Sweet Dreams: 16 Inventive Beds You Can Make Yourself

You spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping, so your bed should feel comfortable and special. While other bedroom furniture is not so easy to make, even a DIY novice can build a bed frame. Designs run the gamut— everything from an exotic example, suspended from the ceiling by ropes, to a simple bed frame of stacked shipping pallets. If you can lay plywood on top of cinder blocks, you can make a bed. Whether you want a platform, hide-away, or storage bed, you can put together a DIY bed frame that suits your style and needs— in short order, for a lot less money than it takes to buy one. Check out these dreamy DIY beds from around the web. Which one will you sleep on tonight?