We don’t all have beds that comes with headboards. In fact, most of us have a platform bed and they we shop for the detachable headboard later. But what about those that don’t like the traditional bed background? For those of you who want something a bit more outside-the-box, here are a list of 10 whimsical, style headboard ideas without the actual headboard intact.
1. Feel-Worthy Felt.
This hand-stitched felt tapestry is the perfect backdrop to this causal bed. The piece creates a modern, cultural style with a soft, feminine ease.
2. Simple Paddling.
For a nautical, beachy vibe, try some paddles behind that bed. This is the perfect solution for a dull, guest bedroom and it’ll be a fun DIY project to boot!
3. Easy Reading.
Probably the best and most unique headboard idea I have ever seen, this is a great idea for a studio apartment or those who love a bit of eclectic, scholarly style.
4. Dainty Decals.
Nix the chunky furniture pieces and say, “hello” to some dainty decals. Now you can even get these wall stickers in headboard-shaped prints!
5. Chalkboard Illusions.
Grab a little chalkboard paint and create the illusion of a headboard. Then draw or write whatever you would like on it, you can even change it up a bit with the seasons!
6. Large Art.
It’s as easy as can be. All you have to do is find a large piece of art that you love and hang it above your bed to act as a makeshift headboard.
7. Shelves and Stuff.
Instead of wooden headboard, why not add some shelves to take its place? You can stack your books and any other nick-knacks in its place.
8. Wispy Fabrics.
You can even hang some wispy, light fabrics behind your bed for an easy, romantic touch. It gives the bed a headboard feel without all the bulk.
9. Unique Focus.
It could be something eclectic and funky like this faux deer head or it could be a giant starburst mirror. You can create a artistic, textural focal point by adding something else besides a classic headboard behind the bed.
10. Twinkly Lights.
Why not go for some youthful twinkle lights? Just make a fun collage and design something silly and fun to go behind your simple bed. At night it can go to being romantic or artistic in a blink of an eye.