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the fate of the guest bed

I knew this day would come, but I didn’t think it would be so soon.

We’ve always had a full-sized bed in our guest room and it’s always worked just fine, but we’ve had it in the back of our minds for a while that we wanted to upgrade it to a queen.  I’ll share more on it in a few weeks, but we now have the opportunity to upgrade to a queen, so we’re doing it.  I’m so happy for our guests, especially Jeff’s parents, but my excitement is tempered by the fact that my hand painted bed frame, that I’ve only enjoyed for a couple of months, isn’t going to work anymore.

Sniff.  I know.

So, I will be selling the bed frame along with with the mattress and box spring.

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You can read the details on how I painted the bed HERE.

I’m selling the frame, side rails, slats, box spring and mattress all for $350.00.  The mattress set was purchased about 12 years ago, but has always been used in a guest room with a cover on it, so it’s had very light use and is in great condition.  There isn’t any sagging or anything.  It comes from a smoke-free home, pet-free home.  The bed frame is an antique, made of wood.  There are a few places on the footboard where the trim is broken and the veneer is chipped.  The imperfections are cosmetic, so the frame is sturdy and useable and I think they only add to the charm of the piece.

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Just send me an e-mail if you’re interested in purchasing the bed.  I’d like to sell it for local pick up only at this point (south central, PA).

So, what is going in its place?  Well, that’s for another post…

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  1. What a lovely bed!

  2. btw: Did you not know that you CAN use a QUEEN mattress on your full size bed frame? In 1969
    when we were furnishing several rooms at once with a move we purchased what they called extensions for the full size bed frame. 20 years later when replacing the bedroom furniture I had FORGOTTEN …keep in mind the small difference in size between the full and queen size. Do the math. Your problem could be solved -comfort for your guests and you get to keep your BEAUTIFUL BED.

  3. marian says:

    I don’t think it would work on this bed, because of the curved footboard. It actually curves around the base of the mattress.

  4. Holy Moses. I have never ever wished I lived closer to PA in my entire life!

  5. I would still love to buy the bed….I think it’s just beautiful

  6. That bed is kind of famous now. I would have offered it free to the new homeowners to help me sell my house. My friend once bought a house because the owners said the dining room set came with the house.

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