5 Budget-Friendly Headboards You Can Make Yourself
A standout headboard is the starting point for a well-designed bedroom, but they can be expensive. Here are five inexpensive DIY ideas to try now!
Create a dreamy no-sew canopy bed with curtain rods and fabric. The hand-painted appearance of the fabric may seem more summer-appropriate, but can be easily swapped out when the season changes.
Get step-by-step instructions for this DIY No-Sew Canopy Bed.
Casually propped against the wall, these painted canvases act as a focal point that feels unfitted and minimal. Dusty pink softens the bedroom’s loft-like white floors and walls, while a linen-colored panel picks up the tone of the nightstand, armchair and bench.
Get step-by-step instructions for this DIY Painted Canvas Headboard.
Reminiscent of webbed mid-century furniture and woven cane chairs, this clean-lined headboard uses basic materials to refined effect. The natural tones of the maple frame and cotton webbing bring out the earthiness in the green walls, but soft grey bedding, a sleek lamp and striped pillow keep the bedroom feeling streamlined and modern.
Get step-by-step instructions for the graphic woven webbing headboard.
A woven hemp rug works beautifully as a headboard, thanks to its organic woven texture. This one’s round shape invites a second look, ensuring that the bed holds its own amid the exotic pieces in this eclectic bedroom.
Get step-by-step instructions for this DIY Hemp Rug Headboard.
Twin fabric panels in a colorful botanical pattern feel like tapestries when placed at the head of the bed. They give the soft look of an upholstered headboard without the fuss and are a great way to try out pattern without making the commitment to wallpaper.
Get step-by-step instructions for the DIY Tapestry Headboard.