1920's Waterfall Headboard and Footboard Repurposed Into a Bench

I took a 1920's full size Waterfall headboard, footboard and a crib mattress and transformed them into this beautiful bench!
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
I had to raise the headboard in order for the side rails on the now cut-in-half footboard to meet up correctly....
We attached each of the footboard halves to the headboard using a Kreig jig.....
Built the bench platform and ta-da! She is ready to head to the store for her makeover!
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  • Ann Ann on Jan 11, 2016
    Did you use chalk paint on this? Did you have to sand first? Love it! Just beautiful!!!

  • Bre Casey Bre Casey on Jan 13, 2016
    Great job....Love the color. You stated you only use Kristi Kuehl Pure Home Paints and Finishes! Where can I buy this brand? Thanks...again, great job!!!

  • Bessie Renda Lobato Bessie Renda Lobato on Feb 22, 2016
    Is this for sle? where r u located?

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