Tufting A Headboard The EASY Way

Diamond tufted headboards are stunning, but so prohibitively expensive that I wasn’t sure I would ever gain one for my home. I decided that nailing the headboard to the wall would be the most economical choice, since the board wouldn’t have to reach all the way down to the floor. Between the pattern on the wall and the new headboard this room is off to a great start! If you’re doing the tufted options you can just drill it directly into the wall where the tufts would be and glue your button on top of it. Or you can mount it like you would a big picture. That’s why the above shot is a cell phone photo, it was in the middle of my work day, before I even really made the bed or reset the room, it was just too cute to ignore. The headboard hangs perfectly flat on the wall, centered between my two wall sconces.

It’s surprisingly easy to do, and a great way to add in a little bit of color if you’re nervous about a saturated, over-the-top piece. Imagine how great your visitors will feel when they wake up on this bed every morning. Actually, don’t just imagine it. Look through our great collection and make one of these headboards for yourself. The right drill along with these amazing wood screws made the job a whole lot easier!

You can still get at it when you want and it also allows you to make it as tall as you like. How to make it: First, scour for sale” advertisements or Craigslist for barn doors. Through chalkboard paint you can transform any item into your future headboard. This is a lovely and romantic floral headboard that is the perfect choice for any young lady who wants to spice up her bedroom! Sometimes those unplanned changes make your project better — so don’t get frustrated; get creative! They’re all ligned up nice and neat, and the look makes this DIY headboard seem a lot more expensive and high-end than the cost of goods to make it.

And if you’re on a budget, there are a multitude of DIY headboard design ideas to make on the cheap. The plans include general directions; refer to the Diagram for the exact cutting measurements and part quantities based on your mattress size. We lifted it up to make sure it all looked taut and wrinkle free from the front. To add the stenciled embellishment, arrange your letters on the headboard and trace around them with a marker.

This is going to be my first DIY project since giving birth to my daughter two weeks ago! Tufted headboards add marvelous texture and look, especially if the fabric you’re using on the headboard is monochrome. Useful in every room of the house, modular shelving units in the bedroom form a storage headboard that anchors the sleeping area, while accommodating books, picture frames, and miscellaneous other personal items. A tall headboard is substantial and creates a beautiful focal point for the room.


Faux Headboard – This was my first instinct, because it’s easy and cost effective, though doesn’t provide as much impact as the other options. I wanted the bottom of the headboard to fall a little below the top of the mattress. Hanging the headboard with a couple of eye hooks and heavy picture wire (like a large art piece) allows for an easy quick-change if we ever decide to use something else inside of the frames. I stained this headboard with some dark walnut that we had leftover from another project.

Without the sale, tiles would be $21 including shipping, $5 for mounting tape, and $3 for acrylic paint if you don’t have Killz on hand- which comes to $29 for a king sized bed, not anywhere close to $70. For a one-of-a-kind look, hang a collection of pillows on the wall as a headboard to sleep stylishly and well tonight. They’re not taking up headspace and they are insanely easy to realize, change and upgrade. Instead of drilling holes all the way through the door, and threading the buttons…use wood screws that won’t go all the way through the door do do the tufting.

They are insanely easy to realize, easy to upgrade and update afterwards and full of possibilities in terms of texture, color and materials. And as for how we finished our little DIY upholstered headboard project, after the frame was built , we laid out four yards of extra loft batting we bought at JoAnn Fabrics. Tufted royal headboards have a royal elegant touch that simply cannot be misinterpreted.

Old doors recycled into DIY headboards are simply extraordinary, they are unique, they add a vintage touch in the interior design and express a responsible sustainable lifestyle in a beautiful manner. This headboard idea is perfect if your home is decorated in a vintage or a rustic fashion and you want your bedroom to match the overall style of your house. It can create a focal point, as well as tie the bed in with the rest of a room’s decor.

Once the screw starts to take in the wood you can speed up. Tighten the screw as far as it will go. The screw will create the tufting and the washer will keep the fabric from pulling over the screw. This original headboard was made from a particular textile, called the otomi fabric. I’ve been lusting after upholstered headboards for a good long while now and have fallen in love with so many different kinds, whether they’re plain jane, trimmed in nail heads, or tufted. I didn’t do anything with the headboard other than just stick it behind the bed.

Basically, I knotted the fishing line (which works fine) into two of the holes of the wood buttons, then sewed them onto the back as tight as I wanted the tufting. Chalkboard headboards are very easy to realize, insanely easy to personalize and highly graphic. Drape your padding over the headboard and trace an outline around the edges of the headboard. Staple one or two times, and then check to see if the pattern looks good by turning the headboard over.

If you are really feeling daring today and you want to make your own headboard from scratch, then here is a tutorial that will guide you through that process. Here is a great DIY fence board headboard that you can make within less than two hours – just make sure you are fueled up with patience and inspiration for it! Adding an upholstered headboard is one of the fastest and easiest ways to change your bedroom’s look. The actual height and width of the headboard is 63″ x 45.5″. Good luck on your build!