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« on: August 08, 2012 12:19:11 PM »

I've been wanting to paint my headboard for years. It was my in-laws, and they gave it to me when I got married (17 yrs ago(yes, I procrastinate  Roll Eyes)).  So last year I bought some chalk paint and redid my dresser and nightstand, but for some reason didn't do my headboard. So when I was vacuuming under the bed yesterday and had to take the bed apart to do so, I removed the headboard and spent this morning painting it.

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I've been in a craft slump this year, so it was fun to get crafty again. I used gold paint as the highlight. It looked too flat when it was just off-white. I love the chalk paint. No sanding or priming was required.

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2012 02:09:30 PM »

Love it!  Looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2012 09:33:37 AM »

That dark colour looked like old ladies stuff.  I love what you've done with a tired looking old piece!
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2012 11:05:37 AM »

That looks awesome!
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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2012 04:05:35 PM »

This is lovely.  It looks very warm now.
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2012 07:38:40 AM »

Oh wow, that looks great! Amazing transformation.
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« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2012 05:14:10 PM »

This is great! I've been looking for a headboard exactly like that for a while now! The white makes it look so fresh.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2012 08:30:34 AM »

That looks great! Been meaning to get ahold of some chalk paint for awhile now. I need to try it. Smiley
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