12 dreamy headboards you can create

If you have a faded bedroom, or maybe just an old headboard, you will love these headboards that you can make this weekend! I’ve rounded up some of our favorite headboards to share with you. Make one for your own bedroom, or add one to a guest room in your home. No matter where you display it, you’ll be so glad you tried one of these projects.

Recycled Cabinet Doors

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If you’ve remodeled a kitchen or found a set of old kitchen cabinet doors at Habitat for Humanity Restore, you can Turn it into a gorgeous headboard! Not only is this a great upcycling project, but it also makes a beautiful custom headboard.

Large tufted headboard

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This beautiful headboard extends beyond the bed and grounds the entire bedroom. Check the DIY tufted headboard tutorial You can make it yourself.

Rustic headboard wall

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This accent wall will look great behind your headboard. It was inspired by a trip to the beach and the results are as beautiful as the ocean itself. Learn how to make it budget friendly Painted board here.

Rustic chevron twin headboard

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This project started with wood salvaged from a family barn. It turns into a gorgeous rustic headboard. You’ll love the chevron, recyclable design! This headboard would look very beautiful on a double bed. Get the instructions to make your own Rustic chevron headboard here.

Cut wood headboard

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You can buy a headboard, but after taking a look at this DIY headboard with colorful accents, you’ll want to make your own instead. The results are great and you can customize the final project to use your own color scheme. Get the instructions to make your own Cut wood headboard here.

Simple reclaimed wood headboard

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Even though this project has a simple look, I know you’ll agree that it’s stunning. Make this headboard from scrap wood to give your bedroom a romantic, rustic feel. Learn how to complete this Headboard project here.

The headboard is weathered reclaimed wood

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Don’t throw away that old wood! Use it to make a gorgeous curved wood headboard that will look so beautiful in your space! Learn how to make Curved wooden headboard here.

The cover covers the headboard

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This seamless headboard cover is the perfect way to update the look of a bedroom without spending big bucks or hours of time on a building project. You don’t even have to sew this to give your bedroom a new look. Learn how to make Headboard cover here.

DIY headboard bead

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If you have a nice size leftover beadboard from a previous project, you might want to make this cheap and beautiful headboard. This is a simple way to make your bedroom look amazing without spending a lot of money. Find out how this is Headboard Made for under $5 here.

Old shutter headboard

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If you install new shutters in your home, save one of your old ones to make this adorable, easy-to-upcycle headboard. You can paint it any color you want to make it your own. Learn how to make it yourself Shutter headboard here.

The headboard is corrugated tin

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Something a little unexpected, try a The headboard is corrugated tin.

Tall headboard

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If you’re looking for an inexpensive headboard idea, you’ll love this long slatted headboard. It has a farmhouse theme that will make your room look dramatically different, despite how easy and simple this project is to complete. Learn how to make Long slat headboard here.

Tufted upholstered headboard

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Make this tufted headboard with an old headboard and your favorite upholstery fabric for a unique look you’re sure to admire every night when you head to bed! Learn how to make your own Tufted headboard here.

Old door headboard

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Transform an old door into a beautiful, unique headboard with this fairly easy project. This is amazing and much nicer than the big box store option. Learn how to make your own Old door headboard here.

Tall tufted headboard

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You will love the way this tall headboard will appear. It’s sexy, elegant and easy to make. You may want to create a few of these, so that every bedroom in your home gets a new headboard. Learn how to make this Tall tufted headboard here.

You may also like this DIY nightstand

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If you don’t need one of these headboards you can make this weekend, try a nightstand. If you’re interested in building something for your home, but lack experience, these side tables are the place to start. Learn how to build your own Bedroom furniture here.

Faux fireplace lessons

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Get the cozy look of a fireplace without the risks or maintenance of this project. You’ll love the way this project turned out and how easy it is to recreate. Learn how to build Fake fireplace here.

Waterfall bench

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This bench starts out as a 2×6 and ends up being the perfect place for seating and storage. Add this waterfall bench to your entryway, mudroom, or anywhere your family can use function and style. Find trends to make your own Waterfall bench here.

What’s a terrible home design trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new house, and what wonderful ideas we have for it. But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are they Terrible new home trends we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations That Can Reduce Its Value

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With rising interest rates and mortgage rates, getting the maximum value for your home is essential. Homeowners and real estate agents talk about which renovations can reduce the value of your home and why. here Renovations to look out for.

Get rid of clutter quickly: 7 items experts say you should get rid of!

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Every home needs organization and arrangement to show its beauty. If your space is messy, here’s what you need to know How to quickly get rid of these seven items The experts will come out now!

Home trends go out of style

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Hop aboard the time machine, and let’s check out some vintage home design trends that were around yesterday. We talk about things that used to be cool but now make us say, “Huh?” here 15 outdated home trends That needs a major makeover!