In bedrooms, the headboard can play a key aesthetics role. The headboard is not just a temporary resting place for the head, but also a canvas for making a design statement. A change in the headboard can change the atmosphere in a bedroom. Mentioned below are interesting headboard design ideas which can quickly transform the bedroom without being too heavy on the wallet.

A bookcase headboard, which is the same color as the bed and other furniture in the room, allows books and decorative items (china, figurines, etc) to be placed on it. This combines design and convenience.

Metallic lattice or trellis head board with or without a wooden border can give a French country house look. To enhance this headboard, metallic or artificial ivy or flowers can be added around the headboard. If there is an old lattice or trellis already in the house, then a new lick of paint and a little resizing can create a new headboard. This headboard design idea cost practically nothing.

In bedrooms, the headboard can play a key aesthetics role. The headboard is not just a temporary resting place for the head, but also a canvas for making a design statement. A change in the headboard can change the atmosphere in a bedroom. Mentioned below are interesting headboard design ideas which can quickly transform the bedroom without being too heavy on the wallet.

A bookcase headboard, which is the same color as the bed and other furniture in the room, allows books and decorative items (china, figurines, etc) to be placed on it. This combines design and convenience.

Metallic lattice or trellis head board with or without a wooden border can give a French country house look. To enhance this headboard, metallic or artificial ivy or flowers can be added around the headboard. If there is an old lattice or trellis already in the house, then a new lick of paint and a little resizing can create a new headboard. This headboard design idea cost practically nothing.

The use of an old door as a headboard is a headboard design ideas which uses existing home furniture. Polish or paint the door to make it compatible with rest of the bedroom. In case the door has panels, they can be painted a contrasting color. Also fabrics, decorative designs, etc can be added to this headboard. On similar lines, old window frames can be polished or painted to form a headboard. The background to this headboard can be an elaborate fabric or an outdoor scene or leather padding or framed pictures. The design possibilities are immense. Similarly wooden pickets, wooden fences and wrought iron fencing can also be used. The use of shutters as a headboard will give the room a country-bedroom feel.

Elegant headboard design ideas include the use of folding screens which have elaborate patterns on the screens. These can either be placed against the wall or attached to the bed. A curtain rod can be attached to the wall over the bed and decorative linen, curtains and placements can be put up. Color coordinated ceiling to bed curtains at the head of the bed can give a very rich feel to the bedroom. A small canopy too can be added. These elaborately decorative designs and the use of curtains will give a European feel to the room.

Finally with the use of fabric and upholstery, innumerable headboard designs can be created, such as headboards that are single tone, two tones, multi tone, headboards which have panels, which have fabrics that double as wall hanging, headboard with contrasting shades, complimentary shades, headboards that go from ceiling to floor, headboards that take up the entire wall, etc; the possibilities are immense.

The headboard should not be considered in isolation, but its design should be integrated with the rest of the bedroom. The design of things that are around the headboard, like lamps, side tables, wall paint, wall paper, pictures, fabrics, bed sheets, pillow covers, curtains, etc should complement the design of the headboard so that the entire design of the room is in sync and in harmony.