Antique Ornate Headboard

This headboard has definitely made the top of the list of my favorite finds umm… like ever! 
I got this at a local thrift store here in NY called Amvets and it didn’t have a price tag and I couldn’t tell if it was a full or a queen. I REALLY needed a queen. When I spotted it tucked away in the corner with all of the other run of the mill boring headboards, I knew she had to be mine! I may or may not have sent Savannah a picture message of it the second I found it! She always gets excited for me when I have great finds! BFFL right!? 
Somehow, I have LOST the before picture!! BAD, BAD BLOGGER MALLORY! I know. And I’m sorry! 
Really, it was a simple project so I’ll just give you the run down…
All I did was wiped it down really good. Primed it with Kilz Spray Primer and gave it two good coats of Rustoleum’s Antique White. Then, I took my sanding block and distressed it by hand! Easy!
I am obsessed with the gorgeous detail of this piece!
Oh yeah!! Did I mention it was $9.95!?? LOVE!!

PS. You can see my Anthropologie Inspired Quilt Tutorial Here!

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  1. That is so lovely! I love all the curves and little details…plus, it looks so pretty in the room 🙂

  2. SCORE!!! WOW… that is amazing. Don’t you love it when you find something so absolutely perfect for such a bargain? This is definitely the find of a lifetime. 🙂 It’s beautiful.

  3. When I saw the price I literally yelled “SHUT UP!!!” I love this so much! Obviously, I couldn’t even think of a better way to describe it then “Shut Up” Haha.

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