Confessions of a Serial DIYer
Confessions of a Serial DIYer
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Headboard Turned Bed and Breakfast Sign


I was cruising down an aisle of a local thrift store a couple of weeks ago when a pile of dated hotel room headboards caught my eye. I knew the shape would be perfect for creating a sign. So this one became a Bed and Breakfast sign:
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
Here is what it looked like before:
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
Pretty boring, but isn't the shape ideal for a sign?
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
I used blockposters.com to print out the words I created on my computer. Then I had my little helper help me transfer the graphics. (See the link at the bottom of this post for all those details.)
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
He's a cutie and he works for cookies. :)
The letters were painted in using black acrylic paint.
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
These little metal details were hooks I found with the hardware at Hobby Lobby, but I wacked the hooks off the bottom and spray painted them...
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
I'm really pleased with the outcome! I ended going back and purchasing two more just like it.
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
This is probably the best part...it was $3.49!!
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
headboard turned bed and breakfast sign, crafts, how to, repurposing upcycling
Hope you enjoyed this post! Maybe you'll see headboards in a whole new way now? I have two more. What would you do with them?
Confessions of a Serial DIYer

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