Thursday, May 23, 2013

~ Trash To Treasure Headboard~


I was running errands few weeks ago when I spotted this curbside find. It was sitting on top of a pile of broken furniture. It had pieces of broken mirror still stuck to it... it looked like it was part of a vanity table or something. I wasn't sure what I would do with it... and almost left it there, but something told me to bring it home.
I washed it down with bleach water and let it dry in the sun. First I thought I would turn it into a chalkboard or a vision board... those ideas did not excite me so I let it sit around for a while... then I had a vision, and mumbled under my nose "how about a headboard" loved that idea and started working on it  right away.

Here is the before picture. I removed the bottom trim and saved it for another project.

I stapled the drop cloth inside the frame, then used a 3inch thick sponge on the back of the fabric, then closed the back with a piece of wood, same size as the opening.
I'm not going to keep this so I will take it to the next show. I also painted the hand crafted glass cabinet found at a yard sale and the chair next to the bed.



I hand painted a few lovely pink roses, distressed it a bit and finished it with a light stain.














Thank you so much for your visit.
Wishing you a lovely day.
With love always, Angela.

I am sharing this at ~ Feathered Nest Friday

25 comments:

  1. Your transformed pieces are beautiful, Angela! The headboard is stunning, and the little white cabinet is just so charming!
    Mary Alice

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  2. This is absolutely gorgeous. I am so happy that you visited my blog. Otherwise I never would've found you. I'm your newest Bloglovin' follower and I really look forward to exploring more of your talent. Blessings, Patti

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  3. It is a wonderful job!!! You are a great artist. Happy weekend! :D

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  4. Great find ang great idea on how to reuse it.
    It's simply beautiful, you made a wonderful job!
    Silvia

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  5. Absolutely lovely!! I am always in awe of such creative artists as yourself who have the vision to transform ordinary objects into something beautiful.

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  6. plein de roses aussi chez toi...

    belle journée

    Manon

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  7. What a lovely masterpiece Angela. I am sure you are happy you brought it home after all. I love the color you selected and the flowers are perfect for the piece. You are an amazing talent.

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  8. Isn't that lovely? It was beautiful in wood also. I always enjoy seeing your projects. They give me inspiration for my own home. That was a great idea to make it into a headboard. I love the roses on it, and the color you chose is perfect. I am noticing the jeweled picture frame in the background. I have a thing for jewels, and this frame is so unique.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  9. oh, this is darling! not just the headboard, but, the painted roses, too! the roses on the old books --so very pretty! hope your weekend is great:)

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  10. Love this- what a neat piece! Thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

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  11. This is unbelievable!!!
    What an incredible upcycle and gorgeous makeover - just beautiful!
    Congratulations on your feature with French Country Cottage and I'm now ( happily ) your newest follower
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  12. Your headboard and artwork is exquisite! Congrats on the feature @ Courtney's!!!

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  13. Congrats, absolutely beautiful, I love it:) Hugs, Biljana

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  14. What a gorgeous find Angela! If only the person who got rid of it could see what you have done. Wonderful transformation.

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  15. What you have done is very creative and very beautiful ! Our home in India is full of dark,old teak wood furniture--wonder if I should paint them like you or just leave them because it is good wood. Everything is just so dark -- !

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  16. So glad I found you while visiting around other blogs. Absolutely love the shabby headboard, the roses, the color, this perfect distressing. Just love your blog and this little nook. My blog is not nearly so classy, but would love for you to follow me and visit as I will do often with you.

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  17. Questo blog è meraviglioso!Divento seguace!Rosetta

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  18. Absolutely amazing.How talented you are and creative. You have such an eye for this. Enjoyed your post very much.

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  19. Hi: I love this head broad. You are so talented. Have a wonderful weekend. Blessings, Martha

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  20. Hi....I just wanted to stop by to let you know of a GIVEAWAY being hosted by Koralee from Bluebird Notes blog to help celebrate the opening of my new Etsy shop: Daisy Pink Wish.......if you have the time please stop by.....we would love to see you enter!
    Daisy~

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  21. I love this . . . What a charming and elegant re-do. You're Amazing!
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  22. You have done an amazing job! Love it!

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  23. Angela this is so very lovely!
    Beautiful transformation..and you painted those roses?! Gorgeous and so soft.
    Love the colour you chose. Its magnificent!

    All my heart,
    Deborah

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  24. What a beautiful transformation. You have a special talent for seeing what something could be. I love how this turned out. Beautiful roses painted on.

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