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Chairs up-cycled to guest bed

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I needed a bed for my guest room, but wanted to add some personality with it. I knew these thrift store chairs were perfect when I found them.
  • chairs up cycled to guest bed, bedroom ideas, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I cut some braces to screw on in order to make the headboard and footboard act as one unit.
  • chairs up cycled to guest bed, bedroom ideas, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
  • chairs up cycled to guest bed, bedroom ideas, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I added a large L bracket to each chair to keep the boxspring in place.
  • chairs up cycled to guest bed, bedroom ideas, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
One matching head board and footboard in a matter of minutes with very little cost.
  • chairs up cycled to guest bed, bedroom ideas, home decor, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Add a quilt and pillows and you have a cute bed f

Got a question about this project?

  • Barbara R
    Barbara R Houghton Lake, MI

    Seriously need boards to support the box spring underneath...they are not sturdy by themselves!?

  • Rowena B
    Rowena B Lafayette, LA

    I love this idea! Will be on the lookout for thrift store chairs!

  • Sarah Moon
    Sarah Moon Fritch, TX

    very cute idea, but what is supporting the center of the mattress? Or is is free floating?

  • Mary Smith
    Mary Smith Saint Charles, MO

    Such a great idea. I would never have imagined doing this, but need a headboard so I'll be looking for me some now. Thanks for sharing!

  • Valerie
    Valerie South Africa

    Love the quilt!

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