Got tired of the dark wooden furniture and opted to go “All White Everything”! I browsed for about a month when finally I decided, this bed had everything needed to design my new shabby chic boudoir. I especially loved that with making the purchase through Overstock, s/h was still only $2.95. The package was delivered on time as promised and in 2 boxes. I’m 5’3 and was strong enough to push and pull the boxes to prepare my assembly. Starting with the Headboard, which stands at about 52.75 inches high, which includes the 9 inch feet attachments, I lined up the holes for the screws and was done in less than 10 minutes. The bed footboard & side panels were a little heavier. The wooden planks will definitely give you a splinter if you’re not careful. I carefully laid everything out and assembled the bed together according to the instructions all by myself in about an hour. (Had a minor medical procedure done earlier that day too). She’s quite lovely for the price!! If you are someone looking for more head board (like me), please be aware that the picture shows a queen mattress without the box spring. The box spring will show if you include it in your ensemble. Be sure to have bedding or a King sized comforter that will tuck along the inner sides of the panels to remedy that. I believe the bed was manufactured with more width than a normal queen bed frame to allow room for tucking your sheets and comforter sets, as shown in the picture. This doesn’t bother me one bit. I enjoy seeing more white leather side panels and footboard anyway. The bed sits pretty high though, with the mattress and box springs, and probably hits +30 inches from the ground. The side panel does not allow much room for under carriage storage, but that decreases the chances of clutter. You will not need the metal queen rails from your old bed so be prepared to somehow tuck them under the bed still standing, as I miraculously accomplished (later lifting the already assembled bed one side at a time) or store them away all together. That’s it. She’s a beauty!! I love looking at her and received a bunch of compliments thus far. With a really fun hue on the headboard wall, 2 white side tables, white tv console and white curtains, I am good to go! Thanks Overstock!! I'm HAPPY!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? White Faux Leather, not patent leather- Accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Stands Firm. Stands tall. Stands out. Quite Lovely!
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
Ok ... I shopped for weeks and this really is the best bed for the best price. The headboard is about shoulder height (I’m 5’3”) and the way I rigged it, the mattress does look like it’s sitting on a platform, so plenty of it shows. Overall I'm happy but this was a hell of an experience which I have tediously documented here:
The delivery was fast. I came home like 4 days after I ordered it and there were two massive boxes on my porch. One was almost the size of a twin bed (headboard, not heavy), the other was seriously like 8 feet long and two feet wide and pretty heavy (side rails, slats, foot board) and I had to drag it inside. I'm a petite woman but extremely stubborn -- I refuse to be bossed around by assemble-yourself furniture.
At 8 pm, I tore into the boxes. Each box has separate instructions. The instructions are mostly useless for anything but a good laugh. The Chinese -to- English translation is pretty confusing, especially regarding quantities of parts (planks: 1. Slat: 13). And there were real head scratchers like, "resistant to scratches but not scratch resistant."
So I put the headboard together fine (I thought), and then the footboard and the siderails attached together once I used logic and wadded up the instructions and threw them across the room (the arrows made it look like the hooks on the side boards attach to the bolts on the footboard somehow, but they really just slide down the crack between the leg part and the foot part and hook onto something inside).
Then it was time for the slats. They are supposed to be strung together with two black fabric strips but several of mine had come off the fabric strips, and got tangled. They are made of the sh1ttiest wood, and scratched up my arms and even gave me splinters. I couldn’t figure out how the one plank was supposed to attach to the slats, where it was supposed to be attached to the frame, what all the screws were for, and how on earth the telescoping plastic legs were supposed to support this one plank. Also, the slats, when pulled over the frame, seemed to be the wrong size. They fit at the foot, but not at the head of the frame??
I had remembered that one reviewer said he just put his box spring on the ground and didn't use the slats at all, so in frustration I threw the slats in the dumpster and I tried this too. When I went to put the box spring in, I realized the frame was shaped like a triangle: skinnier at the top. I finally realized that I had screwed the rectangular head frame support pieces on the wrong sides of the headboard. It took 30 minutes to fix this, as the screws are very long and the allan wrench is very annoying.
The box spring fit inside the frame on the floor, but when I put my mattress on top, it got stuck on the side rails, making my bed a soft taco. So I went back out to the dumpster and muscled the slats out and whimpered as I carried them back to my bedroom with nearly bloody arms.
