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Vintage Glass Pane Door Headboard

In this jar is a solution of white vinegar and steel wool that has been curing in my cabinet for years. When a small amount is applied to plain wood or even lightly painted wood, the most amazing, natural looking weathering happens right before your eyes.

Update: If you dont have this magic potion already on hand just grab a jar and put a wad of genuine steel wool (not SOS pads) and top it off with distilled white vinegar and let it do its chemical magic for 2-3 days. The longer it sits the darker it will get.

This is what it looks like over the white washing. See how the bits of exposed wood soaked up the solution and darkened?
The pis de resistance came when I attached the custom sized beach poster from www.murals.com to the back. I could not believe my eyes how beautiful this was. But before that… safety first.

I recruited the hubs in bolting the two sides to studs in the wall because this bad boy is hea-vy but boy-oh-boy he is worth it.
Update: I would not suggest attaching this to a standard bed frame for fear of it falling over and making for a really bad visit for both you and your guests.

Here is the finished product!
The only thing left to do was to grab a cup of tea and my book and finally spend the night in the beach guest room. Which I did, all by myself and let me tell you, it was wonderful.

Materials used for this project:

-Wall mural


-Diamond Brite Paint 21450 1-Gallon Semi…

-Heinz White Vinegar, 64 Ounce

-Vintage glass panel door

-Shappy 9 Pads Steel Wire…