Chances are your bed is the focal point of your bedroom, and since the headboard is the focal point of your bed, it has a huge impact on the look of the room. Here are 11 fun, affordable ways to give your bed (and your bedroom) a whole new look.
Above: From Alvhem Makleri, an inexpensive and impactful way to create a 'headboard': apply a piece of wallpaper to the wall behind the bed and frame it with picture moldings.
This couple from Dwell hung a diptych above their bed to create an attractive headboard. You could get the look with paintings you create yourself, or interesting fabrics mounted on stretcher bars.
This wood headboard, spotted on Homepolish, includes a built-in nightstand.
DIY painted geometric headboard from The Weathered Door.
DIY painted plywood headboard from A Bubbly Life.
Tin ceiling panels make a striking headboard, as seen on Homegirl London.
Plywood + oversized engineering print: easy, stylish headboard. From The Merrythought.
Try hanging a blanket behind the bed, as seen on Popsugar.
From Decor8, a variation on the framed-wallpaper idea. I think this may be an actual headboard, but you could get the look by painting the wall behind your bed and framing it.
From Femina, a sweet bedroom gallery wall set off perfectly with a little bit of paint.
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