Bedroom Posts

Color inspiration: Black feature wall without painting the wall

After giving my bedroom a makeover, I got this crazy idea to make a black feature wall – problem is that I’m a renter and I’m not supposed to paint my walls, or if I do paint, then I need to put it back to white before I move out. I didn’t want to have to repaint so I got

How to building a Murphy bed A-Z (without a workshop!)

If you've been following along, you know that I've taken on my biggest DIY project to date: building a Murphy bed for a 200 ft2 studio apartment makeover. I've shared the process in several posts and also made this video of the entire build, but I thought you might...

DIY Murphy bed / wall bed with hardware kit & DIY LED lights

The 200 ft2 rental studio apartment I'm working on needed a Murphy bed so I built one with an industrial inspired interior complete with lighting. I did it using basic hand tools (no table saw or track saw), and without a workshop or fancy woodworking tools. It's only...

Building a Murphy bed series – Step 2- 6: lift mechanism & assembly

For highlights of this project, watch the video! In case you haven’t been following along, here’s a recap of the Murphy Bed series thus far. The first post covered an overview of the project and some things to consider for choosing the type of DIY Murphy bed, which...