The easiest solution is to unscrew the boards creating a more modern look. Since we are planning it to give it a couch look make sure it does not occupy a conventional bed space.
For instance you have a bedroom that needs to double as a craft room.
How to make a bed look like a couch. Make a trundle bed look like a couch by carefully choosing its location. Or buy two matching ideally cushioned headboards and attach them at either end. A twin bed can be made to look and function like a sofa during the day.
Some models are like couches with upholstered back arms and three sided headboard. After you remake your bed so it looks perfect for lounging you can have company who can sit comfortably. But i still wanted the look of it to be a daybed sofa instead of a twin bed during the day.
I love that it is as deep as a twin bed and man have i made use of it in her first year of life. When space is limited and you desire a different look with your bed get creative and make your bed look like a couch. The trick to this transformation is to make two fitted back cushions and a fitted mattress cover for the bed.
Structurally the two are completely different and there will be no way to make them the same unless you start adding extra pieces to the frame. But otherwise it ll look too much like well a bed. Some daybeds won t ever look like couches.
For elliot s room i found this amazing vintage bamboo twin bed although i bought it online and i thought it was a daybed. While the standard length of a three seat sofa is 76 inches with a 30 inch deep seat cushion twin beds have the same approximate length at 75 inches but have 9 more inches of depth. This provides extra coziness while still enabling the bed to masquerade as a sofa.
The placement of the daybed plays a key role in the appearance of your room. You can easily turn a basic twin bed into a quasi couch with only a few artfully placed pillows and a little rearranging. Thinking outside of the proverbial box is an ongoing interior design challenge.
How to make a queen size bed look like a daybed. It s a versatile piece that s expected to morph into a couch by day or until the next sleepover. A daybed offers lots of sleeping space in a small footprint in guest rooms and kids rooms especially when it includes a slide out second bed.
Making these pieces is not difficult. At the extreme if you choose a daybed without arm or backrest you ll have a very difficult time to style it like a couch. One way to change the overall look of the room is to make the bed look more like a couch allowing the room to be easily used for watching television and entertaining guests.