I love a good repurpose! Today I’m sharing how I turned a thrift store headboard into a fun place to hang your coat, your hat, your kid’s back packs, whatever you feel inspired to hang.
This project is for our Get Your DIY On challenge. The theme for September is Pinterest-Inspired Projects. Doesn’t that sound SO easy?? It was hard, ya’ll!! Do you have any idea how many potential projects I have pinned? So, instead of looking through all the amazing ideas on my Pinterest Boards to find inspiration, I found my project piece first. In this case, it was this lonely little headboard.
Hello little headboard. Then I went on Pinterest to search what I could do with my new friend. I was originally going to turn it into a bench like I did to this antique pineapple bed. But then I saw this and this and this. So many sweet ideas, and so I was inspired!
The “Hello Sunshine” was mine. I had to add a little of me in there. I thought it would be like your house welcoming you home after a long day out. 🙂
This is the Edwardian Script, one of my favorites. You can see how I transfer my lettering here.
For this project, I started by cutting the legs to the desired length using a table saw. I gave it two coats of Annie Sloan Old White and Pure White, mixed. Then I gave it a light sanding.
Next I transferred my graphic and painted it in with acrylic paint using a liner brush.
I sanded lightly again and gave the whole thing a coat of clear wax to seal. Then I added a few pretty knobs.
I think it turned out pretty darned cute!
It would be perfect just inside the door or in a mudroom, or even in a bathroom or kid’s room!
I bet this little bed had no idea how fun it could be. 🙂
I have to admit, this is not my first headboard turned organizer. If you like what I did to this one, you’ll LOVE what I did to this $5 Yard Sale Headboard!
How to Transfer Photos to Wood by April at House by Hoff
Pinterest-Inspired Abstract Art Just a Girl and Her Blog
DIY Decorative Clipboards by Krista at The Happy Housie
The fun starts this Sunday, September 7th at 7:00pm EST. Come link up any project that has inspired you to stop pinning and start making or just come by to get inspired!
I can’t wait to see what everyone brings to the party!
Guess what else?!?!
The Get Your DIY On Challenge is ONE year old!! Yes… can you believe it’s been a year?? But don’t worry if you forgot to bring us a gift… we have a gift for you instead. An awesome giveaway opportunity!
In honor of the One Year Anniversary of the Get Your DIY On Challenge, we have teamed up with The Outdoor Trunk to offer you the chance to win their Fall Season in a Trunk!
Their Season in a Trunk is the perfect thing to get you started on Fall Decorating… It comes full of beautiful decorative items that you can use to instantly create a stunning Fall vignette in your home, or even give a whole room a fresh feel for Fall. It is a $275 value that normally retails for $199… and today The Outdoor Trunk is offering you the chance to win this for yourself!
Head over here to see all that this Season in a Trunk package includes! Thanks so much to Outdoor Trunk for providing this amazing Giveaway opportunity!!
See you Sunday!
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