Sunday, September 12, 2010

Headboard Cost Breakdown

It occurred to me that I never detailed the cost of my headboard project. I want to share, so you all can see how inexpensive it is to make your own.

Fabric- 2 yards @3.50/yard =7.00
batting- twin sized, regularly 9.99, but used a 40% off coupon= 5.99
foam- 2 twin sized egg crate foam toppers @9.99 each= 19.98
Plywood- 4x8 ft sheet @15.46

total= 58.43

Already had- staple gun, staples, nailhead trim

Also, I have more than half of the plywood left over for other projects. I probably could even make a smaller headboard for someone else.

Not bad, considering similar headboards are at least $250 (even at Target). 

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