I bought this lonely, unwanted twin size headboard from the thrift store a month ago:
I've seen a bunch of headboard revamps around the blogisphere so I snatched that baby up.
It was on CLEARANCE. At a thrift store. What did I pay? $2.00 + tax.
That's right, TWO BUCKEROOS! The thrifty lady who dwells inside of me rejoiced.
I hauled it over to my parents house and cajoled my father into slicing off the legs for me.
I bet you can guess what I did next, right???
Sand, prime and spray paint. It's pretty much my new motto.
Then took a two week break (*ahem* FOUR) where I hemmed and hawed over how to finish up my project in an adorable, yet wallet-friendly (read: FREE) way.
First up, installed un-free (booooo) yet functional hooks:
Then hemmed and hawed some more before I personalized it and threw it on the wall. Well, not threw, but ya know what I mean.
Meet the newest revamped member of our family:
Why yes, I DID painstakingly cut out and decoupage every last itty bitty letter:
Oh, THANK YOU for noticing that it matches Wally:
My my, aren't we observant today!
Previously under used and not very gaze-worthy towel bar replaced with uber cute, functional (and thrifty) hooded towel hanger. Extremely tiny kids bathroom punched up with some sassy, low-profile functionality.
And yes, I only have TWO children. What can I say, we give LOTS of baths around here which creates many towel needs. That, and I actually finished the laundry and was thrilled to be able to use my newly revamped...uh...thing. Headboardhoodedtowelhangerthingymajig.
However, at least I now
I have noticed that the beautiful apple green clashes HORRIBLY with my contractor dark yellow-beige bathroom walls...thus I will GLADLY welcome paint color suggestions!
P.S. There are TONS of DIY/Thrifty Finds/Transformation blog parties this week. So go! Go NOW and check em out!