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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Attach Headboard Sides

Pre-drill pilot holes and attach sides to headboard as shown in the diagram. Use 2-inch screws and glue.

Attach Headboard Batting

Cover headboard in batting, using spray adhesive and staples to secure in place.

Cover in Fabric

Cover headboard in fabric, stapling in place on the bottom edge.

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