In my quest to redo my daughter, Sereena’s bedroom and stay within my itty bitty budget, I decided to try my hands at a DIY fabric headboard for her full size bed. Add a soft touch of texture to your bedroom by hanging a rug on the wall as a headboard alternative. There are many types of headboards you can create using fabric. When you’re taping down the fabric onto the cardboard, I definitely recommend covering the front with little tape loops and then flipping the headboard over and completely taping every edge of fabric onto the back of the headboard so everything is taut and slick-looking. To hang the headboard behind the bed, I played with a lot of ideas but I ended up just hammering two tacks into the fabric and cardboard into the wall.
Because of that, the mattress is pushed toward the foot of the bed a few extra inches to the point of hanging off the end of the bedframe a few inches. Knight Home Perryman Adjustable Full/ Queen Tufted Fabric Headboard. I am a newby when it comes to putting furniture together – This headboard was a piece of cake! I was even able to attach it to a bed frame with no problems. Creating an upholstered headboard is a do-it-yourself project that adds style and a touch of your own personality to your bedroom with your choice of fabrics as well as making your bed potentially more comfortable to sit up in. Drape your chosen fabric over the headboard. Tuck the edges under, and flip the headboard so the back faces up.
Andrea, I love upholstered headboards with nailhead trim, so much so I had to have one of my own for my master bedroom.
Better Homes And Gardens Grayson Linen Headboard With Nailheads, Multiple Colors, Multiple Sizes