Archive of ‘Bedrooms and Closets’ category

More Headboard Ideas

Thrilled to be once again making headboards for DIY NETWORK.  Thanks Guys!  Here are two that just went live with EASY Step by Step instruction.  Turn a rug into a headboard and faux leather makes for a rich look! Click on the picture for the link through. Enjoy! Joanne

How to Make A Faux Leather Headboard. Modern and sleek idea for a Do It Yourself Headboard that attaches directly to the wall. This headboard I designed for the Mad River Barn Rooms! You’ll find lots more of the headboards I’ve made for DIY NETWORK here as well. :) Photography by Susan Teare.

For a dramatic headboard look no further than an amazing area rug! Kilm rugs, woven, looped and wool — all make for great headboards — EASY DIY! For DIY NETWORK by Joanne Palmisano.

HOW TO VIDEOS: Build Your Own Farm House Table, Update Your Fireplace, Build a Mudroom Wall for Hooks and Make a Bathroom Vanity From a Vintage Dresser

I am thrilled and honored to share with you my first DIY NETWORK VIDEOS! A BIG THANK YOU to Peter at DIY NETWORK, Patti, Rob, Harlem, Missy, Beecher, Dave, Angela, Skippy Michael, Phil and the rest of the gang at Filmshack. Dave and the folks at Mason Brother Architectural Salvage, and everyone at the ReBuild Center, plus my talented friends, Tina and Shannon, who helped so much and many, many other amazing individuals and companies.  It was a busy, crazy, fun experience. There are still 4 more videos coming! Hope you enjoy the transformations! Let me know what you think!
And on to the show(s)…


Video on How to Make Your Own Farm House Dining Table Out of Reclaimed Wood and Posts


Salvage Mantel and Surround! Repurposed Fireplace Video



Video on How to Add Salvaged Wood to Make a Great Mudroom. An  easy way to add storage and hanging space in your entrance way!



Update Your Bathroom Vanity with a Recycled Dresser Video

Bedroom Sets, Styling for Jim Westphalen and Thor’s Elegance

It was a pleasure to see the final photographs from the shoot for Thor’s Elegance Furniture Line-they are amazing! When I’m not praising salvage, I’m talking about buying local and quality products-Thor’s is both. A Vermont furniture line that uses local wood and exceptional craftsmanship.  Jim Westphalen is a talented photographer and I was honored when he asked me to style the furniture line for him-from bedroom sets to entertainment centers. Tina Noel and Nora Moore, assisted as well (lots of car loads and long days — thanks, ladies!). I hope I did them all proud.  Here are just a few examples of the end result. Can’t wait to show you more.
My Best, Joanne

Do It Yourself Headboards and Platform Bed Video

Excited to share with you the kids’ room headboards I made for DIY NETWORK! I used all recycled and salvage material. My daughter, Gabrielle, made the Duct Tape Headboard.  She is a salvage crafter in the making.  For Step by Step for each of them just click HERE to DIY NETWORK.  (Oh and on the same page is a coffee table with old soda crates and mudroom storage dresser-I made those too :)) All final photos are taken by the one and only Susan Teare!
My Best, Joanne



Headboard I made from Salvage Boards. Step by Step on the DIY NETWORK. Photo by Susan Teare

One of my salvaged wood headboards went live today on DIY Network. Love doing these step-by-step DIY projects for them. Thank you Jackie for the opportunity. Soon my other three headboards I made for them (salvaged PVC piping, an old sail, and picket fence pieces) will be live on their site. I’ll keep you posted! I wanted to show you a few other salvaged headboards I love!
My Best,

From the blog, The Unpolished Life. Very cool driftwood headboard!

I stayed here! The Portland Ace Hotel. Loved this Room. This Photo was featured on Casa Sugar with 9 other fantastic reclaimed wood headboard ideas.
Saw this salvaged metal headboard on Design Manifest. Is that bed on salvaged pallets? Talk about great recycling!