Rustic Wood Farmhouse Bed

Annisa from A Pretty Happy Home just can’t bring herself to fork over the big bucks for furniture when she knows it’s something she and her husband can make together. That was the case with this farmhouse bed that they pulled together for their guest room just in time for their guests to arrive. PHEW! […Read More]

Garage Sale Iron Bed

Debra from Mountain Breaths had been eyeing an iron bed for her guest room. She says, “I love the early 20th century time worn iron bedsteads. You may have heard me squealing when I found a similar one for ten dollars.” Yep, you heard right – $10! Debra pretty much stole both the headboard and footboard from a garage sale for only ten bucks. All the pieces needed were a light sanding and coat of spray paint, and now they’re ready to receive guests!

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Build Your Own Farmhouse Bed

Jennifer from Contemporary Harbor was tired of her old metal bed frame without a headboard and wanted a farmhouse bed to complete her bedroom set. She says, “I had always wanted a headboard and footboard that really made me feel like I had a grown up bed, and the Pottery Barn Farmhouse Bed was perfect, but out of my price range.” Finally, Jennifer decided she had waited long enough. With the help of her hubby and Ana White, Jennifer built her own gorgeous farmhouse bed for under $200.

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Best of PB #3: Platform Storage Bed for a College Dorm Room

Becky from Reinventing the Ordinary loved the look and functionality of a Pottery Barn storage bed for her daughter’s college room but needed a cheaper alternative. Surprisingly, college tuition doesn’t really leave an extra $1000 sitting in the bank for a bed! Becky created a fabulous $100 version with some beadboard, molding, and plywood that fit their needs (and budget) to perfection!

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Upholstered Wood Headboard

Tiffany from Mrs. This and That was loving an upholstered headboard from Pottery Barn that carried with it a hefty price tag. Enter Ana White and her fabulous building plans! With a few tweaks, Tiffany was able to build her own king-sized headboard. This is a good starter upholstery project since the boards cover the […Read More]

Kids Clubhouse Bed

I recently spotted an amazing fort bed in Pottery Barn Kid’s recent catalog. I first thought how cool it was before nearly keeling over at the price tag. Thank goodness building gurus Jaime from That’s My Letter and Ana White have you covered with project plans and a step-by-step picture tutorial so you can build […Read More]

Upholstered Nailhead Headboard

After sleeping without a headboard for a looong time, Crafty Sister Candace knocked off an upholstered headboard with nailhead trim from Ballard. Seriously, I do not lie when I say Candace’s headboard is even more gorgeous than her inspiration. The crisp, clean edges are absolute perfection! Candace was inspired by the Stevenson Nailhead Headboard from […Read More]

Queen Platform Bed

Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic has been a busy building bee lately. This time the build was for her youngest sister who has been in need of a bed. With the help of good ol’ Pottery Barn and Ana White, Whitney built a beautiful queen-sized platform bed. Don’t you just love those curvy little feet […Read More]