The space-saving Murphy bed is the perfect piece for the homeowner's guest room and sewing room. Built-in nightstands, floating shelves and upper cabinets boast storage space without taking up much floorspace. An abstract painting is a surprising addition above the fold-down bed.
This guest bedroom features a sleek gray and white color palette. A patterned folding screen behind the bed's headboard breaks up the flat panels of the walls and softens the crisp lines of the furniture.
In this guest bedroom, a white platform bed is on display in front of a decorative folding screen. A blend of quilted finishes, gray linens and nestling tables are full of character and romantic charm.
This custom Murphy bed with storage cabinets and a pull-out nightstand by Tailored Living is a wonderful way to maximize space. Available in multiple sizes, the unit folds up when not in use so you can quickly convert a bedroom into a home office, a space for crafts or sewing room.
Huge windows with accordion blinds allow for full control of the natural light into this transitional bedroom. A dark orange accent wall adds depth to the design without being overly bright. A large tufted headboard folds at the corners to fully enclose the bed space. Yellow accents on the bed add the perfect touch of sunny color.
The wainscoting in this teen's lounge gives the space an elegant, upscale feel, while the painting hanging above the sofa adds bold color to the space. On either side of the painting, funky sconces give the space a touch of flair. The large sofa, while providing plenty of seating during the day, can be folded out at night to create a comfortable queen sized bed so that this space can double as a sophisticated bedroom.
A soft and shaggy rug in the living area of HGTV Dream Home 2010 begs guests to push coffee tables aside and recline. The green sectional sofa is equipped with a fold-out bed, should weekend guests exceed bedrooms.
This media room does triple duty: first as a media room, with plenty of shelving to store DVDs, books and CDs; second, as an office, and third as a guest bedroom. A stylish and practical Murphy bed folds down over the couch to give this minimalist apartment extra functionality without sacrificing style.
This contemporary bedroom was designed with clean gray walls and pops of orange in the floral drapery and patterned pillows. The bed is actually a Murphy bed, which folds up to allow the room to be multipurpose.
The bed folds up and is concealed by faux cabinet doors, in natural finish, when the bed is not in use. The large coffee table, which can double as a game table, was custom made by woodcraftsman Clint Harp and features herringbone inlays.
Joanna’s design incorporates a stylized take on an old-fashioned Murphy bed, allowing the space to be used as sleeping quarters when guests are visiting. The bed folds up and out-of-sight when the room is being used as a kids’ space.