DIY headboard ideas to try at home
A dramatic headboard is a surefire way to make a statement in your bedroom, but buying a new bed can be quite the investment. So, if you’re looking to upgrade your sleeping quarters take a look at these 4 DIY headboard ideas to try at home. We promise you, they’re DIY beginner-friendly.
DIY headboard idea: wall panelling
In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re a bit obsessed with wall panelling. There isn’t a room we don’t like it in—but have you ever thought about using wall panelling as a headboard? It’s a great way to add texture to a neutral bedroom.
We love how @fallonpowellhome has created a zen Japandi-style bedroom by painting her walls and pannelled headboard in our grounding Beige 02. Whilst @krystaltrips proves you can create a sophisticated look for less, in Greige 01. Read her guide on how to decorate on an £80 budget for some helpful DIY tips on batten board wall panelling.
DIY headboard idea: paint a headboard onto the wall
A great example of color blocking, painting a headboard on your wall is not only a cost-effective decor hack, but it’s a gorgeous colorful bedroom idea. But you don’t have to use all-out color - try going for a neutral color to create a subtle headboard effect.
According to Tash Bradley, our Lead Color Specialist, “a painted headboard adds a visual focus to a bedroom, adding height and depth, so it works really well in new builds or properties without period features”.