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{Manic Monday}- Master Bedroom Makeover Continued... I have come to realize that this master bedroom makeover is going to be a step-by-step process dragged out over many weekends.

{Manic Monday}- Master Bedroom Makeover Continued...

I envy the bloggers out there that set their mind on a project and, while feeding a gaggle of needy children, maintaining a spotless household and never missing a blog post, manage to bang out an entire room renovation in a measly Saturday afternoon. That, my friends, is not me. Hell, I barely managed to do the laundry this weekend and my husband feeds me. I did, however, manage to finish one more piece of the master bedroom and I'm pretty much stoked with the results. Before I reveal, allow me to preface the project with the statement that I fully expect the quote above our bed to mean absolutely nothing to you guys.

IKEA Mandal Headboard Hack That Won't Damage the Wall. DIY Plywood Print Headboard. DIY Upholstered Headboard- Video Tutorial « lizmarieblog.com lizmarieblog.com. As many of you know we are giving our bedroom a “make-under”.

DIY Upholstered Headboard- Video Tutorial « lizmarieblog.com lizmarieblog.com

It’s kind of like a makeover, but different. The reason for this make-under is that we will be selling our house soon & we felt like our bedroom before was too taste specific. Diy {pallet headboard} And just in time for the weekend.. the long awaited pallet headboard!

diy {pallet headboard}

I’m excited to (finally) share this project! It’s the biggest project I’ve shared to date. Turning pallets into furniture or decor is nothing new, this I know. Last January, my wish of having a headboard became a reality, using, you guessed it, a pallet (or two…and a couple other supplies)! Thanks to my father in law who occasionally has spare pallets in his warehouse, we were able to make a unique headboard for around $20. Our Supplies: Pallets (we used two pallets, because some of the boards split as I was taking them apart and some were in bad condition). 2x4s for the frame (Two pieces at 66 inches each. Hardware- 4 nuts/bolts/washers (these attach the headboard to the metal bed frame) and a box of screws (to attach the pallet boards to the frame and make the frame. A drill and a hammer.

A crowbar would have been super helpful for pulling the pallets apart. As an afterthought- white paint to paint the frame. A level. Pegboard Headboard. Don’t worry I haven’t deemed myself a poet, the title just rhymes by accident, ughm..

Pegboard Headboard

Remember my oohing’ and aahing’ over headboards left and right? Well, despite my insisting that I was going to decide on the perfect DIY version to create, I finally broke down and made one that would accommodate my constant indecisiveness (now you can sleep well knowing you won’t wake up to another one of my headboard proclamations). Without further ado, I’d like to introduce to you my pegboard, designed especially for those that have trouble with commitment– PegboardDry wall screwsClear spacersPegboard hangersGeneral mounting tools. How to... wallpaper a dresser.

The wallpapered dresser in Layla's end of our room I've had a few people ask me how I did this.

how to... wallpaper a dresser

I originally didn't post as there was a possibility it'd go in the magazine. It still might, but I can give you rough instructions! It wasn't hard - the trickiest part is probably getting the wallpaper samples. I was lucky enough to have access to scraps through work, but I did use my own as well. Step 1 Take off any handles and remove drawers. Step 2 Paint or stain the cupboard frame if you wish. Step 3 Arrange the wallpaper samples on the floor in a pattern you'd like to replicate on the drawer front. Step 4 Use a cutting mat or chopping board, stanley knife and ruler to cut one neat edge of the wallpaper. Step 5 Firmly press the paper over the drawer, smoothing out any lumps.

A cloce-up: bumps and all! Step 6 Repeat with the second piece of paper, only this time make the neat line on the other side so they line up nicely on the drawer. Step 8 Repeat on all drawers. How to Embellish Dresser Drawers with Nail Heads - Furniture Projects. How To Paint a Chevron-Patterned Dresser : Design Star. Painting Furniture Ideas. By Cyd Converse | It’s a running joke that I never pay retail for furniture.

Painting Furniture Ideas

Ever. Years of living on a budget have allowed me to perfect the fine art of scouring Craigslist, flea markets and garage sales for just the right furniture pieces. And if they aren’t just right? A little elbow grease and paint goes a long way to adding a lot of style to hand-me-downs and vintage finds. Nggallery id=’126257′ Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion.Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Headboard. In my master bedroom, I wanted an extra large headboard that would make a statement.Here are my instructions on how to make a fabric headboard…not just any fabric headboard...you’ll see.

Tutorial: How to make a Fabric Headboard

Step 1: Find fabric that you love! I found this fabric at my favorite fabric store called Home Fabrics and Rugs. It cost 5.99 a yard, and I bought 10 yards. (I still have some left over, but we’ll just play it safe and say it cost me $59.00 for the fabric. One of the main reasons I chose this fabric was because it was neutral in color. Step 2: Measure your space. Go big or go home right!?!? Step 3: Divide your space into squares.