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Inside the Millennium Falcon Bed

Photos by Heather Leah Kennedy
Bed by Kayla Kromer
Words by Bonnie Burton

When we first found out about the Force-tastic Millennium Falcon bed made by fan and artist Kayla Kromer, we had to know more.

We asked Kayla -- who happens to be a 1st grade teacher hailing from Austin, Texas -- why she made a bed fit for every Star Wars who has ever dreamt over co-piloting the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.

Why did you decide to make that awesome Millennium Falcon bed?

I mostly like to have fun, and I like making things. The original idea was to make a Death Star bed, but my idea was too big to execute in my room. But the idea of doing something spacey stuck.

What materials did you use?

The bed is a '70s round mattress. The sides, cockpit and triangular pieces are foam. The comforter is a down comforter my mom donated. The duvet and everything is covered in gray flannel. The sheets are just white sheets modded for a circular mattress. I used a variety of fabric paints for the detail work.

Read the full interview here:
Inside the Millennium Falcon Bed
(via Official Star Wars Blog)


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hairypolack From: hairypolack Date: December 28th, 2009 09:22 am (UTC) (Link)
I know that girl

I sit next to her at the alamo drafthouse all the time!
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