Decal headboards are fantastic. They're inexpensive. They work well in small spaces. And they're very low-maintenance, requiring no dusting or vacuuming the way conventional headboards can. Decal headboards come in a variety of colors. This post highlights decals in black or gray so that they're easy to coordinate with colorful bedding.
Headboards add height to the bed, creating drama and a nice visual focal point to bedrooms. In small spaces, conventional headboards aren't always practical so decal headboards provide all the height you need without taking any precious square footage.
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