Flea Market Find – Footboard
Misti recently posted this photo of a flea market find she scored for $13.00:
My brain kicked into overdrive when I saw the photo.
I was instantly more drawn to the clean lines of the footboard, so I decided to focus on ideas for that piece.
Inspired by these scrumptious chairs…
…I started to think that maybe it could be the top of a giant bulletin board.
…and maybe the bulletin board part could be a thin piece of plywood, or luan, upholstered in old burlap grain sack material.
Like this one:
Since this one is so pricey, (and not the right size, I would HAVE to attempt stenciling the letters and numbers on a regular piece of burlap myself to achieve a similar look.
I’d paint, and distress, the whole thing a creamy, slightly dusty, white color.
Last step- add some nailhead trim where the burlap meets the wood, and presto!
I created a drawing to give you a visual:
I’ve got a few more ideas swirling around in my noggin for you Misti….stay tuned!
Now I’m off to clip some daffodils for my Kitchen. Have you had your “flower fix” today?
PS…Scroll down if you were wondering what the price of the Antique Bed was!