Monday, July 23, 2012

Shabby Headboard Heaven

After months of looking for the perfect headboard, I stumbled across one, literally, at a yard sale.   On my way to check out a small lamp I had spotted, I tripped over a headboard in my haste.    Guess you could say I was head over heels in love with it at first sight!


The faux shutter-look headboard had good bones.    It was a sturdy oak that had been painted blue.   I saw potential!   For the low price of $10.00 that headboard came home with me.  

Usually my hubby rolls his eyes in my direction when I bring stuff home from yard sales and then promptly asks me where I am going to put it, but this time was different!   He knew with a little bit of TLC, it would be perfect for our coastal themed bedroom!

The shutters were a booger to paint but I persevered. After a couple of coats of Décor White by Behr, I shabbied it up a bit.


My wonderfully talented and always willing to help hubby built some legs for it and now it graces the head of our bed and I couldn’t be happier!


By the way, Paula Deen has a shuttered headboard in her home furnishings collection and it doesn’t cost $10.00!!!

Thank you for visiting today!

Peace and blessings,


For oodles of inspiration and  thrifty treasures galore, please visit the Thrifty Treasures party hosted by Rhoda at Southern Hospitality, Nifty Thrifty Tuesday hosted by Linda at Coastal Charm, Wow us Wednesdays hosted by Kim at Savvy Southern Style, Transformation Thursday hosted by Gina at The Shabby Creek Cottage and Potpourri Friday hosted by Honey at 2805.   You can find me there!!

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suzyq said...

I just love this - what a perfect find - for 10.00? Unbelievable!
I'm now following you - would love to have you visit and follow back :)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Thanks for sharing this nifty thrifty $10 headboard at my party.


Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Oh my WORD!!!!!

What a SCORE!

Girl, you really did well- it looks so danged good.

Honey at 2805 said...

This is such a great find and project, Marlee! Thank you for sharing it at Potpourri Friday!

Stephanie said...

I would be doing flips if I found that at a yard sale. Lucky you! You did a fabulous transformation. Looks like a million bucks now!

Anu@My Dream Canvas said...

Great find!! I am hosting a Giveaway to win a 50 dollar gift card to the store HomeGoods. It would be great if you stopped by and entered. Thanks Anu

Babs said...

What a fabulous headboard! I can't believe you got it for $10. You lucky thing! You did a great job of painting it, too.
Have a great week, and thanks for visiting,

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