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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
2010
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Make a small space feel like home

Moving into a new college apartment, I was short on money for decorating. I found an old ratty queen headboard for free on craigslist, so I went and picked it up.

I painted it primarily red, with dark blue and pink trim. This was just standard cheap paint from Michaels.

Since my room was so small with not a whole lot of space for pictures, I thought to put pictures on my headboard.

I gathered old photos, ticket stubs, letters etc and arranged them on the headboard as I wished. Using modgepodge, I decoupaged all the pictures with 2-3 coats.

To finish it off, I wrote "friends" in many languages to complete the international theme of my room- it was a great piece that really made my space feel like home!


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Fairy Tale Bed (Sorta)
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Fairy Tale Bed (Sorta)

Make your bed more exotic/historical/romantic/?

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Legend Of Zelda 8 Bit Heart Headboard
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Legend Of Zelda 8 Bit Heart Headboard

Keep your health bar full, on a rustic wooden headboard

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Faux Headboard
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Faux Headboard

Make your own tromp l'oil headboard!

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Gold Stenciled Plank Headboard
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Gold Stenciled Plank Headboard

featured on Design Sponge!

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Pegboard Headboard
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Pegboard Headboard

Despite my insisting that I was going to decide on the perfect DIY headboard to create, I finally broke down and made one that would accommodate my constant indecisiveness!

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Birds In Flight Headboard
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Birds In Flight Headboard

Improv Sewing by Nicole Blum and Debra Immergut

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