A Footboard Upside Down
I had used the headboard of this set for a bed, and the footboard remained useless. But it looked nice, so I tried to figure out a new use for it. I put it upside down and a good idea came up...
This is the original footboard I had.
I cut the upper bars...
Used the original paint but distressed...
Prepared a piece of wood that I would use as a shelf
painted it white and fixed it where I had cut the bars.
Decoupaged flowers and added hooks to hang cups.
Hand wrote "Vintage kitchen
and added a thin piece of wood at the top in order to act as an edge of the saucers I want to place at the top. I guess you don´t see the sense of all this, but you will understand now, when you see the piece finished!
Added this hanging notice board painted on both sides, kitchen open or closed!
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Published July 8th, 2016 12:33 PM
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Brenda Steever on Nov 06, 2022
I simply love this. It is actually something that I think I could do. I just love the way it looks and the way it displays your cups and saucers. Maybe one day I will be able to do this. I sure wish I had it though. I guess I’m selfish that way!
Marcela Pena on Nov 09, 2022
Of course you can do it yourself! Try! Good luck!
How did you hang it ?
i think you are a genius! did you have to use anchors to mount this?
What kind of hooks did you hang the bed with, it would take a lot to hold it up with dishes. I made one but dont know how to hang it!