Fast Fix: Kids Rooms

DIY Upholstered Toddler Daybed

Reading spot by day, comfortable padded bed by night. Repurpose a standard crib mattress and bedding to create your own upholstered toddler daybed with simple tools and no sewing.

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Complete Front Rail

Complete the front rail in the same manner as the side rails.

Construct Headboard Frame

Mark headboard legs and pre-drill pilot holes. Screw 2x2 and 2x6 boards to headboard legs with 3-inch screws and glue.

Add Plywood

Cover the front and back of the headboard with 1/4-inch plywood. Attach with 1-1/4 inch screws and glue.

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