Want a bed that looks great? Here’s a DIY that is actually pretty simple and easy. A beginner can tackle this with confidence, knowing that the results they get will look polished and professional. Most beds simply look better with a headboard. You’ll see 40 terrific projects here that you can DIY, for a great headboard. Whether you’d like to make one out of wood or fabric, there’s the perfect project for you.
If you are a beginner, we recommend you start with a simpler project among the group, one that has less embellishments. But if you are more advanced, then give some of the others a try. Such as the Star Wars themed lightsaber bed! Which is perfect for any big Star Wars fan, kid or adult alike.
Making a headboard is a terrific way to freshen your room’s decor while staying within budget. Most of these projects are well under $200 and a lot of them are even under $50! So this is a weekend project that you can do and get results that will certainly get you lots of compliments. Its also a terrific money saver, vs. buying a headboard in a store.
When you make a headboard as a DIY, always make sure to start with high quality materials. Yes, you can make a great one with pallets, but remember to check that your chosen pallet is in excellent condition. You’ll want your headboard to last a long time.
Master Bedroom Redo DIY Fabric Headboard
A modern headboard. This is a great budget friendly one to make.
Here’s a sweet DIY headboard for a girl’s room. Try this one!
From BHG – no longer on BHG. I made a copy here.
Here’s a pretty headboard. Why not DIY this one!
Easy No Sew Reversable Padded Headboard Cover
Want a simple headboard DIY? Try this one!
What a fun headboard! If you like the Boho style, make this one.
Faux Bois Headboard
Here is a pretty headboard. This is one you can make in a weekend.
Tufted Headboard with Winged Sides
Want a beautiful headboard? Take a look at this one.
Love Dr. Who? Take a look at this headboard.
Easy Bamboo Headboard
Love the look of Bamboo? Try this headboard.
Love Star Wars? Make this great DIY headboard.
Here’s a unique and fun headboard. Make from shutters.
Beetle Kill Pine Headboard
What beautiful wood! Make this DIY headboard.
DIY Upholstered Headboard with Stenciled Fabric
Here’s a stylish headboard. Take a look at the stenciled fabric too.
Simple Wooden Headboard
Love the classic look? Here is a beautiful wooden headboard to make.
Isn’t this charming? Make a bright and colorful headboard.
Herringbone Headboard Tutorial
What fun Chevron strips! Make this great DIY.
Easy DIY Decorative Headboard
What a great looking headboard. A great beginner’s project too.
Painted Headboard Panel Project
What a fun headboard! Here’s a great one to DIY.
What a unique and fun headboard. This one has storage.
Beautiful Upholstered Headboard and Nailhead Trim Tutorial
Want to make nailhead trim? Here’s how to do it, the easy way.
$46.00 DIY Headboard
Here’s a budget friendly headboard. You can still get a great look.
An Update on my DIY Tufting Technique
What an adorable headboard! Try making this one.
How to Make a Headboard
Here is a classic fabric headboard. Try this DIY.
How to Make a Diamond Tufted Headboard
Isn’t this elegant? What a great DIY project.
DIY Fabric Headboard
Bright and colorful, here is a fun headboard. Try this one.
Tufted Headboard with Nailhead
Here’s a very stylish headboard you can make. This is a great DIY project.
Love the fabric headboard look? Try this great headboard, its easy to DIY.
Isn’t this headboard pretty? Its grey and white painted pallet wood.
From Etsy.com by RustasticWood
Tufting a Headboard the Easy Way
Want a classic tufted headboard? Here is how to do it.
Fabric Headboard for the Master Bedroom
Here is a classic fabric headboard. Take a look at this budget friendly project.
How to Make a Headboard
Want to make a basic headboard? Here is a project ideal for beginners.
DIY Fabric Headboard
Doesn’t this look pretty? Its also a project you can get done in a weekend.
Pallet Wood Headboard
Here you’ll find easy free plans to make a pallet wood headboard. You can customize is to a full, queen or kind bed size.
How to: Make a Headboard
Here is a great DIY ideal for beginners. Yes, you can make a headboard.
DIY How to Make Your Own Wood Headboard
What a beautiful headboard. Here is a classic one to DIY.
DIY Tufted Headboard Tutorial
Here is a great headboard that you can make. Try this DIY.
DIY Pallet Headboard
Pallets are great for DIY. Try making this headboard.
Build a Rustic Wooden Headboard
Here’s a great DIY headboard. Ideal if you like the rustic look.
diy Pallet Headboard
Here is a very classic style of headboard to make. Give this one a try!
DIY Distressed Headboard
One of the best things about this headboard is the attached lamps in it. It is contemporary and fun.