Find yourself some windows that will cover the width of your bed…remove the glass and then with cover thin board with fabric of your choice and pop them into the panes. EZ PZ just like over at BHG!
If you are as lucky as BHG was to score some fabulous letters in all different sizes…colors and textures…your next headboard is only a vowel away! Stop and think of how many ways you can do this…you can collect letters…cut them yourself…purchase them new…find them in antique shops and much much more…you can achieve a Farmhouse Look straight through a highly Contemporary Vibe…tons of possibilities and so much personality.
How cool is this! It is made with various different parts of thrifited furniture and when it is tied all together with harmonious colors and style it makes an awesome alternative headboard with storage. Get more details here.
Over at The Fly Chicks you are going to see how simple it is to make yourself a Chalkboard Headboard…if you tire of the style…just erase and start again : ) So quick…easy and fun! The kids will adore it. All it will cost is a can of chalkboard paint and some chalk!
Talk about fun…inexpensive and useful…check out this DIY Pegboard Headboard that Ashley from Sugar & Cloth Created…1 2 3! So many ways you can stylize is your head will spin. You can make it to have tons of storage…a bit of storage and some artwork…add shelves for clocks and other accessories…the sky is the limit!
You going to love this clever idea over at Sweet C’s…she “faux” tiled her headboard…20 minutes and $12…pretty awesome don’t you think. You can find more details over at her site. All I can tell you is that this is going to give you tons of ideas…do you have any idea how many different tile like items are out there…mind boggling! I hear those ideas rattling around as I speak!
Brenda Bird had a BRILLIANT Idea…she achieved an alternative Quilted Headboard look by upholstering a simple thin board covered with batting…then pops it into the frames…once again…BRILLIANT and she shares the tutorial so you can do it to. Love it!
This gorgeous photograph via Becky Gardner Photography shows how one of a kind architectural piece can be what you have been dreaming of. Check the Thrift Stores…Antique Shops…Goodwill…any shop that you can think of and you just never know what you are going to find. Just had to share the idea with you.
Shutters are such a wonderful Cottage look and so very easy to find and to do! Just paint…stain or leave natural then hang! Check it out over at Samantha Elizabeth!
Diane from In My Own Style is going to show you exactly how to make this Flannel Sheet Alternative Headboard…it is so easy yet so much fun!
If you are lucky enough to score some awesome vintage doors…they are instant alternative headboards…give them a little cleaning up…maybe a paint treatment…make them your own and you have something really special! photo by: mcgrawdesign
Sure hope you enjoyed this little collection…most of all my wish is that it gave you tons of affordable ideas…an alternative route is a good thing and you never know where it is going to lead you.
What are you interested in? What would you like to see a collection of? Leave it in the comments and if at all possible you will see it here soon!