DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

Today i wanted to show you a DIY that i done a few weeks ago and a DIY that was instigated by moody teen so i worked on it and re worked it and most likely the headboard will change again
I re made this headboard out of a diy wooden headboard i made a while ago - so if you are starting from scratch - you will need to check this diy Cheap and Easy £5 wooden Chevron Headboard - i made step by step - click here
Once you make your headboard you need to then follow this steps

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

So once you got your basic headboard making out of the way - give your headboard light sanding - here i was removing the wood stain that i applied while making the headboard

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

now its time to draw your pattern - i used a piece of cardboard cut at a 45 degree angle as a guide to use for the template making and drew a simple pattern ,- i basically traced the existing headboard cut - cos i am lazy

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

like with the Aztec dining table i used a worx multi tool and made an incision in the wood - as it saves time in making each individual cuts , and then trying to put it all together - i believe in cutting the amount of work -aka lazy diy

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

then using a chosen paint i carefully started caerfully painting the pattern x

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

as the headboard is rather big ish this photo shows more of a whole pattern - then all you have to do is protect the paintwork with wither mat varnish or wax , and you are done

DIY - BOHO/AZTEC WOODEN HEADBOARD

I do hope that you enjoyed this tutorial as much as i enjoyed writing it - no doubt by the time you read this post the headboard will change again ;)
Love pati

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