Build Your Own Headboard

Constructing your own amazing headboard is nothing new. There are tons and tons of tutorials on there on how to make your own awesome headboard but the problem that exists is the sheer amount. Sifting through the hundreds of different tutorials to find the cream of the crop would be annoying for most people, but not I. Build Your Own Headboard:

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Here are some of the best instructions/tutorials/how-to-guides out there on how to construct your own headboard! I also include different types of headboards to keep it spicy!

Centsational Girl has an easy to follow guide on how to make a tufted headboard here.

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Here is a tutorial for making a shutter style headboard. Instructions here.

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Even Better Homes and Gardens is telling us how to make a headboard now!

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Here is upholstered headboard, much like the tufted one but with detailed instructions, lots of pictures and funny little comments along the way. Instructions here.

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Fancy shaped headboard are fun too… Here is a mom’s easy to follow (as long as you are pretty handy) instructions.

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Here is a another fancy headboard that I think would take a fair amount of woodworking expertise… Like I looked at it and thought “There is no way I could do this without my dad” – but it looks pretty damn good! Instructions here.

Mock West Elm headboard, image from here.

Design*Sponge published a great little how-to tutorial for a stretched fabric headboard… Definitely a hell of a lot less hassle than many of the other tutorials, but definitely a different ‘look’. Instructions here.

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Apartment Therapy being Apartment Therapy (a publishing powerhouse), they have a great roundup article here about a lot of DIY headboards here. I picked my favourites from there…

Short on cash? Make a wallpaper headboard! Martha Stewart has a template and instructions here.

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Grace over at Design*Sponge has a tutorial plus video on how to make a headboard here.

There is a nice simple square headboard with nailhead trim around the exterior borders here.

Lindsay from Living with Lindsay made this cute fabric covered headboard here.

Can’t leave John & Sherry from Young House Love out from the tutorial party! They showed readers how to make a padded headboard here.

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Very cool recycled pallet headboard from Design*Sponge

So that’s all she wrote for today! Enjoy and happy headboard making!

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