Saturday, July 31, 2010

A daybed in the making

There would have been nothing wrong with leaving this as it was for the one whole day but there is nothing like making something better .
This looks pretty crappy actually .

Ok this looks pretty crappy too , but I assure you it will look adorable .


Getting there ....



Here is a close-up of the end of the bed , I am so glad I figured I could work with what I have because the alternative is a $1500.00 PB Teen bed , which actually I can not even buy if I had the money because they don't ship across the border , this make-over cost a mere $65.00 , what a bargain .




It really is coming along smoothly , here it is after lots of v-groove actually only two large packages in fact , 4 smallish fence post finials to add the finishing touch , lots of primer and soon a couple of coats of warm white .
Tomorrow the finished bed , I am almost sure of it .

22 comments:

Sue at Beach Bungalow said...

You're so resourceful; I'm inspired!

Sue

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I love it. It is turning out just gorgeous. What a creative idea. I love the finials too. Hugs, Marty

Samantha2818 said...

You're doing a great job. I can't wait to see the finished bed.
~Sam

Ellen said...

It's looking great!

oldblackcatboo said...

OMG! I Adore YOU!
Just when I'm feeling overwhelmed and feel like I have to do it all, I see you working away and motivating me again!
The daybed is looking AWESOME!
You are unbelievably talented!
AND you have given me a great idea with an old bench that I have that I thought was looking too COUNTRY and not enough COTTAGE.
Now, because of YOU, I'm going to square of the arms and add finials!
Thank You! Thank YOU!!!!!

Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

That bed is looking so wonderful! Great addition of the round post toppers!

Flea Market Trixie said...

Can't wait to see it all finished, it's looking great.

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designlove-cynthia said...

Chris...lookin good! I laughed when I seen the Timmies!

Cindy

Lori said...

Fantastic transformation. I can hardly wait to see it done!

A-M said...

You are so motivating. I love that you never give up ... on anything. A-M xx

susie.m said...

Love what you have done Chris... you are just so talented!!!

and a true Canadian girl too, love the Tims cup!!

xx

Lori said...

Where did you find the packages of V groove, that is what I want for my ceilings. If a good price, I might finally be able to start my project.

Love how the bed id turning out.

Ms.Carson said...

Your really are a "do-it-yourself" rock star. My son has this same bunk bed and it never occurred to me it could ever look like anything else...
Well done.

Rambling Renovators said...

You are brilliant Chris! That is looking fabulous. I live how resourceful you are.

Sharon@Sharon at Home said...

Chris .... looking good. Can't wait for the finished project.

Carriage House Antiques said...

hi there
the daybed looks awesome! love that you were powered by Timmies LOL
Natalie

Tricia Rose said...

This is an inspired project! The difference is already brilliant! Can't wait to se the finished daybed...

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

Love it!!

blondiensc said...

ohh love this!! it looks great, and just like PB teen, why do their goods have to be so expensive, why?!! Can't wait to see the finished look, I bet it will be great!!

MommaHensCoop said...

It's lookin' oh so fab!

SweDaisy said...

Amazing Chris,

Funny I know I'm early, but I was looking at the same PT bed for Olivia's big girl room. I love your version. Where is Sophie's original bed from? I was hoping to have a trundle bed underneath, is there space for one?

Take Care,
Lisa