16 Great DIY Headboard Designs You Should Update Your Bedroom With

The bedroom has a well-defined and clear purpose to provide you with a private place in which you can recharge your batteries. This doesn’t leave much space in the bedroom for entertainment centers and focal points unlike the rest of the rooms in your home, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t admire your bedroom design. The most obvious piece that steals the view as soon as you enter the bedroom is the headboard of your bed. Most beds have a simple, generic headboard while others don’t even have one. Regardless of the type of your bed, there are many awesome things that you can do to upgrade your bedroom by simply creating a DIY headboard out of materials that will not cost you a fortune.

Welcome to a new collection of DIY projects in which we want to introduce you to theseΒ 16 Great DIY Headboard Designs You Should Update Your Bedroom With.Β Check out the following designs and you will have the chance to learn how to quickly and easily upgrade your bedroom by simply altering one piece of it – the headboard. It can easily become the focal point if you pay some attention to it. Choose a project that you can do over the weekend, all of the projects we’ve featured are very easy to DIY and they all come with complete tutorials that can guide you along the way with step by step instructions. Enjoy!

1. Turn a simple white MALM bed frame into a beautiful wood plank headboard


2. use rubber floor mats to recreate the iconic west elm look

3. Used pallets are a great source for reclaimed wood headboard design


4. make an awesome light up headboard out of wood planks and Christmas lights

5. make your own version of another West Elm iconic furniture piece using some simple woodworking techniques and some paint

6. take four pieces of wood, sand and stain them, and then hang them with heavy duty command strips for this floating diy headboard look

7. A simple PVC pipe construction, plus some twine and a few photographs make for an awesome headboard for your kid’s room


8. Framed, tufted headboard from an old dresser mirror

9. Antique Window Headboard

10. repurpose an old front door into a great color-blocked headboard

11. use old books for a headboard and have your bedroom look like a display window at Anthropologie

12. DIY tufted headboard


13. create an extra soft custom-shaped headboard

14. individual upholstered sheets of wood

15. Creating a shape with a string of Christmas lights and cord clips, you can make a headboard appear on the wall very quickly and on a budget


16. take wood sheets and weaves them together to create a backdrop for your bed



Tags: bed, crafting, crafts, diy, hacks, headboard, pallet, reclaimed, recycled, repurposed, repurposing, wood

Author: Fidan Jovanov

Fidan Jovanov

A young enthusiast with a passion for home decor and architecture, I love writing articles that inspire and guide readers in transforming their spaces into stylish, functional, and beautiful environments.


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