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« on: August 14, 2010 12:56:39 PM »

I found the back to a uh, rococo-ish (?) sofa at a flea market and decided to make it my new headboard
Upholstered it with black fabric and silvery trim to go with the wallpaper. As I didn't know how the outcome would be I went for the cheap and easy route. Cheap fabric stapled directly on the back and used a glue gun for the trim. There were two small holes where the back hade been attached to the sofa and with tho huge screws the worked perfectly to mount the new headborad directly on the wall.

I'm so pleased with it!!





Here's a before:
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2010 02:33:17 PM »

Vey nice!
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2010 03:48:51 PM »

That's an awesome idea. You did a great job on it.
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2010 03:56:11 PM »

Love the transformation! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2010 03:17:22 PM »

Holy Crap that is awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2010 04:50:01 PM »

THAT is pimp.
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2010 12:09:54 PM »

Wow!!! That is so awesome. Incredible. It turned out so super fantastic. I love the way it looks.  Really has the Wow impression.
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2010 03:46:27 PM »

I am AMAZED at the transformation -- I'd've NEVER thought to use it as a headboard, and it so totally works! If the fabric's cheap, you sure can't tell from where I'm sitting.  You have every right to be pleased with this; if I were you, I'd be over the moon! And you used staples and a glue gun -- my favorite upholstery tools!  Cheesy

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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2010 09:22:42 AM »

Thank you all!

Going to bed is the highlight of my days now. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2010 09:51:45 AM »

This is fabulous ! Love the fabric and the trim, love the way it turned out.
~~KL in N Tx
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