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Wooden headboards are very much cost effective when they are reused from old furniture at home and are long lasting as well! They can create both modern and rustic looks for any of your bedroom spaces, as well as add a certain level of romance! So today, we have a few simple, natural looking headboard ideas that can be implemented at home with much ease. If you’re struggling to find a way to make a unique and cost effective headboard, just take a look at a couple of our ideas right here! All you’ll need is a few simple items from your local Home Depot, or you might even have the items available right at home!

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Have any old window frames you’re dying to throw out?! Well, think again! Old window frames can be reused and upcycled into a number of different decorative items for your home. For this project they’ll be used as your wooden headboard! If you do have any old window frames available, we suggest this project so that you don’t have to go out and purchase any wood. To get this look you can start by painting the frames to your desired color, sanding them down, or leaving them as is if you’d like. You can then find a few vibrant fabrics to attach onto the back of the frames to be seen through the front just as the image below. If the frames are long enough you can attach them to the base of your bed, screw them into the wall above your bed, or simply lean them against the wall temporarily to see if you’re comfortable with the design.

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Why not add a branch to your headboard?! With this design you can either use your current headboard if it’s tall enough, or make your own! This project uses a wooden branch designed with hanging florals that make the headboard look unique and colorful. It’s the perfect way to add a little bit of color and vibrancy to your space through the use of beautiful florals! To start this project you’ll need a branch about the size as the one shown below, that is thick enough to support the flowers without it looking flimsy. If you already have a tall headboard, you can screw open hooks into it to hold the branch upright. You can then either make your own floral strings or find a few at your local craft store, and tie them around the branch to dangle. However, if you do not already have a headboard you can simply purchase a sheet of wood and follow the same steps!

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Here we have another cool way to incorporate pallets in your bedroom space! Wooden pallets are almost always thrown out outside at hardware stores, so they are perfect for inexpensive projects and easy to find! This project is actually really easy once you’ve collected enough wooden planks to use. All you have to do is sand down your wooden pieces, paint them or leave them as they are. Then you can simply drill them onto the wall above your bed with a few screws. Once all of your pieces are placed, you can draw, paint, or spray paint your own personal message or image onto the wood! In just a few steps you’ll have your very own modern and rustic headboard for your bed!

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Waahoo! We were featured on Houzz!!

We are so honored to be featured in a Houzz ideabook, “Bye-Bye, Boring Bed”!

Contributor, Christine Ciarmello, chose our eclectic teen bedroom as an example of how bedrooms are going from boring to brilliant!

We can certainly see why she choose this one, definitely NOT boring!

“This bed was for a teenager who wanted an eclectic upscale feel with lots of colors, says interior designer Amber Clore, who is based north of Orlando, Florida, in Sanford.

Clore exaggerated the height of the headboard to create a major focal feature while keeping in mind the size of the side table lamps. Otherwise, the room would have been out of proportion.

When dealing with a large headboard, she says, “it is best to have it centered on a wall or on an architectural feature, like a post, column or window.”

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