This Luxury Kids' Bed Costs More Than College Tuition

Circu Fantasy Air Balloon Bed or Sofa
Courtesy of Circu

You might affectionately call your children princes or princesses, but how far would you go to give them the fairy-tale experience of their dreams? To the delight of kids around the world (and, possibly, the dismay of their parents) a Portuguese furniture company called Circu is set to turn the Disney fantasy into a reality at home.

Circu specializes in "magical furniture," the site claims, selling dream-like décor that looks like it's been lifted from the pages of a fairy tale. The range includes a six-and-a-half-foot–tall Little Mermaid Bed in the shape of a clamshell and a billowing 10-foot-tall hot-air balloon bed.

Like all things, it comes at a price. Elle Decor reports that the beds range from $16,000 to $43,000 while smaller accessories such as a TV in the shape of a magic mirror retail for a "modest" $2000. Yes, most of this children's room décor cost more than an average year's worth of rent (which clocks in at $11,904) or even college tuition ($9410 for state residents at public colleges). In fact, if your child has his or her heart set on the top-of-the-line Bun Van Bed, it'll total more than rent and college tuition combined.

Browse a few of the brand's luxury children's items below, and tell us: Would you buy any of these?

Circu Fantasy Air Balloon Bed or Sofa
Circu Fantasy Air Balloon Bed or Sofa $29000

This dream-like hot-air balloon bed or sofa features a base made with the "traditional basketry technique," the site reads. It also features hidden drawers for storage. 

Circu Rocky Rocket Arm Chair
Circu Rocky Rocket Arm Chair $on request

Circu Rocky Rocket Arm Chair (price upon request)

Circu's hero limited-edition item is a hand-painted fiberglass chair shaped like a rocket ship, with an inbuilt lighting and sound system that can be controlled remotely via an app. 

Circu Little Mermaid Bed
Circu Little Mermaid Bed $16000

Circu Little Mermaid Bed ($16,000)

This fiberglass shell-shaped bed sits on a platform of faux rocks and has lights inside the roof. 

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