A Beautiful Backdrop-Elegant Alternatives to a Traditional Headboard

Whether your bed frame did not come with a headboard, or you’d prefer one that is more unique, there are many alternatives available. With a little time and creativity, you can create a headboard that perfectly suits you bedroom decor and personal tastes.

Comb you local antique store, flea market or junkyard for antique and/or reclaimed doors. Hang two doors side by side for a uniquely eye-catching headboard. One door hung on its side (lengthwise) can also suffice.

It’s easy to create a simple upholstered headboard that is inexpensive but as rich-looking as you desire. Simply start with a piece of plywood. Cover with cotton batting to create the padding. Then wrap with fabric that matches you decor. Mount the board to you wall and you headboard is complete! Find detailed instructions for a variety of upholstered headboards projects at www.bejane.com/headboard

If you’d prefer not to DIY, just visit www.headboardstore.com for a variety of premade headboards.

Laci Cash-Mortgage Consultant

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