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Jumpstart Your Day: 4 DIY Headboards that You Can Do

Spruce up your bedroom with these charming projects


Aside from buying new sheets, pillows, and a new mattress to update the look of your bedroom, what else can you do? If you're up to the challenge, you can craft a unique and charming headboard! No need to worry about the costs as you can repurpose old pieces, use simple materials, and put together items that you already have at home.

If you're looking for inspiration, here are four ideas that you can consider:

Source: DIY & Crafts. Main photos from: Liz Marie Blog and Design Love Fest.

Antique Window

Drop by thrift stores and garage sales and see if they have antique windows for sale. These finds can serve as your headboard—all you have to do is install them on wall above your bed.

Click here for the complete guide.

Interior designer Kristine Neri-Magturo created a similar headboard for her RL Space 2015 unit! Check it out here.

Photo from Liz Marie Blog.


Bring nature into your home with this lovely project. You don't need to buy fresh flowers and faux plants as you can craft paper flowers that you can use!

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Photo from Design Love Fest.


Add an accent piece in your bedroom while displaying the things you love. This headboard allows you to maximize vertical space as you can use it to display prints, photos, and even organize items that are usually found on your side table!

Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Sugar & Cloth.

Pretty Fabric

Achieve a simple yet stylish headboard using plywood and fabric. For this project, you may opt for printed fabrics or a piece with patterns. Just make sure that it goes well with your room's palette and theme.

Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Lovepalmy.

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