The hit HBO TV show “Game of Thrones” is known for its epic staging, twisted romance, incredible battles, mythological dragons and political intrigue. The show that spends over $10 million per episode will also go down in history for pulling off the greatest Ikea hack of all time.The show’s costume designers outfitted fan favorite Jon Snow with a cape made from an Ikea rug. That’s right. You, too, can prepare for winter’s arrival with a fluffy sheepskin rug from everyone’s favorite Swedish home furnishings store.After word of this genius hack got out, Ikea released instructions last week for cape-ifying its rugs. In its trademark DIY instruction style with simple drawings, the company has informed the public how to, well, cut a hole in a rug.
Ikea shows how to turn its rug into a ‘Game of Thrones’ cape, just as HBO does