I then put the slats on top of the box spring. But there was a 5” gap between them because I didn’t use the plank. So I went to my book shelves and found all of my literature anthologies from college (I knew I was hanging onto them for a reason!!). Most of them were exactly the right thickness. I placed them under the slats, in a row down the middle, where I guess that damn plank should have gone. Satisfied with my McGyvering genius, I then slid the mattress over my rigged contraption. I suggest you do not slide anything over the delicate pleather as mine now has many small gouges and black scuffs from my retardo struggles.
Finally, I made my bed and was pleased and relieved. I cleaned up the massive packing mess—styrofoam, plastic, and silica gel beads everywhere -- and broke down the boxes and vacuumed, which took another hour. Then I took some photos to brag to my coworkers. At about 1:30 a.m. I finally went to sleep.
In the morning, from the vantage point of my toilet, I saw my hideous box spring peaking out under my side rail. I might have to use that f*&%ing plank after all.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. ok quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
The bed is fantastic. I think I researched for a year - waiting for the right price. The assembling directions suck. But we eventually figured it out (my 15 year old daughter and I). I used a box spring with this bed (I removed the pieces of wood for the platform and did not use the wood slates) I just placed my box spring and mattress on the floor inside of the bedframe. I wanted as much of the headboard to show. I am going to spice up the indent parts of the headboard - with some crystal buttons to bling it up a bit.
Overall a great bed for the price. I couldn't resist when O.co sent me a 10 percent coupon. I got the bed within a few days of ordering.
If you looking for this type of bed - I've seen at other stores for twice the price and more.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Color was as pictured.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The quality is good for the price.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Is described well.
This bed is SO CHEAPLY MADE that I lay in bed at night and do not move. It comes with PLASTIC legs on a bed, of which I have never seen before. The wooden slats are not screwed in because they failed to drill holes in the metal edge that they rest on. When I tried to pre-drill holes whatever the substance is that is there broke two of my drill bits. My second night sleeping when I got into bed the plastic piece of the legs under the bed broke in two of the four legs. Lastly but not least. The wooden slats are unfinished with splintering EVERY WHERE POSSIBLE... My brand new 700 dollar mattress is resting on the plastic that is came in because otherwise it would destroy my mattress.
The ONLY reason why I have not returned the bed is because I will only be at my location for another 10 months. I assure you the bed will be in the trash.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? WHITE IS WHITE
Please tell us about the quality of the product. HORRIBLE FROM THE MATERIAL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE BED
How accurate was the on site description of the product? OTHER THAN TUFTED AND QUEEN SIZE
Ordered the bed, got the frame one day, the head board the next. Had the bed for less than 24 when the cheap plywood frame broke. Contacted customer service and I told them I would keep the bed because I didn't want to deal with the hassle of sending it back. Aside from the support frame the bed itself was fine. They gave me a$** store credit. After checking around, the cost to replace the support frame costs about half of what the frame cost. Tried contacting customer service again and got an email telling me this matter was closed. Horrible bed and horrible customer support. They can keep the $**, I wont be purchasing anything from overstock again.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. horrible
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
I was excited to receive the bed but then disappointed. I was not sent the correct bed . Be aware there are two headboard heights so make sure you have received the correct one you ordered. I only received a headboard but upon opening it , it was not exactly as described. I read the reviews and questions and answers portions on the color. Some said pure/bright white and some said off white. I actually did a live chat to verify it was "bright/pure white" and was told yes. The one that arrived was not bright white at all but more of an off white to almost cream color. Not at all what I thought I was purchasing. I did return the bed as it was incorrect from the start but wasn't thrilled with it anyway. It seemed average in quality but if you have the correct height and you want an off white color then it is a good purchase. I ended up receiving the rest of the pieces two days later and of course returned those as well. It just wasn't a good purchase from the beginning. However, over the course of three days I did the return over the website working with Customer Service and although I was irritated by receiving the incorrect item the Customer Service people were very nice and professional assisting with the return. The return is still being processed and I haven't received my refund yet but I am certain that will happen soon and it will be done. So even though I did not keep this bed working with Overstock was hassle free and have continued to do business with them.
The bed looks great and was pretty easy to assemble, but it will not be easy to move when the time comes. Nearly everything will have to be disassembled, which is a drag.
I had only two issues with the bed: It is NOT white. It is more of an off-white color. It was disappointing, but not enough to send it back. If you are looking for a true white, this bed is not for you. My second issue is the bed arrived with a hole in the stitching of the leather on the side of the headboard. I really want to send the headboard back and get another, but it seems like it will be such a hassle that I have chose to deal with it. Luckily for me I purchased the 5-year replacement plan, so when the time comes I will just submit a claim.
Overall I am pleased with the bed, and I love the look of it. It was a great buy and have no regrets.
