What are floating bed frames? And, more importantly, why are are they all the rage on Google right now? To understand why floating beds are trending on the world’s No. 1 search engine, it’s important to understand two things: what a floating bed frame is and what it does.

Simply put, floating beds are a type of platform bed with legs closer to the center of the mattress. This makes them appear as though they’re “hovering above the ground.” Along with being aesthetically pleasing, floating beds save considerable space in your bedroom. They also make it less likely that you could trip on the legs of your bed. Plus, floating beds are pretty cheap, usually costing under $1,000.

Perhaps the best news of all is that floating bed frames are an ideal DIY weekend project, requiring relatively little time and effort. Want to know more? Check out the following videos.


The basics on how to build a floating bed

DIY floating beds and their accessories

How to build a floating bed frame (time lapse)

Floating bed frames: The wrap-up

As helpful as the above videos might be, there’s even more to explore about floating bed frames! Check out this article on 55 options for floating beds. To learn some of the pros and cons to floating beds and to see some of the best options, click here

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