I've posted a similar project in the past, check it out here if you want to compare. Quite a different look considering the bed was very similar. I guess this is the best before shot that I have, oops. This is a pic of the foot board when it was still in one piece.
Here it is all put together and sanded. Oh the magic of blogland, just like the snap of your fingers, doesn't show all the hard and dirty work.
All stained, painted, sanded and fitted with a nice cushy seat.
This is more distressed than I usually do, but I like it.