Old Bed Makes Charming Bench

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My mom knows how much I love a good repurposed project and when she spotted this old bed at a thrift store, she has to pick it up.
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This bed had amazing details, and I knew it would make a beautiful bench. We cut some pieces off the bed to make the bench work and used some old wood we had in the garage to make the bench "form".
  • old bed makes charming bench, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
This bench came together relatively easy. You can see all the details on my blog post here: http://www.mycreativedays.com/repurposed-bed-makes-charming-bench/
  • old bed makes charming bench, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
After we put the sides and the seat together, we added the trim back on and painted the entire bench white.
  • old bed makes charming bench, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
I distressed around the edges with some sandpaper. This really brought out the amazing features of the bed.
  • old bed makes charming bench, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
Now, this old bed is a functional,charming bench! Who knew?!

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    Lindsay Eidahl

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