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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 73 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. 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.

  3. 3. Rourke Bedroom (20:00)

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

  4. 4. 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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  5. 5. Architectural Bed (03:27)

    Create your own headboard by combining architectural elements.

  6. 6. How To Make a Headboard Out of Storage Crates

    DIY Network has step-by-step instructions on how to make a headboard with built-in nightstands and an upper shelf.

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. How To Make an Upcycled Headboard From a Wood Pallet

    DIY Network has instructions on how to repurpose a wood shipping pallet and turn it into a rustic-style headboard.

  10. 10. How to Make a Tufted Wingback Headboard

    DIY Network has step-by-step instructions on how to build an upholstered diamond-tufted, wingback headboard.

  11. 11. Mirror Door Headboard

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

  12. 12. 15 Easy-to-Make DIY Headboard Projects

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

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 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.

  15. 15. How to Build a Kid-Friendly Bed

    Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to build a platform bed with built-in storage in the headboard and swing-out drawer...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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