The founder of Little Green Notebook gives us a lesson on improving a bedroom basic.
Why spend the extra money on an upholstered bed frame when you can make one yourself with your current headboard? Take advantage of your box spring's sturdy wooden frame and make an easy upholstered bed base with only a few yards of fabric and four furniture legs.
• Box spring • 2½ yards fabric • Scissors • Staple gun • Staples • 4 furniture legs • Drill • 8 drywall screws
(1⅝ inches) 1 1 Remove the plastic corner guards and the black underlining from your box spring. If your box spring feels a little flimsy, you can choose to reinforce the corners with a piece of two-by-four. 2 Cut a four-inch strip of fabric a few inches longer than the height of your box spring and staple the strip tight against the outside corners on both the top and the bottom of the box spring. 3 4 Cut a long strip of fabric a few Attach your inches wider than the length of furniture legs to your box spring. To make a clean line, the corners of your staple your fabric to the top of your box spring using a drill box spring upside down and wrong and 1⅝-inch drywall side up. Then roll the fabric back to screws. The L-shaped cover up your staples and attach the base of hairpin legs fabric to the underside of the box works really well for spring. Create crisp corners by rolling this project! in the edges before stapling.