15 Cheap and Easy Headboard Makeover Ideas

I have gathered up fifteen cheap and easy headboard makeover ideas. I hope these will inspire you to fix up any bedroom in your home.  I personally have been trying to figure out a way to spruce up my plain bedroom headboard or just start over with a new idea.  And we can all use headboard ideas to get our creative juices going.  Have fun browsing these headboard decorating ideas, and let me know which is your favorite idea.

15 DIY headboard Ideas

 15 Cheap and Easy Headboard Makeover Ideas



I love this beautiful blue headboard idea. Just using a dominate splash of color can really set off your entire bedroom.

blue painted DIY headboard idea

How about covering a headboard in maps?  This idea could also be interpreted to use book pages, or sheet music, to make a headboard for any bedroom in the house.

french linen covered headboard

I love this vintage french linen covered headboard.

Easy DIY headboard idea

Here is a rug tied on to a headboard with ribbon!  That would be a quick and easy way to add color and pattern.

beach style headboard idea with shutters

For a beach retreat this headboard idea with shabby shutters is soothing and adds texture to the wall.

using doors as a headboard

These blue doors work as perfect headboards for this boys bedroom.

shabby chic window for headboard idea

I love these shabby old windows backed with coordinating fabrics, for a vintage chic statement above the bed.

DIY headboard idea

This DIY headboard idea is a stencil painted on the wall! That is a perfect cheap and easy decorating at its best.

screen used as bed headboard

A variety of tri-fold screens make great headboards! Use your imagination here. The best part of this idea is it doesn’t require any carpentry skills.

DIY headboard ideas

How about a bench cushion hung from a shelf as a headboard idea?  It’s good to think outside the box, and see what you can implement in unusual ways!

cottage style headboard with beadboard

This is a fresh cottage style DIY headboard idea.  How about taking an existing headboard and add bead board to it.

architectural mantle used as a headboard

A mantle or large architectural piece makes a great shabby chic statement as a headboard.

bold patterned fabric covered headboard

What fun to use a bold patterned fabric as a focal point to the entire room.

curtain used as a headboard idea

Love this simple headboard idea of hanging a curtain from the wall.  What could be simpler?

retro style letters for headboard

A collection of letters makes for a funky and fun alternative. The best part of this is the variety of sizes and shapes that make it interesting to the eye.

I hope you feel inspired by these 15 cheap and easy headboard makeover ideas. Maybe it’s time for a new DIY headboard!

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