Speaking of Free

Going off of my post from last week about free stuff, I am super excited about the fact that yesterday we got a FREE king size bed from friends of ours!! Considering we currently have a full sized bed, the king is going to be a magnificent upgrade {plus I get to make a jumbo sized quilt for it, super sized Swoon}.

What I am more excited about are my plans to make a headboard for this beast of a bed. If you remember when I redid our current bed, then you know I am no stranger to big DIY projects that aren't sewing related.

I have been super busy on Pinterest checking out some DIY headboard ideas. I know for sure I want to make an upholstered headboard {can't stray too far from fabric :)} but I am not sure if I want to make a complete frame for it or just the headboard.

We got a frame with the bed but it is just the basic metal frame and it is pretty low to the ground. Here are a couple of ideas I found this evening while searching Pinterest.

These are just a couple of the things that I really like. Most of the tutorials are pretty straight forward, and I know my dad and I can do something like this over a weekend. Now I just need to figure out exactly what I love and want to live with, and of course get Jeffrey's vote :) Have any of y'all ever made a DIY headboard?


  1. Yay for free things! I love love love the second to last one, I will be jealous of any of these when you get it done ha!

  2. So exciting! Free is the best kind of stuff! I really like the first headboard, but I unfortunately have no experience making them. You're so crafty though that I bet it would be a cinch!


  3. Thank you sharing what you found! I didn't get to go this year, so it's nice to see a little of it here.
    I'm an "old Texas Mama" and a new follower.

  4. OOOOOh king size bed! (starts daydreaming) Ours is Queen and all four of us barely fit. We made our headboard too, but no frame. The project was quite enjoyable! I love that white with the corners rounded in and the gold thumbtack accents--good luck!
    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me comment love, I appreciate that.


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