Attempt to post a picture of my bedsprings.

cwoolfFebruary 5, 2004

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cwoolf

I took apart my old mattress set and have these bedsprings I can't dispose of very easily. Any ideas for turning them into treasure are greatly appreciated!

scrapmom3

    Bookmark   February 5, 2004 at 3:20PM
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lizardsally

I've seen them used as a trellis before. Sorry that's all I can think of. Sally.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2004 at 12:46PM
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Bee_Happy

Oh, I hope it's not too late!! I just found the gallery!

I passed up a set of bedsprings about three weeks ago and - of course - saw ideas for using them within a few days. I can't remember which magazine it was, maybe Country Sampler Decorating, they separated the springs individually and hung them with more old wire which was adorned with beads. They put small glass vases inside to use for votive candles. They were really cute!!

    Bookmark   June 11, 2004 at 1:25AM
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ChlorophyllJill

I went to a really cool, funky store one time and they had mattress springs on the ceiling with grapevines and such twining in and out of them. And it seems I read somewhere of someone placing them on the ceiling and putting twinkly Christmas lights in them - like over your bed? That would be so cozy.

Jill

    Bookmark   August 6, 2004 at 2:52PM
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natvtxn

If you still need an idea...I have one. One individual spring that is, that I got at a craft place. I hang some of my antique cookie cutters from it.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2005 at 5:43PM
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Cheri_C

I have wanted to make a swinging bed. I've seen them use the bed springs and they have also used a board with a cushion on it. Hooked it to the ceiling with chains. I just don't have anywhere I could put one.
Cheri

    Bookmark   June 28, 2005 at 1:25AM
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nonacook

See what I did with springs on my website.
I have 2 as a trellis and have separated some as mentioned above.

http://members.cox.net/nonacook

    Bookmark   June 30, 2005 at 6:28PM
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