Time: 1-3 hours
Choose a rope colour that contrasts with the wall or one that coordinates with your bedlinen.
- 2 pine timber lengths
- Tape measure & pencil
- Drill with 11mm drill bit
- 4 screws
- 2 different types of rope
- Nailpolish or glue
Cut each timber length in half so you have four pieces of equal size.
Measure 60cm from the bottom of two of the lengths and mark with a pencil. These will be the "legs" that attach to the bed at the base of your frame.
Using a drill bit slightly bigger than your rope (we used 11mm) drill holes in the timber at 10cm intervals (no need to drill holes in the leg sections).
Screw the timber lengths together to create a rectangular frame, leaving the 60cm "legs" at the bottom. Our frame was made to fit a queen-size bed and measures 1.5m x 90cm.
Randomly thread lengths of rope through holes and tie a knot at each end to secure. It's helpful to have a friend hold the rope tight while you tie the knot.
Trim rope after knots and dab some clear nail polish or glue on the ends to stop it fraying. It's quirky, colourful and cool.
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