Blackcabbit's World

Blackcabbit (aka. Dionnie Takahashi) is an illustrator living in Japan. She loves drawing whimsical animal characters, as well as doing handmade crafts to beautify the world she lives in.

DIY iPad Car Headrest Holder

Yesterday, as part of Obon (お盆), we went to Ibaraki to visit my MIL’s relatives as well as Ohaka Mairi (お墓参り/ Family Grave Visitation). Since I got an iPad lately, we thought of using it to entertain our one-year-old with music videos for this short road trip.

As my iPad was protected with Griffin’s thick and bulky “Survivor” case, we had a hard time finding a suitable car mount for it. So I decided to make one ourselves. Yeah, Super-Mummy to the rescue (with the help of Super-Daddy). And, here is the run-through of our little DIY action:

The materials I used were 2 packets of elastic tapes (30mm wide/ 1m each);
2 pcs of D-rings; and a wood block. Total under 350 yen! ^_^b

iPad Car MountAfter making sure the measurements are right,
I cut the elastic tape accordingly and began my sewing.

iPad handmadeDIY iPad Car HolderTa-dah! Our very own iPad car headrest holder, and costed less than 350-yen.

iPad Car Mount SideSide View: Showing no obstruction and iPad charging port.
We also added non-slip mat in between the ipad and headrest for extra caution.

Our verdict: The iPad survived the car trip but our little guy fell asleep
after the iPad played for less than half an hour. LOL!


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7 comments on “DIY iPad Car Headrest Holder

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  2. c123
    May 23, 2012

    Just what I was looking for… Now to see if the OH wants to have a go at making it. Thanks for sharing.

    • blackcabbit
      May 23, 2012

      Thank you. ^_^

  3. gee
    May 19, 2012

    heey buddy great idea, and thanks for sharing it !!! now hands on it

    • blackcabbit
      May 19, 2012

      You are most welcome! ^_^Y

  4. Kim
    November 10, 2011

    That is freaking brilliant. I’m going to show this to my husband and see if he can rig something like this for his Toshiba tablet.

    • blackcabbit
      November 10, 2011

      Thank you! *^_^* (blushing)

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