This blog is about DIY at its finest. Or my Kitchen reveal, here on Remodelaholic. I wanted the legs to be sturdy so I drilled two holes on an angle, straight through the post on each corner of the head and foot of the bed. Make a pet bed and then try it out for yourself! This is a very cool idea! I’m so impressed and love the furniture! a) the support was made using plywood as a frame along the edges and a few across to support 1′ wide pieces of 1″ pine. I love this idea. Great job! If you wish to upgrade to an organic mattress but have it remain the same size, you should consider using the scrap natural latex for your base layer. So pretty! Absolutely fabulous! What a great idea. Hemp oil production provides large quantities of hemp hulls. If you wish you can test the foam in your cushions by submitting a sample per instructions in Step 6. I am so blown away. What a creative piece! ohh I love this! hey john thank you for sharing your project well done Man! I especially love the look of the mattress under the pagoda. Sofas are complicated until you get the logic of their structure. This is where the slats will rest on. Before attaching the headboard, lay the 2x6x76in onto the floor and select where you want the vertical support boards to go on the headboard frame. What a great upcycle! I have this area in my backyard that has a lot of trees and even in the hot Arizona Summer, it’s a cool spot to hang out. I just was gifted a mattress that I don’t wanna throw out! Love this idea! Remodelaholic is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. amzn_assoc_linkid = "9dc6144526a7cf573fb2fd1f655d5786"; I hope you enjoyed this project. Looks nice though. awesome work with the doors, but you’ve got something funky going on with the cushions! Enter the “. Add photos or other decor to it to make it a beautiful focal piece. This is how I make sure my foster birds have plenty of wood toys to play until they find their forever home. One thing to note about this fix: the end result will make a larger mattress than the one you are fixing if covering an existing mattress. Use scooping and sweeping motions with your arm across the mattress. I didn’t want to throw it away but I knew no one would take it other than bulk trash. Just hang the metal frame from a wall. The wooden box on the right is for my cats, they always used to climb right into it. ... We didn't know how uncomfortable our 20 yr.old sofabed had become over the years until friends from Arizona shipped an air mattress ahead of their annual visit! This is how I make sure my foster birds have plenty of wood toys to play until they find their forever home. Cheers! Read more about John’s awesome sofa after the jump! © Design*Sponge LLC, 2007-2020. Creatively Living Source: Creatively Living 7) Special Day Memory Board. Total costs for this project 46€ = 50,65USD, and that only for the accessories, you always have to pay for decoration, right? Great idea :), Oh I love that sofa! We cannot be held responsible for the difference in materials for your project as we are still in the process of testing this new mattress concept. A weighty vesicle made from a standard fitted sheet is laid over an old mattress, natural latex scraps, pillows or any other soft materials you can find. I love the way the brass (kick plate? It only takes a minute! To test your home for these chemicals simply pinch a marble size piece of foam from each item in your home and submit it for testing. I have been looking for agesis there any way to get more dezail??? Before I go, you must be wondering what happens to the mattress when it rains. A sofa made from old doors could be a big old mess if designed poorly, which is why I admire John’s piece all the more. I’m sure my grandparent’s could use some new cabin furniture… But good quality, though. How simply creative, I just love to see salvaged Items re cycled! I really like this idea, and the execution. do you have any photo’s of the back of the couch and support under the pillow ?? Ha! Your old mattress can even make some great wall decor. Place your sheet seam side up (to start) with the opening at the foot of the bed. Read more about John’s awesome sofa after the jump! Brendan and others: while I don’t give exact dimensions, you can always check out more pictures as reference by clicking on my name (“John”, in red) after the description. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. I assume that the area were we sit is not tilted. To answer a few questions/concerns: This bed/couch is perfect for the occasional house guest but mostly serves as a comfy sofa … How quaint! Yep, for free! and you can check out even more crib ideas here at My Repurposed Life. great job on the project looks amazing john. You just bought a new mattress and now you have to discard the old one. *Sizing for scrap natural latex. It is wonderfully done! Again a huge thanks to the girls from Remodelaholic! Reuse, recycle! https://www.facebook.com/amigas4all/Facebook, https://plus.google.com/u/0/116462708944933996171, http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/amigas4all. Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. There is some waterproof mattress covers out there too. I have an old door lying around but I’m afraid it’s not enough material to make something cool like this.. love this project! You will always have control over how your mattress feels because you can smooth and level your mattress whenever you want. This new sofa is so, so comfy!;). Lift the mattress off the box springs if the height of your bed would make the sofa uncomfortably high. 12 boards (2×6)- See Measurements in the image below. Once you glue it, it will not come apart. See detail image below: I did the same with the bottom part that was going to be attached to the frame. You can click below to apply for a Free 30-Day Trial of Amazon Prime. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest. This is how I make sure my foster birds have plenty of wood toys to play until they find their forever home. amzn_assoc_search_bar = "false"; A hull mattress is heavy and needs to be made in place. amzn_assoc_title = "Zen Daybeds I love"; This will make me not want to throw anything away because it can always be functional, just in another form. The project was very simple and the secret is in the bolts holding the whole thing together. Of course, as you probably know discarding mattresses are a nightmare. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "amigas4all04-20"; See below image: When I took these pictures I haven’t started blogging about my projects so I know I’m missing a couple of step by step pics of the back of the frame and how I attached the side tables but it’s easy. I have to agree with John Strauss, however, on the absence of springs, webbing, or the like. My solution: Why not reuse that mattress and make an outdoor daybed? You will want to maintain your mattress, smoothing the surface hulls level every few days or so. . After filling all drilling holes I started painting. 12 boards (2×6)- See Measurements in the image below: 1 2x4x80in board: for the center of the bed frame. . Time: 2 days (about 30 hours to strip doors and 12 hours to refinish and build). You know my love of “frankenfurniture” (a neologism I’m desperately trying to spread around), and it should come as no surprise that I adore this sofa that D*S reader John Doucet made from old doors. I drilled on an angle just like the legs. Duke University is conducting an experiment on chemicals used in foams commonly found inside our homes.