Fabric Panel Headboard
Three Dimensional Fabric Headboard
Take cardboard boxes and panels of all sizes, “gift wrap” them in your favored fabric(s) and hang them with Command hanging strips to create a three-dimensional headboard wall, like the headboard wall wrapped in Indian silk above.
Fabric Mosaic Headboard
Adding a headboard to your bedroom is one of the simplest projects to do. Here are some headboard inspirations that upgrade your room.
For additional idea appeal, try counteracting your headboard for an asymmetric effect like the image below.
Floating Furniture as a Headboard
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A wall mural or painting can be a great upright panel behind the head of a bed. If you are wanting a softer more stuffed effect, paint or print your artwork on a large canvas, mount it to a frame and pad the backside for a custom, upholstered art headboard.
Create a headboard that is bold and artistic with the following headboard ideas. If you want to make your room a contemporary look, go with a big scale. That means structuring your headboard up to the ceiling or using huge art.
There are many types of headboards you can create using fabric. To give your headboard a finished look there are several ways to create an easy, simple one:
— A wall of books, shown above— Salvaged wood slats— Leftover wood flooring pieces— Bamboo poles— Old doors
Recycled Object Headboards
Buy foam plank that is somewhere between 2-5” thick. Have the shop cut it for you on squares or rectangles of your choice. Wrap each board with fabric and mount on the wall with easily removable Command hanging strips. For a unique look, use variant sized shapes and varying color fabrics to create a custom mosaic-effect headboard.
Narrow Vertical Panel Fabric Headboard
Take furniture or home accents also offer them recent life as a headboard. Some furniture-as-headboard design include:
Find a unique wall panel or room screen and hang it as a headboard. Geometrically-modeled screens or room dividers create the most contemporary impact. For extra contrast, remove the screen’s tedious paper backing and paint the screen’s frame in a color that ties into your bedroom’s decor.
A bedroom without an upright panel behind the head of a bed is like the best outfit without the right shoes. If your bed is missing the all-essential headboard element, take inspiration from our headboard plan and add a big design affirmation your room tonight.
Headboards can someday be thought of as big and bulky, however, regardless of the size of the room, a headboard doesn’t need to take up much space at all. In fact, if your bedroom is small or crowded, getting rid of a bedroom frame and replacing it with a headboard is a great way to reclaim valuable area in your bedroom.
When it comes to using wood, there are so many variations to try. To create a sleeker, modern upright panel behind the head of a bed look, sand and slightly whitewash the wood slats so they do not feel rough, look dirty or too rustic in appearance.
Corner Fabric Headboard
Use a collection of smaller art store canvases to create an artsy gallery headboard wall. Paint them in a semi or high-gloss, bold color for a contemporary look, like the bedroom shown below. Paint the sides in a contrasting color to add dimension.
An Artsy Collage Headboard
Another non-conventional idea to create a chic, contemporary headboard is by using the panels unconventionally. Hang the panel vertically instead of horizontally. Group two narrow, vertical panels with a gap in-between.
Append a soft brush of texture to your bedroom by hanging a rug on the wall as a headboard alternative. A standard 5×8 rug is wide enough to match a queen size, 60” wide mattress. An Indian dhurrie-kind rug (shown above) is the simplest kind of rug to work with, since it is lightweight or thin.
Converted Room Divider as a Headboard
Area Rug as a Headboard
If you are on a budget, the recycled upright panel behind the head of a bed is often the coolest also least expensive headboard kind. Grab some inspiration also take a trip to your local thrift store for supplies. Some headboard design created from recycled thing include:
The headboard design above is not only different but changes with the bedding. The homeowners remove the harmonizing striped runners and replace them with new ones that go with the fresh, new bedding.
A Work of Art as Headboard
If your bed is up against a corner, add a low-profile headboard to two walls causing a corner headboard. For an elegant, completed look like the room above, add a modern, tailored bed skirt in the same headboard fabric to your bed.
If you have the space, float a dresser, cabinet or desk in the room with enough space to open the drawers on one side and with the back of the furniture piece as your headboard. The best part is that you can sit lamps or other objects on the dresser to glow over you when reading in bed. If you are dresser back is incomplete, paint it or line it with wallpaper.
Cut a small wood panel in the size you would like for your headboard, spray glue some froth batting to pad the wood a bit and cover your fabric perfectly in the front while stapling in the back. Headboard ideas that are modern include creating a lengthy headboard panel that not only covers your bed, but your bedside table, too, like the room in the image above.