Styling a bed to look like a sofa works well in a studio apartment, dorm room, teen pad and anywhere where you have a spare bed…

If you want to use a bed as a sofa during the day, interior designer Emily Henderson has a few great ideas

For starters, she suggests having an extra long bolster cushion made to create a comfy backrest.

She says that you could also buy a body pillow. If you’re struggling to find one, look at baby and maternity shops. Body pillows are similar to pregnancy pillows and although many are curved, there are a few straight ones.

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For more of Henderson’s tips, and to see how she styles a vintage cane twin bed (single bed) to look like a chic sofa, watch the video below.