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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

Rubie Green-inspired padded headboard, yellow!

I love Rubie Green.  So many beautiful prints, organic cotton, so many things to do with them, $90/yard.  See the pretties?
I love the yellow and black.  They have so many other great patterns.  I love Rubie Green!  So when I saw this yellow print on the clearance at JoAnn ($3 a yard, then half off of that on their weekend church) and bought 3 1/2 yards or so at $1.50 a yard.  It's not as heavy, I think it's quilting fabric, but it channels the same attitude.
As part of my spring bedroom re-decorating project, I recovered my padded fake leather headboard that I made with the yellow!  I made covered buttons and everything.  I attached them by looping the thread through bobbypins on the back.  Not very scientific, but it worked.
I love the cheerful yellow and white!  I will have to do more as I continue to redecorate the bedroom.  I'm aching for some graphic prints... zig zags, maybe?
Stay tuned for more bedroom design updates!

3 comments

  1. Nice job! I've used spare buttons instead of bobby pins when making my upholstered headboard.

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  2. Very Nice! I want to tackle one of these projects in the future :)

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  3. Ooh, that is so nice. I've been wanting to make myself a headboard for almost 3 years now. You've inspired me to give it a try!

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