Patchwork Modular Headboard

Use backer board and cut it to the right size to make this trendy headboard.
Our large amount of experience in D.I.Y. projects tells us that perfect upholstered headboards are pretty expensive. That’s why the internet is full of handmade ideas on how to do something as cool without spending a lot of money. Simple projects can be a beautiful decoration in your bedroom just like this Simple Tufted Headboard or this Salvaged Barnwood Headboard.

We’d love to share with you all of the best simple and inexpensive headboard ideas from Brooke - the owner of the ‘All Things Thrifty’ blog. This contemporary headboard is sure to add that wow factor to any bedroom. Its end effect is dependent on your needs and the size you want to create. Don’t forget that you can opt for one repetitive pattern or mix different materials to form a coherent headboard composition. The headboard can be put together in one afternoon and doesn't require anything other than a few basic tools. The entire cost depends on the grade of the type of fabric and dimension of the project.

As you can see, the foundation of a good design is a clever idea. What is your idea for a headrest? What kind of material will be good? Let us know about your projects!

Check out the full tutorial on the All Things Thrifty.

What you need:


  • Mattress toppers

Supplies / ingredients:

  • Backer board
  • Foam
  • Fabric

To see the full list of Tools and Supplies check out the source post.


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