If you don’t have the luxury of space or budget to spend out on fitted bedroom furniture, we have some handy storage hacks that are worth the investment and can move and evolve with you whether you change homes or taste over time. Here are our top picks.
Everyday Storage Heroes:
In the wise words of the organised sorting queen herself, Marie Kondo: “Clutter is caused by a failure to return things to where they belong. Therefore, storage should reduce the effort needed to put things away, not the effort needed to get them out.” There are some really simple ways to introduce storage into your bedroom that’s both stylish and functional.
Investing in a storage bed is a great space-saving idea, whether you’re a little tight for space or just want to achieve that flawless finish without the clutter of boxes. They are available in a range of sizes and tend to be slightly bigger than a standard bed, so we’ve included a helpful table below to give you some idea of where sizes start from.
Bed Size Guide (UK Sizes)
135cm x 190cm (4’6” x 6’3”).
King Size Bed
150cm x 200cm (5′ x 6'6″).
Super King Size Bed
180cm x 200cm (6' x 6'6")
Danetti expert; Buyer, Kelly Harvey says: “Ottoman storage beds allow you to create more invaluable storage space in your bedroom. Whether that’s for bedding, clothing or shoes – it might be the space you never thought you needed but once you have it, you won’t know how you lived without it. Our bed designs are stylish and sleek, meaning the storage is a hidden benefit that only you, the customer, needs to know about.”
Our Nifty & Neutral Pick:
Available in both a plush grey and champagne velvet finish, the Manolo has been designed with both luxury and practicality in mind. It’s all about luxe detailing with its smooth velvet upholstery, deep button detailing and winged headboard which adds to that cosy feeling, whilst it’s also easy to assemble and great value for money for a king size ottoman bed.
Our Stuck for Space Pick:
If you’re going for a double bed due to your space being a little smaller, that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. The Amalfi is a customer favourite with its modern and luxurious look, available in 5 luxe velvet shades as a double bed, with the added bonus of internal storage. Our elegant and beautiful short-pile velvets are made from-quality 100% polyester with high abrasion resistance so they will not bobble, maintaining the bed’s beauty.
All our King Size and Double storage beds feature high grade 750N capacity hydraulic pistons, helping you to lift your ottoman bed easily and smoothly with your mattress in place. They can support a mattress weight of up to 76kg, establishing a long-lasting and durable storage solution. This feature is not only practical for storing your bedding or shoes, but the spacing is generous and safe to access. Combined with our standard-fitted hardboard bases, it’s a storage dream as you can also easily hide away those non-essentials that you don’t need as often.
Our Pretty & Practical extra picks:
If you have space beneath a window or a room at the foot of your bed, it’s worth considering a storage bench. We sell a matching ottoman storage seat in the Amalfi range which comes in light grey, dark teal or champagne velvet. The lid lifts up using hydraulic pistons, making the movement smooth and easy to lift. Inside, there's plenty of space to store away those items you don't need every day, like spare throws or towels. If you want to go for something a little smaller, go for the Zara ottoman storage cube which comes in blush pink, light grey or navy blue – it can even double as a stool for your dressing table. The cube is a great use of space, ideal for those items you use day to day, but want to keep tucked away.
Super Storage Picks
These are the ultimate storage solution with extra deep space – you need this if you have less space for additional storage, or just prefer a minimal look.
Our Statement Pick with 30% extra space:
Make an impact and save space with the Dexter; available in light grey or navy blue, the statement headboard, ample storage space and contemporary chrome feet make the bed an impactful yet cosy place to snuggle for the night. Did you know all our beds have sprung slats and added webbing for additional comfort, giving durability and further spring and support to your mattress? If your heart is set on this bed our added webbing comes pre-assembled for a quick and easy set-up.
Our Luxe Pick with 30% extra space:
Exclusively Danetti and five-star rated, the Amalfi Luxe is the ultimate in statement bedroom furniture with its large striking headboard. Available in Dark Teal or Light Grey, its guaranteed to add a luxurious look to your space, whatever your style. The bed is more than just its good looks with built in USB ports so you can charge your devices at night, and extra deep ottoman storage space. It’s perfect for tucking away your larger items, with 27cm worth of generous spacing for bedding and blankets and those items we just never know where to put - we have ensured your storage needs are maximised with this ottoman bed.
All our Super King Size beds feature high grade 900N capacity hydraulic pistons for easy access and lifting and support a mattress weight of up to 91kg. Combined with generous space and safe access, and a hardboard fitted base, the Super Kings are a high quality, long lasting and durable storage solution.
Secret Storage Picks
If you need something that’s even more discreet, there are beds that have ‘secret storage’ within the frame, but still have legs with space underneath the bed.
Our Art Deco pick:
The Rene is exclusively Danetti with its deep blue or grey velvet and brass feet. Not only does the rich coloured upholstery evoke feelings of luxury and glamour, it also has the practical feature of the secret storage space. The elegant and curved headboard will be the focal point of your bedroom.
Our Timeless Classic pick:
As well as premium velvet finish in pink or grey, beautiful brass accents and inner storage, the Darcy has a sleek and simple, tall headboard which gives you somewhere to lean back and relax with a good book or breakfast in bed. It’s all about those premium features.
If you’re looking for other stylish ways to add a little more storage to your space, there are plenty of other options to consider. Bedside tables come with extra drawers and shelf space and you can really maximise these areas with inner-drawer organisers or smaller boxes. Place an organiser within any drawer and add those night time essentials or smaller items like charging cables, a hairbrush, a remote etc.
Our Dark Wood pick:
The Odele Dark Wood bedside table was designed in-house to add a touch of elegance and drama to your bedroom. With a sleek black leg frame, rich dark oak veneer and handy frosted glass shelf, this bedside table is so much more than somewhere to pop your morning cuppa.
Our White Gloss pick:
The Noah Bedside Table has plenty of drawer space and within the back of the top drawer, you'll find a cable hole so you can charge your phone or tablet without the need for messy cables sprawled across the floor! Keeping your technology tucked away in a drawer not only looks neater, but you'll also be getting a better nights' sleep, as technology has been proven to affect our sleep cycles.
Start your search:
You can view the full range of Danetti storage beds here. Need some inspiration? Head over to our Instagram and check out the hashtag #DanettiSundayMorning and #DanettiLieIn for some bedroom inspiration.
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