1920's Waterfall Headboard and Footboard Repurposed Into a Bench

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I took a 1920's full size Waterfall headboard, footboard and a crib mattress and transformed them into this beautiful bench!
  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic
Painted in Kristi Kuehl 100% Non-Toxic Pure Home Paints. Bisque, Distressed and Matte Protective Finish. Vintage Rag Banner front and a crib mattress for the cushion. Kuehl # MyPaintedLife
  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic
I had to raise the headboard in order for the side rails on the now cut-in-half footboard to meet up correctly....
  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic
We attached each of the footboard halves to the headboard using a Kreig jig.....
  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic
Built the bench platform and ta-da! She is ready to head to the store for her makeover!
  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic
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  • waterfall headboard and footboard repurposed into a bench, painted furniture, shabby chic

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