17 Gorgeous DIY Headboard Ideas

May 20, 2019

By: Tasha Agruso

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Last Updated on October 3, 2022

Creating DIY headboards is easier than you think! These 17 gorgeous headboard ideas with tutorials will get you inspired to start creating your dream bedroom today.

I am always on the lookout for amazing headboard ideas. Joe and I have created some cool headboards over the years, and I love to see other people's DIY headboards. Especially since I really think this might finally be the year that we redecorate our guest room, lol! And a new headboard will definitely be part of that project.

There are lots available to buy that I am obsessed with, but in my head, I keep coming back to what I can create. So I love looking at all the headboard ideas out there. The first time we did it, we really wanted to save money, but what we discovered is how easy it was!

These 17 amazing DIY headboards are my favorites out there right now. You won't believe how simple some of these are to make… Talk about inspiring!  

17 Gorgeous DIY Headboard Ideas

DIY grey tufted headboard

Diamond Tufted Headboard by Homemade by Carmona

live edge DIY headboard

Live Cut Headboard by In Honor of Design

gold brass DIY headboard

  Faux Brass Headboard by Sugar & Cloth

pink upholstered DIY headboard in little girl room

Custom Upholstered Headboard by Kaleidoscope  Living

nailhead metallic DIY headboard

Metallic Linen Headboard by Dorsey Designs

woven faux leather DIY headboard

  Faux Leather Headboard by The Sorry Girls

yellow DIY door headboard in yellow room

  Headboard From a Repurposed Door by Laura Fenton for Country  Living

DIY tufted velvet headboard

  Tufted Headboard by Place  of  My  Taste

DIY wingback headboard

  Wingback Headboard by All Things Thrifty

DIY tufted headboard with nailhead trim

  Tufted Headboard with Nailhead by Dorsey Designs

  Leather Tufted Headboard by And Then We Tried

DIY chevron reclaimed wood headboard

Chevron Reclaimed Wood Bed by The House of Wood

DIY tufted headboard against scalloped wood wall

  Modern Tufted Headboard by Classy Clutter

DIY geometric wood inlay headboard

  Geometric Wood Headboard by I Spy DIY

DIY chevron headboard from shims

  Wood Shim Herringbone Headboard by Lindsey Crafter for eHow

DIY wood headboard modern

  Stikwood Headboard by Sugar & Cloth

modern wood block DIY headboard

  Mid Century Modern Wood Headboard by Amy for DIY Candy

Aren't these DIY headboards AMAZING? I seriously cannot pick a favorite. People are SO creative! Which of these headboard ideas do you love the most? 

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