Bedroom headboard ideas

by SheKnows
Jan 20, 2010 at 8:16 p.m. ET
Don't be afraid to put your bed up against a window. A great view of the outdoors can become part of your decor.

1 /13: Wallpaper decals headboard

1/13 :Wallpaper decals headboard

Paint a board, then affix wallpaper decals to the board and surrounding wall for a modern headboard.

2 /13: Chinese folding screen

2/13 :Chinese folding screen

3 /13: Window frame headboard

3/13 :Window frame headboard

Salvage a window frame, remove the glass and fill the space with wallpaper, scrapbooking paper or family photos.

4 /13: Add sconces to a headboard for additional light.

4/13 :Add sconces to a headboard for additional light.

5 /13: Create a headboard from a wooden door.

5/13 :Create a headboard from a wooden door.

Paint the door then lay it horizontally along the wall to create a headboard. Add crown molding to the top for a finished look.

6 /13: Wallpaper frame headboard

6/13 :Wallpaper frame headboard

Create a simple wooden frame from pieces of wood, then place wallpaper in the middle for a decorative headboard.

7 /13: Iron folding screen headboard.

7/13 :Iron folding screen headboard.

Salvage an iron folding screen, prime and paint it, then attach to the wall for a unique headboard.

8 /13: Iron folding screen headboard.

8/13 :Iron folding screen headboard.

Salvage an iron folding screen, prime and paint it, then attach to the wall for a unique headboard.

9 /13: Paint a headboard right on the wall.

9/13 :Paint a headboard right on the wall.

Add wall decals for an extra touch.

10 /13: 3D art headboard

10/13 :3D art headboard

Your headboard can be a piece of art. A 3D sculpture on the wall behind your bed adds depth and style.

11 /13: Tapestry headboard

11/13 :Tapestry headboard

Cover a plain headboard with tapestry fabric to add a touch of Old World style to your bedroom

12 /13: Dramatic color

12/13 :Dramatic color

Dress up a plain headboard with a fresh coat of paint in a bold color such as red or purple. Add strategic lighting for even more drama.

13 /13: Dress things up with fabric

13/13 :Dress things up with fabric

Make an ordinary headboard extraordinary with a backdrop of fabric on the wall behind and over the bed.