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What makes for a good temporary bed?

By on Dec 26th

Holy crap: Cardboard bed! Photo courtesy of

I'm going to be moving in January to a different city, but I know I'll only be in that city for six months or so. With that in mind, I'm not looking to spend a lot of money on a bed, nor am I interested in buying a used bed. Do any of you have a creative temporary bed solution?

I'm thinking about buying a large foam mattress topper, putting it on the floor, throwing a bunch of blankets and pillows on it, and calling it a day. Have any of you ever tried that? If so, what were some of the pros and cons? -Olivia

Besides that awesome recyclable cardboard bed that I found, does any one else have good ideas for a cheap, temporary bed that doesn't involve someone's used mattress?

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