6 Budget Friendly Ways to Add A Headboard to Your Bed




Article by: Jennifer Thoden

So you're in the mood to decorate , Vintage Lighting: Action Lamps, Stained Glass Lighting and Lava Lamps Are Here to Stay! your bedroom, but you're on a limited budget...

AND you don't have a headboard. And we all know that the bed , Decorating Ideas to Make Your Living Room more Livable is the major focal point of a bedroom. Your bed , Hanging Wallpaper Borders needs weight and drama... a headboard!

But if you don't want to spend $1000 on a headboard, what do you do?

Well here are 6 very budget friendly ways to adding a headboard to your bed. , The Benefits of Air Mattresses

1. Place , Decorating Ideas to Make Your Living Room more Livable box cushions along the wall , Slipcovers Can Open a Whole New World at the head of your bed. , Slipcovers Can Open a Whole New World These are thick enough to hold there shape while adding a cushioned backdrop to your bed. , Toile ding Now you can lay in bed , Where to Find Unique Shower Curtains and read a book comfortably. You can make your box cushions out of foam and fabric or find some discount cushions to match your decor. , Kitchen Table Sets - Add a Touch of Style to Your Dream Kitchen Even old couch cushions covered in new fabric can work!

2. Hang a full-length mirror horizontally above your bed. , The Timeless Beauty and Appeal of Marble This will give the feel of a headboard, reflect light , Factors to Look For When Buying a New Mattress in the room , Sisal Rugs: Give Your A Make Over and help open up your space. You'll be surprised at how great this looks!

3. Hang fabric down your wall. , Conquer Your Fear of Color: Choosing Paint Colors with Confidence Quickly sew up some rod pocket curtains, or find some pre-made curtains and hang them from the ceiling down and behind your bed. , Indoor Lighting This will add height, texture and drama to your bed. , Floor lamps for the home and office You can hang your fabric with a standard curtain rod or staple it to 1" x 2" board.

4. Hang framed art across the wall , Why On Earth Would You Want Bathroom Carpet above your bed. , How To Decorate A Contemporary Style room Find images that complement your room's color , Cork Tiles Versus Ceramic Tiles in the Home scheme and frame them in a rich wood , Why On Earth Would You Want Bathroom Carpet tone or paint , 5 Tips to Create Style and Elegance in Your Home the frames to add a punch of color. , Faux Wood Mini Blinds Evenly space them on the wall , A Fresh Look for Fall above the head of your bed. , French Country Kitchen Design

5. Make your headboard! This is easier than you think. Get some plywood at the height and width that you need. Glue a layer of foam to the board. Then cover the foam and board with batting, stapling it to the back of the board. And the cover the batting with your fabric, stapling it to the back of the board. Easy!

6. Hang shutters behind your bed. , Paint Your Lounge What a terrific country look, to reuse some old shutters or fencing and use it as a headboard!

With a little imagination you can come up with your own special headboard creation that will add much needed drama to your bedroom plus adding in your personality. Because what's a bedroom without your personality shining through?

Happy Decorating! , Sisal Rugs: Give Your Room A Make Over

Jennifer Thoden
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