Solid Wood Chevron Headboard and Bedframe

DIY Furniture ~ West Elm Knock Off Chevron Bed

Jen from The House of Wood has done it again, and I am simply drooling over her latest knock off! This go-round, Jen built a beauuuuutiful chevron bed set for her sweet daughter and even offers the free project plans so you too can replicate it for a mere $200. Yep, that’s only $200 for […Read More]

DIY Tufted Wingback Headboard

diy tufted wingback headboard

When Talitha of Love, Pomegranate HouseTalitha of Love, Pomegranate House created an inspiration board for her navy blue, blush, and gold master bedroom makeover, it included a sophisticated tufted wingback headboard with nail heads. However, all the headboards Talitha found were a whopping $800+. Ouch! The thrifty DIYer in Talitha took over and created this […Read More]

Decorative Cut-Out Headboard

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Kara of Kara Paslay Designs had long loved a Moroccan-inspired headboard from West Elm and came up with a super clever DIY. Can you guess what it’s made from??? Doormats! I am really blown away by Kara’s genius! This is actually a simple project too, requiring just paint, plywood, and trim. Kara’s queen headboard comes […Read More]

Drop Cloth Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim


Melissa of Two It Yourself says the most rewarding part of the master bedroom makeover she completed last year was the DIY upholstered headboard she made with the help of her sister Stephanie. Amazingly, the sisters were about to pull together this beautiful king-sized bed in only five hours and for close to $150. The mattress delivery guy didn’t even believe Melissa had really made the bed until she pulled out the leftover drop cloth as proof. That, my friends, is success!

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Dream-Come-True Diamond Tufted Headboard


Eight long years ago Sharon from Lilikoi Joy got rid of her “creaky wrought iron canopy bed” with dreams of a plush tufted headboard to call her own. That dream finally became a reality when Sharon created her own beautiful diamond tufted headboard for a mere $99. That’s a far cry from the $1,000-$2,000 price ranges of her inspiration headboards!

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Focal Wall with Upholstered Panel Headboard


While searching for inspiration for her master bedroom makeover, Kayla of Home Coming came across a gorgeous focal wall created by an upholstered panel headboard that extended beyond the edges of the bed. She loved how it made a bold statement in a “classic and clean way.” Kayla worked alongside her husband Justin to create a similar effect in their bedroom by wrapping pieces of MDF with batting and fabric. It only took the couple $115 and a few hours to create this lovely focal point in their room.

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High-Arch Tufted Headboard with Nailhead Trim


Amber, a Knock Off Décor reader without a blog, really wanted a linen headboard for her new king-sized bed. While online prices were of course high, shipping to Canada added another monstrous expense. Amber and her husband decided instead to build their own headboard with deep tufts and nailhead trim and are sharing their steps right here on KOD! Without further ado, I’ll let Amber take it away with the how-to on how she made this beauty!

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Tufted Fabric Headboard with Winged Sides


Chris and Julie from DO or DIY desperately needed some pizzazz in their guest bedroom and knew the perfect solution would be a headboard that made a BIG statement. However, despite all the tutorials for DIY headboards, Chris and Julie but didn’t find anything that quite fit the mark. The couple decided to come up with their own design that combined fabric, tufts, winged sides, and nailhead trim. Julie says, “It makes just the statement we wanted in the room, accomplishing that luxurious hotel look we were going for… although I didn’t consider how it would encourage guests to never leave! The best part of this project was that it was a weekend’s worth of work that only cost us $100, compared to retail versions that ranged from $800-1500!”

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