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Feature nib wall / bedhead

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Feature nib wall / bedhead

Have you ever thought about something for so long that you just gave it a go! That’s what happened with this nib wall/ bed head that I created in our master bedroom.


I’ve created a reel of the process as well as a highlight which gives step by step instructions on how you can create this feature wall as  well.

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Kirsty Paimaka
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Re: Feature Nib Wall / Bedhead

Looks incredible @EleventhCoastal. Thanks for sharing and welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. 


If you don't mind sharing a bit more here, we'd love to hear about the materials used and steps taken to achieve this look. Do you have any advice for those looking to tackle a similar project?


Look forward to seeing more of your amazing projects on Workshop.




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Re: Feature Nib Wall / Bedhead

Hi Stevie,


I’d definitely love to share more, the first thing I did was measure the space several times, both the width and the height I wanted the wall making sure I allowed enough space between  the ledge and window.


I went to Bunnings and purchased the following:


3 Easy Craft VJ panels 1200 x 

5 lengths of structural pine 70 x 35 x 6 mtrs

2 tubs liquid nails

1 Spotted Gum decking plank


1 x Designer hardwood in Birch 1200 x 240 x 32


The process was as follows:


1. Build a frame with studs and noggins, I did mine 450 apart

2. Secure these to the walls studs to make sure that everything is secure

3. I pre-drilled the spotted gum ledge with brackets and attached to the studs

4. Measure and pre cut any power point holes, the skirting board space and any other obstacles prior to securing the vj panel to the wall. Make sure you liquid nails on the studs and then secure with a few screws to allow the liquid nails to set overnight - a trick to make sure the panels are flush at the top is place wedges at the bottom of each panel as this can be covered with skirting board or silicone later

5. Silicone all the edges, putty the holes where you screwed into the studs and let that both dry

6. Paint your desired colour

7. Style till your hearts content


Oh and another big tip is mark out where all the studs are, the space where your bed is, the middle of the room etc so when you need to screw the panels your not flying blind!!







Kirsty Paimaka

Re: Feature Nib Wall / Bedhead

Thanks so much @EleventhCoastal. Since this is such a popular style, your steps will be so helpful for others wanting to give this a go.


Really appreciate the time taken to share these details.




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