Trash to Treasure: Repurposed Headboards
A DIY Inspired reader emailed me and asked for some repurposed headboard ideas… here we go!
A headboard in your bedroom or guest room can make a dramatic impact. Check out these low budget DIY headboard ideas using reused and recycled materials. These repurposed headboards are made from everything from reclaimed wood to fabulous inexpensive flea market finds.
Pallets are becoming more and more popular! I’ve written about repurposed pallets before and even shared some pallet headboard ideas, but now there is so much more out there! If you want to take this project on, don’t forget to check Craigslist in your area because many places are giving away pallets for free. Yes, that’s right…FREE! You can also check retail stores that sell large items like appliances for example. They will often give away their damaged pallets for free. There are several only slightly damaged ones that will still work well. If you follow me on Facebook you’d know that I’ve seen pallets laying out on the side of the road too! Anyway, check out these creative pallet bed frames from Graham & Co.
For the full tutorial for this pretty wood tree pallet headboard go to Little Bits Of.
Here are some more budget friendly headboards from HGTV.com using chalkboards, cork, metal, and flea market finds.
This is a cute idea for a chalk headboard. Change it up as you wish!
BHG has some great DIY ideas and repurposed furniture ideas reusing a fireplace screen, shutters, or doors.
So the next time you see a shipping pallet laying around, pick it up; or maybe you’ll think twice before leaving those garage sale shutters behind!
Chalkboard. great idea!
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I bought a fireplace screen today at an antique shop and i am making it into my head board… I have a queen bed so I was thinking about separating it to be the width of the bed… What. Do you think?
Hi Kristina! I think that is a fantastic idea! Depending on your taste, you can paint it a bold and unexpected color. Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting! Love your idea!
Where can I find that beautiful metal screening in blue (hydrangea on night table) ?
I have a very high head board that I want to make something out of. All I have is the headboard. Any suggestions?
Any chance you can send me a picture? firstname.lastname@example.org