Thursday, June 26, 2014

Megan's Rustic Wood Headboard

It has been about 6 months since I last posted here at the Long Awaited Home.  Life just got in the way, my old laptop died, and I just didn't feel like figuring out my new laptop.  We have had lots of changes in our family.  The first big change is our daughter Megan joined the US Air Force.  I will post more about that later, but this post is about the headboard that she and her dad made together before she left.  It is just a quick post to get my blogging feet wet again.  One of the reasons I have some time to blog again (and figure out this silly Chromebook) is that I was hit by a car almost 2 weeks ago and I have some serious injuries.  I'm recovering, and have felt much better the last 2 or 3 days, but more on that later too.

Megan has a loft above our two car garage in what was once an old barn.  She loves to decorate, and has her own ideas and style.  She wanted to make a rustic headboard for the little nook where her bed resides.

Here is what the space looked like before, cute little Husky included.

They started with some slats on the wall, then added some rustic, unfinished boards.

Megan was going to age the wood, but then she really liked how the new wood looked, so she decided to live with it for a while until she is sure.

I really like it like this too.

Such a cozy space.

I can't wait until she is home again!

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  1. Oh my...sorry to hear that you were hit by a car. Hope you continue to heal and feel better with each day. Your daughter's headboard is so pretty and has a great rustic feel to it.

  2. Glad to see you back blogging again, but so sorry to hear about your accident, hope you have a speedy recovery! Love Megan's headboard, very creative. Looks like a lot of changes are happening in your household, keep us updated! :) Hugs, Diane

  3. Sorry to hear about your accident. Life has a way of throwing us curve balls when we least expect them. Sending you prayers for a speedy recovery. Your daughters headboard turned out great. She must have got your decorating gene ; )
    Warmest Regards,
    Pieced Pastimes

  4. Oh no, I'm so sorry to read you were hit by a car. That must be so traumatic. I hope you're much improved by now and that you will heal completely. I think your daughter's headboard is wonderful, and that she made it with her dad makes it extra special. I saw Elisabeth Elliot's book in your profile favorites. She is a remarkable woman. After my late husband went home to the Lord I read The Path of Loneliness and A Path Through Suffering by Elisabeth. Both wonderful books that helped me through a time of deep grief. God is the perfect Healer. I'm remarried now to a wonderful Christian man and on a whole new adventure. God bless you. ~ Nancy


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