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Topic: I made my own bed and headboard...and i am very VERY pleased  (Read 10839 times)
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burstandbloom
« on: August 20, 2007 06:12:34 PM »

background story: i saw this bed that i liked and it was like 1,600 dollars for basically a piece of wood one four legs...so i thought to myself..."hey i can make that for MUCH CHEAPER" so i started planning...THEN i thought to myself...i need a headboard...i should design a cool one. so i did. so without further ado...
behold:
here's a closeup of the bed frame...it really is a peice of wood on four legs (slightly more complicated but we'll leave it at that) so this is really the only pic necessary


here's my amazing headboard that I am so proud of...this was so tedious and a pain in the a$$ but...VERY worth it!


here's a general view...it kinda sucks because my pillows cover up a lot of my head board...i may eventually take it off the bed and attach it to the wall for a floating headboard...


{other items featured in the picture are as follows in case anyone is wondering}
- tree printed duvet cover and matching sham: crate & barrel
- wall decals: www.whatisblik.com
- globe lamp (that really doesnt match my room lol): delias
- white accent pillow: ikea
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2007 06:22:12 PM »

that is truly amazing.  i am in shock.  absolute and utter shock.
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2007 06:26:15 PM »

aww! thank you so much! i loved the feeling and the looks on people's faces this weekend when i was moving into my new apt and they asked where i bought my headboard and i was (a little too proudly lol) able to say that i made it
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2007 06:43:03 PM »

Your headboard is fantastic!  What kind of wood did you use to make it?
MDF?  It looks great! 

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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2007 06:45:14 PM »

i don't know what mdf is...lol. i used white pine (i think!) 1 X 2s from home depot
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« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2007 06:53:15 PM »

The headboard, the duvet cover, the birds-it's all so gorgeous.
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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2007 07:01:09 PM »

 Shocked Wow! How awesome is that. I want one...lol No really, you are seriously tempting me to venture with wood. Making the headboard float would so do it justice. Good job!
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burstandbloom
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2007 07:19:18 PM »

yah i wish i wouldnt have screwed it into the base...but i can just use some wood filler and paint and make it work...we'll see...
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2007 07:31:59 PM »

totally awesome and what a way to save $$$!! ok...so the headboard is made out of white pine, what kind of wood did you use on the bed frame?

a tute!!! i really would like to know how you made it!
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« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2007 07:35:33 PM »

Reminds me of a modern Craftsman style... too awesome!

I'm moving into a new furnished apartment soon, if the bed doesn't come with a headboard I may be following your example  Smiley
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