Sometimes a bed placed in the center of a room takes up too much space or just doesn′t look right — but simply shoving the bed into a corner can be awkward too. Designer Carla Aston came up with a great solution while designing a teenager′s room for a show
This tall headboard leaves plenty of room for a seriously designed bedscape: tall pillows shams and a big bolster have plenty of room and a strong backdrop. This Tall Boy stands proudly between two tall floor lamps. The combination is such a smart solution — it keeps the floor clear
Moroccan getaway. Transport yourself to another world after a long day with a headboard representing places you’ve traveled to — or hope to visit someday. This bed is adorned with a Moroccan screen that Design Vidal affixed to the wall. Blue Moroccan lamps and tables on each side set a
Doors as headboards are becoming rather common but these take the concept to a whole new level. If you are lucky enough to come across pieces as wonderful as these snap them up; they will be a once-in-a-lifetime find. The enticing colors knobby studs and curvilinear carvings make these an
Mantel me this. The design team at The Old Painted Cottage takes its company’s name seriously; just look at this headboard made from a 6-foot-wide fireplace mantel. An upholstered center ensures that pillows don’t fall into the surround’s empty cavity.
When is a headboard not a headboard? When it′s a wall between two windows! This is a marvelous solution in a small room where a more traditional bed can easily prove overwhelming. Wrapping the space in wallpaper makes it feel like a big warm hug but you could accomplish a
For the money nothing equals the impact you get from paint. In this case chocolate suede paint with a red border gives the impression of a substantial and scrumptious headboard in the thriftiest possible manner. Ralph Lauren′s line of suede paints is worth checking out.
Repeat the pattern on twin or triplet beds. Here an electric paisley pattern repeated on three beds and window treatments enlivens the room. Use remnants for a unique patchwork design. Creative decorator Cherie Marcel didn′t let her fabric samples go to waste; instead she used them to fashion a fabulous
Golden hues always look fresh against blue walls and here Thomas Paul′s Sungold print covering a curved headboard sets the stage for a lovely bedroom design. The placement of the bed in this space takes full advantage of the brick pattern on the wall. The curved lines create the illusion
This headboard most certainly had to be custom. Look how its shape fits between the oval windows aligning perfectly and making a beautiful statement in this bedroom design. Reclaimed shutters placed behind a bed add to the romantic charm of this bedroom. Now I wouldn′t have thought of doing this!
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