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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

VIDEO: Simple Headboard Ideas

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

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Top 73 Headboards Projects

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

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

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

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

  3. 3. DIY Upcycled Rustic Headboard (00:02:27)

    Dylan Eastman builds a rustic upcycled headboard from repurposed pallets.

  4. 4. Handcrafted Adirondack Bedbest (01:32)

    Design and build a rustic Adirondack bed from Tennessee birch and canvas.

  5. 5. How to Make a Padded Headboard

    Dress up any bedroom with this easy project. We a comfy headboard using white pine frame, plywood and memory foam cushion.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. How to Make an Industrial-Style Headboard With PVC Pipes

    Learn how to create an industrial-style headboard out of PVC pipes with these instructions at DIYNetwork.com.

  8. 8. How to Build and Install a Headboard Frame

    DIY Network shows you three different ways to build a headboard and how to hang a headboard on a wall.

  9. 9. How to Construct an Arched Column Headboard

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to construct a headboard with a column arch.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Chainlink Headboard (04:37)

    Nancy Golden and Brad Staggs make an industrial-chic metal headboard.

  12. 12. How to Build a King-Size Bed Frame

    Get easy-to-follow instructions on how to build a platform bed frame.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. How to Grout Headboard Tile

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to grout tile work on a headboard, and also shows how to clean it up.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. DIY Upcycled Storage Headboard (00:02:07)

    Dylan Eastman builds a storage headboard from upcycled wooden crates.

  15. 15. How To Hang a Rug So That It Becomes a Headboard

    DIY Network shows you how to turn an area rug into a headboard. A great budget decorating solution.

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