Duktig

Published on May 10th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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A sweet little flower bed





Materials: Duktig, 4″ Trofast, hammer and 1 nail

Description:
This is really simple!

Build Duktig and leave out the base board.

The 4″ tall Trofast fits in it perfectly side to side. (Trofast 16.5″ x 11.75″ x 4″)

Put holes in the bottom of Trofast with a hammer and large nail or use a drill.

Fill Trofast with potting soil and then plant with flowers.

Place Trofast inside Duktig.

You’re done!

If you want to get more creative: paint or stain your Duktig and seal it with an outdoor varnish. Trofast comes in a bunch of colors so you could match everything.

If you want to get more complicated: Duktig’s length is about 3″ longer than Trofast, so you could cut and drill the two length boards for a perfect fit. I did not do this.

(I had used my Duktig as a doll bed previously, that’s why there’s glue marks where the base board had been.)

~ Carmina Caballes, San Diego

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Jules IKEAHacker

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6 Responses to A sweet little flower bed

  1. Anonymous says:

    That is so cute! And, depending on the plants, I wonder if you could combine this with the bunk bed hack to make a two plant bunk-plant-bed?

  2. Geneviève says:

    My favorite hack in a long while!

  3. ken says:

    I can only say that you are severe too much, manual good.

  4. ASHHHHHhhhhh says:

    this is awesome….I love it. Can you tell me from where I can order.
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  5. Amalthea says:

    flower bed!!! lovely :)

  6. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    I’ve seen this done with full-sized iron bed frames, but this looks like more my speed!

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