Good Questions: How to Make a Full Headboard Fit a Queen Bed?

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Dear AT,

I just inherited a full sized bed wooden headboard which has beautiful detail. Unfortunately, I have a queen sized bed. Is there any way I can somehow adjust the headboard to make it fit? I would really hate to get rid of it, but I don’t have the room for it in storage.

Any ideas?


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Dear Erin,

While we know of headboards that can be used for both full and queen sized beds (like the “Accommodating headboard” from South Shore shown above for $219), it’s going to take some AT-reader ingenuity to come up with ideas for adapting your inherited headboard. Has anyone out there dealt with something similar and had a success story??