The Many Benefits of a Murphy Bed

Rumor has it that William Murphy first invented the Murphy bed in the early 1900’s. Apparently, he was ever eager to woo a local opera singer. However, his one room apartment allowed no space for a parlor. It was customary at the time to never entertain a woman in your bedroom and so William sneakily…

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Once You Go Custom, You Never Go Back

Compactable hangers. Shoe compartments. Plastic totes. In the United States, it is culturally acceptable – even welcomed – to have lots of “junk” and numerous outfits. Most of us try to keep it organized somewhat, even when it seems out of control. Most of the time we re-organize and place belongings somewhere where we won’t…

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Tips On Proper "Feng Shui" With a Murphy Bed

Got a small space? A studio apartment? A tiny house? Due to the recent minimalist movement, “fixed-up” small and otherwise useless spaces in sheds, trailers, and old cabins have been trending on social media and other television programs as a way be conservative and environmentally friendly. Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese practice based on…

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Get the Most From Your Murphy Bed

Murphy beds are multi-functional and this is something that you don’t get with a traditional bed. When not in use, they occupy wall space and only use floor space when down in use. In the upright position, the bed can easily be converted into a sofa, bookshelf, desk or table. Having a wall bed in your…

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Benefits of a Murphy Bed

Wall beds, also known as Murphy beds or pull down beds, were created by William L. Murphy and patented in 1900. The benefits of a Murphy bed are many. For example, it is not only practical, but a money and time saver. There are no box springs used on this type of bed. The mattress…

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