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12 Inventive Headboards

12 Reclaimed, Upcycled Headboards

Challenge headboard conventions: old doors, windows and other unexpected items can all make fantastic backdrops.

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15 Easy-to-Make Headboards

15 Easy-to-Make Headboards & Kids' Headboards

Create inexpensive custom headboards for your (or your kids') bedrooms.

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VIDEO: Simple Headboard Ideas

Reclaimed materials and upholstery are just some of the items you can use.

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Top 54 Headboards Projects

  1. 1. How to Build a Headboard From an Old Picket Fence

    DIY Network has instructions on how to inexpensively make a headboard from salvaged materials.

  2. 2. Mirror Door Headboard

    Learn how to make a mirrored headboard by replacing the glass in a discarded door with mirror, from DIY Network.

  3. 3. Eco-Headboard (20:00)

    Amy Devers designs an eco-headboard out of recycled materials.

  4. 4. Transform Your Bedroom From Cluttered to Hospitable

    Turn your overcrowded, messy bedroom into a less-cluttered sanctuary with these easy steps.

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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 5. 15 Easy-to-Make DIY Headboard Projects

    DIY Network has ideas and instructions for customizing your bedroom with a new headboard.

  6. 6. How to Make a Headboard from Salvaged Wood

    DIY Network has instructions on how to build a headboard using scrap wood and a family photo.

  7. 7. How to Make a Rustic-Style Headboard

    Learn how to build this basic tongue-and-groove wooden headboard. We gave it a weathered, barn-wood look, but you can paint or stain it...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. How to Make a Nautical-Inspired Headboard With a Sail

    Learn how to make an industrial-style headboard with a nautical twist using PVC pipes with these instructions at DIYNetwork.com.

  9. 9. Creating a Paneled Headboard (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for creating a unique paneled headboard.

  10. 10. How to Paint a Parisian Style Headboard

    An old homemade headboard adopts a French feel with painted black and white stripes on the fabric.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Rourke Bedroom (20:00)

    Kayleen McCabe gives this bachelor bedroom a high-class makeover.

  12. 12. How to Upholster a Headboard With Nail-Head Trim

    Create a dramatic focal point in your bedroom with a custom, upholstered headboard that extends to the ceiling.

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  13. 13. How to Make a Chain-Link Headboard

    A headboard made of chain-link fencing is perfect for a heavy-metal industrial look. It's a great look for a boy's room and is practica...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. How to Build a Padded Headboard/Convertible Desk

    Carter Oosterhouse shows how to build a padded headboard that also turns into a desk, perfect for a guest room that can also serve as a...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Vintage Door Headboard (01:30)

    The Junky to Funky crew transforms an old door into a vintage headboard.

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