Published on August 3rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Ikea Vikare bed become a Jeep

Materials: Vikare bed and contact plastic (I dont know the word in English)

Description: I painted the bed Vikare white, cut out some pieces from black plastic and put it on the front of the bed. Very simple! My son loves the bed!

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~ Anna, Sweden

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16 Responses to Ikea Vikare bed become a Jeep

  1. Ma Ferreira says:

    Hi! I know it’s been a while since you post this awesome idea, but I was wondering where did you buy the license plate. Thanks! :0)

  2. Anonymous says:

    So cool!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Really cool idea!!! Like a lot!

  4. How nice design…
    This design is looking like a Jeep is running in the house. However this is one of the unique bed design platform.

  5. Anonymous says:

    How cute! And how silly of me to at first jump to the conclusion that “Filip” stood for Filipino… for the Jeepneys that are prevalent in the Philippines. Should’ve realized that this example is too minimalistic for that. ^_^,25862,25988,26091&sugexp=ldymls&xhr=t&q=jeepney&cp=5&hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1094&bih=580

  6. Jorun says:


    aduroguy: The ceiling’s probably “tak-ess,” a vinyl coated LDF that is quite common in Scandinavia.

  7. aduroguy says:

    Jeep is cool, but is that MARKLAND ikea flooring on the ceiling? If it isn’t then hmm…

  8. Moontree says:

    I pretty much squealed in glee when i saw this, I love my wrangler (i’d sleep in it if i could, haha).

    *Does the secret jeep-wave at your son* : )

  9. Kristin says:

    Great job and creative use of contact paper!

  10. Space Designers says:

    Hey tht too good…so innovative…brilliant

  11. Lisa says:

    OMG, I love your site. Thanks for taking all the time and effort to find these little hacks.

  12. Jennifer says:

    Very simple but very cute! Great job :)

  13. My grandson is just now getting to the age where he’d want a jeep for his bed. What a fun idea!

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  14. KG Style says:

    That is a very cute and inexpensive idea! I love it.

  15. Cara says:

    Aww, that’s cute! :-)

  16. Anonymous says:

    All Jeep grills have 7 vertical vents, though I will admit that 5 seems to look better

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