IKEA Kura Bed Hacks For A Unique Look
IKEA’s Kura bed is one of the most famous beds for kids.
For just $199, you get a bed that fulfills all your needs.
The bed is compact and sturdy, which allows it to fit in tight areas and last for many years.
The basic frame of the IKEA Kura bed leaves all space for customizing it according to your needs and preferences.
Our bedding expert team has made a list of 20 IKEA Kura bed hacks to give your bed a completely new look.
Let’s get started.
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IKEA Kura Bed Hacks
We have collected the best 20 IKEA Kura Bed hacks from all over to make things easy for you.
These hacks are easy to follow, and you may not even need to buy extra stuff for some of them as they can be done with things you already at home.
Enjoy the list of 50 IKEA Kura bed hacks.
Double Decker Playhouse
How about not using the IKEA Kura bed actually as a bed?
Yes, you heard it correctly.
You can use it as a playhouse instead of a bed.
It transforms your IKEA Kura bed into a vintage playhouse that looks AMAZING.
Along with the IKEA Kura bed, you will need a TROFAST shelving unit to complete this project.
For Three Kids In One Room
Princess Kura Bed Hack
Transform your little princess’s bedroom into a magical place with this guide from One Little Imp.
It is a simple hack that makes the room look different from others. On top of that, you can create more space by removing the bed’s bottom paneling.
Sky Blue Finish
This finish is personally one of my favorite IKEA Kura bed ideas.
The moment you see it, you will fall in love with the room. Kate Fisher Art has done outstanding work.
She has removed the side panels of the Kura bed that open up the boundaries.
Turn The Bed Into A Castle
If your kid is into the castle and related things, then this design is a suitable match for them.
Comfy Dwelling has turned the simple IKEA Kura bed into a castle. I am pretty sure that you haven’t seen a thing like this before.
The most noticeable things here are those curtains, pennant flags, and of course, that slide.
Old School Elements
Give your kids room an old school vibe with this black and white look.
The Kura bed’s woodwork has been painted into the white color that complements the room’s black and white look.
This article from Vtwonen explains in detail how to give your Kura bed and the whole room an old school look.
This cute yellow wallpaper decoration for Kura bed is something I love a lot.
I can bet that you will like it as well.
Fru silver shows us hows to do it exactly. She has placed the bed in the corner, making it a cozy place to be.
The room looks bright and attractive with the wallpaper.
If you feel that this yellow color wallpaper doesn’t match your choice, you can change it to your liking.
Feel Like Being In A Forest
If you want to give your kid’s room a forest-like theme, then this IKEA Kura bed hack is what you need to follow.
We found this idea on Style Squeeze and fell in love with it at the first impression.
This is a unique and fantastic way to hack to IKEA Kura bed. The aim here is to give the room a forest feel.
To achieve that, everything in the room has some elements of the forest.
This hack also adds space for one more person to sleep.
Check out the in detail guide on Style Squeeze.
White & Pink Playhouse
Here is another playhouse hack for IKEA Kura bed from IKEAHackers.
We already covered one playhouse hack but was not able to hold back from including this one as well.
Because this white & pink color combination makes it one of the best IKEA Kura bed ideas.
This hack helps you make a space to play under the bed and also that ladder is an excellent addition for extra storage.
Simple Bunk Bed
If you have two kids and looking for nothing fancy but a simple way to save space for kids, then check out this bunk bed hack.
IKEAHackers gave this room a darker look, mostly gray and white color.
As mentioned earlier, this idea is an excellent way to space for other activities such as playing.
Safari Bed Hack
Give the room a safari feel with this IKEA Kura bed hack by Harlow & Thistle.
This is one of the simplest yet attractive IKEA Kura bed ideas you will find.
The point of attraction in this hack is the ball at the top.
To my surprise, Andrea made the ball herself, and she shows exact instructions on how to make it in her post.
Also, the design on the wall complements the look of the bed perfectly.
Kura Bed Tent Makeover
Turning the IKEA Kura bed into tent house?
Sound pretty cool! Right?
Now you can also turn your Kura bed into a tent house with this hack from More Like Home.
You will need the following stuff to get this done:
- 5 yards quilting cotton fabric
- 1 yard 1″ elastic
- Kura bed tent poles & hardware
The process is easy to follow if you do it with full concentration.
Read the detailed guide on More Like Home.
A Little House On The Kura Bed
Make your IKEA Kura bed a little house with this hack from Lovely Indeed.
You can decorate the little house over the bed in several different ways which make the hack highly customizable.
As mentioned on Lovely Indeed, you will need the following materials for this hack:
- IKEA Kura bed
- Wood stain and seal (optional)
- 2×2 pine boards
- Miter saw
It will take approximately four hours to complete this Kura bed makeover.
Kura Bed Climbing Wall
IKEA Kura Bed Lifeguard Station
Here is a hack which I can bet will loved by every surf dude.
Every detail on this lifeguard station IKEA Kura bed hack is complete. It makes you feel like you are standing at an actual lifeguard station.
The top bunk area makes a great play area for the kids.
Kura Bed With Plywood Panels
Make Use Of Shower Curtains
You can also use a standard fabric shower curtain to give your IKEA Kura bed a new look.
Those wooden shelves on the side are worth mentioning as they increase the charm of this Kura bed idea.
You can check out the full instructions for this hack on Ashbee Designs.
Bund Bed With A Bookshelf
You have already seen a bunch of IKEA Kura bed bunk bed hacks.
This one is also a part of them but has a slightly different look and feel. It is made by joining two bunks together and also includes a bookshelf at one end.
You can find detailed instructions on this hack on Love That Blue Sky Blog.