Need a new bed? Take a look at our favourites from flat-pack friendly Ikea that are sure to give you your best night's sleep ever.
From divan beds to day beds, Ikea, the famous Swedish furniture store, has a bed type for every bedroom. With so many ranges it’s easy to get so overwhelmed you’ll feel like you may need to lie down!
We’ve cherry picked our firm favourites to help you make choosing your new bed less of a nightmare and more of a dream.
Most popular: Hemnes day bed, £229
This is Ikea’s number one bestselling bed! With it being so versatile you can see why. The classic white wood base is simple yet stylish and designed to suit almost every scheme. It works in small studies, guest rooms and even as a child’s bed in its own right. It has a fabulous amount of storage space for linen and blankets to convert from sofa to bed when needed.
Most stylish: Bekkestua divan bed, £1,190
Did you know that 60% of Ikea products come from the forest? So you could be forgiven for not believing this handsome divan double bed comes from our Swedish friends. When you first think of a divan it might bring to mind granny’s old floral set-up with built-in padded drawers for storing crochet blankets, but this glorious version of the divan oozes modern Scandinavian style. It has a comfortable headboard and is upholstered in a pleasing neutral linen finish that is so on-trend. It’s a little higher than Ikea’s usual price point, at £1,190, but for the timeless and luxurious looks it will bring to your bedroom we think the investment is worth it.
Most romantic: Gjora birch bed frame, £195.
Made from smooth untreated ash that can be finished as desired and set up with either the low or high end as the headboard. This contemporary bed frame will create a calming yet sophisticated feature in modern country schemes. Keep your backdrop simply decorated for a restful and stylish space. Here’s another Ikea factoid: it is reported that one in 10 Europeans is conceived in an Ikea bed and when they are making sumptuous and stylish beds as good as this you can believe it.
Contemporary and minimalist: Nettsun metal bed frame, £90
Another absolute stunner and a total bargain at just £90! This stylish and sophisticated metal bed displays a pure love of design. The trellis-style detail of the headboard can be left as a beautiful feature in its own right or personalised to the max with ribbons, pompom garlands or even colourful metal paint.
Malm wooden bed frame, £245
Ikea is well known for a certain style and the Malm high bed frame is the epitome of this. It is Ikea’s number two bestseller after the Hemnes and is made from classic oak veneer and available in white, oak, black-brown and white stained oak. Its timeless and simple style will suit every colour scheme. The pictured version comes with matching storage drawers on castors that fit perfectly underneath.
Most feminine: Leirvik metal bed frame, £141
Unlock your inner princess and add a touch of romance to your bedroom with a white metal frame and graceful swirling details. This traditional painted metal bedstead makes the perfect feminine focal point and is fantastic value for money.
A country classic: Hurdal wooden bed frame, £245
A country lover’s dream, this sturdy rustic classic shows off the attractive grains and beauty mark knots that give each unique piece its own personality. Inviting and cosy you can just imagine Sunday breakfast in bed with tea and crumpets in this beauty!
Best for kids: Kura wooden bed frame, £130
Children’s rooms never have enough space for toys and storage so the Kura mid-sleeper is a fabulous budget solution. Plus, children will love creating their own funky den underneath the bed. Ikea cleverly sells separately other accessories to match and fit the bed like the fun canopy bed tent (£12.50) and soft folding gym mat (£25) seen here. If your child isn’t quite ready for high-level sleeping, the frame is reversible and so can be built as an alternate regular four-poster version instead.
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