Floating beds are actually unique in their own way. They are quite different from a normal bed. They have a way of making you feel awesome looking at your bed above the ground. If you had ever wanted one of these, you came to the right place.
In this article, we have put together 20 ways to build a DIY floating bed frame with ease. Some projects might be a bit difficult to build but it would be totally worth it in the end.
1. DIY Floating Bed
The first DIY floating bed on my list is this bed that glows in the night. Start by getting the materials needed; the wood, drill, screw, sandpaper, and circular saw. Then, cut and join the ledge of the bed using screws and drill. Attach some braces to the ledge perpendicularly and cut some small strips of woods to cross the braces. After this make another border and slide it under the ledge to lift it a little bit gen make the headboard and you're good to.
2. DIY Floating Bed Frame King Size
The materials needed for this DIY floating bed include a miter saw, impact driver, wood glue, tape measure, pencil, Kreg jig, Kreg jig screws, self-tapping screws, and Kreg face clamps. Start with the headboard. Cut and screw the pieces together then make the base for the bed. After these two are ready, it is time to make the bed frame itself then attach the bed frame to the base.
3. DIY Floating Bed Frame Plans
To build this floating bed, you need a pocket hole jig, pocket hole screws, miter saw, wood glue, wood stain/ paint, wood filler, plywood, and lumber. For the bed frame, cut the pieces and join the perimeter of the frame then attach braces to it. After this, attach spacers in between the braces. Then, make the base and the headboard. Assemble everything and join them with screws.
4. How To Build A Floating Platform Bed
For this DIY project, start by assembling the base of the bed frame, then move to the top frame and the headboard. Assemble them and secure them with screws. The materials used are a miter saw, drill, wood, glue, and sandpaper.
5. DIY Floating Bed Frame With LED Lights
Start by making the base frame for the bed and snaking the LED rope light around the bottom of the base. Then, make the top bed frame and the headboard. Assemble the pieces and stain the frame.
6. DIY Platform Bed With Floating Night Stands
The materials needed for this DIY bed frame include a miter saw, screws, tape measure, stain, paint, jigsaw. Cut all the pieces needed for the project then assemble each part separately and after this, start joining them together using screws.
7. DIY Full Size Floating Bed Plans
This is made from lumber, plywood, miter saw, jigsaw, wood filler, screws, drill, drill bits, and tape measure. Start by measuring the dimensions of the bed frame and the base. Cut all the pieces and assemble each piece. Then, flip the bed frame over and attach the base on it tightly and carefully. Turn the bed frame over and place a sheet of plywood on it then place your bed on it. You can stain the frame or color it as you want.
8. How To Make A Floating Platform Bed
You need the following materials and tools for a floating bed platform. A base bed frame, top bed frame, a headboard, cherry wood stain, LED rope lighting, pocket holes, drill machinery, drill bits, and pencil. Measure the size of the mattress you want to put on the platform then assemble the base and the top bed frame. Attach a sheet of plywood to frame and place the bed on it. Stain the frame and you're good to go. Read further from the below link for how to add LED light to your floating bed frame.
9. DIY Floating Bed With LED lighting
The materials needed for this DIY floating bed frame with LED lighting include a base bed frame, top bed frame, headboard, screws, wood stain, and LED light. Assemble the top bed frame then spun the LED rope light around the frame. Place a sheet of plywood on the top frame and assemble the base frame and the headboard. Once everything is together, test the lighting and it will glow from under the top frame. And you have your floating bed with glowing light.
10. DIY Floating Platform Bed
This floating bed frame is designed in a way that it can be easily disassembled anytime either because of movement or any other reasons. First, measure the size of the mattress and make the bed slat. After this, make the base frame and attach them with screws. Once you're done, you have your floating bed.
11. How To Make A Floating Bed
The materials needed for this DIY project include wood, table saw, screws, and tape measure. Cut all the pieces needed for the project then arrange the perimeter of the top bed frame on the ground, add braces and spacer to it and start joining them together with a screw and drill. Once the top frame is ready make the bottom base and the headboard, assemble them and you're good to go.
12. DIY Floating Queen Size Bed Frame
The materials and tools needed for this DIY floating bed include a miter saw, tape measure, wood, plywood, and wood stain. Start by cutting all the pieces needed for the project. Make the base frame and the top bed frame then join them together using screws. After that, sand down the frame and apply wood stain on it.
13. DIY Floating Loft Bed
This amazing loft bed is beautiful, cheek, and simple. It is built higher than other floating beds. Install a strong PVC pipe to the ceiling joist where the fourth corner of the bed will be. Cut pieces of wood for the perimeter of the bed and add braces to it. Line the braces with plywood then prepare the wood strike for the sides of the bed. Drill holes on the strike and pass a PVC pipe through them to hold them together.
14. Loft Bed Floating DIY
The materials needed for this last bed include wood, screw, wood stain, paint, and drill. Start with the frame of the bed then move forward to make the railings and ladder. It is very beautiful and inexpensive.
15. Large Floating Bed DIY
The materials needed for this floating bed include MDF, screws, Polyfilla, sandpaper, paint, paintbrush, and drill. Cut all the pieces of MDF needed for the project, join them and sand them down before painting. Just like that, you have your floating bed frame.
16. DIY Floating Bed Frame
This is made from wood, screws, drill, miter saw, and sandpaper. Start by making the top bed frame. Lay for pieces of wood on the ground to form a square then attach them using screws. After that, add braces to the frame and attach spacers as well. Once this is done, slide the base frame under it and frame the top of the top bed frame. Sand the frame and add paint or stain to it.
17. DIY Modern Floating Bed
Cut two pieces of wood for the beam then pass them through the planer to reduce them to three and a half inches then join the two together with dowels and glue. Clamp them and allow them to dry. Then, prepare other pieces and assemble the bed frame.
18. DIY Floating Platform Bed
Start by making the side rail of the frame. Cut two pieces of plywood and join them at a 90-degree angle with glue, clamp them together till they dried up. Then, make other components of the bed frame and assemble them.
19. DIY Hanging Bed
The materials needed for this DIY hanging bed include a joist hanger, eye boots, liquid nails, a fender washer, lumber, rope, and plywood. Measure the size of the bed and the proper position in the ceiling to fix the joist hanger. Once you get the proper point, drill a hole in the attic. Then, attach the support and the joist hanger.
Make the perimeter of the bed frame and attach the rope that is coming from the joist hanger to it. This will lift the bed frame.
20. DIY Floating Bed With LED Lights
Start by making the base frame for the bed then make the backing and the feet, though the foot is not necessary. Conner the cleats and the bracket then assemble everything. This is a very beautiful DIY floating bed frame that would look great in your home.
Some of the DIY floating bed frame plans listed in this article would cost quite a lot to build, however, there are cheap ones that you can make easily without having to spend too much. Go through our list, decide which plan is perfect for you, and start building.