Headboards Articles

created at: 2009-09-10

Fabric Scrap Upholstered Headboard

There’s patchwork, and then there’s PATCHWORK. I was relieved to find this photo over on Decor8 so I can cross it off of my ‘to do’ list of ideas. A cursory assessment indicates that all you need to for this smart, upholstered headboard is plywood foam scrap fabrics

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A decorative headboard on a bed with two red pillows and a blue plaid pillow.

How to Make a Hanging Headboard

DIY: Hanging Headboard – More The Indianapolis Star Galleries 1. It cost under $100.00 2. This one is sized for a queen size bed 3.  The slides are a little out of order so start around the 5th photo or so. 4.  The hangers in the photo are WONDERFUL and easy to use.

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A large wooden headboard sits at the top of the bed with a quilted bedspread.

Garage Door Headboard

Okay, this isn’t just any garage door. It’s an old garage door with loads of character. Jenny K, a contributor at Junk Market Style, carefully stripped and sanded the door, which she discovered was constructed of fir and pine. She then simply propped it up behind her king-sized bed for an amazing statement.

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created on: 12/10/08

Recycle Carpet Samples

It’s time for me to take a break from Christmas decor.  When I think about the fresh, new year, I get giddy about cleaning, clearing, and being creative with inexpensive materials.  Lucky for me, Readymade has provided three ideas from Jen Trolio for reusing carpet samples.  Lowe’s,  Home Depot and some supersize stores always seem to […]

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created on: 09/30/08

Make An Upholstered Headboard (For Dirt Cheap!)

When the weather turns yucky I get a yen for things that are squishy, duvets, blankies, cushions, carpets, you name it so long as it’s sink-into-able. Realsimple has an idea for re-purposing a  seen-better-days comforter into a luxe looking upholstered headboard. You’ll need: A quilt, a piece of 3/4-inch plywood four feet tall and as […]

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Wooden headboard on a small bed with white sheets in a hotel room.

13 Budget Friendly Headboard Ideas

Nothing makes a second hand mattress and box spring on a basic mattress frame sit within its own dreamy location like a proper headboard. A bed is an expensive investment, sometimes out of the reach of many. So tuck your bed into its locale with these 13 budget friendly headboard ideas.

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