Are there any good DIY headboard design ideas?

Give your boring bedframe a boost with one of these budget- and beginner-friendly headboard projects and DIY design ideas. Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.

Can you make a headboard out of wall decal?

Some DIY headboards aren’t boards at all. Wall art, room dividers, fabric wall hangings, and even a wall decal can create the look of a headboard, with no carpentry skills required. Have we inspired you to DIY a headboard that’ll make for an ultra- cozy bedroom yet?

Can you make a mantel headboard at home?

This mantel headboard was inspired by Pottery Barn’s Addison Headboard. Instead of buying it however, you can just make it yourself. It features loads of moulding which makes it very elegant and you can paint or stain it whatever color you want to match the rest of your bedroom décor.

Can you make a head board out of a drop cloth?

This one-of-a-kind DIY project pulls double duty behind the bed as a bulletin board and colorful headboard all in one. Get a high-end look for less by crafting a chic headboard out of a drop cloth.

What to do with an old head board?

Bring the peacefulness of nature into your bedroom with a faux greenery headboard. Simply wrap artificial shrub panels around an old or inexpensive headboard, and use a staple gun to secure the greenery in place. Add a furry throw blanket and colorful pillows to complete the look.

What’s the best way to upholster a headboard?

Ahem… not that I’m speaking from experience. I threaded the (upholstery) needle with black upholstery thread and pushed it through a drill hole in the upholstered headboard, from the back to the front. Then slid the button onto the thread, and ran it back through from the front to the back.