Although upholstered headboards have been riding high on the decorating charts for some time now, that doesn’t mean that wooden headboards have lost their luster. Wood never goes out of fashion: it’s a classic material that complements any decorating style, has endless versatility, can easily be given a makeover, and lends itself well to DIY projects. If you’re wondering how to decorate your own room with a wood headboard, read on. These bedrooms will show you how to do it right.
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Reclaimed Wood Headboard
It's a little bit country, a little bit rustic, a little bit contemporary. This lovely green and white bedroom from Janie Molster Designs shows off a headboard made from reclaimed wood: a great way to add a big dose of style to your room while doing the environment a favor. Win/win.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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Beach Cottage Bedroom StyleContinue to 3 of 16 below.
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Bold Colored Bedroom Walls
Looking for a headboard that can hold its own—and yet not compete—against a bold wallpaper with strong color? Then take a tip from Lauren Nelson Design, and choose a traditional wooden sleigh bed in a medium-to-dark brown. The simple design of the headboard is the perfect foil for strong color on the walls.Continue to 4 of 16 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Bedroom
A lovely-in-neutrals bedroom gets a touch of rustic style from a wood pallet headboard. Shown on interior design blog Stylizimo, this peaceful and lovely room is a perfect example of modern farmhouse style.Continue to 5 of 16 below.
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Bedroom With Twig Headboard
Jennifer Worts Design brings nature indoors with this fabulous twig headboard. Mix it with cozy bedding, an intriguing light fixture, and a palette mostly limited to white, and the result is this wonderfully restful bedroom.Continue to 6 of 16 below.
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Live-Edge Wood HeadboardContinue to 7 of 16 below.
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Midcentury Modern Headboard
Blonde wood spells midcentury modern in this funky bedroom from Amy Lau Design. Notice the little built-in shelves on the headboard. The geometric rug and comforter add just enough color and pattern without detracting from the overall airiness of the space.Continue to 8 of 16 below.
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DIY Wooden HeadboardContinue to 9 of 16 below.
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Carved Indian HeadboardContinue to 10 of 16 below.
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Painted Wooden Headboard
Wood can be painted, of course, to any color you'd like. In this traditional vintage styled room from Urban Grace Interiors, the soft green is just enough of a statement to hold its own without demanding too much attention. So pretty.Continue to 11 of 16 below.
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Intricately Designed Wooden HeadboardContinue to 12 of 16 below.
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Matte Paint on a Wood Headboard
This bed is a traditional design, but the matte black paint gives it a contemporary edge. Add in the touches of bold color and pattern throughout the space, and you have this gorgeous bedroom from Burnham Design.Continue to 13 of 16 below.
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Beach-Themed Wooden Headboard
Who said a wooden headboard couldn't have fun? This wave-inspired, turquoisey-green bed shows off a sense of whimsy and looks great while doing it. The bright pillows continue the beachy feel. The bedroom is from Studio80 Interior Design.Continue to 14 of 16 below.
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Bright Walls in the Bedroom
When walls go bold, as in this vibrant bedroom from The Interiors Addict, a simple wooden headboard is just right. This bedroom has a tropical feel, which the bed complements without making a fuss or demanding attention. Perfect.Continue to 15 of 16 below.
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Wooden Midcentury Modern Bed
Midcentury modern, the decorating style predominant during the 1950s and 1960s, and currently once again riding high in popularity, calls for simple lines, unadorned wood, and furniture with legs, as shown in this simple yet stunning bedroom from Madison Modern Home.Continue to 16 of 16 below.
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Traditional Bedroom With Wooden Headboard
Traditional and gorgeous. That's the best way to describe this bedroom from Courtney Hill Interiors. The imposing wooden four-poster bed is softened by the heavily-distressed dresser next to it, as well as the cozy bedding and woven-cane-back armchair at the foot of the bed. What a beautiful room.