What do you use in lieu of a headboard?
Reclaimed Wood. Reclaimed wood make a wonderful alternative to traditional headboards and they are relatively easy to make if you are crafty.
What can you make out of fence slats?
Don’t junk your old fence. Here are 10 remarkable ways to repurpose it
- Wooden clock. This rustic wooden clock is actually make out of salvaged fence boards.
- Sunburst mirror.
- Colorful birdhouses.
- Picket fence headboard.
- Rustic coffee table.
- Use an old fence as a backboard.
- Fence window box.
- Towel bar.
How do you Antique a wooden headboard?
Sand the entire perimeter of the headboard and any raised ornamentation so that the headboard shows natural wear and tear. For true antiquing, sand down to the base coat of paint. If using two different colors of paint, expose the two colors on various parts of the headboard.
What can you do with old pickets?
Instead of throwing away those old garden fence boards, reuse them to create these Spectacular Objects for your home and garden!
- DIY Love Headboard.
- DIY Fence Table.
- Birdhouse Trellis.
- Raised Planter Box from Old Fencing.
- Fence Signs.
- Coffee Table.
- Fence Mirror.
- Fence Planter.
Should you build a picket fence headboard for a little girl’s room?
If you are considering redecorating a little girl’s room and want a fresh, garden-themed effect, consider building a picket fence headboard. You could even carry the theme further by using picket fence as wainscoting. Add fence posts in the corner, and the headboard theme can extend throughout the room. Building a picket fence headboard is easy.
How to install a headboard behind a bed?
Now paint the headboard to match your color scheme. Do this in a well ventilated space. When the headboard is completely dry, place behind bed and fasten it in your manner chosen. If attaching to the bed frame, drill holes in the fence posts and use lag bolts of the proper length plus a washer to install.
How do you attach a headboard to a fence post?
If attaching to the bed frame, drill holes in the fence posts and use lag bolts of the proper length plus a washer to install. This project can be accomplished in a single weekend and installed as soon as paint is dry. It is possible to simply stand the headboard against the wall and use the bed to stabilize it.
How to attach a gate to a fence post?
Attach the gate to the fence post, once again checking your measurements for proper placement. Use wood screws to attach. Be sure the gate does not protrude past the edges of the fenceposts. Now paint the headboard to match your color scheme. Do this in a well ventilated space.