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10 Homemade Headboards for King Size Beds

A headboard is a piece of furniture that can radically change the look of the bedroom. Molding on any style, from rustic to contemporary, the headboard can turn a plain looking bed into a stunning piece in no time. It’s extremely versatile in design, providing great creative flexibility for you to work with.

Headboards have a long history dating back to 3100 BC. Carved in ebony, gold and silver, they were used in Egypt to ornate the beds of pharaohs. They were treasured only for their aesthetic properties and became a mean of displaying wealth and high social status. The concept was later adopted by Greeks and Romans, who gave the pieces functionality, having them serve as protection from drafts.

These pieces of furniture are affordable and stylish, often being used as a focal points in the bedroom. You can let your creativity roam free and create your very own to suit your style and showcase your personality. If you are searching for inspiration, check out our selection of homemade headboards designed to jazz up any king size bed.

1. A book lover’s dream headboard

book headboard

This unique homemade headboard seems to have been ripped out of a book lover’s dream. Books “give wings to the mind and flight to the imagination”. Let your mind travel and your eye explore the enticing composition.

2. Beauty in timeworn wood

wooden double door headboard

With its timeworn look, this beautiful double door seems to have a long story to narrate, becoming a metaphor. Close your eyes and let your imagination roam free, while the headboard will take you to distant places, in distant times.

3. Rhythm with a rustic flair

rustic wood headboard

A headboard made from reclaimed wood is the perfect complement to overall simplicity of the room. It adds a touch of dynamism and intensity to the bedroom, while giving it a rustic flair.

4. Unique and charming headboard

charming headboard

A headboard made of paddles is original and unexpected. It is simple, rustic and elegant at the same time. The paddles’ timeworn wood adds a touch of charm and character to this king size bed.

5. Calling for exploration

king size headboard

Adorning a king sized bed, this lovely handmade wooden headboard steals the attention of the eye. By decreasing the color of the linear elements, it calls for exploration. The square pieces of wood break its strong linearity, creating an engaging design.

6. Painting a headboard

creative headboard

Create a headboard for your king size bed by painting it straight on the wall. You can choose chalkboard paint, as it allows for further customization. The strong contrast will turn the bed into a focal point.

7. Delight your sight

art poster headboard

What hangs on top of the headboard is as important as the bed itself. Unleash your love of visual arts and delight your sight by incorporating a piece of art in your bedroom’s décor.

8. Create a statement

 mirror headboard

Create a statement with an intricate framed mirror. Its organic branches are communicating with the patterns of the pillow. This flow will make the eye engaged, making it travel from one element to another.

9. A touch of turquoise

patterned wood headboard

A wall separator can turn into a beautiful headboard. This turquoise delight seduces through its intricate configuration. Through its color and design, it becomes a mean of organizing the elements surrounding it.

10. Stunning headboard

Stunning headboard

Create a fairytale inspired headboard for the princess inside you. The lights turn this plain bed into a stunning piece, perfect for daydreaming.

A headboard will infuse your room with individuality and charm. What type of headboard suits you best?

Currently studying architecture, I'm enamored of all visual arts. My path in architecture started with drawing. The childish play soon developed into a passion and then into a choice of profession. Architecture taught me a lot of things that can be applied in interior design. I'll share with you my perception of space along with tips on how to manipulate it to suit your needs. Enjoy!

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