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Reddit reviews on Zinus Olivia Metal and Wood Platform Bed with Wood Slat Support, Queen

Sentiment score: 4
Reddit mentions: 5

We found 5 Reddit mentions of Zinus Olivia Metal and Wood Platform Bed with Wood Slat Support, Queen. Here are the top ones.

Item Dimensions L x W x H: 80 x 60 x 14 inchesUpdated styling and strong wood slat supportWood headboard and steel frameHeadboard, frame and wood slats included/mattress sold separatelyFoam padded tape is added to the steel frame for noise-free use and non-slip tape on the wooden slats prevents your mattress from movingWorry free 5 year limited warranty

Found 5 comments on Zinus Olivia Metal and Wood Platform Bed with Wood Slat Support, Queen:

u/wide_open_skies · 4 pointsr/ScandinavianInterior

This isn't too terribly similar, but has some similar qualities: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06WWF1P78/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I got this bed for our guest room and it looks really great imo. Maybe you can look for something similar but in the light ash? Good luck!

u/Vasalgelnowplease · 3 pointsr/malelivingspace

Alright my man. Since you have such a low budget ($700) but don't want your apartment to look like crap, your best bet is going to be minimalism. You're in a great sub for minimalist inspiration. Take this recent post, for example. Not everyone was super impressed, but I'd say he did pretty good for a budget of $195. At the very least we can say with 100% certainty that it looks better than the average undergrad apartment.

I took the liberty of checking out the Halifax craigslist offerings and they are far and few between. However, I did find a potentially decent desk: see here. You might be able to haggle down the price a little with some luck. Otherwise, you might want to look at Amazon for desks (example 1 and example 2). For a desk chair, you could look at Amazon, but you might be better off going somewhere local (even if you go to Walmart) because you want to make sure a desk chair is going to be comfortable.

For a mattress, I'd again suggest Amazon. I'm just not sure you're going to find any better deals than what they have to offer. Mattress buying also involves a lot of personal preference, but "big box" mattress stores are incredibly overpriced. It seems that memory foam mattresses (such as this) are the most inexpensive, so I would look around Amazon to see what you think you'll like. I think I saw a mattress for as little as $99.^(though personally, I'm not sure I'd trust it...) Keep in mind that you will either need (a) a box spring and bed frame or (b) a platform bed in addition to the mattress. With your budget, a platform bed will probably be your best bet. You can even get one with a "headboard" for pretty cheap (the headboard will definitely up your apartment's style a little bit and keep it further away from "garbage apartment of undergrad" level): see here and here.

Alright, I'll break down what we've done so far. I'm in the US and don't know that much about Canadian dollars, so I'm doing this in USD - hopefully it's close:

  • $150 for desk
  • $50 for desk chair
  • $180 for mattress
  • $170 for bed frame

    That leaves you around $150 for other items. I assume you have basic human needs covered (bed sheets-do not sleep on a bare mattress!- and towels), so you could use this money for more furniture or for decor. I would probably try get some attractive and functional bedding (please do not get anything polyester!) in a minimalist pattern. Ikea is really unbeatable for this - see here and here. For a couch, I would either consider Amazon or start scouring Craigslist every day. I would probably forego a coffee table until you have other things that will improve your quality of life (dining chair/table, television, etc.); you really don't need one.

    Anyway, these are just a couple of suggestions. Hope this helps!

u/Chickenfat67 · 1 pointr/HelpMeFind

I bought this for my son a year ago, he loves it. He easily stores laundry baskets full of extra clothing underneath to be accessed from the sides. The wooden front panel might make front access impossible, but the Zinus brand has more models without the front panel. Assembly was quick and easy. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06WWF1P78/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_TLaVBb89J7T7F