repurpose old bookcase headboard

Collection by Dawn Giese

Dawn Giese
A repurposed headboard makes a great looking hallway table!

Headboard to Sideboard | Better After

Oh, how I love a repurposed redo! I’ve seen many headboards go from ugly headboards to pretty headboards, but not many go from ugly headboards to pretty entry tables. And all it took was two things: black paint and creativity! And also, a headboard. So three things. Plus paintbrushes and stuff. But you get the gist. Check out more from Sharyl at her blog The Little Brown House. Thanks Sharyl!

bookcase headboard to hall table, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling

Bookcase Headboard to Hall Table

We have a narrow hallway we wanted to be able to throw our keys and other items to keep tidy. Then we found this curbside treasure and the wheels started turning. This is the before picture after nabbed from the curb. We used a charcoal chalky finish paint. Applied a wallpaper remnant from another project to the back wall of the headboard. We couldn't decide to whether to paint the sliding doors or not, but in the end we decided to keep the colors consistent and went with paint.…

Bookcase headboard into a sideboard

Free Labor Part 3

This is kind of a long story... and we have made it to Part 3... Stick with me here folks, I promise it is worth it:) If you want to catc...

Little Vintage Cottage: Faux Fireplace Headboard Makeover

DIY Faux Fireplace Headboard Makeover

Here is a fun faux fireplace made from a twin size bookcase headboard!

how i re purposed a bookcase headboard into a keepsake hutch, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling

How I Re-purposed a Bookcase Headboard Into a Keepsake Hutch

When our son went to Heaven at the age of 19, I knew I wanted to keep the headboard of his bed as a keepsake. The headboard was a bookcase style that I could see as a precious 'memory' piece. Hubby and I have done lots and lots of basic home remodeling, but this was totally my project...and a finish carpenter I am not! I'm the "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without" kind of gal. So, with lots of prayer and kicking it around in my mind I finally finished my 'keepsake project…