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Published on February 8th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


The "Bed Above Your Head" Pot Rack


Description: This hack is so simple I am surprised I hadn’t thought of it during the past 2 years I’ve been trying to store the IKEA MELDAL DAYBED in my tiny NYC apartment.

The steps are as follows:
1- Disassemble bed
2- Using the back piece, CAREFULLY suspend it across your upper cabinetry.
{Fortunately for me, my cabinets were hung parallel}
3-Use s-hooks or thick silver tone shower curtain rings
4-Hang your pots!

Other large pots can sit across the top to maximize space.

It took quite a few days before the family noticed it was a bed frame and not an actual pot rack! lol! Hope you enjoyed this!

~ Patrice Mc, Bronx, New York

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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".

9 Responses to The "Bed Above Your Head" Pot Rack

  1. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    Waaay Cool!

  2. Sing says:

    Very clever! And it looks stylish to boot.

  3. mycouponbasket says:

    Bravo, Amazing? Talent…..

  4. Tony Chang says:

    that is friggin awesome :D

  5. Robj98168 says:

    Very Cool. A great Idea. I might use that for my moms apartment!

  6. metai says:


  7. icerabbit says:

    Pretty clever recycling.

  8. Anonymous says:

    lol! i guess i know this place. it is in bronx aecom.

  9. carma says:

    LOL! BRAV-O!!!!

    sometimes the simplest thing is the most clever, the incredibly obvious hardest to see….i love this idea, well done, the amount of storage you’ve freed up and created at the same time is nothing short of brilliant!

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