Built by You: Simple Yet Super DIY Furniture Projects for the Bedroom

Pin it button big

If you like basic, stripped-down furniture, without pomp or circumstance, then take a look at these five project ideas. These are the basic of basic – nothing fancy or high falutin’ — and usually made of just plywood or unfinished wood. Each project comes with instructions on how to make them yourself.

1. Above, a simple platform bed from The Felted Fox that brings together wood and IKEA bed legs.

Pin it button big

2. Katleen Roggeman devised a freestanding wardrobe that accommodates hanging clothes, shoes, and even a planter.

Pin it button big

3. This swing side table, seen over on Poppytalk, doesn’t have a footprint, which makes it perfect for small spaces,.

Pin it button big

4. Another bedframe, made with hairpin legs, that is from A Beautiful Mess. You can spiff it up with their version of a lighted headboard if you like.

Pin it button big

5. A fresh take on a nightstand, comprising three stacked boxes threaded through with a copper lamp, from 101 Woonideeen.

(Image credits: The Felted Fox; Katleen Roggeman; Poppytalk; A Beautiful Mess; 101 Woonideeen)

Updated: 28.10.2014 — 08:41