You don't need new furniture or a different wall color to make over your bedroom. A simpl DIY headboard can give your sleep space an instant makeover (and for a lot less money!) ― By Colleen Mullaney
Make a big style statement in your bedroom without spending a lot of cash by creating a one-of-a-kind headboard. Every room needs a focal point, and since your bed is the biggest piece of furniture in that room, why not show it off? A headboard will give your room a finished, professionally decorated look, and making one yourself is a simple project you can do in a weekend.
Pair bright bed linens with a simple, textured curtain to make this look work in your room. Layer the bed with pillows in
various sizes with colorful shams to make it cozy! You can recycle almost any curtain or drapery panel into a headboard. Fresh,
white cotton drapery panels that have oversized grommets make a crisp statement against bright aqua walls. Make sure to choose
drapery panels that are machine washable so that you can take them down and clean them easily.
Painting a graphic geometric pattern in the paneling will give it a unique look. If you don’t have an old door to use for
this project, you can buy a new one at a home improvement store for about $35. Choose one with a hollow core―they’re easier
Change the look of your room by making a slipcover from a pretty sheet or piece of fabric that complements your bedding. If
your current duvet or quilt has a busy pattern, match the slipcover for your headboard to a color in the background of the