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Saturday, March 26, 2011

A New Headboard For Laci

Originally I had promised LuLu a new bed at tax time. But because the hubby was out of work for 2 months w/his injury we accumulated alot of bills & w/having to redo the basement we just don't have the extra money right now for it. So, I decided to try spray painting her headboard, hoping this would make her feel a little better about not getting a new bed. I had bought some purple spray paint a while ago & new that would be perfect. Purple is also the girls favorite color & my MIL bought her a new purple & pink bedset for Christmas.

Here is the before....

LuLu & Braedon helped w/the sanding.

Then it was ready for some color....

And the after....
I love it!

All put back together!

After it was all done I sent her up to check it out & she loved it!

Even hubby thought it looked great! Of course he likes the fact that I just saved us a bunch of money by doing this.

I'm joining Debbiedo's Spray Paint Color Partay!

Now go check out the other blogs & see what they have spray painted!



  1. Hi Allison! That is what I call repurposing with a fun WOW factor. Two of you pictures did not come up:( But the one that did I love. Thanks so much for joining in. Have fun visiting some other gals too.

  2. I love the purple!! Looks great!

  3. Allison her bed looks ADORABLE!!! I love it, paint is a wonderful thing! stop on by and ck out my giveaway when you get a chance. Martina

  4. How cute for a little girl's room!!! :D

  5. I like the color!


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