How to Make a Cool Decoration or Headboard

Been looking for a cool headboard but they are all way too expensive! Look no further..

Steps

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    Buy a large piece of chunky wood, like chipboard or MDF. This can be bought from your local DIY store. Beforehand, measure your bed to see the width of wood you need. Ask for In-store wood cutting.
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    Buy some fabric which goes with your bedroom colour. Craft stores will supply lots of different fabrics, with many textures and colours.
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    Lay the wood down and smooth the fabric over making sure there is no bumps. To make your headboard comfortable, you could put foam on the wood before placing the fabric over.
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    Turn the wood round and staple the edges onto the back of the wood. This could also be done with a hammer and some nails.
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    Attach some wood legs onto the headboard and attach them to your bed.
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    To personalise your headboard stick on some photos and personal items
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    When finished personalising add some sticky back plastic to the head board making sure to smooth out air bubbles.

Tips

  • Make sure the headboard fabric goes with the colour of your bedroom. Bright colours like pink and green are great for teens!

Warnings

  • Take care with the staple gun and/or the hammer.

Things You'll Need

  • Wood
  • Fabric
  • Staple gun
  • Personal pictures and sticky back plastic (Optional)

Article Info

Categories: Decoration Projects