I swore I would never do it, dumpster dive that is. I lived by the adage, one mans trash is another mans trash.
But guess what?
It isn't. Nope, not at at.
I was coming home from the girls school the other day, isn't that always when it happens to me, when this huge trash pile caught my eye. I found a perfect headboard just staring right at me.
Lily nearly had a cow. Mum, what if one of my teachers drives by!!!!
Well they didn't. And after a lot of wrangling I got it in my car and now it looks like this. I forgot to take a before photo. Duh.
|Excuse the makes in the wall, we had to fill where her letters used to be and we haven't retouched the paint yet.|
|Hah, not bad huh?|
|Her Marie Curie Daffodil from her Uncle Jon a few years ago. SHe has always always kept it close to her and now it stays on her bed.|
|Why yes, I do have a thing for black.|
|Ugly ugly ugly.|
|Those screws are really painted in there and were murder to get out. But it is amazing what you can find on You Tube|
|All better. Everything looks better in black|
|I still have to paint the metal part even though I rally want to replace with wood, I won't. BUt I will paint it bright white not cream.|