Category Archives: Futons

Bunk Beds vs. Loft: Which Is Better for College?

September 14, 2017

Living away from home for the first time when you leave for college can bring up a lot of emotions. You are excited for the adventure ahead as well as stressed about all the preparations you have to make before you even get there. One of the big things you have to decide before you […]

7 Essentials for Your College Dorm

August 17, 2017

Your first year away at college is a major milestone in your life. You are probably experiencing a mixture of excitement and anxiety as you plan for your year away from home. Creating your own personal sanctuary in your dorm room is a great way to ensure that you not only have all the tools […]

Why Futons Are Not Just for College Dorms Anymore

Why Futons Are Not Just for College Dorms Anymore?

June 26, 2017

What comes to mind when you hear the word “futon”? For the longest time, futons were mainly used by young college students in the dorms or by recent graduates in their first apartment. When futons first came out, their utilitarian nature and their inexpensive price tag is what attracted young people. Early on they became […]

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10 Creative Ways to Use a Futon

November 23, 2016

If you have a futon in your home, you might be looking for creative ways to use a futon. There was a summer I worked for a tiny magazine on the east coast, based out of the owner’s apartment. The futon in his front room was my office. Here are ten creative ways to use […]

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Buying Guide: Finding a Comfortable Futon

May 27, 2016

Anyone who has ever slept on a futon can probably tell your horror stories. When I moved home again after my first year of college and discovered my parents had converted my room into a gym, I slept on a futon in my little sister’s room and had the back pain to prove it. But a […]

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The 9 Most Popular Types of Futons

April 29, 2016

When it comes to futons, there are a lot of different factors to consider before you can pick the one that is the right size and style for you. If you want to consider all of the different types of futons and their aspects before you choose one for your home, here’s everything you need […]

What sizes do futons come in?

February 17, 2014

Most futons are available in different types and sizes. The most common futon size is a full, they are also available in queen size. Both the full and queen futon size is the same size as a regular full or queen mattress. These can use  standard full or queen sheet sets and bedding when being used […]


How Comfortable are Futon’s to sleep on?

February 17, 2014

People often wonder just how comfortable a futon is to sleep on. Just like any mattress, some are and some are not! The idea most people have of a futon is something that could be found  in a college dorm room. They are metal frames with thin, lumpy mattresses’ on them that leave you feeling […]