Man buys kitchen cabinets for the bedroom, transforms them into a platform bed for his daughter

We’ve seen so many awesome IKEA hacks lately with many people using different types of furniture and then piecing them together to create one-of-a-kind creations.

A man named Chris decided to make a platform bed that had lots of storage space by putting together 7 standard IKEA kitchen cabinets. It’s the perfect solution for people with minimal storage/space in their room and the best part is it can be put together in less than 6 hours!


Chris says the entire setup cost roughly $500, including cabinets (Chris picked SEKTION cabinets), lumber and paneling, carpet and knobs.

$355 – Cabinets

$85 – Lumber

$40 – Paneling, carpet, knobs


“One minor detail that I omitted from the video: I installed four plastic furniture glides under every cabinet (one in each corner) to keep them off the floor by approximately 1/4″,” says Chris.

“These will prevent the cabinets from scratching the floor, and prevent the doors from rubbing on the floor.”

“If you have carpeting, you may need to build up the cabinets even higher to prevent the doors from rubbing on the carpet.”

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