Using a futon bunk bed is a great way to dress up a teen's room or dorm or rec room,  without looking like a little kids room.

If you are trying to work with a small space, or simply do not want to have a large bed or twin beds in a room, especially a teenager's room, then you should check out the latest in bunk beds on the market now.

If the thought of bunk beds takes you back to those stacked up metal ones with the thin mattresses, then you should take another look.  These beds have been redesigned to look trendy and chic as well as totally functional. 

What better way to make use of the space then to go "up".  But the best part about the futon bunk bed system is that the bottom bed turns into a great seating area.  Your teen could simply leave it as sitting area to lounge around on, and sleep on the top bunk, or they can turn it quickly back iFuton Bunk Bednto a bed for when they have a friend over.

Turning it into a "couch" makes it a great place to hang out, or do homework or simply listen to their music, making the room feel a bit more grown up. 

Sunset Twin/Futon Bunk Bed in Black

There are many different types of bunk beds on the market now for all ages, from young children to adults.  You can also get sets with drawers underneath to really take advantage of any space.  Or you can purchase coloured baskets to hold their belongings that can simply slide under the futon bunk beds.

There are some really funky ways that you could decorate a room that is using this bunk bed system.  These are well built, and will last a good long time.  You can get these made from different materials such as metal or wood.  Ginger oak bunk beds are another great design if you prefer wood.

The futon bunking system is one of the ultimate ways you can utilize space and provide not only a sleeping area, but also a lounging area.

You can get these styles of beds in larger furniture stores, but there is a larger assortment of styles and sizes online at such sites as Amazon.

If you are redecorating a room or basement area with your kids in mind, especially teens, then using a futon bunk bed system would make a great addition to any room, whether it is the bedroom or the rec room.

This setup can be an affordable way to turn a bedroom or rec room into a extra bed for guests or friends as well as a hanging out area, and it works really well in small spaces.  Shop online for some ideas on using this type of system as well as colours and bedding.  Add a few colourful throw pillows, fabric bins,  and the room is set! 

So, if your teen wants a cool bed as well as a great lounging area, then this will check all the boxes!