I recently did a series of mini IKEA hacks. The first one is a cane headboard and it only takes a few hours to make.
Below is a list of materials and a few brief steps. It is very easy and looks gorgeous in the bedroom.
- IKEA IVAR
- Cane webbing
DIY cane headboard
When working with cane webbing it needs to be wet, so you can fold it.
Soak the entire webbing in water for at least 30 minutes.
If you don’t have a bathtub that is big enough, you can do one end at a time. After soaking, pat dry the cane with a towel so it is not too wet.
Cut the cane webbing to fit the IVAR frame. Do ensure you have enough material to fold around the edges of the frame.
Use a staple gun to fasten the webbing onto the back of the frame. Pay special attention to the corners to get a neat tuck.
Hang up on your wall with screws.
And admire your DIY cane headboard.
See the full tutorial on Caroline’s blog.
~ by Caroline
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