Published on October 27th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


FJELLSE bedframe hack

Materials: fjellse bed frame, wood for headboard, stain, screws

Description: I had been eyeballing a simply designed designer bed that cost over 2 grand. With less than $100 I recreated the design out of a Fjellse bed frame..

Step 1: Buy the Fjellse bed frame for $49.99.
Step 2: Put the bed frame together and then stain it with your favorite stain color. I chose a dark color called Jacobean. It’s my go to color and gives it a nice rich feel and easily hides the blah Fjellse frame.
Step 3: Stain two slabs of pine
Step 4: Coat if desired. I coated it with Osmo. It gives it a smooth finish, without the plasticy poly look.
Step 4: Screw the two slabs of pine on to the Fjellse head board.

Ta da!

See more of the Fjellse headboard.

~ Megan Rolerkite, Portland, OR

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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".

2 Responses to FJELLSE bedframe hack

  1. Bobby says:

    Awesome site. Who needs designer when you can get things that look and feel just as good for much les??

  2. nice n simple bed, i also liked coffee on wheels cuz i love coffee.

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