|White Low Loft Bunk Bed with Slide and Playhouse Underneath for Toddlers and Kids|
What's Your Style? - White Finish Wood Loft Beds with Slides and Colorful Play Tents
|Girls' Low Loft Bunk Bed with Slide & Red Polka Dot Play Tent Underneath|
Decorating for Your Toddler: Loft Beds with Slides for Kids
Introducing toddlers to a 'big kids' bed' can be a bit of a challenge; after all you're asking your little one to forsake his or her crib they've known since their earliest memory.
Loft beds with slides like this white wood design, proffer the same sense of security toddler boys and girls require come night time. With their safety rail and fun, themed tents, these beds will earn their keep as a comforting abode and striking, decorative element in your child's bedroom while serving as a cool play space.
Scroll down to see more of these fun loft beds with a slide, along with my decorating tips for incorporating them into your little girl or boy's bedroom with an appeal I bet you'll both love.
What's Your Style Bedroom?
|Toddler & Kids' Camo Low Loft Bunk Bed with Slide and Play Tent Underneath|
Deciding your bedroom's style is your first consideration when decorating for your boy or girl. Wood furniture for more traditional decor palettes work best.
Wall color is another consideration. Ideally, choose a hue that's similar to your bedding. A shade or two lighter works great with darker bed sets. With paler bedding, any shade lighter or darker works well for contrast.
Loft beds like these incorporate a fun, energetic ambience for kids' bedrooms while keeping to a traditional theme. Colorful bedding in like colors will build upon your color scheme and add to the room's excitement.
Uber-Cheap Metal Low Loft Beds with Slide & Playhouse Tent
|Fire Station Low Loft Bed with Slide and Playhouse Tent Underneath|
Building Your Focal Point
Blue & Red Fire Station with Red Slide for Bed for Boys or Girls
Beginning your room's decor with a focal point is the first step to decorating success. Having a strong element ~ usually the bed ~ that contrasts with your wall color is a great choice. Ideally, your focal point will seeming take center stage 'shout' for attention and be pleasing to the eye.
Everything else in your space is built (layered) around this focal point. Beds like this castle loft bed meet the criteria for an amazing focal point in your child's bedroom Its bold colors will bounce off the room's walls, heralding in your little one and his or her friends where they'll have a great time with imaginary play.
If you've white walls, there's no need to paint, as the strong primary colors mask the blank-canvas look of your wall area.
Seldom does a furniture piece take such a 'leading role' as this (and those below) fun castle loft bed, making decorating easy-peasy..
|Princess Theme Metal Low Loft Bed with Slide and Pink Play Tent|
Low Loft Beds with Play Tent--or No?
Here's a sweet princess themed pink loft bed with both play tent and white slide, but what if you don't want the play area underneath?
While it's hard to imagine this metal bed without the tent, I've included several super-budget-friendly metal frame low beds below where you can create your own space or use the space underneath for storage.
Metal Frame Low Loft Beds with Slides Save on Your Budget if You Forgo the Play Tent
|Under $250 White Metal Frame Short Loft Bed with Slide (no play tent)|
For under $250, this white metal frame loft bed still has the slide but absent the play tent. There's a host of fun, themed play tents you can add, or make your own curtains. In the smallest of kids' bedrooms you can opt for placing a dresser underneath the bed with room left over.
|Budget-Friendly Metal Low Loft Bed with Red Slide for Under $225|
Colorful Slides Make Great Focal Pieces
Here's a great model room where you can get an idea of these loft beds with colorful slides and no play tent. This design has a blue slide if your decor palette calls for it. Super-cheap, these short versions of full-height loft beds have plenty to offer in the way of form and function.
Dreamy Furniture Pieces Lend to a Creative Element
Pink & Purple Castle Loft Beds for Toddler & Little Girls--Even Boys
|Pink and Purple Girls' Princess Castle Loft Bed with Slide|
You'll have a great setup with these low loft beds and tent 'play rooms' underneath for toddlers and little girls or boys. Later, you can do away with certain segments of the tents and leave one room under the bed or above, depending on your child and floor space.
As kids get into school age, you still have the metal loft bed that kids find 'cool' making these beds a great long-term investment.
