A bedroom should be a sanctuary — a haven for you to rest your head and escape to serenity after a long day. If you’re looking to create a particularly plush space to dream a tufted headboard may be just the accessory that can take your bedroom from plain to palatial. There are many different kinds out there – from the modest to the grandiose and even DIY versions. Read on for some inspiration and see which ones suit your style best.
If you are happy with the first few choices then you can continue this approach by adding additional pieces over time. This is also a great way of trying new exotic shades of red that you are not entirely sure about. But just as in the case of the accent wall use the color in more than one place to really get the right feel for it before coming to any conclusion.
And finally here’s my own DIY storage bed tutorial using a ubiquitous IKEA EXPEDIT bookcase. It’s easier than some of the other projects seen above but I recommend storing things you don’t need access to as often since this particular design requires moving the mattress when you want to retrieve your items.
Nailheads are another way to add a custom feel to a headboard and they’re fairly easy to use. Case in point: this DIY nailhead-embellished specimen by Sarah M. Dorsey Designs. See her step-by-step process here.
One of the joys of adopting an eclectic style is the way in which you can add different layers to the room over years and even decades. It need not be one quick makeover and there is always space for that amazing new piece that you found during the recent flea market trip. In essence eclectic style is all about expressing yourself in an uninhibited yet carefully curated fashion.
Storage beds can add a healthy amount of stuff-stashing space to your home but they can also be quite pricey. If you want to reap the benefits of these double duty furniture pieces without spending an arm and a leg read on to see eight DIY ways to make them yourself.
Red is a great choice for an accent wall in a bedroom where the other colors are muted and unimpressive. Since most homeowners are moving toward the trend of picking an all-white or gray backdrop for the bedroom red is a wonderful way of enlivening this setting in an instant.
If buttons aren’t your thing this tall grid-tufted headboard from West Elm achieves a plush but more streamlined look. Its extra-tall profile adds drama and comes in 13 fabrics and 5 colors.