Want a Great Bedroom Design? Start With a Stunning Headboard!
Get Ideas for Your Own Bedroom Makeover From These 11 Great Headboards
The easiest way to dream up a great scheme for a bedroom design is to focus on finding a fabulous headboard. It is the centerpiece of any successful bedroom design, and designers and homeowners alike are becoming very creative when it come to determining this element of the room. From wonderfully detailed upholstered headboards to using unlikely materials, expanding the possibilities of what a can become a headboard can be the start of a remarkable bedroom design.
A beautiful slab of wood becomes a unique headboard, setting the stage for a naturally elegant and simple bedroom design.
Whenever I see this photo I want to begin redoing a bedroom immediately, emulating this look. The design plan took full advantage of the architectural features of the room, repeating the shape of the arch on the upholstered headboard. There is a wonderful sense of coziness created by tucking the bed into the alcove.
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 of a headboard. How truly unique!
Headboard heaven times two, and in red? These vibrant upholstered headboards look amazing mixed with the boldly striped rug, dark bedding and pale turquoise walls.
Upholstered panels set into a recessed opening along a wall of millwork create the stage for a stunning bedroom. Accent lighting coming from above highlights the headboard, resulting in an invitingly elegant setting.
A tailored upholstered bedframe in rich velvet showcasing strong angular lines is highlighted when placed against cool walls and pushed into an arched recessed opening. Then there is the remarkable chandelier, more refined elegance from Tracery Interiors.
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! A beautifully worn mantel becomes a truly unique headboard.
Ideabook updated on Dec. 11, 2010.
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