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The OP Loftbed Website Has Been Redesigned!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve just redesigned the OP Loftbed web site. The new web site provides many features that we’ve wanted to add to the site for a very long time. Here are just a few: You’ll have a great experience on every device–your desktop and laptop (Windows, Mac, or Linux), tablet (iPad or […]

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Attention to Detail: One Customer’s Experience

Rameen in Maryland sent us these pictures and told us about the extra work he did to give his daughter’s loft bed the look he wanted. I built this bed for my daughter last year.  I assembled it using locking nuts and 5/16″ 3-1/4″ bolts instead, and used gun blue to blacken the heads of […]

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How to Use Existing Dorm Room Springs with an OP Loftbed

One of the questions we’re often asked is, “My dorm requires us to use the existing bed or bed springs, how do I use existing dorm room springs with an OP Loftbed” Our usual answer is: Instead of using plywood for a mattress platform, you will use the existing springs instead. You will need something […]

Child’s Loft Bed with Rope Lights, Steps, Whiteboard, and Even Flip Chairs

Robin in Kalamazoo, Michigan built this full size loft bed and added lots of creative accessories. “This is my 6 year olds loft bed. I used the tall-medium, full size loft bed plans. He absolutely LOVES this bed. I attached rope lights around the top and down the stair rail that he can operate from a switch at […]

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Customer Pictures of Twin over Queen Bunk Bed

We always encourage our customers to send us pictures of their OP Loftbed creations. We’ve just added a couple of new pictures to our photo gallery. We’ll let the builders tell you about them in their own words though. We moved our family of 3 into a one bedroom apartment entirely voluntarily on a mission […]

Video Showing How to Add a Hanging Desk Under Your OP Loftbed

You remember the terrific video from Farrin Abbott and Mariela Huber of Copycat Films in Chicago, where they shared their experience building an OP Loftbed, don’t you? Well, if you missed it, click here to check it out. It’s OK, we’ll wait. We’ll, they decided to design their own hanging desk for all that video […]

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5 Advantages of Lofted Beds

  While there’s certainly nothing wrong with a good old fashioned regular bed, a lofted bed can offer many advantages that traditional beds simply cannot. If you’re considering adding a lofted bed to your home or dorm room, here are some great reasons to do so. Advantages of Lofted Beds More space for small rooms. Getting […]

2008-2009 Scholarship Winner – A. Keller, Virginia Commonwealth University

What personal characteristics are most important to you in a Presidential candidate and why? I think that a Presidential candidate should be trustworthy, caring, intelligent, and humble. All of these qualities are things that I would look for in a best friend. My best friend fits all of the above qualities. And although sometimes we […]