How to create your own headboard... from junk!


I love to sway away from the norm for most things home. I just find it incredibly inspiring to find a nothing and make it into a something.
So you've got to know the headboards I use in my own home must be rather unique, right? :) The following pictures are found objects I've used to make headboards for my own home. It's a pretty neat feeling knowing I can knock off my own kind of furniture with a few
An old horse gate found on someone's burn pile is now my headboard with hooks, changeable with every season. Fun!

Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2012/05/how-to-decorate-bedroom-with-messy.html
An old horse gate found on someone's burn pile is now my headboard with hooks, changeable with every season. Fun! Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2012/05/how-to-decorate-bedroom-with-messy.html
An old grocer's sign became a whimsical wall element behind a daybed for a playroom. Coordinate bedding with the sign graphics and call it done.

Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/11/one-funky-playroom-reveal.html
An old grocer's sign became a whimsical wall element behind a daybed for a playroom. Coordinate bedding with the sign graphics and call it done. Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/11/one-funky-playroom-reveal.html
An old gate and door, trimmed out with some painted metal siding became part of a whimsical shabby retreat for this white bedroom makeover.

Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/11/bedroom-makeover-part-3-reveal.html
An old gate and door, trimmed out with some painted metal siding became part of a whimsical shabby retreat for this white bedroom makeover. Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/11/bedroom-makeover-part-3-reveal.html
A headboard can be as simple as some wooden painted clouds and hanging stars. 

Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/12/young-boys-retreat-bedroom-reveal.html
A headboard can be as simple as some wooden painted clouds and hanging stars. Visit post at: http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/2009/12/young-boys-retreat-bedroom-reveal.html
Funky Junk Interiors - Donna

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  • Betty Sides
    on Jun 18, 2015

    I love them all, I might not use all in my house but, you never know, I will let my imagination take over and oh my, what wonders will appear! Thanks for sharing!

  • LyonStill
    on Apr 18, 2016

    The grocery sign and twinkle light are pretty; that first one looks like a wreck to me BUT you do have a creative bone so bravo.

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