The bed arrived exactly as pictured. My husband put it together by himself in under an hour. My only concern is the slat system that came with the bed. It didn't seem very supportive, so we ditched the slats that came with the bed and purchased a separate bed frame support system that we were able to slide into the big empty space. Though we had to spend extra $ to make this work for us, I still think it's a good value.
The bed looks nice, and was pretty easy to put together. However, we were laying (still) in bed the night we assembled it and all of a sudden we felt ourselves sinking slowly, diagonally, towards the floor. The spine of the frame attaches to the footboard but does not attach to the headboard at all. It only attaches to the wooden slats via plastic holders. Perhaps we moved a little to one side, shifting the bed - the spine of the platform is not stable and made of very cheap materials, and therefore the whole platform frame went down. It was not an expensive bed - but to not even last one night is pretty bad. It would not take much more investment to make the platform frame sturdier.
I bought the bed mainly for the style. I just bought a brand new mattress (and a good one) but held off on a box spring because I wanted a platform bed. The slats that come with this bed, however, SUCK! After one night I've ruined my mattress and its now sunken in in the middle (i'm 128 pounds). I think this bed could actually support if the slats went straight across, rather than having 2 separate columns of slats (looks like a rib cage) that are curved and week. will return my mattress to the floor until i can buy a a platform box spring or something...too bad.
Whenever reading furniture reviews, I personally would disregard any review that isn't at least 3 months old. Would I buy this bed again? No. Reason being, the slat system is truly crap. You may be saying, "I'll just buy a new and different slat system," and that's okay, but what you should be asking yourself is, "how come it doesn't already come with a slat system that works?" The bed gets passing marks for looks, easy set up, cost, and design. The instructions are easy to read and pictures are clear, which always helps. In regard to the slats, well, they must've been designed by a talking monkey. I don't see how anyone would be supported on the mid-beam. The mid beam screws into the footboard only, and is supported with four cylindrical legs about 1" in diameter, and 8" in height. There is no attachment at the headboard which in my opinion is the primary flaw with the slat system. I am not an engineer but it seems this lack of headboard attachment is what allows the unsteadiness of the slats. The double-side anchoring design would fix this problem. I read some customers used a box spring, then complained that it didn't fit snug. Well, the Product Q & A states it is a platform bed and does not need a box spring. I purchased a memory foam mattress and it fits, and looks perfect. The problem began with the slats would fall individually out of their plastic brackets. I tried switching the positions of the slats, thinking maybe there were stronger plastic brackets in other sleep pressure points of the bed, but that didn't work. I then tried Gorilla Glue and that worked for a while, but eventually the slats fell again. Usually when the slats fell, the support legs for the beam would break a little. Ultimately, the legs broke and the screws were completely bent. This happened over a period of 3 weeks. After waking up in the middle of the night trying to fix the slats, and laying stiff in bed in order to prevent the slats from falling, I reached the breaking point, and came up with a solution that has worked ever since. I simply cut a 4x4 into four 9" pieces, and screwed them into the place of the original legs. Problem solved.
Really love this bed, shipping was great and packaged well. Bed looks great was exactly what i wanted, but only 2 nights of sleeping on it the mattress fell to the floor. the support legs gave out after 2 nights even though my husband and i are not large people. they defnately need to figure out a better support system. Would not recommend this bed to anyone unless its for a child.
Bed was easy to assemble - completed it solo while husband was traveling. The fabric is gorgeous, although a bit darker than how it appears online. After reading the other reviews, I took extra precautions by adding 3 wide strips of plywood over the slats to provide extra support. My teen LOVES it. Great bed for the value.
I rated the product 'fair' and not poor only because it is a beautiful bed and I love the look of it. Unfortunately we have not had a night that the slats are not popping off and we are sinking to the floor. Thankfully we have not invested in a new mattress because it would have been damaged at this point. My husband is handy and removed the planks and replaced with plywood, but the bed still shifts due to the fact that there is no stable bar across the top under the headboard. The middle beam seems to be free floating. We will probably need to invest in a separate bed frame (like another reviewer did). Would not buy this product again.
For the price, this bed is big on style. It's not truly linen, but a linen look. The biggest complaint?? The bolts that connect everything need to be coated with a sealant, otherwise it is squeaky as **!
This bed is beautiful! And it was very easy to put together. I was hesitant, given the other reviews. But, in my opinion, the slats are sturdy and the entire bed seems like it is of high quality. Definitely a good purchase.
Can the full size bed fit a queen size mattress considering you guys are out of stock in queen size?jcollier07 on Feb 25, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello jcollier07 , we do currently have stock on the queen size listed in the options menu. We do not recommend using a queen mattress for a full size bed. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 26, 2014
I would say not, the queen mattress is 5" longer, and 6" wider than a full.harleygirlz on Mar 2, 2014
Hello akn115, unfortunately, this bed is out of stock in the Queen size. Our inventory changes frequently, please check back with us. Thank you for your question.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 16, 2014
interested in a king size bed and having it shipped to Canada - available?njeshani on Jan 4, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello njeshani, unfortunately we do not have inventory of this bed in a King size and we have a very limited number of Queen size. Thank you for checking with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 7, 2014
How far is the bottom of the frame from the ground? I like to store things under the bed and want to know if this is feasible.tlevesque on Nov 20, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello tlevesque, The frame is only about 3 inches from the floor. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 20, 2013
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Will a slat system from Ikea or something similar to it work on this bed?bfperez on Nov 14, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello bfperez, This bed comes with 26 slats and has a four leg center support system. No additional slat system is needed. Thank you for checking with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 15, 2013
Hello ninana1, The headboard is four inches from the ground. Thank you for your question.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 10, 2013
Does the following mattress fit into this frame?: http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Spinal-Response-Aloe-Gel-Memory-Foam-8-inch-Full-size-Smooth-Top-Mattress/6418043/product.htmlraevans89 on Oct 4, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello raevans89, This bed comes in a full size and a queen size. The inside measurements are consistent with a full or a queen size mattress. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 7, 2013
Hello yoitsbecky, This bed comes in a full size and a queen size. The inside measurements are consistent with a full or a queen size mattress. Please let us know if you have additional questions and thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 30, 2013
Hello georgia2103, Unfortunately, we do not have this bed in a King size. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 17, 2013
What size (height) mattress works best for this bed? Thank you.mssc123 on Sep 16, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello mssc123, Whatever height mattress if best for you. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 16, 2013
how is this bed shipped? is it in numerous boxes? what are the sizes and weight of the boxes they arrive in?champagnedesign on Sep 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello champagnedesign, We apologize for the delay in answering your question. We can now confirm this item comes in two boxes, sizes:
Box 1- 61 x 42 x 5 inches and 58 lbs.
Box 2- 80 x 11 x 10 and 80 lbs.
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overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 17, 2013
I do not see the option of purchasing this bed in a Full size. Do you have that size available?
Thanks.bbisquit on Apr 15, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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Hello stelliecrs! I apologize for the delayed response. Yes, a boxspring can be used with this beautiful, if you'd like to raise the height of your mattress. But this bed does come with a slat system so a boxspring is not required. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 23, 2013
Yes, I used a box spring with this bed, but it did make the bed rather high. If you have a platform box spring, I think that is better.sammyb122 on May 5, 2013
It looks like the wood panels inside the frame are very low. Do you know how many inches from the floor they are so that I can estimate how high my bed will be? Thank you.skhnyc on Apr 12, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello skhnyc! The measurement from the bottom of the side rail to the floor is 6 inches. I hope you enjoy this lovely bed. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 19, 2013
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