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Hanging ...... Headboards, Skirted Tables & Mirrors

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Oh my goodness....I can't believe it's been so long since I posted on the Blog.  I've been so busy, but haven't taken the time to write anything down !!!

This one is going to be all over the place so get ready to follow me down a rabbit trail....


To start with, I changed out my headboard and got a new bed - (that's gonna be another OutOnThaPorch topic) and when I took it down I was quickly reminded of how extremely heavy this headboard is AND not everybody knows how to hang one.  Or anything else that heavy for that matter.

You can see in this article from the October Issue of Cottage Journal Magazine this headboard is huge !!!  It was 80" wide and 60" tall.  I bet it weighed 75 or 100 lbs by the time it was covered.


Most of the time these headboards have legs on the two ends and sometimes in the middle to raise them off the floor as shown in this photo.


But that's not how we do it.  Because the legs are never stable enough and the headboard ends up …