bedrooms

Finding a super sturdy bed frame for active couples with bouncy toddlers

So basically here’s what I’m saying: I need a sturdy AF bedframe that can take a very adult pounding at night, but then also be ready for toddler bouncy fun times during the day.

The best beds & mattresses you can buy online (which is getting the be the best way to do it!)

The best beds & mattresses with next day shipping

Did you know all the kids these days are buying their mattresses online and they come vacuum-sealed and all rolled up tight for you to unroll? There are a few brands that are getting some major traction, which I’ve included here. But keep an eye out for some of the more affordable brands from places like Amazon. You might just fine your mattress soul mate at a deal. Look for beds that have cooling properties, are quiet and motionless for your partners (or neighbors for quieter sexytimes!), and fancy new technologies. Here are some of the best beds and mattresses you can buy online…

How to survive your “sleep on that third shift” life

My husband is a brewer, and he’s worked third shift for a handful of years now. It was so rough, at first! Whenever sleep times are messed with, it’s difficult. But getting used to a completely opposite sleep schedule is a nightmare. He was exhausted and crabby, and I knew he couldn’t go on this way forever. So, I did some thinking and came up with ways to help him, which could also help YOU with your third shift life…

Miranda’s “if a gothic seamstress raided an enchanted library” bedroom

Take a tour of one Homie’s bedroom in her Toronto apartment, that she described as… “If a Steampunk pirate and a Gothic seamstress raided an enchanted library and then stopped by a plethora of flea markets and craft shops, I imagine they’d end up with my room exactly.”

Double duty furniture and loft beds: Awesome furniture arrangement tips for small bedrooms

When you have a narrow, small bedroom, the way you organize your furniture will directly influence your perception of the available space inside a room. Here are some of my favorite tips for arranging furniture in a small bedroom…

Beds for every style — on the cheap and awesome! — from the UK’s Bedsos

Okay, Homies in the UK… We see you over there. You may be checking out Offbeat Home & Life while I’m asleep, but you know I love you! And this post is for you. Our UK sponsor Bedsos has beds, mattresses, headboards, and bedroom furniture on the cheap and AWESOME. We’re talking gothy wrought iron, fun beds for kids, and leather beds — yes, I said “leather beds.”

Come snuggle with me, and check out some of my favorite bed styles…

Steal this minimalist bedroom inspiration from a fancy Hollywood Hills home

As I peruse my favorite thing in the world — real estate listings — I’m finding home decor ideas! Check out the sexily simple bedroom of this minimalist home in the hills of Los Angeles, then see how you can steal this look…

Pin ups, tattoos, and rock n roll: Bad-ass, yet super-comfy bedding from Sin in Linen

You might even recognize the name Sin in Linen from when we’ve gushed about them before, added them to our decor roundups, or when they’ve been featured in our very own readers’ homes. Now I get to officially gush about them, AND they hooked me up with some of their wares to try, and hooked YOU up with a special discount. How lucky are we!?