before and after

Before & After: Vertical Blinds Headboard

by Grace Bonney

I never thought I’d see the day when I looked at vertical blinds and thought, “Man those look cool.” Jessica Hill of Mad in Craft created this awesome headboard using her parents’ old vertical blinds. After they decided to upgrade their patio doors from blinds to curtains, Jessica’s mom and dad donated the old blinds (and their time) to help with a new headboard. Woven headboards can run upwards of $1,000, and Jessica’s final project cost less than one-tenth of that. I love the clip light detail, too — so clever. Click here to see the full how-to steps and more images of Jessica’s makeover. Great job! xo, grace

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