Bedroom

Published on August 8th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker

3

New headboard for old





Materials: old Ikea bed frame, single ikea duvet, Ikea Malin Vag fabric, plywood, staple gun, velcro cable ties

Description: Did you know that 1 in 10 Europeans were conceived on an Ikea bed? Our little scamp is among that flat-packed-furniture-boot-knockin 10% so even though our bed had it’s fair share of battle scars & we really wanted a funky new frame, I decided to see what creative improvement I could come up with for sentimental reasons – & saved a few hundred euros in the process!

As the old Ikea frame was still in excellent, no-squeaking, sturdy-enough-to-bounce-on condition I realized that all that was needed to add some more groove to our bedroom was a new head & foot board.

Here’s the super simple penny pinching how-to.

~ Sheri, Berlin

More hacks on IKEAHackers.net
Inreda Piano Light
Lift top coffee table
We will be moving. Don’t miss any hacks.
Be the first to know
IKEAhackers will be moving. Be the first to know of the new domain when it is ready. Enter your details and sign up now.


The Author

Jules IKEAHacker

"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".

3 Responses to New headboard for old

  1. Sing says:

    Love the fabric!

  2. Wow. The transformation is amazing. The fabric design and colour is very beautiful and it even has a designer look about it. Congratulations on the successful makeover of the bed from drab to fab!

  3. TraceeO says:

    This is awesome! Love the fabric chosen for this Hack!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Back to Top ↑