Your child will have lots of fun sleeping on this DIY teepee bed!
Your child will have lots of fun sleeping on this DIY teepee bed!

While sleep is a luxury for adults, toddlers do not think of it that way. It most likely is the last item in their to-do list. If you’re having this problem, you are not alone. But fear not, there’s a solution.

It's beautiful and functional - what more can you ask for?
It’s beautiful and functional – what more can you ask for?

A teepee bed is a child’s dream come true. With this, you can easily lure your toddler into sleeping. It’s actually a fun bed that doesn’t feel like a bed at all.

But wait – Getting a bed is expensive. Well you don’t have to worry anymore; you can easily make one. And it’s not just any bed – it’s a teepee bed!

Materials:

  • Your choice of wood cut to desired size
  • 4 castors
  • screws
  • L brackets (vertical and horizontal)
  • wood filler
  • Enamel paint (color of your choice)
  • Primer
  • Clear polycrylic
  • Steel wool
  • Wood glue
  • 2 mattresses
  • 2 slatted bed bases
  • 80 grit, 220 grit, and 320 grit sandpaper

Tools:

  • Circular saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Screwdriver
  • Drill
  • Vise grips
  • Dremel with surface grinding bit
  • Chisel
  • Hammer

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Thanks to Hello Bowsers for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

 

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