DIY Headboard to Faux Fireplace Reveal

I’ve always loved the look of a fireplace. Unfortunately, I have never lived in any house, even growing up, that had one! I am so deprived :)! So after scouring Pinterest and all the blogs I follow, I decided I should try and make my own sometime. This past summer, Lauren and were at Goodwill and came across this headboard for only $3.99! Sold! There were two, and I probably should have bought both of them, but I was so excited to just find one! Then it sat for quite awhile. It always takes me time to think about how this is going to work and exactly how I want it to look.

Faux Fireplace Headboard

We took off one of the pieces that was under the shelf. I found some more pieces of wood at another Goodwill that had scallop across one side and decided that would work too. Yes, they are bright turquoise, but everything will get a few coats of paint.

Faux Fireplace Makeover Before Paint

I added a little extra to the bottom too. I had these ornaments from last year that I never did anything with, so I glued them up near the top to add some interest to the piece.

Faux Fireplace Medallion

After patching all the holes, I gave it a couple coats of paint.

Faux Fireplace Patched up

We added a thin piece of plywood to the back which I painted black. We also added a board along each edge in the back so it would sit flush on the wall since we have 6 inch baseboards. So here it is!

Faux Fireplace Full View

I am so pleased with how this turned out!

Faux Fireplace Reveal

It was different to decorate a mantle, but I am looking forward to all the different ways to style it.

Faux Fireplace Top view

Here are the Christmas ornaments I never used last year. I’m so glad I could find a good use for them! I made the acorn garland by hot gluing acorns from my yard onto a piece of twine.

Faux Fireplace with Acorns

My mom and dad found this box in a dumpster. Um, yes please! It’s perfect here for now.

Faux Fireplace Wood Box

It won’t be long until this is all decorated for Christmas. I am also wanting some kind of heater for inside so my doggies and I can cuddle up in front of it when it gets cold. It will be the perfect spot!

Faux Fireplace Fall Decor

I hope you enjoyed the reveal! I’m so glad it is done and ready to go! Now on to the next projects!

Sunshine and Blessings

20 thoughts on “DIY Headboard to Faux Fireplace Reveal

  1. swood97 says:

    Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Merry Monday party! We love partying with you! Hope you will join us for the new party starting tonight at 9 pm est.


  2. irisabbey says:

    Pamela, Very nice effort to combine those two Goodwill items. The first piece, priced at $3.99, was too good to walk away from. Your transformation is lovely, but I’m also impressed by the staging for your photos. I saw your link at Stacey’s Creative Inspirations Link Party. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey


  3. Mary-The Boondocks Blog says:

    This is so pretty and original. I’m glad you got a fireplace, even if it’s not working. It provides such a centerpiece for your room. You did a great job styling it too. A happy start to your winter!


  4. KreativK says:

    OMG this is so beautiful! I want one too! And what you paid for the headboard, I can’t believe it! It turned out fantastic, seriously I’m amazed. I love the garlands, the sticks underneath, the top decorations, EVERYTHING!!!


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