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Published on November 18th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Wild Thing Chair

Materials: Tullsta Chair

There must be a million ideas that an art teacher can gather from the book, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. This was my go to book for inspiration when I was asked to decorate an Ikea Tullsta chair with my students. The kids and I had a blast working on this chair. The hardest part was knowing when to stop!

Lightly sketch jungle themed trees, vines and tall grasses onto the canvas chair. Ask the children to draw in animals or monsters hiding within the jungle. Color in the drawings using permanent markers and or fabric markers. Let the canvas color act as the sky, leave it uncolored. Admire your beautiful work and have a seat!

See more of the wild thing Tullsta.

~ Doris Huntington, NY

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Wild Thing Chair

  1. franzi says:

    very cute!

  2. Muyserin says:

    That is so clever! I love the Wild Things.

  3. Mattie says:

    What a brilliant Idea!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Cool! Dit you put a top layer over the drawings?

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