17 Amazing DIY Headboard Ideas to Upgrade Your Bedroom

The right headboard can completely transform the look and feel of your bedroom while adding style, luxury and comfort to your space.

The headboards are available in a variety of sizes, styles and colors. But instead of heading to the furniture store to buy a simple ready-made headboard, you can easily make one yourself at home. We’ve rounded up 17 of our favorite DIY headboard ideas to inspire you!

1. Barn Door Headboard

Barn Door Headboard

Make this barn door headboard to bring homesteading charm inside your home. (Tutorial via Shanty 2 Chic)

2. Button Tufted Headboard

Button Tufted Headboard

Beautify your bedroom with the clean lines and classic button tufting of the button tufted headboard. (Tutorial via Involving the Senses)

3. Picket Fence Headboard

Picket Fence Headboard

A picket fence headboard is great when you’re looking to bring the outdoors in and add a little fun to the bedroom. (Tutorial via Obertopia)

4. Rustic Pallet Headboard

Rustic Pallet Headboard

Repurpose a wood shipping pallet and turn it into a rustic-style headboard. (Tutorial via Rice Designs)

5. Old Shutter Headboard

Old Shutter Headboard

If you have old shutters lying around don’t throw them away. Recycle them into this amazing headboard with just a few minutes of work. (Tutorial via Samantha Elizabeth)

6. Washi Tape Headboard

Washi Tape Headboard

No room for a real headboard? Add a washi tape headboard to your bedroom! (Tutorial via The Surznick Common Room)

7. Vintage Sheet Headboard

Vintage Sheet Headboard

Make your own headboard using a vintage sheet and pre-cut wooden art frames. (Tutorial via Happiness is Homemade)

8. Plywood Print Headboard

Plywood Print Headboard

For under $25 you can make this gorgeous headboard using one of your own photos! (Tutorial via The Merrythought)

9. Front Door Headboard

Front Door Headboard

Turn your old door into custom headboard that will last forever. (Tutorial via My SoCal’d Life)

10. Book Headboard

Book Headboard

If you are a bookworm, then this is the perfect headboard for you. (Tutorial via Design Every Day)

11. Ladder Headboard

Turn Your Old Ladder Into A Lovely Headboard

If you have an old wood ladder sitting in your garage, repurpose it as a funky headboard simply with a coat of paint. (Image: Trends4Us)

12. Antique Window Headboard

Antique Window Headboard

You can make a lovely headboard out of antique windows. Simple with a big impact. (Tutorial via Liz Marie blog)

13. Patchwork Headboard

Patchwork Headboard

Here’s an interesting idea to use up fabric remnants to create a unique backdrop to your bed. (Tutorial via Taking Time to Create)

14. Modern Pegboard Headboard

Modern Pegboard Headboard

If you have real bedroom storage issues, consider making this headboard out of a pegboard. This will add storage space and you can change your decor as much as you’d like! (Tutorial via Sugar & Cloth)

15. Floral Headboard

Floral Headboard

This lovely and romantic floral headboard is the perfect choice for any young lady who wants to spice up her bedroom! (Tutorial via Designlovefest)

16. Turn an Old Iron Gate into a Headboard

Turn an Old Iron Gate into a Headboard

This wrought iron headboard is for the minimalist who wants something more than the bare minimum. (via Lovely Indeed)

17. Rustic Headboard from Wood Slices

To imbue your space with natural elements, consider making this DIY wood slice headboard. (Tutorial via The White Buffalo Styling Co.)

As usual, please feel free to leave a comment and let us know which headboard design is your favorite!

17 Amazing DIY Headboard Ideas to Upgrade Your Bedroom

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