Want a bed that looks great? Here’s a DIY that is actually pretty simple and easy. A beginner can tackle this with confidence, knowing that the results they get will look polished and professional. Most beds simply look better with a headboard. You’ll see 40 terrific projects here that you can DIY, for a great headboard. Whether you’d like to make one out of wood or fabric, there’s the perfect project for you.
If you are a beginner, we recommend you start with a simpler project among the group, one that has less embellishments. But if you are more advanced, then give some of the others a try. Such as the Star Wars themed lightsaber bed! Which is perfect for any big Star Wars fan, kid or adult alike.
Making a headboard is a terrific way to freshen your room’s decor while staying within budget. Most of these projects are well under $200 and a lot of them are even under $50! So this is a weekend project that you can do and get results that will certainly get you lots of compliments. Its also a terrific money saver, vs. buying a headboard in a store.
When you make a headboard as a DIY, always make sure to start with high quality materials. Yes, you can make a great one with pallets, but remember to check that your chosen pallet is in excellent condition. You’ll want your headboard to last a long time.
Master Bedroom Redo DIY Fabric Headboard
A modern headboard. This is a great budget friendly one to make.
Here’s a sweet DIY headboard for a girl’s room. Try this one!
From BHG – no longer on BHG. I made a copy here.
Here’s a pretty headboard. Why not DIY this one!
Easy No Sew Reversable Padded Headboard Cover
Want a simple headboard DIY? Try this one!
What a fun headboard! If you like the Boho style, make this one.
Faux Bois Headboard
Here is a pretty headboard. This is one you can make in a weekend.
Tufted Headboard with Winged Sides
Want a beautiful headboard? Take a look at this one.
Love Dr. Who? Take a look at this headboard.
Easy Bamboo Headboard
Love the look of Bamboo? Try this headboard.
Love Star Wars? Make this great DIY headboard.
Here’s a unique and fun headboard. Make from shutters.
Beetle Kill Pine Headboard
What beautiful wood! Make this DIY headboard.
DIY Upholstered Headboard with Stenciled Fabric
Here’s a stylish headboard. Take a look at the stenciled fabric too.
Simple Wooden Headboard
Love the classic look? Here is a beautiful wooden headboard to make.
Isn’t this charming? Make a bright and colorful headboard.
Herringbone Headboard Tutorial
What fun Chevron strips! Make this great DIY.
Easy DIY Decorative Headboard
What a great looking headboard. A great beginner’s project too.
Painted Headboard Panel Project
What a fun headboard! Here’s a great one to DIY.
What a unique and fun headboard. This one has storage.
Beautiful Upholstered Headboard and Nailhead Trim Tutorial
Want to make nailhead trim? Here’s how to do it, the easy way.
$46.00 DIY Headboard
Here’s a budget friendly headboard. You can still get a great look.
An Update on my DIY Tufting Technique
What an adorable headboard! Try making this one.
How to Make a Headboard
Here is a classic fabric headboard. Try this DIY.
How to Make a Diamond Tufted Headboard
Isn’t this elegant? What a great DIY project.
DIY Fabric Headboard
Bright and colorful, here is a fun headboard. Try this one.
Tufted Headboard with Nailhead
Here’s a very stylish headboard you can make. This is a great DIY project.
Love the fabric headboard look? Try this great headboard, its easy to DIY.
Isn’t this headboard pretty? Its grey and white painted pallet wood.
Tufting a Headboard the Easy Way
Want a classic tufted headboard? Here is how to do it.
Fabric Headboard for the Master Bedroom
Here is a classic fabric headboard. Take a look at this budget friendly project.
How to Make a Headboard
Want to make a basic headboard? Here is a project ideal for beginners.
DIY Fabric Headboard
Doesn’t this look pretty? Its also a project you can get done in a weekend.
Pallet Wood Headboard
Here you’ll find easy free plans to make a pallet wood headboard. You can customize is to a full, queen or kind bed size.
How to: Make a Headboard
Here is a great DIY ideal for beginners. Yes, you can make a headboard.
DIY How to Make Your Own Wood Headboard
What a beautiful headboard. Here is a classic one to DIY.
DIY Tufted Headboard Tutorial
Here is a great headboard that you can make. Try this DIY.
DIY Pallet Headboard
Pallets are great for DIY. Try making this headboard.
Build a Rustic Wooden Headboard
Here’s a great DIY headboard. Ideal if you like the rustic look.
diy Pallet Headboard
Here is a very classic style of headboard to make. Give this one a try!
DIY Distressed Headboard
One of the best things about this headboard is the attached lamps in it. It is contemporary and fun.