For the Missy Higgins song, see Futon Couch song. This 3" thickness futon mat is an ideal to sleep on floor. Thank you for sharing a personal real-life experience and insight. Hi Sherry, just wondering if you use tatami mats or just put the futon on carpet or wood flooring? I thought it was like a futon mattress but I guess its not as this mat is hard and uncomfortable. The moral of the story is Maybe it is high off the ground because of the fancy hairdos they used to have.
Beds Japanese home Couches Mattresses. And yes, you can still be a minimalist if you have a basic, platform bed. There is a site called J-Life that carries Japanese futons. Took a little longer to get the order than expected but when it came everything was in good shape.
Not everyone finds the firm cushioning provided by cotton padding comfortable. This is the second of the same model that we have purchased because we love this bed. By just throwing a futon on the floor when the odd visitor drops by, you can guarantee they will have a very restful sleep. I still can't believe how easy it was.
I highly encourage you to place your shikibuton on a frame or a tatami mat and to air it out as much as possible. July 19, at 3: Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest span. Shiki futons make good guest beds as well as sitting cushions. Thank you so much for the extra info. Clarissa Bancroft futon ,