This Headboard Got Benched

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This nifty headboard project was created by Jen from Scissors and Spatulas for Somewhat Simple. It’s got a cool backstory. The forgotten, neglected headboard once was her husband’s childhood bed. “It was going to be tossed to the curb until I claimed it for myself because I had a vision,” Jen tells us. “Being the little scavenger that I am, I hauled it home and rescued it!”

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Trashed Headboard Becomes a Corner Bench

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“Last Spring I got a call from a friend to alert me that there was a headboard out to the garbage on her street,” tells Gail at My Repurposed Life. “I borrowed a truck and hurried right over to scoop it up.”
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Pallet Headboard for a Nautical Bedroom

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At The Thinking Closet, Lauren and her husband recently build a headboard out of wood harvested from old pallets.   They offer some great tips and tricks for anyone who wants to make anything from reclaimed pallet wood.

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Footboard Chalkboard Fit for a Wedding

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At My Repurposed Life, Gail has been finding new ways to use the pieces of an old bunkbed.  After using part of the headboard and footboard for one project, she had a piece of the footboard leftover.

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Brand Name Headboard Rescue

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

“Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want,” explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves.  “My husband calls this ‘donating to the universe’. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!”

This Sarah Loves west elm headboard before

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All the Stockings Were Hung…

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Terri, who blogs at Fresh Cut Flowers, found this antique headboard at an estate sale and snatched it up for just $10.  As she considered what to do with it, Terri remembered that her daughter’s family didn’t have a fireplace to hang their stockings.

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Tabletop Headboard

Jessika from Lookie What Jeff Did had an old worn out table that looks similar to one you have seen in many homes.  Removing the legs, for what I hope will be a future project, they took the table top and made it into a headboard. I never would have thought of that.  Obviously they {…Read More…}

Armoire Door Headboard

Awhile ago Gail from My Repurposed Life got two armoire doors for only five bucks a pop. Although she didn’t have immediate plans for them, she loved their detail. They sat in Gail’s garage for 18 months until she decided what to do with them. After adding her mother’s refinished dresser to her guest room, {…Read More…}