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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Shutter Headboard

I have been scouring flea markets for shutters!  I bought these assorted sized shutters for about $2.50 a piece.  I stripped them and spray painted them with the help of my husband.   He put up with me messing up his work shop area in the garage.  This really has been a fun project.  My hubby also put the shutters together for me to form the headboard.
He used two boards screwed in at the back to keep them together.  I used blue spray paint and a little green spray paint to cover these well worn shutters. I want to make the guest room into a room that has a beach/ nautical feeling to it. I still have work to do but it is getting there.  Check out the results-

I need to change out the bed linens - I am still looking for the right sheets and pillow cases!  I really love how it turned out! 

5 comments:

  1. This turned out great Chris!!! It was worth scouring the countryside for the shutters! Great job and I like the colors that you used! My favorite color is blue!

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  2. I must have been unpacking when you did this post.. I love the headboard. If this doesn't send people running to fleamarkets, nothing will. Very nice look.

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  3. How tall are these shutters? Did you actually attach this to the bed frame or are they free standing?

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  4. We attached them to the wall. I am not at home so can't measure but tallest one is about 5 ft.

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