Introduction

bed with box spring covered in fabric for upholstered look
Photo: Laura Moss
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You can retire that fussy bedskirt with this tidy technique for "upholstering" a box spring or a bed foundation. Just gather up your supplies, and, if your box spring doesn't have a wood frame on top, upholstery twist pins (available at fabric stores).
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    Tools List

    • scissors
      Scissors
    • staple gun
      Staple gun

    Shopping List

    1. Fabric: You'll need about 3 yards of 60-inch-wide fabric for a queen-size bed

    2. Upholstery tape

    3. -inch staples or upholstery twist pins