before and after

before & after: brooke’s folding screen headboard

by Grace Bonney

i am absolutely nuts about this makeover from brooke of playing grown up– mainly because i see screens like this on nyc streets all the time and never thought to do something like this with them. brooke won this lovely screen at an antiques auction and decided to get down to some serious sanding and painting. after a little elbow grease and hard work brooke had a shiny new headboard! throw in a cute puppy and i’m sold. great work, brooke!

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