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Classic Headboard Style

Monday, November 08th, 2010

A headboard is the perfect finishing touch for any bed.  Depending on the materials used, it can be the focal point of the bedroom.  One of the most striking headboards that we’ve seen in a long time is the mantelpiece headboard shown here.  This one was created from a discarded headboard that was refinished and filled with a piece of plywood covered with foam and brown velvet.  Another alternative for a mantel headboard is constructing one from lightweight architectural trim.  Visit the Fypon website to find out more about their trim.

For more details on how to build your own mantel headboard from a ready-made purchased, refer to the instructions on the DoItYourself website.

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New Ideas for Headboards

Wednesday, April 01st, 2009

In the April issue of Sunset magazine, 14 design ideas for headboards are featured.  A headboard can be an inexpensive way to add interest to a bedroom.  Today’s headboards are as simple as a fabric hanging or wallpaper panel, or as ornate as a repurposed mantel or door. See all of Sunset’s ideas here.

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