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posted on January 28, 2003 at 5:54 pm
I’ve got some IKEA stuff that’s been around for a number of years.
But anyway, I love that store.
posted on January 28, 2003 at 9:06 pm
Your new room’s really pretty. =)
Hehe…how much in all did u spend? (to come up with something like that).
posted on January 28, 2003 at 11:34 pm
Hee! Boy I *wish* that was my room! But nah, it’s off the Ikea.com.au website – the bed is what Im going to have, just that it has a silver metal frame.. and the sofa underneath it is blue. Both those things (plus the matress) are a little under AU$1000 so it’s not too bad!
posted on January 28, 2003 at 9:41 pm
err…i think that’s the pic from the ikea catalogue
anyway the loft bed is really nice! it’s the one i’ve always wanted but will never have coz my mother bought this ridiculously expensive brass bed(which i hate) when i was a kid =(
posted on January 28, 2003 at 11:45 pm
Heh, I’ve wanted a bunk bed ALL MY LIFE, but never got one since I’m an only child. Then i discovered there are *loft* beds, where it’s not 2 beds, but you can put a desk or sofa underneath.. plus it saves heaps of space too, and the frame is $399 for a double loft bed, which is a pretty good deal!
posted on January 28, 2003 at 11:58 pm
i know! i’ve always wanted a loft bed but my mother won’t let me dump that ridiculously expensive brass bed..so i’m stuck with the brass bed until it’s broken haha
posted on January 29, 2003 at 12:30 am
I shared a room with my sister when I was little and we had a bunk bed. I had the top, which is pretty fun but its a pain when you have to use the restroom and your half asleep in the middle of the night. LOL That thing is so neat though, The extra free space is a major plus.
posted on January 29, 2003 at 9:14 pm
Heh, I’ve wanted a bunk bed my whole life, but I don’t have a sibling so I never did 🙁 DIdn’t think about the bathroom in the middle of the night thing though, d’oh! Guess I”ll have to hold it in till morning, hehe..
posted on January 29, 2003 at 2:13 am
Believe it or not… I’ve got the same design (bed and sofa) in my room. And not surprising, I bought it from IKEA! Will take a pic later.
posted on January 29, 2003 at 9:13 pm
Oooh awesome! Please post a pic if you can, I’d really love to see it 🙂
posted on January 29, 2003 at 4:37 am
That does look really nice. I had a loft bed when I was little with my desk and wardrobe underneath, it was the best.
What you were saying before about double or single quilts, I have to say that a friend of mine tried using a single quilt on a double bed and it didn’t work out. Not only does it look horrible but you’ll be rolling around because you have all this extra space and you’ll end up rolling out from under your quilt and getting really cold! In any case Ikea have double bed quilts pretty cheap – over here you can get one for less than £20! (sorry – don’t know what that is in AUS..)
Anyway, have fun decorating!
posted on January 30, 2003 at 5:22 pm
Hrm.. darn.. I already have a single quilt! I’ll suppose I’ll just use that and see how it goes – I don’t want to get a double one just yet in case I can survive with the one I already have.. ‘cos I feel so bad throwing it away :T And yeah, Chris got a simple double one (duck feathers) for just AU$55 which is about £20!
posted on January 29, 2003 at 8:44 am
Nice! My sister has the exact same metal bedframe from IKEA that you ordered and it’s pretty sturdy. But she has her study table underneath the bed instead to save space since her room is really small…
And oh, I’ve posted some pictures of my room online, and you might like to take a look since it’s the same bunk-bed concept too, except I use the bottom as a cozy music corner…
Difference is my stainless steel bedframe is designed and created by my dad (it’s lasted me for years) and it’s the coolest thing ever. Yaay to handyman Dads! 🙂
Hope to see pics of ur new room soon… 🙂
posted on January 30, 2003 at 5:26 pm
Wowwwwww.. I LOVE your bed, your dad’s a genius!! It looks so nice and clean and neat, mine’s similar but the ladder is on the side and is slanted, and I think my bed comes a bit lower. I can’t wait to get my room set up now! And the rug you have looks kinda similar to mine, cept mine is in pinks 🙂
posted on January 31, 2003 at 12:30 am
wow your room looks FANTASTIC! love the red hearts rug and your cozy chill out corner
posted on January 29, 2003 at 11:07 am
Ikea stuff absolutely rocks and it does last quite awhile. 😀
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