Published on December 29th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Upholstered Fjellse

Upholstered Fjellse

Materials: Fjellse bed frame, Sultan Lade slatted bed base, plywood, pine beams, foam batting, fabric, staples & screws

Description: After seeing an similar hack on Ikea Hackers, I took the cheapy Fjellse bed frame, heightened the headboard with a sheet of plywood, and upholstered it all with foam batting and fabric.

Upholstered Fjellse

Upholstered Fjellse
Upholstered Fjellse
Upholstered Fjellse

Click to read the Fjellse upholster tutorial.

~ Lizzie, Chicago

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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".

6 Responses to Upholstered Fjellse

  1. Katie says:

    Exactly what I have been looking for! Ikeas website says this is a full size bed but will it fit a standard queen mattress? And can I use this bed without the slats?

  2. Anonymous says:

    I LOVE this! Fantastic idea – thanks for sharing:)

  3. Anonymous says:

    Very cool – ultimate cost?

  4. Alexandra says:

    great transhformation!thanks for sharing!!

  5. Jenny says:

    This is such a great idea. Looks sophisticated and simple.

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