Published on March 27th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Fairy princess treehouse: KURA Bunk Beds with STUVA storage

Materials: 2 Kura beds, 3 Stuva drawers 60×35.

Description: Needed bunk beds for my twin daughters but already had a Kura bed that my son had been using. Decided to buy another Kura bed second hand and essentially used one complete and the base of another. In order to add storage, raised the height of base bed to accommodate 3 Stuva drawers that provide good deep storage. Both sections are fixed together with 6 coach bolts.

Both my daughters struggled with the built in stair so made a new ladder from wood taken from the ‘help yourself bin’ outside IKEA.

My wife added some wall stickers we bought from next.

We are calling it their fairy princess tree house.

~ Chris Kennedy, Innerleithen Scotland

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Jules Yap

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9 Responses to Fairy princess treehouse: KURA Bunk Beds with STUVA storage

  1. Bart says:

    I am very impressed! I have to made exact copy of it. I am wondering how you attached drawers. Is there any posssibility to make instruction available for those who wants to do it in their homes?

  2. Marion says:

    Nice! I will have to do this for my twins too! How old are they? I thought this could be for 5 or 6 years old but what to do between 3 when the bed is too small and this bunk bed? thanks

  3. dmf415 says:

    Where’d you get the 60 x 35 drawers? i am not seeing that on the website.

  4. Doug Fong says:

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  5. Anonymous says:

    Nice work! That’s just what I was looking for! Why did you need the second bed and how did you attach the drawers? Where did you put the bolts?

  6. Jerry says:

    That looks like that’s going to be a lot of fun for those two!

  7. Anonymous says:

    Great work, I may have to copy this. Where did you get the new ladder from?

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