DIY Headboard Ideas Using Recycled Materials

Nobody can doubt the economy of a simple metal bead frame, with a box-spring and mattress. The downside to this classic bed is that there is no headboard. Of course, an intrepid DIY-er would not see the lack of a headboard as a problem; she would see it as an opportunity to build something out of found materials. I've selected seven DIY headboards by talented DIY bloggers, as inspiration for your own DIY headboard project. All of these headboards are made from recycled materials, which makes them inexpensive to make, as well as on-trend.

Mad in Crafts via Hometalk

Giant woven headboard made from vertical blinds

House on the Way via Hometalk

Headboard made from a door via Hometalk

Antique window headboard via Hometalk

Pallet headboard

Buckets of Burlap via Hometalk

Reclaimed wooden headboard

Funky Junk Interiors via Hometalk

Headboards made from junk

With a Blast via Hometalk

Beachy garden reed headboard

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