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Best of PB #3: Platform Storage Bed for a College Dorm Room

Becky from Reinventing the Ordinary loved the look and functionality of a Pottery Barn storage bed for her daughter’s college room but needed a cheaper alternative. Surprisingly, college tuition doesn’t really leave an extra $1000 sitting in the bank for a bed! Becky created a fabulous $100 version with some beadboard, molding, and plywood that fit their needs (and budget) to perfection!

Becky was inspired by the Stratton Bed from Pottery Barn.

pb stratton bed

Read more at Reinventing the Ordinary.

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Saturday 20th of July 2013

After following a series of links tip find detailed directions, I have discovered the bedding to be Target brand


Tuesday 23rd of July 2013

Thanks Britteny, I thought I looked there but I will search Target. Thanks again :)


Saturday 20th of July 2013

Thanks, Britteny!


Thursday 18th of July 2013

Where did Becky get the bedding? That is the colors and patterns my daughter was talking about. Thanks


Thursday 18th of July 2013

If Becky doesn't see your comment here, you may want to try contacting her directly. You can visit her site by clicking on the link in the post.


Sunday 26th of May 2013

Love this idea but this ad for keeps taking over the page??


Tuesday 28th of May 2013

Are you reading it on an Ipad or an Iphone by chance?


Monday 27th of May 2013

Thanks for letting me know, Prisha. I'm going to see what's going on.

becky mercado

Friday 17th of February 2012

Thanks so much for the feature. I really adore you guys.

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