I had wanted a tufted leather bed for a very long time but they are very pricy. I came across this bed which on the website is featured for a lower price but if you read closely it is actually not a real leather one then they have this one which is faux and an actual leather one which is more expensive. The bed came in two boxes and was extremely easy to assemble took my boyfriend and I about 15 minutes max. The bed is true to picture and very pretty and sturdy for sure. I love the look and feel the bed adds to my bedroom. I read some reviews before purchasing about the wooden planks being of poor quality, I would have to disagree the wood planks support my queen size mattress with no problem and neither my boyfriend or I got any splinters from snapping the planks into their places. One thing that is true that you will see in the other reviews is the size of my mattress which is a standard queen is actually a few inches small on each side of the bed and the footboard, I think a king mattress may fit on this queen bed. Otherwise an over all great product and I would recommend it to anyone looking to get the tufted look they wanted without paying upwards of $700.
We replaced the slats with 3/4" plywood for additional support instead of using the curved slats that came with the bed since we are only using a mattress and not a box spring. The bed is beautiful and my 20+ daughter is very pleased with the look. Her bedroom is a coffee brown color and this white bed pops!
Great headboard platform bed, looks amazing. I am 54 and put this together by myself. It did take several hours as I took my time doing this. The slats work fine and I did it with no gloves, just being careful, the slats are a little rough. My tip is though on the connectors you put on the end of the slat to slightly open them up prior to trying to stick the slat in it, just a little. The U shape of the slats should be facing up kind of like a hump. I do not get why they do not have extender bar at the top as the long metal bar attaches in center to bottom of bed but does not attach to anything at top leaving the last leg in middle free standing - this to me is a design flaw. I have carpet so just made sure it was centered and placed books under it just in case, no one will see these anyway. I have a large queen mattress and not much gap all around and did not need boxspring. Looks great. Very happy with it.
What are the dimensions of the wooden planks that support the bed? And how many are there? Also, what is the black material that is is going across the planks?RueTone on Oct 15, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello RueTone, thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, the information you have requested is currently unavailable. We will continue to try and answer this for you. You will receive an email notification once an answer is posted. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 22, 2014
I purchased the queen size bed and want to know what queen size mattress dimensions are recommended?lynneford on Aug 8, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello lynneford, a standard queen size mattress will fit well into our Sophie Queen-size Tufted White Faux Leather Platform Bed. Standard mattress dimensions are usually about 60 inches W x 80 inches L. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 15, 2014
The wood on the inside of the rails broke....how do I replace them?love1988 on Apr 18, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello love1988, if the item is over 90 days old, there isn't much we can help you with. You should be able to find something to substitute the broken parts at the local hardware store. We apologize that we could not be more helpful.overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 21, 2014
Hello jessicavc, unfortunately this item is out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on May 30, 2013
My bed slats have cracked. Is it possible to replace the bed slats with a box spring or stronger base?rfarkas on Dec 20, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your interest. The general consensus is that platform beds do not require a box spring. That is not to say that you cannot use one but a good mattress is generally sufficient. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 21, 2012
In reference to my previous question, is the picture shown for reference the correct photo with additional slats?msuzski on Oct 25, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
what tools are necessary for putting this bed together? on Jun 14, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This will need standard tools such as a hammer, a hex key, and a screwdriver.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 18, 2012
Is the height of the headboard (52.75) is mesured from the floor or from the base frame wich would add (9 inch) from the floor?estelh2012 on Jun 12, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The picture shows and the description says the bed is white but under the item number its says the finish is black? Which is it?priincessaelliie on Apr 5, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
There are 2 sets of dimensions on the page about this bed and the length differs dramatically! Ine says 83.5 and the other 89.75. What is the true length of it put together?nettie11 on Mar 23, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
We are sorry for the confusion. The correct dimensions are 89.75 inches long x 65.35 inches wide x 52.75 inches high.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 27, 2012
I had one question about this product after I read the reviews---9 out of the 10 people commented that the frame is not sturdy at all. What are some suggestions on making this bed sturdier? Thanks -SSsls2u on Mar 5, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
We suggest you reinforce the frame and slats with hardware to provide stronger resistance for the frame.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 6, 2012
How do you clean this bed. I want to purchase it for my teen daughter, but am a little hesitant if it can't be cleaned of accidental spills or even just the expected fingerprints and hair oils over time.stancilmatthews on Mar 3, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The upholstery on the item is a vinyl faux leather, and can be cleaned the same as any vinyl. Cleaning the item will not be a problem.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 5, 2012
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