Working With Black Headboards – Suitable Decors

In some cases, the headboard is not a key element in a bedroom’s décor. In others, the headboard becomes an important design feature. In order for a headboard to have such an impact on the overall décor, it needs to stand out in some way. A black headboard usually does that without much effort. But this doesn’t mean there’s no room for variations on the subject.

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A tall black headboard can be a clever distraction from a slanted ceiling
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Similarly, a large black headboard that extends to include nightstands can be a focal point
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Certain accent details of a black headboard can coordinate with certain accessories in the room
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The red details, for example, create a playful and vibrant look

What we’re saying is that there are numerous ways in which a black headboard can look interesting in a bedroom. Let’s start with the color combinations. Black and white is a timeless combo and a great option if you’re trying to highlight your headboard. Even a very simple design can stand out in this situation. But if you don’t necessarily want the focus on the headboard but on the color itself, try a black on black look.

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The headboard can coordinate with other pieces of furniture, accessories or décor elements
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Certain materials such as leather can give the headboard a more elegant look
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The impact is stronger when the headboard coordinates with other big elements
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A black on black combination makes the headboard blend in rather than stand outdoors
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Similarly, a dark background can have the same effect with slight variations
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Black is a dramatic tone perfect for emphasizing the shape or size of the headboard
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Although it may hide certain details, black can still highlight an ornate design
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The headboard extends onto the ceiling and the glossy black finish gives it a mirror-like effect

Black is a good color option if you’re trying to emphasize the shape or the size of your headboard. It’s not your best option for an ornate headboard for example because it will most likely hide certain details. But it’s not just the shape and the size that are important. The material matters too. Back leather headboards, for example, have a distinguished look and they offer the room an elegant vibe.

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