There is nothing better than coming home after work and having a great rest while we are in our bed… Think about it in less than a rooster crows you will be relaxed and happy sleeping like a dormouse on a comfortable and soft mattress! But of course, not everything is the mattress, having a comfortable and very original bed depends on you. If maybe you don’t know how to choose the modern podium for your bed. We recommend you to know many designs so that you can be inspired and choose the correct one or if, on the contrary, you want to do it yourself.
You only need certain tools, wood, nails, and Who removes them? Maybe you can do it yourself with cardboard boxes, isn’t that great? Today we will teach you the best tips so that you can learn to build the podium yourself. It is not difficult at all, it is just a matter of unleashing your creativity!
1. Why have a podium for my bed?
If you want to give a different touch to your bedroom, you just have to add an original and unique element to your room. You always adjust the curtains, change the sheets, rugs and so on … But what about the bed? It is likely that you have not thought of the bed as a decorative element, beyond using it and sleeping in it. Look when making the podium, you will give importance and elegance to the bed, it also works perfectly to give height to your bed, what do you think of this idea? So now you know how to increase it in size. There are many materials to build yours that you will be impressed with.
2. Make a workable plan
So that our podium is in good condition and does not let us fall overnight. You just have to know how you are going to build it, what materials you need and what style you want it to have. You will see with many ideas you can put together the best of several styles. You must take into account how it will benefit your environment. For this, you must consider the size of the nightstands and other furniture in the room. In this way, you will have an action plan that will help you choose the remaining details: If you will do it with wood, with boxes, you will create a very strong base with planks or on the contrary or you will use wrought iron.
3. Building materials
The rooms should certainly make us feel very happy and comfortable every time we enter them. If you want to improve your room, you can choose very original materials for the construction of the podium. There are as many options as bed models, so you should know which material you prefer. Wood is one of the favorites without a doubt, you can use veneers or even old doors that you no longer use since they work as a base for the bed. You will definitely need hammers, nails, screws, and wood. Make sure the planks are cut to size to save yourself that step.
4. What kind of tools should I use?
Regarding the tools, we recommend that you make a list of each tool and function. Put the names of the tools in a box: Hammer, nails, adjustable wrench, screwdriver, saw, screws, and so on. In this way, you will keep track of what you have to use and thus you will not forget anything you will need. When you go to assemble it, do it in the company of a professional because do not forget that the bed must be perfectly constructed and secured. Screws must be properly tightened. Remember that beyond changing the appearance of the bed, you must sleep comfortably.
5. Create a podium with drawers
The rooms are decorated according to how we feel and how our personality is, this influences the colors, style, paintings, cushions, and sheets, as well as the podium of the bed. If you have a room and you don’t know where to put all your objects and you urgently need extra space. This is your best option. See how the professionals at IK-ARCHITECTS have built this podium beauty, placing cabinets under the bed, thus serving as a base and also very practical to store everything in different drawers. Imagine you can hide the shoes and other belongings in that place, it would be fantastic!
6. Cover it with a cloth
Another way to make the podium of your bed is to do it with fabric. It is very simple, you just have to choose the fabric of your preference and line the entire base as you want. It is advisable to fill it with foam rubber so that it remains firm. For this, you will need to staple each groove or fold that you make because otherwise, you will not know how to keep it pressed into the wood. Also, a shoemaker’s glue is used -which is very strong in its smell and function- so you should protect your face while you are applying the glue. Remember to choose a fabric that matches the rest of the room!
7. Extra: Special designs
Having a very innovative podium for the bed is another way to enjoy the room. What do you think if you give the room a unique touch with cardboard boxes? Nowadays the design is so functional that you can make them yourself, with just a 3D printer you will do wonders if you want. If you are a lover of innovation and interior design, we have for you our book of ideas. Tell me what your sign is and I will tell you how to decorate your room! This will help you define the type of decoration you want for your room and also. It will give you an indication of what style you can decorate your room with, isn’t it excellent? Let’s get to work!Tags: cardboard boxes, decorate your room, modern podium, podium