We actually have featured headboard ideas on the site before—there are 40 of them here. But it wasn’t until recently that I found a project that really suited me. Here it is on YouTube:
There are a number of steps involved, and this isn’t necessarily a beginner’s project, but it isn’t all that complicated, so I think I could take it on. I absolutely adore the colors she chose—the dark blue paint contrasts vividly with the pale blues, yellows, and whites you see in the upholstery panels. It has an old-fashioned, cozy charm to it which is perfect for a rustic bedroom.
So I am really going to do this—I am going to make my own upholstered headboard to finally beautify my bed. I am intimidated by this project, but I can’t wait to see the results. It is going to make my entire bedroom so much more elegant. With the other projects I’ve seen, making a headboard looked like way too much effort, but it is going to be totally worth it with this one! Read the full How Tos here.