Make A Major Statement With These 9 Stylish Headboard Designs

by Ashish Rai | January 17, 2024 | 5 mins read

9 beautiful and classic headboard designs

Desperate to make your room a little bit cosier? Pick one of these headboard designs and notice how the vibe of your space changes instantly.

Welcome to the world of headboards! Headboards pack a punch in terms of functionality and aesthetics. Attached to bed frames, headboards can transform your boring, dull bedroom to a room defined by style instantly. Come, let us get into the finer nuances of headboard designs to turn your bedroom into a stylish retreat. If you don’t believe us read this blog now to know more!

A Wooden Headboard For Old World Charm

Wood is undoubtedly the most common material when it comes to designing headboards. It’s tough, sturdy, and considering it is a natural material it brings in a warm, earthy feel to a space. Due to its versatility, it can be decorated and paired with any style. Thinking of a DIY  project for your headboard? Try wood!

Bedroom features a wooden headboard design makes your room cosy and warm
Flaunting the beauty of nature this wooden headboard makes this room cosy and warm

A Velvet Upholstered Headboard

Another popular choice, upholstered headboards define sophisticated and elegance. This type of headboard consists of padding with fabric stretched over to create a pillow-like effect. The delicate padding gives you a cushy surface to lean on while watching TV or reading your favourite book. They are available in several dimensions and colours so you take your pick!

Velvet cushion headboard design define sophisticated and elegance to your bedroom
Boost comfort in your bedroom with an upholstered headboard
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A Creative And Artistic Headboard

If creativity runs in your blood, or you’re just an art enthusiast, here is an excellent opportunity to display one of your masterpieces! Show your appreciation for art (your favourite artist’s or yours) in your bedroom with an original headboard. Attach a canvas of art to your bed to double up as a headboard. Not only will it look striking but you’ll build an emotional attachment to your space. It is different and will have your friends burn with envy!

An artistic canvas doubles up as a headboard design
Turn the headboard into a showstopper by displaying your favourite pieces of art

A Headboard With Shelves For Your Books

If you live in a small home an extra storage space is a boon. A headboard with inbuilt shelves can become the perfect area to stack your books. If you opt for this type of a headboard know that it doesn’t have to be of the same height as the bed. Taller and broader headboards will make your bed statement worthy. You can display books, small indoor plants, photographs, and mini-sculptures for better visual appeal.

A headboard with shelves for books, small indoor plants and photographs to make stylish headboard designs
Accessorise your headboard with books, plants and some of your favourite artwork

A Tufted Headboard

There are infinite things that make a bedroom luxurious and lavish. A tufted headboard is one such way to take your bedroom to the next level of opulence.  It can create an extravagant look and fits in perfectly with every style of interior design and decor. Why wait? Pick one that will suit your home and enjoy that extra bit of cushioned comfort.

A tufted white headboard stands out in this bedroom design
A beautiful tufted white headboard stands out in this bedroom

A Floor To Ceiling Headboard

Want to make a grand impact in your bedroom? Opt for a floor-to-ceiling headboard. Your bedroom will look incredibly stylish. This apart from adding a beautiful accent to your wall. And when paired with a matching colour palette your bedroom will look like it’s straight out of a magazine! See this extravagant headboard design in this image – isn’t it eye-catching? We love the look of luxury it lends to this space. Who wouldn’t die to have this?

A floor to ceiling headboard for modern bedroom
Spectacular floor-to-ceiling bed headboard for modern bedroom design
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Splash Some Colour On Salvaged Wood

Some call it recycling and others salvaging. Whatever your choice of words, salvaged wood is a budget friendly hack to make yourself a headboard. Take a look at this headboard in the image here – a bold splash of colour on salvaged planks of wood makes this headboard at the most visually stunning element of this bedroom. What can be more attractive than a bold, colourful statement in your bedroom?

Double bed headboard design in colourful
Long salvaged woods painted vibrantly to create a colourful headboard

Curvy-Licious Headboard Design

Nothing strikes the eyes more than a headboard in a different shape, especially one with a flirty curve or what is popularly called wingback arms. If you want a touch of style opt for a curvy instead of a square is the way to go. This grey upholstered headboard is well complemented by a dark green wall and gold accents that do not doesn’t overpower the headboard but balance it evenly.

Curvy-licious bedroom headboard design with some gentle wingback arms
This headboard design with some gentle wingback arms looks oh-so-lovely

An Ornately Designed Headboard

If you are looking for a headboard that is attractive enough to grab everybody’s attention, then an ornately designed pattern is your choice without a shadow of doubt! The laser-cut motif above the headboard complements the brown palette of this bed with pillows and sheets in a similar scheme. A square table lamp and hard-wood side table with minimalistic accessories, gives luxury a whole new meaning.

An ornately wooden designed gives luxury and class look to your bedroom
An ornate wooden headboard oozes luxury and class in this bedroom

There you have it! Classy, refined and some very unique headboard ideas to spice up your bedroom interiors. If you have any suggestions or ideas of your own, do drop us a comment below.

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Ashish Rai is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Ashish Rai

Ashish Rai is a content writer at DesignCafe and believes that words have the power to change the world! He comes with five years of experience and has experimented with various roles including sales, a tourist guide, and ran a tattoo parlour too!

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