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

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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 75 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. 15 Easy-to-Make DIY Headboard Projects

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

  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. How to Make a Headboard Slipcover with No-Sew Piping

    DIY Network has instructions on how to sew a headboard slipcover to update the look of your bedroom for little money.

  5. 5. How to Build a Modern-Style Platform Bed With Headboard

    Follow these instructions to build a wooden platform bed with a slatted headboard. You can make both pieces together or just one of the...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 6. Building a Padded Headboard (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on building a padded headboard.

  7. 7. How to Make a Headboard Slipcover with Storage Pocket

    DIY Network has instructions on how to sew slipcover to go over a headboard. It's a great way to revitalize an old headboard for very l...

  8. 8. How To Give a Dresser and Headboard an Antique Finish

    Bring some romance back into a dated bedroom with antique finishes on a dresser and headboard.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 9. DIY Upcycled Storage Headboard (00:02:07)

    Dylan Eastman builds a storage headboard from upcycled wooden crates.

  10. 10. How To Make a Geometric Pattern Headboard For About $50

    DIY Network has instructions on how to make modern 1970s-inspired headboard.

  11. 11. Build a Custom Tile Headboard

    Make a bedroom extraordinary by using porcelain stone and metal tile to create a custom headboard with columns.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. 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.

  14. 14. DIY Vintage Mantel Headboard (00:02:28)

    Dylan Eastman builds a headboard from a reused vintage fireplace mantel.

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

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

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