It is very likely that my old bed frame is going the way of the dodo soon so I am facing buying my first proper adult bed frame.

I'm very much interested in a storage bed because the more places to hide stuff away, the better but I'm wondering if there is some massive hidden downside that people who have had storage beds know about that I don't.

I will be very happy to finally have a queen sized bed though. I've been on twins and full sized beds for 29 years. It's time for a grown-up bed.

I'm thinking this sort of thing because I want a light and airy look but still have a place to put extra linens: