Looking for headboard ideas? Check out this list of 20 easy DIY headboard projects to create the perfect look for your bedroom on a budget!
DIY headboards are a great way to add a personal touch to your bedroom on a budget. Whether you want to create something unique and stylish, or just want to spruce up an old piece of furniture, making your own headboard is the perfect solution.
With a few simple supplies and some creativity, you can create a beautiful and unique headboard that will make your bedroom look amazing. DIY headboards provide endless possibilities for customization so you can truly make it your own.
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Fence pickets are cheap and when put together make an amazing looking headboard. You can make a headboard just like this one for about $25! Paint or stain it any color you want to go with your bedroom design.
This DIY project can cost as little or as much as you have in your budget based on the type of plywood you choose. Add edge banding for a professionally finished look and you have an amazing statement piece for your bedroom.
Create a renter-friendly headboard using 1x6 boards and command strips. Yep, you read that right! You can create a fabulous headboard for your guest room, kids' bedroom, or even your master bedroom with this budget DIY headboard project.
Welcome guests to your spare bedroom with a customized message just for them. It's as easy as using penny tiles and vinyl circles to create your personalized message. You can change it easily anytime you want.
If you like to relax in bed and watch TV or read a good book, this headboard is for you! No more readjusting your pillows to get comfy...they're built right in! The headboard itself is wall mounted and built with a slant to make lounging in bed even more comfortable.
Shiplap isn't just for walls! Make your own shiplap headboard for your guest room or kids' room. Give it a light stain for a rustic look and attach it to the wall for a sturdy headboard that looks great.
Do you want your bed in front of the window, but don't want to block the light? This headboard is perfect for you! The slatted design allows plenty of light to come in through the window, and only costs $70 to make yourself.
This fun light up headboard is great for a kids' room or guest bedroom. It's simple to make with wood planks attached to a 2x4 frame. Add holes in your design for string lights and it's ready to go. It's an easy woodworking project and it's budget-friendly!
Make your own DIY upholstered headboard with a few basic tools, plywood, and the fabric of your choice. You don't have to upholstering skills to pull this one off and you can even add nailhead trim to give it a professionally finished look.
Looking for a more formal upholstered headboard design? This DIY tufted headboard is for you! You'll need plywood, a few basic tools, and the easy way to add the button tufting will surprise you. It's an easy DIY headboard that will make a big impact in any bedroom.
Channel tufting looks expensive, but this DIY tufted headboard is budget friendly and super easy to make! The horizontal channels to be can be upholstered easily and attached to the wall or existing headboard.
Which of these DIY headboard ideas is your favorite? Let me know down in the comments below!