Cool beds for kids
Getting your kid to hit the sack may be a lot easier if your youngster has one of these awesome places to lay his or her head! From a castle bed fit for a princess to a hamburger bed that looks good enough to eat, discover six cool beds for kids that will make your child's trip to the Land of Nod a lot more fun.
Fit for a princess, this castle bed (Tanglewood Design, $3,985) is every little girl's dream — from the pink and purple paint to the crowning details that make it look like an actual castle. From the tower-style book cases to the optional slide and wrap-around staircase you won't be hearing any complaints from your youngsters about bedtime with this cool kid's bed.
Tree fort loft bed
Inspired by Pottery Barn's Fort Bed, this creative blogger's husband tackled the task of making a tree fort bed indoors worthy of many daytime adventures and nighttime dreams. Equipped with a sturdy flight of stairs, a doorbell and plenty of "boys-only" signage, this dad hit the nail on the head when it comes to the perfect bed for boys.
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Fire truck bed
Fully equipped with lights, sirens, a steering wheel and places to both sleep and play, this fire truck bed is cool enough to get any fire truck-loving kiddo to wear himself out enough to drift off to dreamland. This bed was custom-built by Jeff and Kristin McClure, the bloggers at A Touch of Arkansas, and is adorned with diamond plate tape and vinyl details, customized fire fighter decals for a realistic look and fashioned with cubbies and a magnet board to make it practical, too.
Three-bunk cottage bed
With room for three snoozers in this cool kid's bed, this three-bunk cottage bed (My Moondrops, $4,995) is customizable in the base color of your choice. While this cool kid's bed is perfect for both play time and sleepy time alike, toys can be stored safely underneath the stairs and it accommodates twin-sized mattresses.
What started out as an extreme love of hamburgers could equal the coolest kid's bed in the whole neighborhood with a little innovation like this famous hamburger bed. Although this particular slumber station isn't for sale at its permanent home in the Hamburger Museum, your youngster could be just a round mattress, sesame comforter and pickle throw pillow away from a hamburger bed all his or her own.
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Pirate ship bed
With an adjustable mast and a realistic, movable ship's wheel, this unique pirate ship bed (Dream Rooms for Kids, $1,199 and up) will help your kiddo set sail for dreamland in pirate-worthy style. But don't let the aesthetics of this kids' pirate bed fool you — it is fully equipped with drawers, deck compartments and underneath trundle options cleverly integrated with the map sail, light-up windows and many more pirate ship details.