Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Rustic Barn Wood Headboard

This headboard is part of our bedroom redo.  We haven’t completely finished the entire room but it’s coming soon.
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It all began with a pile of wood my Uncle Johnny removed from a farm he was working on and brought to their farm.  He was planning on burning it in a bonfire.  I had been planning a pallet headboard but just hadn’t gotten around to gathering the pallets over the last few months I had been planning it.  So, I created a design in my head to fit our king size sleep number bed.  I knew I need a space for the hoses and I didn’t want it too high because of the window behind it.
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Johnny helped me screw the boards into the support.  He actually did it for me!
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Stacey and Johnny put this beast in my car for me.  Getting it home was an adventure.
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With the rain off an on, it has been difficult to get a few days in a row with now rain to seal it.  It took us (Dave and me) a few weeks to seal the old paint in.  Then Dave installed it this past weekend.
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Just after installation.
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With less pillows so you can see more of the headboard.
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Another with less pillows to see more of the headboard.
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4 comments:

  1. looks awesome, rachael! and SO perfect with that awesome pillow, too!

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  2. That wood is gorgeous!!! Loving that texture.

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  3. Hi Rachael! I will be featuring your awesome headboard tomorrow night (Monday) at Project Queen's Highlight Party. Thanks so much for sharing it!

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  4. Love your headboard :) So rustic!!

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