1. Make your own upholstered headboard. In the bedroom, a fabulous headboard can be all the decorative impact you need. Professionally upholstered headboards can be extremely pricey, but if you want to accomplish this look on your own, it can be done, as this one from the book by Design Sponge's Grace Bonney shows. The best part: Since the work costs less, you can afford to choose the fabric you are really pining for.