How to Turn an Old Door into a DIY Headboard


A good friend of mine once found an old wooden door outside an abandoned housing and decided to turn it into a diy headboard.

I love to upcycle and make the most of what we already have so thought this was a great idea.

How to Create a DIY Headboard

The original door was an untreated oak door so let’s assume you’re starting from the same point.

1. Paint the Wood

You’ll need a least two coats of Sherwin Williams Reclining Green. You can use whichever color you want – my friend used the same color to match her bed quilt.

2. Glaze the Wood

When my friend started this part, she asked me to help out which I was super happy to do.

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