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6 Easy and Adorable Headboard Ideas

Are you a weekend warrior looking for your next fun project? Look no further than your headboard. It’s a simple DIY project that can wake up a dreary bedroom without breaking your budget.  

If you’re ready to transform the look and feel of your bedroom, here are six ideas to get you inspired. By the time you’re done, you may even want to call on Woodstock house painters to revamp your wall colors to match.  

1. Sweet Dreams for Booklovers

Bibliophiles can make a bookish statement with this one-of-a-kind headboard. Check your local thrift stores for hardcover books, ideally ones that are the same size.  

Start with a large, thin wooden board, which will be used to support the books. Experiment with different layouts until you’re happy with the design. Next, use a hammer and nails to secure the books to the wood. You can use double-sided tape to secure loose pages. When it’s finished, you’ll have a perfect bedtime book nook.  

2. Cushioned in Comfort

If you like to read or watch TV in bed, you want a comfortable headboard. One way to do this is taking throw pillows and mounting them to the wall. Another idea is to install a wall-mounted coat rack, and use it to hold a bench cushion with a washable cover.  

3. Headboard Illusion

The fastest way to complete a DIY headboard project is to fake it. All you need is paint, brushes, and painters tape. You can create geometric shapes, line work, or anything that inspires you. This is also a budget friendly choice since you can get samples of interior paint at an affordable price.  

4. Make a Splash with Color

In a world dominated by neutral palettes, don’t be afraid to stand out from the crowd. Start with a pegboard that’s sized to how big you want your headboard to be. Map out your design with painter’s tape, and get painting! Once the background has been painted, you can make a splash with colorful paint splatters.  

5. Peel and Stick

You can create a fun headboard that won’t damage the wall using peel and stick contact paper. Pick a color family and then build a design using different patterns. Cut the contact paper into hexagon shapes, arrange into your desired pattern, and then peel and stick.  

6. A Work of Art

Oversized art makes a great headboard. If you have artistic flair, you can paint directly on the wall to make a mural. You can also hang a canvas behind your bed for a softer effect. If you don’t want to go big with one piece, use a collection of smaller canvases to create a gallery headboard.  

When it comes to fun and adorable headboard ideas, the only limit is your imagination. If you really want to spruce up your Woodstock home, give the painting experts at J. Stevens Painting a call. We provide expert service for interior and exterior painting, as well as wallpaper removal, deck staining, and more.  

Contact us today or call 770-365-6889 for a free project estimate.

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