Why should kids get all the fun beds — you know, the ones with cool shapes, playground-like features, or fort-style canopies?
We found 18 amazing beds that come in grown-up sizes, and will bring out the kid in any adult.
1) Rocking bed
This rocker bed, made by Shiner International, gives new meaning to “rocking to sleep.” It’s available for purchase here.
2) Floating hammock bed
These large swinging hammock-style beds from the Floating Bed Company work indoors or out.
3) Giant birdsnest bed with soft eggs
This one’s not exclusively a bed, but certainly would make a comfy one! The manufacturer says, “The wooden nest is filled with highly comfortable egg-shaped sitting poofs which allow ergonomic sitting positions and various configurations for informal meetings and social exchange.” Find out more at giantbirdsnest.com.
4) Leisure Season swing bed with canopy
This covered hammock-style swing bed comes with a canopy, making it suitable for indoors or out. It’s available via Amazon.
5) 650-gallon aquarium headboard tank
This eyecatching aquarium bed was custom-made by Acrylic Tank Manufacturing for Furnitureland in South Jamestown, North Carolina, and was featured on the Animal Planet series “Tanked”in 2012.
6) Oslo Round King Leatherette Bed
Here’s a huge round bed that uses a standard king size mattress. Find out more about it at Amazon.
7) A tropical hideaway
This amazing elevated bed features intricately-carved wood for a tropical-style bedroom in Maui, Hawaii, was designed by Rick Ryniak Architects.
8) A bed for beer lovers
In one hotel in Germany, you can spend the night inside a vintage beer barrel! The hotel’s Airbnb’s page says, “The barrel is from the 19th Century and was in use until about 1995. One barrel can be rented as a double bed or a single bed.”
9) Seashell bed
This bed sits inside a soft clamshell-style canopy. (Manufacturer unknown)
10) Chinese Antique Open Carved Wedding Bed
This antique bed has detailed open carving and many other ornate wood carvings. (Get it via Amazon)
11) Wasatch Silver Creek Aspen Canopy Log Bed
These Aspen canopy log beds are individually handcrafted. The Log Cabin Rustics shop notes, “The vertical pickets give a simple and yet sturdy look to the canopy log bed while the Aspen logs provide character and give the Silver Creek bed a rustic appearance.”
12) HiCan ultra-modern boxy canopy bed
From the HiCan site: “If you thought beds were just built for sleeping, then think again. The futuristic gadget-loaded HiCan bed, designed by Italian ‘Think Future’ design director, Edoardo Carlino, is every bit a technological sanctuary. With an inbuilt JVC entertainment system boasting a DLA projector and slide-down 70-inch screen, a 4.1 surround sound system, a computer, an Xbox 360 and a number of other features including iPod controls, temperature controls, adaptive LED lighting as well as motorized shades for sleeping in absolute darkness. The user will probably have little motivation ever to go anywhere else.”
13) Four poster tree bed
This bed by Tiina Anttila of ANtila Designs features cutout leaf and trees on all four posts.
14) Semi-circular rocking wooden bed
A sleek yet rustic design for a bedroom, and you could probably take out the stabilizer beneath and the bed would rock back and forth. (Designer unknown.)
15) Royal luxury with an elaborate platform bed
Here’s the over-the-top setup in the Royal Suite at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in the United Arab Emirates.
16) Twig and branch wooden bed
This amazing rustic bed is at the Lake Placid Lodge in New York.
17 & 18) Two unique canopy beds
We couldn’t track down the creators of these two beds, but they were too fantastic not to include.