Maureen’s DIY headboard

Posted on Thu, 10 Feb 2011 by KiM

Project #2 is from Maureen of The Inglenook Decor who was contacted by HGTV.comto create a budget-friendly DIY headboard that they wanted to feature. Maureen started the project by stalking Craigslist for somebody who could make a wood cutout, used leftover chalkboard paint and primer paint, dustless chalk (who knew?!?!) and a favourite vintage silhouette. I LOVE how it turned out. (Photos by Chris, silhouette image courtesy of Susie Harrington of Petite Prints).

Ali says:

So cute! Never heard of dustless chalk, but it sure makes this seem like a lovely idea!

sarah says:

Love it! I also love the bedding. Any idea where it is from?

Jacquelyn says:

Where is that lamp from? I love it

maureen says:

thanks so much Kim for posting this! and thanks everyone for the comments.

Sarah, bedding is good old West Elm, there's a shop 2 blocks from us & I can't help pass by it 🙂

Jacquelyn, it's from Z Gallerie circa 2002, I couldn't believe how affordable it was!

Paola says:

Oh this is such a lovely idea and looks like such a fun project. I'm loving the wall color! It's the perfect blue I've been searching for….Can you tell me where can I get it 🙂

Shae says:

I love this! Pair this with the chalkboard dresser idea that was on design for mankind and I think that would make an adorable bedroom set!

What a great headboard. Quirky and fun, yet extremely classy.

Leni says:

Great! Until the to-do-list makes its way up there!

Emily says:

Your image is used without credits on a Dutch blog (www.misslipgloss.nl) who makes a lot of money out of her blog. I hate copyright infringers (that's not even a word, but it should be) so I wanted to make you aware of it.

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