This vintage wood headboard repurposed into a quilt rack project is a super simple weekend adventure that is inexpensive and charming. Yes, hanging your family heirloom quilts brings a rustic old fashioned decorating style inside your homestead.
Choose your favorite paint and add a coat over headboard. Allow to thoroughly dry for 2 days. Take a soft layer of sandpaper and gently rough up to add small spots of “aged” appearance. Add decorative embellishments as you see fit.
Tips for displaying your quilts:
Never hang a quilt in direct sunlight.
Never hang a quilt with clip-on metal curtain hangers. The weight of the quilt gradually creates small tears where it is clipped.
Never hang a quilt by directly tacking or nailing it to the wall.
Quilts that are hung should be rested periodically, because of the stress that occurs over extended lengths of time.
Quilts that are hung in the open should be periodically vacuumed to keep dust from damaging the fibers.
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