Learn how to build your own bed with these 18 incredible DIY headboard tutorials. These ideas include using reclaimed wood, old pallets, upholstery, shutters and more!
Headboards can be very expensive to buy, but you’d be surprised how easy they are to make. You can create them out of old pallets. Another DIY headboard idea is to upholster plywood and make it padded. For something really different, you can use old shutters or bi-fold closet doors for a louvre headboard.
The opportunities are endless to make your own budget-friendly and beautiful headboard. One of the DIY headboard tutorials we’re sharing today even uses old vertical blinds. Hopefully you see an idea or two here that inspires you to create a headboard for your own bed. If you do, tag us @kenarryideas on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to see how yours turns out.
18 DIY Headboard Tutorials
We’ve gathered 18 of the best DIY headboard tutorials we could find to help you create a beautiful bed on a budget. To see these headboard ideas in more detail, just click on any of the links for the full tutorials. If you wish to save any of these DIY headboard tutorials for later, please pin or share from the original sources. There’s a large collage image at the end of this post that we’d love for you to use to pin or share the entire collection of DIY headboard tutorials.
1. Reclaimed Wood Headboard – Elizabeth Joan Designs
2. How to Make a Wood Plank Headboard – AKA Design
3. DIY Upholstered Headboard – Just a Girl and Her Blog
4. DIY Headboard from a Closet Door – Marty’s Musings
5. Simple DIY Headboard – Her Tool Belt