Platform beds are great for small spaces because they allow you to turn the area under your bed into a storage space.

Here’s how you can build your own simply by using 7 standard Ikea kitchen cabinets. 


Youtube user Chris Heider considers himself an ‘everyday dad’ who has come to be proficient in completing DIY projects for his home. His website also offers many tutorials for custom-making your own furniture as well as reno tips. See more at his Youtube channel.

Feeling inspired? Go on and find out how to make your own aromatic candles from our post here! 

We’ve also got 4 other DIY projects you can complete in a day if you’re not ready to go full-on with a platform bed project yet. 

Don’t forget to include the children in your projects too! Here’s a quick and easy way to make your own coasters.


Video and image courtesy of Chris Heider.