So many DIY fabric headboard tips are available online, most of you must have known that making the headboard by yourself is a piece of cake. You can even do it hours long on holiday and the materials required are easy to find. Basically, the better quality of fabric, the more expensive it gets but you will earn most satisfaction as well. If you are a woman and gets a difficulty on cutting woods, ask for the cut ones from the hardware’s you bought the materials from. If the woods are already cut in proper size, you can immediately assemble the woods one by one and work for it.
Other than solid woods, things you will potentially need are screwdriver altogether with its screws, the plywood, the staples, a staple gun, drill bits, batting for covering the plywood and wrapping around the stapling, and the thick foam with thickness the way you want it. After collecting the needed materials, get the dimension of your whole bed right, especially the overall length and width. Below we will discuss the ideas of fabric tufted headboard, fabric headboard with nailhead trim, fabric headboard with buttons, and headboard from wood and fabric material. Let’s check them out!
DIY Fabric Tufted Headboard
The most important materials for making your fabric tufted headboard are buttons and the best quality fabric (or your most preferred one). The diamond shapes pattern has been very mainstream but we think that this pattern is the most suitable one as well. If you choose the right materials, we are sure that you won’t spend more than 50 bucks. Interesting, isn’t it? The sold one in stores may cost you much more than this.
DIY Fabric Headboard with Nailhead Trim
While making the fabric headboard with nailhead trim, you are free to have even the most whimsical shapes. The nailheads trimmed following the pattern will emphasize that cute shape. When making this kind of headboard, make sure you prepare a lot of nails, the comfortable thick foam or padding’s, the staple gun and its staples, and even the batting. You can design the desired shape beforehand to prevent getting it wrong. Draw all of the details.
DIY Fabric Headboard with Buttons
This fabric headboard with buttons is used commonly when you buy the king size or queen size spring bed. However, it is possible to make one by yourself and it will not spend your time more than two hours. Prepare the other things such as buttons and their button covering kits, the gorilla glue or very strong glue, and the salvaged boards. Make sure you own the basic carpentry tools like hammer and nails to get your job done swifter.
DIY Wood and Fabric Headboard
If you happen to have the woods as garbage, do not throw them away! Clean them thoroughly and if possible, make the contoured face flat first. After that, get some thick foam to be the padding of your DIY headboard. Get the right measurement of your bed, decide what kind of fabric you will go with then assemble everything correctly. The staples and staple gun are essential things on making it as well so make sure you prepared them beforehand.