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12 Inventive Headboards

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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

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

VIDEO: Simple Headboard Ideas

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

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Top 72 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. Bedroom Oasis (20:01)

    These homeowners need a mature place to retreat.

  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 Create a Fabric Headboard

    A drill, needle and thread are the only tools required to turn plywood into a fabric headboard.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Make a Headboard Storage Cabinet

    An old shelving unit is reworked to create a wraparound headboard, complete with a storage cabinet.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. How to Install Headboard Columns

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to create a tile column on a headboard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 7. Master Bedroom Tour From Blog Cabin 2014

    A palette of soothing hues showcase lake-inspired design details, from a custom-built headboard to clever storage and a window seat tha...

  8. 8. Vintage Door Headboard (01:30)

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

  9. 9. 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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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. How to Build a Rustic Wood Headboard

    Add style, color and texture to your bedroom with this do-it-yourself headboard that looks anything but DIY. A great project for newbie...

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  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Architectural Bed (03:27)

    Create your own headboard by combining architectural elements.

  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 Wooden Headboard and Bed Frame

    Instead of buying a bed, why not build one? This simple design is adjustable to any size bed.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Master Suite (02:59)

    This tranquil master bedroom is the perfect place for lounging & sleeping.

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