Castle Loft Beds = Mukti Rooms Above and Underneath
Pink Princess Castle Low Loft Tent Bed with Slide & Ladder for Girls
|Girls' Purple Princess Castle Loft Bed with Slide and Play Tent|
My only regret with fun furniture like these castle beds is they weren't around for my twins.
I can think of few furniture pieces that promote imaginative play than these low loft beds with slide. Imaginative play is crucial to toddlers learning appropriate social skills they'll need come their first day of school. I'm a huge fan of toys and furniture pieces that play a dual role in teaching.
While little girls love pink and purple, sometimes boys prefer this soft hues. Two of my boys went through a 'pink stage.' Go ahead and indulge them; it's just color.
Oh, the fun your little girl or boy will have in these loft princess castle loft beds ~ and a slide to boot.
|Wood Low Loft Bed with Red and Blue Play Tent and Slide|
Grounding Your Space with Rugs
Wooden Red & Blue Low Loft Bed with White Slide
As in the model room, here bold rugs help define your toddler's playspace while rounding your decor. Rugs warm the room and lend to the space's cozy, restful look while adding a soft element in the bedroom.
Where space is limited, placing a rug at an angle (diagonally) creates the illusion of more room. Simply tuck the rug under the bed at its (the rug's) corner n watch your space 'grow.' Choose a lively-color rug or a fun play rug with roads or other design kids can play a game on.
With a loft bed and slide, adding a rug will cushion the landing if you've hard flooring. Too, you'll be nearly finished with your decor.
|Red & Blue Kids' Castle Loft Bunk with Slide and Play Tent|
Kids' Castle Tent Loft with Play Space and Slide
While toddler and little kids' furniture can be costly, especially substantial pieces like this cutie on the flip-side, you'll have the option of selling the bed to recoup some or most of your investment.
I've had good luck selling my kids' larger pieces without waiting long for an interested parent to scoop them up. Often, you'll just need to snap a picture and have the buyer remove it.
This castle loft bed has plenty of visual interest and sports the slide you want. With the bed soaking up all the attention with admiration, little else need be done to finish off your decor. Isn't this castle bed darling?
When Only White Will Do - White Loft Bed with Slide for Toddler Boys & Girls
|White Wood Finish Low Loft Bunk Bed with Slide|
White can be a great option for your toddler's loft bed. White affords you the choice of unlimited color of decor and bedding.
I do recommend you paint walls in color pulled from your child' bedding. Even a smidgen of color from a bedding set's design can make a statement when mirrored on your wall. Allow the bed to be your room's biggest asset by pairing it with highly contrasting, bold color everywhere else.
While this gender-neutral loft bed is 'plain' white, the possibilities are endless. And that's more power to you.
|Metal Junior Low Loft Bed with Slide and Pink Play Tent|
Budget-Friendly White Metal Junior Low Loft Bed with Slides
Often times when decorating, I've been tempted to buy that 'gotta-have' chair or piece of art, so I can empathize with those who've made that purchase only to regret it later. I did just that with a painting and could never enjoy it, as an 'invisible dollar sign" seemed to block my view!
The good news, though, is there's always a look-alike somewhere that projects the same value you're pining for.
These metal low (junior) loft beds have the same qualities relating to shape, size and function. Plus they've a fun, colorful slide--just like their pricier cousins but without the heftier dollar sign.
Wall Art & Your Low Loft Bed with Removable Play Room Underneath
|Brown Wood Finish Junior Low Loft Bed with Slide & Camo Play Tent|
Wall art for bold pieces of furniture like these loft beds needn't be large if you aim to hang it above and behind the bed. I recommend long, rectangular art work or several smaller pieces hung a row, much like you see in the model rooms, here.
For a great way to save on wall art, buy a calendar in your child's bedroom theme and use cheap, black frames for a finished look costing much less, otherwise.
Look for pieces around your home than can be repurposed to decorative pieces. Or, cruise the aisles at a dollar store for ideas. I find when I'm thinking 'outside the box' while out and about, I can find a lot of possibilities.
These loft beds make a big impression alone and little else is needed around them. Less is more when decorating around these attractive beds.
Which junior loft bed do you love?
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