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Cheap Headboard ideas for this bedroom? Maybe DIY?
February 18, 2013 in Design Dilemma
My room is definitly, "missing something". It's a small downtown condo, so I want to keep clean simple lines, but I also love cottage, country, and shabby chic accents. I fnd the rooms feels too cold, it needs some life!

I'll be replacing the shelf with a side table (that I'll varnish dark grey to match the bed) and a simple lamp.

The colours are mint/seafoam, pink, off white, and grey. I may add accents of neutral beige, and coral, as well.

Any ideas for a CHEAP headboard to bring the bed space together?

I found awhite wicker headboard on craigslist of $50, I could use as is or paint, maybe grey, or silver, or pink or.... ???

Or I thought of just building one in planks and varnishing them dark grey, same as the furniture.

Or any other ideas?
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Some ideas I like:
February 18, 2013 at 5:19PM   
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You might stencil one on the wall in silver.

February 18, 2013 at 5:20PM     
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Two items I found on Craigslist: A wicker head board for $50. A mantle for $225 (which is beyond my budget but I could try to negociate...)
February 18, 2013 at 5:21PM   
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Also, this is the night stand I will be varnishing dark grey to match the other furniture, and the lamp to put on top:
February 18, 2013 at 5:24PM   
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Upholster the wicker headboard, layer it with foam, then a reasonable fabric, staple gun works well
February 18, 2013 at 5:26PM     
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I would love to upholster, but to be honest I have very little confidence in my upholstering skills :S lol
February 18, 2013 at 5:29PM   
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A section of white vinyl picket fence?
February 18, 2013 at 5:29PM     
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