DIY – Make your own bed using UPS or FedEX Boxes

I have been thinking about making a bed at my workplace recently. I think this would be a good

A new bed for $10 in 5 minutes.

Having blown $300 on a mattress, I wasn’t about to blow another $300 on a bed frame or box springs. I had all these archive boxes that I used for moving, so here’s a cheap-ass substitute.

Its as strong as a regular bed, environmentally-friendly and great for people who move frequently. And you instantly have 10 boxes worth of storage space under your bed!

Add mattress. The bonus is that this bed, with the mattress, is exactly the same height as the bed next to it (which is a standard bed frame from Ikea).

If you don’t even want to buy a mattress, you can tape together a bunch of free padded envelopes from Fed-Ex, like this guy:

When you want to move, just flatten all the boxes, or you can use them to move!

via instructable make group

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  3. Izl says:

    looks comfy, they are real strong too

  4. girrrrrrr2 says:

    not really…

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