How To Make An Upholstered Headboard
The beauty and glam of a bedroom is centered on the bed frame. If you only have a simple bed frame, you cannot build luxury. Add finesse by adding an upholstered headboard on the bed frame. This simple step will create dramatic effect. You can make the space elegant and fabulous. There is no need to wonder that many royal palaces in the world have the bedroom with upholstered headboard. Purchasing a new upholstered headboard in the furniture makes you end up in a tedious job because of the many styles, variants, colors, materials, designs and shapes. One thing for sure, select it according to the requirement of the bed frame.
If you only have a queen bed frame, avoid a king sized upholstered headboard. The piece is too large for a queen frame. Measure the size of the bed frame before you buy a new headboard in the store. If you are a handy person and want to enjoy a custom-made look on the headboard, why don’t you make it yourself? Ask a help form family or friend to create an upholstered headboard. This activity is very challenging since not all people want to build their own bedroom headboard. You will appreciate the result more if you make it yourself.
The first to consider is the size of the headboard that you want to install on the bed frame. Take measurement on the length and width of the headboard. Then decide the kind of material to use. Since the headboard will be upholstered, choose the firm material as the base. Wood is the best one to consider due to its strength and durability. Then you need to cushion it before covering the entire surface of the headboard with upholstery.
Selecting the upholstery will be the last thing to do. The materials are varied. If you are interested with country styled or French styled bedroom ideas, choose the casual fabric, which will support the natural look of the bedroom. Floral printed fabric upholstery is suitable for decorating a curvy headboard. Bring the exclusive details by having the headboard upholstered in beige leather or glossy black leather.