Midwest #11: The Bed Makeover Project

Name: Elizabeth
Location: Indianapolis
Time: 8 hours including drying time/1.5 hours working
Cost: $150, Bed (JCPenney) $99 + $30 shipping, Mirror (Antique Store)
$8, Paint $12

Elizabeth took on a "JC Penney Hack" for her January Jumpstart. Starting off a DIY project with a brand new item takes guts, but she pulled it off. Jump below for all the pics, tools, instructions and VOTING...

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OLD BED BEFORE

Tell us the tools and resources you used for the project:
The only tool required was a few cans of Valspar Spray Paint in Mediterranean. It worked on both the mirror (wood) and the bed (metal).

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MY TOOLS


Share step by step instructions for how you completed the project:

The bed and mirror both required two coats (no primer). The bed was spray painted before assembly.

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NEW BED BEFORE
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AFTER

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.