Minimalist Montessori Toddler Bed

From the day we brought Plumblossom home from the hospital, she slept in her crib. We hadn’t researched other options, and she made it clear from the start that she had no interest in a family bed (the girl has always liked her own space). No matter, we weren’t offended: she was sleeping, we were [...]

Extreme Minimalism: Bedding

As I mentioned in last week’s post, I’m devoting September to more extreme forms of minimalism. Although I’m currently settled with a new house and baby, my soul is still that of a wanderer.

When my husband and I lived nomadically, our largest and heaviest possession was our roll-up Ikea mattress—and boy, was it a royal [...]

Minimalist Platform Bed

(Photo: Futon Company)

Of course, the ultra-minimalist solution to bedding would be a mattress on the floor. But if you’re not quite ready to take that step, the Gallica bed from the Futon Company (pictured at left) is the next best thing.

It’s made from rubberwood with a walnut stain, and can be used either [...]