Wallbed Factory Gets Nod by Apartment Therapy

Anyone who has ever shopped for a murphy bed can tell you there are a lot of options out there and it can be quite overwhelming to find the right one. Fortunately for you, Apartment Therapy sorted through all the options last month and found eight great resources for modern, high design Murphy beds. In the article 8 Sources for Modern Wall Beds, Wallbed Factory is listed as one of the 8 Murphy bed companies recommended! Call it the "Elite Eight of Wall Beds" if you will!  There is a reason why Apartment Therapy is one of the top design blogs. Their mission is…

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15 Ways to Prepare Your Guest Room for Summer Visitors

One of the top reasons customers come to us for a Murphy bed is to create more comfortable accomodations for visiting friends and relatives. Now that summer is here, chances are you will be hosting guests in your home in the next few weeks (or days!). Hosting visitors can be stressful, but if you prepare in advance and add some special touches to make them feel welcome and comfortable, you may actually relax and enjoy the time visiting with your guests. Comfortable sleep is one of the most important things a houseguest needs, so here are some tips to create a welcoming…

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Wallbed Murphy Bed Appears on DIY Network’s “Good, Better…Best

It seems like every time we turn on the television these days, there is a new reality show to watch! We are not immune to the reality show craze ourselves, especially the ones about home design. In fact, we are proud to say we have been a part of a reality design show on one of TV's hottest networks: DIY Network's "Good, Better...Best. The premise of the show is simple. A homeowner has a home design project in mind and three different contractors present their vision. The homeowner has to decide who to choose and once the contractor is selected, the…

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Last Day to Save During Our Autumn Sale

Hurry! Hurry! It's not too late to take advantage of our Autumn Sale Savings!Though it does end tonight when the clock strikes mid-night, so don't delay! As you may be aware, Thanksgiving and Christmas (yep, we said Christmas) are just around the corner, seriously! Thanksgiving is in less than 30 days and Christmas is in just 54 days! Scary, we know! This also means on top of getting everything just perfect, you need to think about where your holiday guests will be staying? A Murphy bed is the perfect solution to your holiday woes! It's there when you need it…

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There’s still time to save!

Well folks it's time to hang out the swim trunks, put away the flip flops and start gearing up for fall. As of Friday, the first official day of fall, summer is over. But don't worry, there's still a little bit of time left on our End of Summer Sale. To be exact, 4 days. This is seriously the time to buy your Murphy bed. Why you might ask? Well, because up until Thursday September 29th, you can get Free Curbside Shipping & a Free Mattress when you buy your Murphy bed! So don't delay any longer. Simply add a…

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Need some inspiration?

We love design, we love design blogs and we love design blogs about furniture! So when we recently discovered a list of the top 25 design blogs, we just knew we had to spread the word! Padstyle.com has put together their list of the top 25 design blogs and we'll be completely honest, we love it! They've made it super easy to gather ideas, inspiration, and new concepts. For the complete list click here, otherwise keep reading to learn about their top 3 (which are personal favorites for us)! 1. Design Sponge We've been pretty big fans of design sponge for sometime…

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Installation is Easy

You've got questions, we've got answers. One of the biggest questions we receive either via email or by phone is: What about Installation? The installation of our piston mechanism beds can be completed by virtually anyone. We provide you with everything you need (except the drill gun and stud finder) and you'll have your bed installed in typically under 90 minutes. Your bed will come by LTL Freight, they'll arrange for a delivery appointment with you a day or so in advance. They'll put your order at your curb, from there you've got the rest. Simply open the crate and…

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Small Space Living

We understand the difficulty of styling a small space (remember we sell Murphy beds). So whenever we find interesting sites, we always are inclined to share. Recently we came across this blog, Loving. Living. Small, they have fantastic ideas! This blog is all about spaces under 1000 square feet, now that can be quiet a challenge! I speak from personal experience, my first apartment out of college was under 900 square feet, I struggled constantly with the lack of space and then with actually making the space I had look good. Making the most of any space can be a trial,…

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Are you a blogging fool?

Calling all bloggers! Tell us about your blog and why you started blogging, perhaps you'll feature you on our company blog and link to your blog on our Facebook page. Everyone has a guilty blog pleasure, whether it be reading about someone's quest for 100% vegan cooking, finding the latest tech gadgets, or traveling the globe, most everyone has at least one blog they love to read. I personally write my own blog, and follow about 5 different blogs (that I read every day). Submit your blog via email to contact@wallbedfactory.com, SUBECT:"My Blog Rocks!"

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Small Space Decorating Ideas

101 Ideas: Decorating a small apartment in style Design tricks can make your space look, feel bigger. By e and Garden Television Just because your home is pint-size doesn't mean you have to live with pint-size home décor. Try these tricks of the trade on for size, and you'll find that your small apartment has never looked bigger. — You don't have to live with standard-issue apartment venetian blinds. Add a touch of drama and create a more comfortable feel with curtains, and consider the tricks you can do with curtains to make your space bigger. Hang them outside the…

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Why choose a Horizontal Murphy bed?

Horizontal Murphy beds are great for people looking to add a Murphy bed but ceiling height or room space is a problem. With most horizontal Murphy beds the projection is typically the same as the width on a queen sized mattress, approximately 64", whereas a vertical Murphy bed has a projection of about 84". This is can make all the difference when you're working with tight or narrow spaces. Now that you've determined you need a horizontal Murphy bed, your next challenge is selecting the right horizontal Murphy bed for both your decor, budget and functionality needs. If your main…

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The Taste of Locally Grown

Well this burst of sunshine has renewed my spirits and I am excited for summer to officially begin. In Oregon(as I'm sure this is true with many other states as well), we love our local farmer's markets. I can remember when I was younger getting up at 7am every Saturday morning to head off to the Beaverton Farmer's Market with the entire family. As I have previously stated, I come from a foodie family, we love our meals and even m ore than that we love talking about food. My mother had a few favorite vendors, the Artichoke lady, the…

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A Local Fav

I'm a bit of foodie, that's probably putting it mildly. I grew up in the type of family that lives and breathes the Food Network, I had to take up running just so I could continue eating like I do and not gain any weight. Last night I was watching one of my absolute favorite shows, Diner, Drive-In and Dives, and Guy Fieri was visiting Portland, Ore and he happened to stop by Pine Sate Biscuits. I dare you to tell me these delectable breakfast items don''t look amazing! What''s your favorite local spot?

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St. Patrick’s Day

"St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17, his religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over a thousand years. On St. Patrick's Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived and people would dance, drink and feast—on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage. The First Parade The first St. Patrick's Day parade took place not in…

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