When you have a room in which the bed needs to "float" what do you do? Consider a room-divider headboard. This ingenious solution does double duty by blocking the closet from view while creating a dressing room ex nihilo. It also makes the headboard a primary style statement in the
Think traditional canopied four-poster bed transmogrified into an eclectic showstopping textural proclamation. The flooring used to accomplish this look travels all the way up the wall and across the ceiling making a dramatic statement; the quote inserted in the middle is the perfect exclamation point.
Headboards are a critical part of bedroom design. They are often the first thing you see when you enter the room and the most dominant. Just as the front door makes an important public statement about who you are the headboard makes an important personal statement about who you are.
Felt it. Hand-stitched felt bucks the conventional thinking of what a headboard needs to be made of. The warm neutrals of this piece mirror the other earthy textures designer Jessica Helgerson used in the rest of the home.
Repurposing driftwood into a headboard is the ultimate demonstration of turning found into fabulous. This application is further enhanced by the addition of shells and by the irregular way the boards were applied to the wall. This would be perfect for a beach cottage bedroom or a Shabby Chic–style condo.
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.
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
Go bold and go for height — dynamic fabrics and exaggerated verticality on a headboard can change the entire feeling of a room. These brilliant textiles add to the Moroccan style of this home and the wall behind them painted up to chair-rail height tricks the eye distorting how we
This large headboard is actually a space saver. In a room that lacks depth you may fear there′s no room for a headboard but a wall-mounted one like this takes up very little space. Because the room can now accommodate such a substantial-looking bed it appears larger.
Although this is a complete headboard and footboard I cannot pass it by. It reminds me that old iron and brass beds — especially if they have a headboard only — should not be excluded from this portfolio of ingenious designs.
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