12 Headboard Inspirations for Dreamy Bedrooms

The headboard of your bed plays a pivotal role in defining the ambiance and style of your bedroom. It’s more than just a functional piece; it’s an opportunity to infuse your personal style into your sleeping space.

In this blog, we’ll explore 12 headboard inspirations that will transform your bedroom into a dreamy, stylish haven.

Recycled Cabinet Doors

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If you have remodeled a kitchen or found a stash of old kitchen cabinet doors at the Habitat for Humanity Restore, you can make them into a fabulous headboard! Not only is this a great recycling project, it really makes for a beautiful custom headboard.

Large Tufted Headboard

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This beautiful headboard extends past the bed and ground the whole bedroom.  Checkout the DIY tufted Panel headboard tutorial that you can make yourself. 

Rustic Plank Headboard Wall

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This accent wall will look great behind your headboard. It was inspired by a beach trip and the results are as pretty as the ocean itself. Find out how to make a budget friendly accent wall here.

Rustic Chevron Twin Headboard

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This project started with salvaged wood from a family barn. It transforms into a gorgeous, rustic headboard. You will love the chevron design, and the upcycle! This headboard will look so nice on a twin bed. Get the instructions to make your own rustic chevron headboard here.

 Pieced Wood Headboard

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You could go buy a headboard, but after you look at this DIY headboard with colorful accents, you are going to want to make this instead. The results are gorgeous and you can customize the final project to use your color scheme. Get the instructions to make your own pieced wood headboard here.

Simple Reclaimed Wood Headboard

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While this project has a simple look, I know you will agree it is stunning. Make this headboard with scrap wood for a rustic, romantic vibe in your bedroom. Find out how to complete this headboard project here.

Curvy Reclaimed Wood Headboard

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Don’t toss that old wood! Use it to make a gorgeous curved wood headboard that is going to look so nice in your space! Learn how to make  a curved wood headboard here.

Slipcover Headboard Cover

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This no sew headboard cover is the ideal way to update the look of a bedroom without spending big bucks, or hours of time on a building project. You don’t have to even sew this to give a bedroom a new feel. Learn how to make a slipcover headboard cover here.

Bead Board Headboard DIY

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If you have a nice size of beadboard leftover from a previous project, you might want to make this cheap yet pretty headboard. This is one simple way to make your bedroom look amazing without breaking the bank. Find out how this headboard was made for less than $5 here.

Old Shutter Headboard

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If you happen to install new shutters on your house, save one of the old ones to make this gorgeous and easy upcycled headboard. You can paint it whatever color you like to make it your own. Find out how to make your own shutter headboard here.

Corrugated Tin Headboard

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Something a little unexpected, try a corrugated tin headboard. 

Tall Slat Headboard

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If you are looking for an inexpensive yet headboard idea, you are going to love this tall slat headboard. It has a farmhouse feel that really makes your room feel dramatically different, despite how easy and simple this project is to complete. Learn how to make a tall slat headboard here.

Tufted Upholstered Headboard

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Make this tufted headboard with an old headboard and your favorite upholstery fabric for a one of a kind look that you are sure to admire every night when you head to bed! Learn how to make your own tufted headboard here.

Old Door Headboard

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Turn an old door into a lovely and unique headboard with this fairly easy project. This is stunning and so much nicer than a big box store option. Learn how to make your own old door headboard here.

Tall Tufted Headboard

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You are going to love the way this tall tufted headboard turns out. It is dramatic, stylish and so easy to make. You might want to make a few, so every bedroom in your home gets a new headboard. Learn how to make this tall tufted headboard here.

You Might Also Like This DIY Nightstand

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If you don’t need one of these headboards you can make this weekend, try a nightstand. If you are interested in building something for your house, but lack experience, these nightstands are the place to start. Learn how to build your own bedroom furniture here.

Faux Fireplace Tutorial

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Get the cozy look of a fireplace without the hazards or upkeep with this project. You are going to love the way this project turns out and how simple it is to recreate. Learn how to build a faux fireplace here.

Waterfall Bench

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This bench starts with a 2×6 and ends up as the perfect place to sit and store. Add this waterfall bench to an entryway, mudroom, or any place that your family could use function and style. Find directions to make your own waterfall bench here.

What is a Terrible Home Design Trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new home, and what great ideas we have for it.  But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are the horrible new home trends that we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations that can Decrease its Value

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With increasing interest rates and mortgage prices, getting the most value for your home is imperative. Homeowners and real estate agents speak about the renovations that could decrease the value of your home and why. Here are the renovations to look out for.

Declutter Fast: 7 Items Experts Say Must Go!

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Every home needs to be organized and arranged to exhibit its beauty. If your space is untidy, here is how to declutter fast get rid of these seven items decluttering experts would take out now!

Home Trends Going Out of Style

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Jump on board the time machine, and let’s check out some old home design trends that are so yesterday. We’re talking about things that used to be cool but now make us go, “Huh?” Here are 15 outdated home trends that need a major makeover!

20+ Stylish Headboards Under $150

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Today, we’ve rounded up 20+ stylish headboards under $150! Nearly every single one comes in multiple colors and sizes so they will work in room of all designs and color schemes. And the best part? Several of these are actually under $100 for up to a queen size headboard!

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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