13 Fantastic DIY Headboard Tutorials


Making a headboard for your bed is easier than you think!  If you can paint and use a stapler then you can make a headboard.  {{wink}}  If you’ve been wanting to transform a bedroom, you’ll love these 13 free patterns on how to make a headboard!  Each one has pictured instructions which takes you through the process.

Fantastic DIY Headboard Tutorials

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to make a headboard with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to decorate your home Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 2,000 DIY Decorating ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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DIY Twin Upholstered Headboard

1.  DIY Twin Upholstered Headboard ~ A comprehensive tutorial and how to guide on how to make a headboard that’s upholstered with nailhead trim. 

DIY Headboard

2.  DIY Headboard ~ Creating a board and batten headboard is easier than you think with the help of this step by step tutorial!

DIY Fabric Headboard

Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim {diy headboard}

3.  Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim {diy headboard} ~ Anyone can make their own version of West Elm’s upholstered headboard with nailhead trim, for a fraction of the retail cost. Here are my best tips!

Making a Padded Headboard 

Diamond Tufted Upholstered Headboard {diy}

4.  Diamond Tufted Upholstered Headboard {diy} ~ DIY a diamond tufted, upholstered headboard for the bed of your dreams! Gain confidence to do it yourself with these handy tips.  Choose your favorite fabric, and be able to incorporate it into your bedroom!

DIY Modern Tufted Headboard

5.  DIY Modern Tufted Headboard ~ Upholstered headboards are a hot trend right now.  Why not make your own?  This step by step tutorial includes shape ideas for the headboard!

Making a Wood Headboard 

DIY Headboard {inspired by West Elm}

6.  DIY Headboard {inspired by West Elm} ~ Here is a great step by step tutorial on how to build a headboard inspired by the West Elm Window Headboard!

Pallet Headboard {Headboard DIY}

7.  Pallet Headboard {Headboard DIY} ~ This headboard idea is super chic, inexpensive and easy to create! Use this as inspiration to do something similar with your bed! A stylish way to decorate your bedroom!

How to Build a Rustic Headboard

8.  How to Build a Rustic Headboard ~ This headboard idea is super chic, inexpensive and easy to create! Use this as inspiration to do something similar with your bed! A stylish way to decorate your bedroom!

Rustic Barnwood Twin Bed {free template}

9.  Rustic Barnwood Twin Bed {free template} ~ A rustic headboard, footboard and frame with pictured instructions on how to make a barnwood bed.

DIY Kids Headboard

Herringbone Stenciled Monogram Headboard

10.  Herringbone Stenciled Monogram Headboard ~ If you’re not comfortable with your painting skills, you can use a wall stencil like this one.

How to Make a Quatrefoil Headboard {diy headboard}

11.  How to Make a Quatrefoil Headboard {diy headboard} ~ Quatrefoil is a hot trend right now! Learn how to make your own quatrefoil patterned headboard with this step by step tutorial.

DIY Shutter Headboard

12.  DIY Shutter Headboard ~ If you are looking for a unique, yet stylish way to dress up your bedroom this headboard DIY is perfect for you! Using shutters from your local hardware store and a few other supplies you can customize, to your taste, this shutter headboard project.

DIY Beadboard Headboard

13.  DIY Beadboard Headboard ~ This Pottery Barn Knockoff headboard is an entry level DIY project showcasing beadboard wallpaper! You will love it!




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