallest of rooms while the simple but stylish headboard and footboard bring the style.
If you’re interested in one of the IKEA bunk bed options, the Mydal bed is incredibly affordable at $159. It has a ladder than can be mounted on either the left or the right side of the bed. It’s made out of solid pine and comes in a clear finish. As with all IKEA products, the beds must be assembled. If you’re someone who’s all thumbs, you can get delivery as well as assembly and installation for a separate fee.
A highly popular retailer of children’s bed is the furniture retailer Pottery Barn. Their children’s furniture is made of the same high quality materials as the rest of their home products. The Catalina toddler bed is a really beautiful wooden bed with two fitted wooden detachable guardrails that add to, not detract from, the overall beauty of the bed. It has a slat roll foundation, which means you don’t need to buy a guardrail. Probably best of all, the bed is only $249, so it’s an affordable, quality item for parents.
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