September 18, 2009
I may have the complete opposite of these, but pallet daybeds make me swoon.
Here’s a great how-to from photographer Ashley Ann:
Wood pallets (ours a bit smaller than the standard size)
80 grit, 200 grit sandpaper
5 large caster wheels
Thick foam for the ‘mattress’ – mine is from a fabric store then covered in a down comforter and soft bedding
The instructions are a simple as can be: Sand the pallets good and smooth. Bolt the two together on the tops and bottoms. Add caster wheels to all 4 corners and one in the very center. The wheels on mine are locked, except for the center one. I used an old door to sit behind it – just because I liked how it looked. Simple enough.
Be sure to check out the gorgeous before and after photos on her blog!