I had been looking for a vintage wood headboard at garage sales all summer long and finally snagged a fantastic deal about a month ago. I purchased a headboard and footboard for $1. The only problem was that no support rails were included. We stopped at a local Thrift Store a couple of days ago and found the needed rails for $10. Hence, the late completion date even though my son's room has been painted for a month now.
|My $1 bed find!|
Steps to refinishing our vintage wood bed:
- Find a bed (seemed like a long process for me, but paid off in cheapness!)
- Sand bed to pull of smooth stain/varnish finish and make a decent surface to paint.
- Prime bed.
- Paint bed (this step will most likely need to occur more than once).
- Put it all together!
|Logan (sans shirt) likes to help!|
Everything now works perfectly and Logan spent an excited night barely sleeping on his big boy bed.