We’re out of practise when it comes to hosting overnight guests, but thankfully, sleepovers are on the horizon. So, now’s the time to invest in a bed that makes visitors feel special – even if it is a space-saving one that doesn’t encroach too much on our floor space.
If you’re blessed with a spare bedroom, think about furnishing it with a small double bed. With its compact dimensions you can save on space while maintaining a sophisticated, grown-up aesthetic.
Otherwise, there are shrewd multifunctional designs on offer when it comes to guest beds – contemporary clic-clac style sofa beds can transform in a jiffy to create occasional beds for when guests stay over unexpectedly.
Similarly, bed-in-a-box products cleverly morph from stylish ottoman to single – or even double – guest beds in a matter of moments, complete with a plush, integrated upholstered headboard.
We put a variety of guest beds to the test, looking for the best in form and function, affordability and craftsmanship – as well as nifty space-saving qualities.
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