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D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

Haley
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D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

Here's a quick D.I.Y. for hiding an ugly box spring mattress on a budget ($20-40). 

When I first moved into my place I inherited a second hand bed with an ugly (and slightly ripped) box frame mattress. I had other priority pieces of furniture to spend my money on before a bed frame so I was looking for a quick, clean looking fix. 


I got a basic linen drop cloth from Bunnings and cut it into a long strip (the hight of my mattress, plus about 4 inches). Then I applied some sticky back velcro to the drop cloth, and to the top of the mattress to hold it in place. 

Tip: hand wash and iron your drop cloth before applying to loosen it up a little. 


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Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

Looks great @Haley

 

Many thanks for sharing this great tip.

 

Jason

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aly
Super Contributor

Re: D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

Great idea @Haley! Might give that a go for the bed in our spare room!

ro-novation
Budding Contributor

Re: D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

What a great idea! What inspired you to go for the drop cloth?

Haley
New Contributor

Re: D.I.Y. Drop Cloth Bed Skirt

@ro-novation Thanks! The idea popped up on Pinterest a year or so ago and stuck with me. 

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