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    31 Cheap Bed Frames That Only Look Expensive

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    1. A vintage industrial metal bed frame that'll complement any room.

    vintage industrial metal bed frame with bedding

    2. An untreated pine frame that you won't have to worry about damaging.

    pine bed frame with bedding

    3. A minimalist steel bed frame for anyone who likes to keep things sturdy, simple, and affordable when it comes to furniture.

    Black steel bed frame in a pink room

    4. This beautiful green bed frame complete with an upholstered velvet headboard that will have everyone wondering whether they've walked into a medieval fantasy (little do they know it only cost you $289 bucks).

    5. A steel frame so strong it'll hold even more than five monkeys jumping on the bed.

    6. A sturdy farmhouse-inspired metal frame with spindle details that also comes in colors like blue and green, so you have the option to spice up the classic style.

    7. A low-profile bed frame with a mid-century modern feel that'll stylishly liven up your bedroom without breaking the bank.

    Blue low-profile bed frame staged in a bedroom

    8. This gold-finish canopy bed frame to add some much-needed whimsy to your bedroom. And even though it looks like it's made of gold, it's a major steal for under $150.

    lifestyle photo of the gold canopy bed in a sunlit bedroom

    9. This no-frills basic Amazon bed that boasts the easiest assembly around, according to the more than 30,000 (!!) five-star ratings on Amazon.

    10. A geometric foldable bed frame that's easy to put together and will give your bedroom a sophisticated pop to impress any ~special~ guests.

    metal bed frame with geometric design and bedding

    11. A polished wood bed frame with storage drawers that will perform double duty as a dresser— giving you more bang for your buck.

    12. A metal frame that's somewhere in between modern and vintage—and soon to be, your shopping cart.

    13. A stylish cherry-wood frame that you'll feel confident assembling solo.

    cherry wood bed frame with bedding

    14. A reliable IKEA bed frame with two storage drawers that are perfect for maximizing your bedroom space.

    white bed frame with two storage drawers

    15. A rustic bed frame that looks like wood, but is really made of sturdy metal and steel that won't creak.

    rustic industrial bed frame with bedding and lightbulb nearby

    16. A Victorian-inspired metal and steel frame that'll make you feel like royalty (even if you opted out of King or Queen size).

    metal bed frame with pink and red bedding

    17. A comfy tufted upholstered bed with a padded headboard you won't want to get up from.

    18. A steel and wood frame that's 100% squeak-free.

    wooden bed frame with navy blue bedding

    19. A wooden platform bed that's so sturdy and affordable that you'll feel like you're dreaming every day.

    wood platform bed with bedding

    20. A platform metal bed frame with cross design accents at an absolutely unbeatable price.

    platform metal bed frame with bedding

    21. A super-sleek bed frame with an adjustable, faux leather headboard here to take your bedroom from "I just moved out of my parents house" to "wow, a sophisticated adult lives here." 

    the black faux leather bed frame
    close-up of the top, adjustable curve of the bed frame
    close-up of the bottom of the bed frame
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It’s not the easiest to assemble but with patience, you’ll do it I did it my self and so can you lol it’s well worth the money…I love it that it’s a low bed if you have babies I definitely recommend this it’s easy for my one-year-old to get in and out of the bed and if she were to fall it’s a very small fall she won’t get hurt much so that alone is well worth it!" —Bad Bunny 

    Get it from Amazon for $159+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    22. A simple, clean metal frame with room for storage underneath.

    lifestyle photo of metal bed frame

    23. A mid-century walnut frame that won't go out of style.

    bed frame with yellow bedding and blanket

    24. An understated steel frame that you don't need any tools to assemble.

    bed frame with bedding and nightstand with lamp

    25. A gothic-inspired metal frame to give your room some character.

    bed frame with white bedding

    26. A classy steel white bed frame that's squeak-free due to rubber covering on the feet, plus plenty of room for whatever you want to store underneath.

    lifestyle image of white steel frame with pink bedding
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I was looking for a sleek bed frame as I moved into my new studio. The frame looks great and the clearance beneath is excellent, allowing me to slide storage containers underneath easily. The assembly was exceptional. I've built a lot of furniture and this came together beautifully. Plus, three words: ratchet Allen wrench. Included with the frame. Two normal Allen wrenches and a ratcheted one that is awesome. The directions were logical and I seldom find that to be the case. I'm guessing I had this built in under 20 minutes. Here's the best part... it's silent. No squeaks, nothing." —Jim

    Get it from Wayfair for $153+ (available in six sizes, including California king).

    27. A bed frame with a navy blue velvet headboard and golden feet if your bedroom is in desperate need of a royal pop of color.

    lifestyle photo of the navy blue bed frame
    reviewer photo of the blue bed frame

    Promising review: "So in love with this bed. While scrolling for bed frames this one caught our eye!! Definitely the most beautiful shade of royal blue! It came in less than five days and took about 30-45 min to set up. It's very very sturdy and looks great. All of the bed pieces were great quality and it really is a beautiful bed frame. We did not want a frame that made noise getting on and off and this is it! There's velcro to keep slats from moving on the frame plus felt to reduce noise...they thought of everything. The wooden feet are so chic and we couldn't be happier!" —Amanda Espitia

    Get it from Amazon for $142.49+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    28. Or a faux leather frame for a statement-making addition that'll certainly give your sleep sanctuary a luxurious makeover.

    Faux leather bed frame staged in a room

    29. A chic, splurge-worthy, and vintage-inspired bed frame guaranteed to inspire awe once people find out you didn't purchase it from the set of The Great Gatsby.

    Golden vintage-inspired bed frame staged in a bedroom

    30. Or another vintage-looking platform bed frame with a decorative headboard for a timeless piece that'll look good in your current bedroom, as well as the bedrooms to come!

    Image of black bed frame with linens
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I needed a bed frame quickly for a memory foam mattress. This was super easy to assemble – took me about an hour. All parts were labeled and easy to read instructions. Very sturdy – doesn’t shake or squeak at all if you get on the bed. I would definitely buy again or recommend to friends." —MiKu82215

    Get it from Amazon for $145.99+ (available in two sizes and colors).

    31. An understated wood bed frame you can dress up in your funkiest comforters or duvets, or drape in a plain and simple blankie to maintain your minimalist aesthetic .

    the light wood bed frame staged in a bedroom
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Gorgeous! I absolutely LOVE this platform bad. The color is beautiful, and it's nice and sturdy. This was a great purchase that I would highly recommend." –Michelle

    Get it from Wayfair for $316.99+ (available in three sizes). 

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