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Turn Rags to Royalty
Using an old tin mop bucket, create a bed crown to go over a baby crib or for a bed canopy with drapes. Can you believe that used to be an old mop bucket?

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find a new or used tin bucket and measure out crown points evenly with the circumference of the bucket. Draw out points with a sharpie.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using tin snips, carefully cut along your crown point sharpie lines.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stick styrofoam balls on the tips of the crown, then spray paint completely silver. Take your two other colors and lightly spray gold and copper giving a gradient look.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 4
    Step 4

    Hot glue round wax crayon to the center of each points of the crown. Spray them with paint.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 5
    Step 5

    Hot glue rhinestones to the crayon rounds.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 6
    Step 6

    Optional, use rhinestone strips and write out monogrammed style lettering to the center of the crown.

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut 1.5 wood board to an appropriate width for the crown and bend back sides of crown and bolt to wood board. (You will have to drill a hole in the tin with a metal drill bit.)

  • How to make a bed canopy. Mop Bucket Bed Crown - Step 8
    Step 8

    Mount to wall studs using long wood screws through the wood board. Add curtain rod and drapes and walla! Royal!

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Jamleeh H.
Jamleeh H.
Love
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kneellock
kneellock · Sacramento, California, US · 32 projects
amazing. love it!
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Anael MarsW
Anael MarsW · Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canarias, ES · 34 projects
So cute! I love it!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1397 projects
Wow, this is awesome! Love
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