There are ways to make old door headboard. It is easy actually to turn an old door into a headboard. It can be an interesting and inexpensive ways using a few simple steps. If you have stumbled upon a door at a salvage sale or you have a few kicking around in a storage space, you will see that old doors can make a statement as your new headboard! You can leave the door in its original state or you can paint it in a bright shade in order to complement or contrast the existing style of your bedroom. Here are some ways to make your own old door headboard.
You can look for solid wood paneled doors with ornate details. If you find one with the topical blemishes, it can be sanded and filled for a smooth surface. You can then hang the door horizontally or if you think to get a different look, you can place two doors side by side. You can get more doors by browsing secondhand stores online or you can visit flea markets, garage sales or anywhere.
As for the installation, a combination of picture framing wire and wooden supports will be the best one to ensure the door stays where you want it to. Then you can determine where the door will hang in relation to the pillows on your bed and the width for your bed. Don’t forget to attach d-rings to either side of the back of the door and string heavy gage picture framing wire through each end. After that you can hang the door in place and then screw a series of wooden blocks into the wall.
After that you can paint and trim the door. Paint the door all white and the panels a shade of cherry red, lemon yellow, lime green, cerulean or fuchsia to get a crisp modern look. Don’t forget to always adjust the color with the dominant colors in your bedroom. Finish the old door headboard with trim around the top and sides. You can enjoy your own antique old door headboard.
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