UM yep this is awesome!!!!! And It would cost me $5 plus a few hand me down 2x4 then a few more dollars on paint. Overall a cheap project and bragging rights. After construction I would make a bottom cushion and pillows that are Euro pillow shape with a few simple throw pillows. I would use a bring modern fabric to off set the shabby-chic look.
Tutorial: Turn an old headboard into a chalkboard coat rack for your entryway. thanks to Becky @ Beyond the Picket Fence!