Traditional tufted daybed with modern lighting via @thouswellblog(via Citizen Atelier)

Although I’m late to the game sharing this roundup, I didn’t want to miss the chance to jump on the daybed train, as it’s been one of the biggest home decor trends I’ve watched explode this over the course of this year. Daybeds are hitting it big this year for many reasons – not only are they being styled as simple settee’s in hallways and entries, but they’re making versatile statements in living room and nurseries, as pieces that can easily transition between sitting and sleeping. Daybeds without backs look great styled against walls or as low-profile benches in living areas, while traditional daybeds with backs are perfect for a porch, sunroom, or guest room. They also work well in a library setting, to make it easy to transition to an extra bedroom. I’ve always wanted to work in a daybed into one of my projects, and I may have an idea I can start working on this fall. There are tons of styles on the market now, from traditional velvet pieces to mid-century profiles and even a pretty canopy bed from Anthropologie that I think would make a stunning statement.


Linen daybed with layers of throw pillows via @thouswellblog(via Vogue Australia)
Modern red leather tufted daybed in modern living room via @thouswellblog(via 1st Dibs)
Rattan daybed styled with pillows and a throw via @thouswellblog(via Line Klein)


Where would you use a daybed in your home?

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  1. I got a traditional daybed with three sides from Ikea for my new apartment, and I’m so happy about it! I was a little hesitant because I’m probably only going to be in this apartment for two years and the daybed frame was a lot more expensive than the cheapest bed frame they had, but for a daybed I think the price was pretty good 🙂 and I love it 🙂 A good place to sleep is so important! -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

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