This started out a project driven by inspiration. I wanted a bed similar to the Hampton Bed in the Pottery Barn Teen Catalog, and I wanted a handful of beds from the newest Crate and Barrell Catalog. So, I sat down with a piece of paper, and a felt tip marker, and sketched out the bed. I had just built the farmhouse bed, and knew it was strong, so thats how I designed the frame. Then I used plans from the Simple Bed to get another reference point and for full size dimesniosn. Then I built it. I journaled each step of the way on my blog, if you want more info on how building went, or the learning process. I am truly very proud of this bed. Thank you Ana for giving me the courage to do this one without step by step instruction. You rock.
General Finishes Polyacrylic top coat, 4 coats