Updating an old headboard and footboard

I took a piece of scrap wood I had, cut to fit and add some screws at the back with my Kreg Jig. Then I decided to paint it white because it’s big, so this way it would look lighter wherever it was placed.

For that, I used Old Fashioned Milk Paint in Snow White.

I love it because it’s a green paint and all you have to do is mix the same amount of paint with the same amount of water.

I used the Safe Paint version because I didn’t sand the footboard and I wasn’t looking for a big chippy look.

Amanda | The Kolb Corner Kim | Made in a Day Victoria | Dazzle While Frazzled Pili | Sweet Things Debra | Shoppe No. I mean, it is not pretty right now but it’s pretty in spirit, you know what I mean.

5 Jeannee | Shepherds and Chardonnay Sue | A Purdy Little House Kimm | Reinvented Ann | Duct Tape and Denim Kathleen | Our Hopeful Home Dru | Polka Dot Poplars Toni | Small Home Soul Angela | Simply Beautiful by Angela Michelle | Our Crafty Mom Marie | DIY Adulation Chelsea | Making Manzanita Michelle | Michelle James Designs Denise | My Thrifty House Sara | Twelve on Main Molly | Just a Little Creativity Chelc | Inside the Fox Den Colleen | Life on Kaydeross Creek Florence | Vintage Southern Picks Look at my find this month… The white lines are not only painted but carved in the wood.

Who said that making your house pretty means spend a lot of money on home decor?

Yes, it is that time again when a group of bloggers teams up together to share our crafts and decor out of thrift store finds.

You may think I did it wrong because it is backwards, but that’s the way you need to print the image if you want to transfer it to wood.

I did two coats front and back, letting dry between each of them.

Seeing it white it looked so romantic that I thought a French flaire would be great.

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if only I had enough place at home to keep everything I make! The little heart is made with handmade dough and decoupaged a beautiful paper on it.

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